Tag Archives: Africa

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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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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we CAN DEFEAT EXTREMIST ISLAM by UNLEASHING These dogs of wAr

News; Opinion; Columns we CAN DEFEAT EXTREMIST ISLAM by UNLEASHING These dogs of wAr The Daily Express By Frederick Forsyth 29 May 2015 FOR two years it seemed that Boko Haram, the mass-murdering Nigerian cult, could rampage across Borno State … Continue reading

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Use Ex-Military Men to Tackle Boko Haram, Govt Urged

Use Ex-Military Men to Tackle Boko Haram, Govt Urged All Africa By by Usman A. Bello, Lokoja 15 June 2015 10:40 Jun 15, 2015 (Daily Trust/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — A retired military personnel, Mallam Adamu Omatiga, has … Continue reading

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Kenya: Does Private Security Mean Better Security in Kenya?

Kenya: Does Private Security Mean Better Security in Kenya? By Hawa Noor, and David Wamugo WagachaThe rising number of terror attacks and other incidents of insecurity in Kenya have resulted in an increased demand for private security. Steady economic growth … Continue reading

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South Africa’s ageing white mercenaries who helped turn tide on Boko Haram

05 June 2015 | Written by  Francisco Baiocchi South Africa’s ageing white mercenaries who helped turn tide on Boko Haram Leon Lotz was once a member of the Koevoet – “crowbar” in Afrikaans – a paramilitary police unit created by … Continue reading

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