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G4S to provide accommodation villages to support remote energy, mining and construction sites in Africa

G4S to provide accommodation villages to support remote energy, mining and construction sites in Africa 18th September 2014 Company Annoucement – G4S, the world’s leading global integrated security company, has today announced that it will be able to build, run, … Continue reading

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Risks in Contracting Government Security Forces in Gulf of Guinea

Global Analysis   Risks in Contracting Government Security Forces in Gulf of Guinea   September 16, 2014 Dirk Steffen My previous article explored the use of police and naval forces in Nigeria for the provision of private maritime security. The … Continue reading

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Troubled Waters? The Use of Nigerian Navy and Police in Private Maritime Security Roles.

Africa, Capability Analysis Troubled Waters? The Use of Nigerian Navy and Police in Private Maritime Security Roles. July 1, 2014 Dirk Steffen 6 Comments Example of a “permit” issued to a PMSC for embarking Nigerian Maritime Police by the Lagos … Continue reading

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Chairman’s Column – a note from Erik Prince

Africa Monitor fsgteam | August 28, 2014 Chairman’s Column – a note from Erik Prince Africa Monitor Eni and Repsol have evacuated expatriates from Libya in the face of escalating violence in Tripoli, on the heels of Total pulling out its foreign staff … Continue reading

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THE CONTROVERSY SURROUNDING PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANIES (PMCS): LOOKING BACK ON EXECUTIVE OUTCOMES

THE CONTROVERSY SURROUNDING PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANIES (PMCS): LOOKING BACK ON EXECUTIVE OUTCOMES Burgert Senekal 1 Abstract Amidst arguments that the nature of war has changed, notably by Kaldor (2006), Keegan (2004), Münkler (2005), and Van Creveld (2008), Private Military Companies … Continue reading

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Briefing – Somaliland, Oil and Security [analysis]

Briefing – Somaliland, Oil and Security [analysis] All Africa By Rachel Williamson 8 August 2014 12:01 Hargeisa, Aug 08, 2014 (UN Integrated Regional Information Networks/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — The proposed deployment of armed contingents to protect oil … Continue reading

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Curbing the excesses of maritime piracy in Africa

Curbing the excesses of maritime piracy in Africa Legal Monitor Worldwide 5 August 2014, English, © 2014 Global Data Point. All Rights Reserved. Provided by Syndigate.info, an Albawaba.com company It may be reasonable to assume that piracy has existed for … Continue reading

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DRC ‘mercenary’ maintains innocents

DRC ‘mercenary’ maintains innocents 2014-08-05 21:04 (Picture: AFP) Related Links Crowd gathers to support DRC ‘mercenaries’ State: Try DRC rebel group in SA Applause as DRC ‘mercenaries’ appear kalahari.com A Concise History of South Africa Get the full history of … Continue reading

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DRC ‘MERCENARIES’ MUST FACE SA LAW

DRC ‘MERCENARIES’ MUST FACE SA LAW SAPA (South African Press Association) 4 August 2014, Members of a DRC rebel group accused of plotting to overthrow president Joseph Kabila’s government while in South Africa must be tried in this country, the … Continue reading

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Blackwater founder Erik Prince to help Chinese firms set up shop in Africa

Blackwater founder Erik Prince to help Chinese firms set up shop in Africa PUBLISHED : Sunday, 06 July, 2014, 5:02am UPDATED : Sunday, 06 July, 2014, 5:02am Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Erik Prince will ease Chinese firms’ path into Africa. Erik … Continue reading

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