Category Archives: South Africa

Crime-Busting G4S Faces South Africa Private Security Curbs

  Crime-Busting G4S Faces South Africa Private Security Curbs   By Mike Cohen Apr 7, 2014 8:01 AM ET Photographer: Dean Hutton/Bloomberg “In no way can we have conflict that destroys the economy,” Zuma said yesterday in his… Read More … Continue reading

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The South African Defence Review (2012) and private military/security companies (PMSCs): heralding a shift from prohibition to regulation?

The South African Defence Review (2012) and private military/security companies (PMSCs): heralding a shift from prohibition to regulation? The South African Defence Review (2012) and private military/security …

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ANOTHER “EXECUTIVE OUTCOMES” SURFACES…

Monday, March 3, 2014 ANOTHER “EXECUTIVE OUTCOMES” SURFACES… They seem to pop up all over the world so it was not too much of a surprise to find that another “Executive Outcomes” has surfaced  - this time in South Africa … Continue reading

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Decision to pass Private Security Bill is ill-informed

Decision to pass Private Security Bill is ill-informed Wednesday 26 February 2014 06:30 SAPA The Freedom Front Plus opposed the bill on the basis that it would lead to security companies closing shop and jobs being lost in the sector.(SABC) … Continue reading

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ANC pushes through xenophobic clause in PSIRA Bill – DA

ANC pushes through xenophobic clause in PSIRA Bill – DA Dianne Kohler Barnard 28 January 2014 Dianne Kohler Barnard says that despite letters from various international embassies, 51% expropriation clause passed by committee Private Security Bill: Zuma’s ANC pushes xenophobic … Continue reading

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A study about Securitization Processes in South Africa

A study about Securitization Processes in South Africa Authors: Løvenstein, Kasper Bruun Rasmussen, Tone Louise Iversen, Lone Szpisjak, Aron Advisor: Moreira, Afonso Keywords: South Africa England Securitization Theory Copenhagen School Ontological Security crime Examination Date: 20-Jun-2013 Issue Date: 21-Jun-2013 Abstract: … Continue reading

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The South African Defence Review (2012) And Private Military / Security Companies (Pmscs): Heralding A Shift From Prohibition To Regulation?

http://www.nwu.ac.za/sites/www.nwu.ac.za/files/files/p-per/issuepages/2013volume16no4/2013(16)4JUMA%26ISABORAdoc.pdf [Full paper available via the link; conclusion below] The South African Defence Review (2012) And Private Military / Security Companies (Pmscs): Heralding A Shift From Prohibition To Regulation? Authors: I Juma and J Isabora Conclusion The failure of South … Continue reading

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G4s again assaults innocent woman

G4s again assaults innocent woman 04 December 2013, 11:07 On 12 October 2013 an unarmed female employee and her spouse were brutally attacked with a baton while caged in, in their vehicle by a security guard from G4S security.  The … Continue reading

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Code red over limit on foreign firms

Code red over limit on foreign firms 22 Nov 2013 00:00 Lisa Steyn Legislation to enforce local ownership quotas will cause disinvestment and job losses, insiders say. The battle to secure South Africa has become a war zone in itself, … Continue reading

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Mangaung Prison

Mangaung Prison 28 October 2013 Response to misrepresentations regarding Mangaung prison We note with concern recent media coverage regarding our contract to operate the Mangaung Correctional Centre (MCC) in South Africa and would like to set the record straight.

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