Category Archives: Somalia

Profit and Loss in Somalia

Profit and Loss in Somalia A former Delta Force soldier went to Mogadishu to help a little-known company train African soldiers to fight al-Shabab. He never came home. By Seán D. NaylorSeán D. Naylor is the intelligence and counterterrorism senior … Continue reading

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Was the U.N. targeting Blackwater founder Erik Prince on Somalia?

Was the U.N. targeting Blackwater founder Erik Prince on Somalia? By Ian Shapira January 2 at 7:59 AM Follow @ianshapira Was Blackwater founder Erik Prince trying to avoid legal trouble with the United Nations when he allegedly distanced himself from … Continue reading

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Maritime guns for hire adapt to changes in sea piracy

Maritime guns for hire adapt to changes in sea piracy By Keith Wallis SINGAPORE Wed Dec 3, 2014 4:23pm EST 1 of 3. A Spanish frigate, Blas De Lezo helicopter fires warning shots in front of a suspected pirate skiff … Continue reading

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UN Found Corruption with in some of its Contractors in Somalia

UN Found Corruption with in some of its Contractors in Somalia Posted on November 13, 2014 by Warsame in Africa The United Nations fraud detection unit, otherwise known as the Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) has recently been to … Continue reading

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Salvage Awards on the Somali Coas t- Who Pays for Public and Private Rescue Efforts in Piracy Crises

Salvage Awards on the Somali Coast: Who Pays for Public and Private Rescue Efforts in Piracy Crises? Geoffrey Christopher Rapp Abstract This paper, a contribution to the “Troubled Waters: Combating Modern Piracy with the Rule of Law” symposium, explores the … Continue reading

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Pirates Attempt to Hijack Israeli Cargo Ship At Sea

Pirates Attempt to Hijack Israeli Cargo Ship At Sea Pirates attempted to board freighter sailing off coast of Somalia, but were thwarted by ship’s security guards. By Cynthia Blank First Publish: 11/13/2014, 8:31 AM One of the ZIM shipping company’s cargo … Continue reading

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Kilimanjaro Signs Somalia Security Memorandum

Kilimanjaro Signs Somalia Security Memorandum Marketwired 13 May 2014BELIZE CITY, BELIZE–(Marketwired – May 13, 2014) – The directors and management of Kilimanjaro Capital (GXG:KCAP)(OTC PINK:KIMJF) are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum between the Company and Saladin Security … Continue reading

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Somaliland: “OPU Tender Process unto International Standards” says Tender Board

Somaliland: “OPU Tender Process unto International Standards” says Tender Board Wednesday, 01 October 2014 00:22 As National Tender Board chairman Abdilahi Hasan says 4R Security failed to satisfy the tendering process while castigating alleged NTB corrupt practices made by the … Continue reading

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Contract award re security guarding services at the British Embassy Mogadishu and British Office Hargeisa, Somalia

Contract award re security guarding services at the British Embassy Mogadishu and British Office Hargeisa, Somalia Contract award – Investigation and security services (English) Tenders Electronic Daily 1 August 2014

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Privatizing the struggle against Somali piracy

Small Wars & Insurgencies Volume 24, Issue 1, 2013 Privatizing the struggle against Somali piracy Scott Fitzsimmonsa* pages 84-102 Abstract Pirate attacks against commercial vessels in the Western Indian Ocean and nearby seas reached an unprecedented level in 2011. Despite … Continue reading

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