Category Archives: Africa

Foiled Equatorial Guinea coup, Cameroonian mercenaries complicit

[Translate] Foiled Equatorial Guinea coup, Cameroonian mercenaries complicit   30/12 – 19:00 Equatorial Guinea Authorities in oil-rich Equatorial Guinea say they foiled an overnight attempt to overthrow the government of Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasago – Africa’s longest serving leader. The … Continue reading

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PAE Forms Logistics Subsidiary in East Africa; John Heller Comments

[Translate] PAE Forms Logistics Subsidiary in East Africa; John Heller Comments Posted By: Nichols Martinon: January 09, 2018In: Industry News, News Print Email John Heller PAE has established an East Africa-based subsidiary to offer logistics and integrated services as part … Continue reading

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Equatorial Guinea: UN dispatches envoy amid reports of failed coup

[Translate] Equatorial Guinea: UN dispatches envoy amid reports of failed coup A UN envoy is to visit Equatorial Guinea next week as authorities there say they put down a coup last month. But information is scarce amid a social-media blackout. … Continue reading

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Equatorial Guinea hunts alleged coup mercenaries

[Translate] Equatorial Guinea hunts alleged coup mercenaries 05 January 2018 – 15:28 Agency Staff President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. Picture: SUPPLIED Libreville — Equatorial Guinea has launched a dragnet for “mercenaries” behind a bid to overthrow President Teodoro Obiang, Africa’s … Continue reading

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Illegal private security firms in Ghana worrying concern: UN Working Group on Mercenaries

[Translate] Illegal private security firms in Ghana worrying concern: UN Working Group on Mercenaries Source: Xinhua| 2017-12-21 00:58:51|Editor: yan GENEVA, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) — The number of illegal private security firms operating in Ghana, despite an existing law to regulate … Continue reading

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Why Nigeria Should Consider Adopting the Montreux Document Relating to Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs)

[Translate] Why Nigeria Should Consider Adopting the Montreux Document Relating to Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs)    

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US entrepreneur proposes plan to rescue Mozambique tuna firm

[Translate] US entrepreneur proposes plan to rescue Mozambique tuna firm By Undercurrent News Dec. 15, 2017 08:59 GMT US entrepreneur Erik Prince has announced the establishment of a partnership with the Mozambican government to recover tuna company Empresa Mocambicana de … Continue reading

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Erickson Helicopters, Inc., December 11, 2017

[Translate] B-415176.3,B-415176.5, Erickson Helicopters, Inc., December 11, 2017 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 release. Decision Matter of:  Erickson Helicopters, … Continue reading

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Erik Prince to Partner With Mozambique Hidden-Debt Companies

[Translate] Erik Prince to Partner With Mozambique Hidden-Debt Companies By Borges Nhamire More stories by Borges Nhamire and Matthew Hill @mattstephenhill More stories by Matthew Hill Updated on Prince plans joint venture to develop Mozambique fishing Three companies at center … Continue reading

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Countering piracy through private security in the Horn of Africa: prospects and pitfalls

[Translate] Countering piracy through private security in the Horn of Africa: prospects and pitfalls

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