Category Archives: Africa

Illicit Natural Resource Exploitation by Private Corporate Interests in Africa’s Maritime Zones During Armed Conflict

Illicit Natural Resource Exploitation by Private Corporate Interests in Africa’s Maritime Zones During Armed Conflict

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Private Military Companies, Opportunities, and Termination of Civil Wars in Africa

Private Military Companies, Opportunities, and Termination of Civil Wars in Africa

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GardaWorld expands its presence in Africa

  GardaWorld expands its presence in Africa Published on July 16, 2016 Pete Dordal Senior Vice President and Managing Director US at GardaWorld GardaWorld is pleased to announce that we have entered into a definitive agreement to strategically combine with KK Security, the … Continue reading

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The Role of Private Military Companies in US-Africa Policy

The Role of Private Military Companies in US-Africa Policy

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The U.N.’s mercenary problem

The U.N.’s mercenary problem By Thomas E. Ricks June 23, 2016 Last fall, a former mercenary with the South African firm Executive Outcomes published a comic book account of his involvement in the civil war in Sierra Leone. The war … Continue reading

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Nigeria’s Private Army–A Perception Study of PMSC’s in the War Against Boko Haram

Nigeria’s Private Army–A Perception Study of PMSC’s in the War Against Boko Haram

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Contractor Personnel Performing in the United States Africa Command Area of Responsibility

252.225-7980 Contractor Personnel Performing in the United States Africa Command Area of Responsibility. (DEVIATION 2016-O00008) Use this clause, in lieu of the clause at DFARS 252.225-7040, Contractor Personnel Supporting U.S. Armed Forces Deployed Outside the United States, in all solicitations … Continue reading

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Private Companies Are Helping African Governments Spy on Their Own People

Private Companies Are Helping African Governments Spy on Their Own People Surveillance for hire by PETER DOERRIE In July 2012, one year after the Arab Spring shook Arab regimes around the world, an email appeared in the inbox of Mamfakinch, … Continue reading

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DR Congo: U.S. Ex-Soldier Accused of Being Mercenary Released

DR Congo: U.S. Ex-Soldier Accused of Being Mercenary Released By Conor Gaffey On 6/9/16 at 8:46 AM Opposition figure Moise Katumbi arrives at a courthouse in Lubumbashi in Democratic Republic of Congo, May 13. A U.S. citizen working for Katumbi … Continue reading

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Nigeria’s Private Army

Nigeria’s Private Army

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