Category Archives: South Africa

The Weak Leviathan – A comparative study of the Privatization of Security in South Africa and Iraq

The Weak Leviathan – A comparative study of the Privatization of Security in South Africa and Iraq

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The Regulatory Framework of PMSCs in South Africa

WORKING GROUP ON THE USE OF MERCENARIES AS A MEANS OF VIOLATING HUMAN RIGHTS AND IMPEDING THE EXERCISE OF THE RIGHTS OF PEOPLES TO SELD-DETERMINATION PANEL ON PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES: REGULATIONS AND NATIONAL EXPERIENCE Room IX, Palais des … Continue reading

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SA man killed in Jordan leaves behind fiancée, parents

SA man killed in Jordan leaves behind fiancée, parents Genevieve Quintal, News24 | 11 November, 2015 09:30 General view of King Abdullah bin Al Hussein Training Center where a Jordanian officer went on a shooting spree on Monday in Mwaqar … Continue reading

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Twilight Policing: Private Security Practices in South Africa

Twilight Policing: Private Security Practices in South Africa

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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

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When Few Stood against Many: Explaining Executive Outcomes’ Victory in the Sierra Leonean Civil War

When Few Stood against Many: Explaining Executive Outcomes’ Victory in the Sierra Leonean Civil War

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G4S accused of ‘torturing inmates to death’ in South Africa

G4S accused of ‘torturing inmates to death’ in South Africa Documents concerning deaths of inmates in South Africa’s Mangaung prison contain allegations that inmates were tortured before they died, while prison registered deaths as either natural causes or suicide Several … Continue reading

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‘Foreign security firms put SA at risk’

‘Foreign security firms put SA at risk’ August 17 2015 at 04:26pm By Mogomotsi Magome Comment on this story PRETORIA NEWS The ANC intends pressuring President Jacob Zuma to enact legislation on foreign-controlled security companies. Photo: Oupa Mokoena Johannesburg – … Continue reading

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Erik Prince eyes South Africa

 Erik Prince eyes South Africa Erik Prince, the founder of the notorious former Blackwater, is(…) [ 110 words ] [€1,6] MENTIONED IN THIS ARTICLE : Erik Prince | Blackwater | Frontier Services Group | Ivor Ichikowitz | Rachel Braud | Saladin Security | … Continue reading

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Soldiers for hire: SA’s great security risk

Soldiers for hire: SA’s great security risk Bongani Mbindwane 25 May 2015 01:13 (South Africa) Today being Africa Day, South Africa should be introspective over the viability of having highly trained SANDF personnel engaging in conflicts within the continent of … Continue reading

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