Category Archives: South Africa

South African prisoners sue G4S over torture claims

South African prisoners sue G4S over torture claims British law firm acts for inmates alleging they were given electric shocks, forcibly injected with anti-psychotic drugs and held in isolation cells for up to three years Inside a South African prison. … Continue reading

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We didn’t electrocute, forcibly drug South African prisoners: G4S

We didn’t electrocute, forcibly drug South African prisoners: G4S Reuters | 18 February, 2015 11:13 “G4S insists on the highest standards of care and we not tolerate the mistreatment of prisoners,” spokesman Nigel Fairbass said. File Photo Image by: Gallo … Continue reading

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G4S denies abuse of South African prisoners

G4S denies abuse of South African prisoners Monday, February 16, 2015 – 00:00 — BY REUTERS A police Swat team member walks on the roof of G4S cash depot in Vastberga, Stockholm September 23, 2009. Photo/REUTERS Security firm G4S Plc … Continue reading

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Boko Haram: Nigeria Hires SA Mercenaries Illegally

Boko Haram: Nigeria Hires SA Mercenaries Illegally Nkem Ikeke In recent weeks, there have been reports about a regional alliance between Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, Niger and Benin through a Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) with the aim wiping out the … Continue reading

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SA mercenaries may just fit the bill

SA mercenaries may just fit the bill January 30 2015 at 06:12pm Comment on this story Jacoline Schoonees/Dirco ARREST THEM: Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and Dirco Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane warn that hired guns, purported to be in Nigeria already, will … Continue reading

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Arrest SA ‘mercenaries’ on Boko Haram mission – Mapisa-Nqakula

Arrest SA ‘mercenaries’ on Boko Haram mission – Mapisa-Nqakula 2015-01-28 21:15 Carien du Plessis, City Press Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula (Picture: AFP) Nkoana-Mashabane slams SA soldiers’ role in Nigeria SANDF unaware of ex-soldiers in Nigeria SA experts to help Nigeria tackle Boko … Continue reading

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Africa Check: Does South Africa have the largest security industry in the world?

Africa Check: Does South Africa have the largest security industry in the world? AFRICA CHECK South Africa 23 Jan 2015 10:49 (South Africa) Which country has the largest private security industry in the world? South Africa ranks high, according to … Continue reading

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G4S aerial services expanding

G4S aerial services expanding Written by Guy Martin, Monday, 24 November 2014 G4S South Africa is expanding its aerial operations with helicopters set to join its growing fixed wing fleet.

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G4S delays probe of prison after claims of torture

G4S delays probe of prison after claims of torture by Wyndham Hartley, 15 October 2014, 05:43 Picture: SUNDAY TIMES Related articles G4S rejects £1.6bn bid for cash solutions arm INTERNATIONAL security firm G4S is delaying finalisation of the investigation into … Continue reading

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South Africa’s role in the Private Military Industry in the Post-Cold War conflict environment with specific reference to the South African connection to Erinys International

South Africa’s role in the Private Military Industry in the Post-Cold War conflict environment with specific reference to the South African connection to Erinys International

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