Category Archives: Africa

Aid vacuum looms in Kenya

Aid vacuum looms in Kenya 13th August 2014 Continuing violence in the Horn of Africa may force a substantial withdrawal of humanitarian operations from Kenya, just as an imminent famine threatens millions in the north of the country, and neighbouring … Continue reading

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Kenya denies Blackwater aviation licence

Kenya denies Blackwater aviation licence Daily Nation By DAVID HERBLING 28 October 2014 Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) last week declined to renew the air service licence for Kijipwa Aviation – the company in which former US Navy Seal Erik … Continue reading

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Blackwater founder Erik Prince: Combative, secretive and expanding in Africa

Checkpoint Blackwater founder Erik Prince: Combative, secretive and expanding in Africa By Dan Lamothe October 28 at 10:00 AM Follow @danlamothe Erik Prince, the founder and then-CEO of Blackwater Worldwide, appeared at a House oversight and government reform committee hearing … Continue reading

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Bosnians Recruited to Support U.S. Military’s Fight Against Ebola in West Africa

By Adam Moore News October 27, 2014 Bosnians Recruited to Support U.S. Military’s Fight Against Ebola in West Africa Bosnians are being recruited to support the U.S. military’s fight against Ebola in West Africa. Are U.S. and Bosnian authorities prepared … Continue reading

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Global Industry Firms Craft Responses to Ebola Crisis in Africa

Issue: 10/27/2014 Global Industry Firms Craft Responses to Ebola Crisis in Africa 10/21/2014 By Debra K. Rubin, Saibal Dasgupta in Beijing and Shem Oirere in Nairobi Text size: A A [ Page 1 of 2 ] photo courtesy of U.S. … Continue reading

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Erickson Helicopters, Inc.

Erickson Helicopters, Inc. B-409903,B-409903.2: Sep 5, 2014 Summary View Decision View Decision (PDF, 9 pages) DOCUMENT FOR PUBLIC RELEASE The decision issued on the date below was subject to a GAO Protective Order. This redacted version has been approved for public … Continue reading

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Historical Document of the Day – Mercenaries in Africa

Mercenaries in Africa   Mercenaries in Africa : hearing before the Special Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, second session, August 9, 1976.

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‘United Nations Begins Mercenaries Involvement in Cote d’Ivoire Civil Conflict’

‘United Nations Begins Mercenaries Involvement in Cote d’Ivoire Civil Conflict’ All Africa By by Benjamin B. Tegbeh 7 October 2014 11:15, Oct 07, 2014 (The New Republic Liberia/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — The Working Group of the United … Continue reading

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Human rights / Mercenaries: UN expert group launches first official visit to Côte d’Ivoire

Human rights / Mercenaries: UN expert group launches first official visit to Côte d’Ivoire African Press Organization 2 October 2014 04:34 GENEVA, Switzerland, October 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United Nations Working Group on the use of mercenaries … Continue reading

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Kenyan companies seek staff rescue guarantees

Kenyan companies seek staff rescue guarantees Business Daily By DAVID HERBLING 25 June 2014 A Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed logistics company with operations in Nairobi and Mombasa has announced increased enquiries for emergency evacuation services from Kenyan-based multinationals that are … Continue reading

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