Tag Archives: South Africa

This is a national security risk

This is a national security risk 2016-11-13 06:00 Sipho Masondo – The military pilot training school at Polokwane International Airport Picture: Supplied Top-secret reports from the State Security Agency (SSA) and a firm of private investigators hired by the Limpopo … Continue reading

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In South Africa, a private army is fighting rhino poachers

In South Africa, a private army is fighting rhino poachers A new class of anti-poaching guards at Simon Rood’s academy go through military-style drills. (Krista Mahr/FOR THE WASHINGTON POST) By Krista Mahr October 29 MARKEN, South Africa — There was … Continue reading

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Private security are the wrong people at the wrong time at university campuses

Private security are the wrong people at the wrong time at university campuses October 4, 2016 Questions have been raised about the accountability of private security guards employed on university campuses, following scenes of violence involving private security at the … Continue reading

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So. Africa: Private security companies and police accused of using violence against protesting students across the country; NGOs condemn “extreme use of force”

So. Africa: Private security companies and police accused of using violence against protesting students across the country; NGOs condemn “extreme use of force” Private security companies hired by various universities across South Africa have been accused of using violence against … Continue reading

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South African security companies in Somalia have not violated arms embargo

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

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 that … Continue reading

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

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 Mar … Continue reading

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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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