Africa seeks action against illegal fishing at G7 meet

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Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta is pushing his case for the world’s most industrialised nations to act against illegal sea fishing in African waters.

At the G7 Summit in Charlevoix in Quebec, Canada, the President is meeting other African leaders to push for a concerted argument against depletion of fish in the continent.

“Every one in five fish eaten in a Western capital is likely stolen from African waters. [The] President will seek support to hold accountable those who fish illegally, with illegal gear and without licence,” the president’s spokesman Manoah Esipisu said.

President Kenyatta was invited to give an outsider’s view of subjects to be discussed at the G7 Summit.

The G7 is a club of the world’s most industrialised nations comprised of the United…

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