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Greek-Flagged Tanker Attacked by Pirates Off West Africa

The Greek-flagged tanker "Minerva Virgo" was attacked by pirates while sailing near the city of Cotonou, on the southern coast of Benin in West Africa, the Greek shipping ministry reported on Thursday evening. The Ministry added that the chemicals carrier...

Eight Crew Members Abducted From Greek Tanker in Cameroon

Eight seamen, including five Greeks, were kidnapped after the tanker ''HAPPY LADY'' was attacked early on Tuesday some two nautical miles southwest of Limboh, Cameroon, where it was anchored. According to media reports, one of the Greek nationals has been...

Pirates in Togo Release Kidnapped Greek Sailor

The European Products Carriers Ltd, the company that owns a vessel that fell victim of piracy in November off the coast of Togo in Africa, announced on Friday that three members of its crew have now been released. The crew...

Ancient Greek and Roman Cemetery Discovered in Egypt

The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities announced recently that an ancient Greek and Roman cemetery has been discovered in Ismailia. According to reports, the cemetery has multiple levels. The upper levels date back to ancient Greek and Roman times, while the...

Greek Oil Tanker Attacked By Pirates in Togo; Four Crew Members Kidnapped

According to an official statement issued by the Navy of Togo, a Greek oil tanker was attacked by pirates off the shores of the west African nation in the early hours of Monday. The criminals who went aboard the Greek...

Greek Footballer Giannis Potouridis Signs Contract With Cape Town City

The football team of Cape Town City in South Africa announced on Monday that Greek footballer Giannis Potouridis has signed a contract with the team. Potouridis, aged 27, is a defender and his previous team was Crete's historic football club...

Students Sing the Greek National Anthem in Ghana

Following the construction of a Greek Orthodox church in 2008, Tema New Town in Ghana was soon to obtain an additional gem, this time in the realm of education. And the institution has become a vital gift to the...

Meet the Greek Educator Turned Author in Africa (video)

She applied for a teaching job outside of Greece in 2014, thinking that it would be somewhere in Europe. However, Maria Ntinaki ended up teaching Modern Greek Literature at the Hellenic Community’s school in Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of...

Greek Musician Yianni To Perform in Egypt

The famous Greek musician and composer Yanni is going back to Egypt to perform at a concert at Mountain View North Coast on July 26 this year. Yianni has devoted fans everywhere across the world, including the nation of Egypt....