$7m to starved and horrible looking pirates, you must be kidding

Somali pirates tonight demanded a ransom payment of $7m (£4.2m) for the safe return of a British couple who they kidnapped a week ago.

In a phone call translated by the BBC, one of the pirates said: “If they do not harm us, we will not harm them – we only need a little amount of seven million dollars.”

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Author: ellyakanga

I am Eleneus Akanga. Welcome to my blog about my experience as a Rwandan journalist and all that comes with the trade in East Africa. It's been a great journey so far but very challenging at times. Join me, let's get cracking! ellyakanga@usa.com

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