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South Africa’s role in the Private Military Industry in the Post-Cold War conflict environment with specific reference to the South African connection to Erinys Internationalmore

South Africa’s role in the Private Military Industry in the Post-Cold War conflict environment with specific reference to the South African connection to Erinys International Burgert A Senekal 1 Abstract Since 1652, South Africa has played a prominent role in … Continue reading

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Gaza ‘mercenaries’ probe

Gaza ‘mercenaries’ probe Graeme Hosken | 13 August, 2014 00:10 “If South Africans are prosecuted for their involvement in the IDF they must be prosecuted, and also if they are involved in ‘military actions’ for Hamas,” Heitman said. File photo … Continue reading

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SA fighters warned on Gaza

SA fighters warned on Gaza August 3 2014 at 12:06pm By MASOOD BOOMGAARD AP Palestinians look for their belongings in the rubble of houses destroyed in an Israeli strike, in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip. Cape Town – South African authorities … Continue reading

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G4S BACK IN CONTROL OF MANGAUNG PRISON

G4S BACK IN CONTROL OF MANGAUNG PRISON SAPA (South African Press Association) 1 August 2014, Correctional services has handed full control of the Mangaung prison to G4S after taking over management of the privately run prison outside Bloemfontein last year, … Continue reading

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Government withdraws from Mangaung prison

Government withdraws from Mangaung prison 2014-07-14 22:05 (Conrad Bornman, Volksblad) Related Links Mangaung prison deal a bad decision, Parly told Mangaung prison injections defended Mangaung prison probe nears completion Johannesburg – Correctional services will withdraw from Mangaung prison outside Bloemfontein, … Continue reading

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The South African Defence Review (2012) and Private Military/Security Companies (PMSCs): Heralding a Shift from Prohibition to Regulation?

The South African Defence Review (2012) and Private Military/Security Companies (PMSCs): Heralding a Shift from Prohibition to Regulation? Laurence Juma Rhodes University – Law James Tsabora Rhodes University December 10, 2013 Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, Vol. 16, No. 4, 2013 … Continue reading

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Security industry steps up pressure on ownership law

Security industry steps up pressure on ownership law Business Day Wyndham Hartley By WYNDHAM HARTLEY 23 May 2014 Parliamentary Editor CAPE TOWN — The private security industry this week continued to ratchet up the pressure on President Jacob Zuma not … Continue reading

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Regulation of private security is in SA’s interests

Focus Regulation of private security is in SA’s interests Business Day By NATHI MTHETHWA 20 May 2014 Regulation of private security is in SA’s interests OVER the past few decades, governments around the world have wrestled with the implications of … Continue reading

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Private security bill ‘will harm SA’

Private security bill ‘will harm SA’ May 1 2014 at 07:42pm By Wiseman Khuzwayo. Independent Newspapers. Herman Mashaba lambastes the government for rushing through controversial bills that he says will harm the economy irreparably. Photo: Timothy Bernard. Johannesburg – Leading … Continue reading

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Are Foreign-Owned Private Security Companies a Threat to South Africa’s National Security?

Are Foreign-Owned Private Security Companies a Threat to South Africa’s National Security? [analysis] All Africa By by Johan Burger, Senior Researcher, and Gareth Newham, Head, Governance, Crime and Justice Division, Iss Pretoria 15 April 2014 12:00 Apr 15, 2014 (Institute … Continue reading

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