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Tag Archives: Africa
Africa: The Need for an International Code of Conduct for Private Security Actors By Sabelo Gumedze, 24 February 2012 analysis As the number of private military and security companies continues to grow at an alarming rate, the need for a … Continue reading
Africa reviews code of conduct for private security firms Published: Feb. 24, 2012 at 1:11 PM PRETORIA, South Africa, Feb. 24 (UPI) — Private security firms have expanded across Africa, like many other troubled regions of the world. There are … Continue reading
Cape Times (South Africa) February 17, 2012 Friday E1 Edition A truly awful Action Mann REVIEW: Ivor Powell Pg. 32 Simon Mann Jonathan Ball Simon Mann’s attempted coup in Equatorial Guinea in 2004 could serve as a model of how … Continue reading
http://www.nation.co.ke/News/-/1056/1327066/-/ywf1tyz/-/ Police train private security firms’ staff on explosives in war against terrorism By ANTHONY KITIMO email@example.com Monday, February 13 2012 at 22:30 The fight against terrorism continued to gather momentum after the government teamed p with private security firms to seek … Continue reading
Guest Post by Lieutenant Commander Claude Berube: Private Maritime Security Company awarded $103 Million contract in Nigeria February 2012 Nigeria has the second largest oil reserves in Africa and is the fifth-largest exporter of oil to the U.S., approximately eight … Continue reading
Sunday Times (South Africa) December 18, 2011 Sunday Zimbabwe Edition Edition COUP DE FARCE Paul Ash COUP DE FARCE talks to former mercenary Simon Mann about a book his former associates didn’t want him to write
Africa News January 10, 2012 Tuesday Tanzania; Private Security Industry Needs Strict Regulation BYLINE: Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam) Private security companies hope a law to regulate the industry will be enacted later this year to ensure better services … Continue reading
Daily News (South Africa) January 27, 2012 Friday E2 Edition Mann wants conviction set aside; Mercenary seeks clean slate BYLINE: Peta Thornycroft Pg. 5 Former British mercenary Simon Mann, who plotted a coup in Equatorial Guinea while living in Cape … Continue reading
New Statesman January 30, 2012 The vagabond king BYLINE: Simon Akam Pg. 29 Vol. 141 HIGHLIGHT: When 25-year-old Valentine Strasser seized power in Sierra Leone in 1992, he became the world’s youngest head of state. Today he lives with his … Continue reading