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UN paid millions to Russian aviation firm since learning of sex attack on girl

UN paid millions to Russian aviation firm since learning of sex attack on girl Exclusive: Documents reveal United Nations unit uncovered possible ‘culture of sexual exploitation and abuse’ after 2010 attack by UTair crew member, but permitted company to continue … Continue reading

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`Mercenaries’ for South Sudan war

`Mercenaries’ for South Sudan war Sunday, 26 July 2015 21:35 By Haggai Matsiko South Sudan warring parties Country President Salva Kiiri and his former Vice President Reik Machar, stretching hand to shake Uganda’s PresidentYoweri Museveni, looking on Ethiopian PM Hailemarium … 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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GardaWorld Announces Strategic Expansion to Become the Premier Security Provider in Africa and the Middle East

GardaWorld Announces Strategic Expansion to Become the Premier Security Provider in Africa and the Middle East Published: July 13, 2015 9:30 a.m. ET As part of its expansion, the company signs a binding agreement for the acquisition of Aegis Group … Continue reading

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Coalition of the Hired – Privatized Peacekeeping in Africa, A Different Solution

Coalition of the Hired – Privatized Peacekeeping in Africa, A Different Solution

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SECURITY SECTOR REFORM IN SOUTH SUDAN: IDENTIFYING ROLES FOR PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES

SECURITY SECTOR REFORM IN SOUTH SUDAN: IDENTIFYING ROLES FOR PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES Portada, Robert A; Riley, John H; Gambone, Michael D. Journal of Third World Studies31.2 (Fall 2014): 151-178.

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The private military and security sector and African conflicts : a case study of Sierra Leone

The private military and security sector and African conflicts : a case study of Sierra Leone Publication Year 2014 Volume Number Vol 1 Issue Number Issue 1 Pages 83-109 Journal Title Journal of African Foreign Affairs Author(s) Kwaja, Chris, M.A. … Continue reading

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Foreign fighters: UN expert group on mercenaries in fact-finding visit to Tunisia

Foreign fighters: UN expert group on mercenaries in fact-finding visit to Tunisia M2 Presswire 26 June 2015 GENEVA, Switzerland, African Press Organization (APO) — A delegation of the United Nations Working Group on the use of mercenaries will visit Tunisia … Continue reading

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The fight-back against Boko Haram’s reign of terror

The fight-back against Boko Haram’s reign of terror Use of Private Military Contractors STTEP International in the fight against Boko Haram was justified by Nigerian security forces’ inability to quell the insurgency independently. Dan Holmes in International 23 Jun 2015, … Continue reading

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SECURITY SECTOR REFORM IN SOUTH SUDAN: IDENTIFYING ROLES FOR PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES

SECURITY SECTOR REFORM IN SOUTH SUDAN: IDENTIFYING ROLES FOR PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES Portada, Robert A; Riley, John H; Gambone, Michael D Journal of Third World Studies 10-01-2014 INTRODUCTION SEEKING SECURITY IN THE NEWEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD Private … Continue reading

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