Category Archives: Africa

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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Shell overhauls security procedures in Nigeria to prevent oil theft that is costing it hundreds of millions of pounds

Shell overhauls security procedures in Nigeria to prevent oil theft that is costing it hundreds of millions of pounds By City & Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Published: 15:55 EST, 21 September 2014 | Updated: 03:00 EST, 22 September … Continue reading

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No Deal’ to Pay State Witness U.S.$100K in Mercenary Case

No Deal’ to Pay State Witness U.S.$100K in Mercenary Case All Africa Kennedy L. Yangian By by Kennedy L. Yangian 25 September 2014 08:25, Monrovia, Sep 25, 2014 (FrontPageAfrica/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Claims and counter claims had … Continue reading

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G4S to provide accommodation villages to support remote energy, mining and construction sites in Africa

G4S to provide accommodation villages to support remote energy, mining and construction sites in Africa 18th September 2014 Company Annoucement – G4S, the world’s leading global integrated security company, has today announced that it will be able to build, run, … Continue reading

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Risks in Contracting Government Security Forces in Gulf of Guinea

Global Analysis   Risks in Contracting Government Security Forces in Gulf of Guinea   September 16, 2014 Dirk Steffen My previous article explored the use of police and naval forces in Nigeria for the provision of private maritime security. The … Continue reading

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Troubled Waters? The Use of Nigerian Navy and Police in Private Maritime Security Roles.

Africa, Capability Analysis Troubled Waters? The Use of Nigerian Navy and Police in Private Maritime Security Roles. July 1, 2014 Dirk Steffen 6 Comments Example of a “permit” issued to a PMSC for embarking Nigerian Maritime Police by the Lagos … Continue reading

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Chairman’s Column – a note from Erik Prince

Africa Monitor fsgteam | August 28, 2014 Chairman’s Column – a note from Erik Prince Africa Monitor Eni and Repsol have evacuated expatriates from Libya in the face of escalating violence in Tripoli, on the heels of Total pulling out its foreign staff … Continue reading

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THE CONTROVERSY SURROUNDING PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANIES (PMCS): LOOKING BACK ON EXECUTIVE OUTCOMES

THE CONTROVERSY SURROUNDING PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANIES (PMCS): LOOKING BACK ON EXECUTIVE OUTCOMES Burgert Senekal 1 Abstract Amidst arguments that the nature of war has changed, notably by Kaldor (2006), Keegan (2004), Münkler (2005), and Van Creveld (2008), Private Military Companies … Continue reading

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Briefing – Somaliland, Oil and Security [analysis]

Briefing – Somaliland, Oil and Security [analysis] All Africa By Rachel Williamson 8 August 2014 12:01 Hargeisa, Aug 08, 2014 (UN Integrated Regional Information Networks/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — The proposed deployment of armed contingents to protect oil … Continue reading

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Curbing the excesses of maritime piracy in Africa

Curbing the excesses of maritime piracy in Africa Legal Monitor Worldwide 5 August 2014, English, © 2014 Global Data Point. All Rights Reserved. Provided by Syndigate.info, an Albawaba.com company It may be reasonable to assume that piracy has existed for … Continue reading

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