Category Archives: South Africa

South African security companies in Somalia have not violated arms embargo

[Translate] South African security companies in Somalia have not violated arms embargo 

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How Nigeria Engaged South African Mercenaries To Fight Boko Haram

[Translate] How Nigeria Engaged South African Mercenaries To Fight Boko Haram April 5, 2016 by admin in Dispatches From North East, iReports · 0 Comment By Samuel Malik Despite repeated denials by the Nigerian government under former President Goodluck Jonathan … Continue reading

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Private army protects the world’s largest rhino farm in South Africa

[Translate] A dehorned rhino stands with her baby at a rhino orphanage in the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve in South Africa’s KwaZulu Natal province on Feb. 15. | AP Private army protects the world’s largest rhino farm in South Africa AFP-JIJI … Continue reading

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

[Translate] 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

[Translate] 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 … Continue reading

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SA man killed in Jordan leaves behind fiancée, parents

[Translate] 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 … Continue reading

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Twilight Policing: Private Security Practices in South Africa

[Translate] 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

[Translate] 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

[Translate] 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

[Translate] 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 … Continue reading

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