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Tag Archives: South Africa
Sunday Times (South Africa) January 22, 2012 Sunday MainBody Edition Public works in new security tender probe BYLINE: Bobby Jordan BOBBY JORDAN and BUYEKEZWA MAKWABE A PRIVATE security company – run from a township community hall – has landed a … Continue reading
Institute for Security Studies (Tshwane/Pretoria) Africa: Fugitive Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi and the SA Mercenaries Sabelo Gumedze, Senior Researcher, Security Sector Governance Programme, Iss Pretoria Office 2 November 2011 Disturbing reports about the late Muammar Gaddafi’s son, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, allegedly … Continue reading
Monograph 176: Merchants of African Conflict, More Than Just a Pound of Flesh, edited by Sabelo Gumedze Despite their tarnished image, private military and security companies (PMSCs) continue to feature in almost every African conflict. Their presence in conflict zones … Continue reading
Monday, February 28, 2011 DEBUNKING ANOTHER MYTH I continue to remain amused at how some self-proclaimed “experts” on Executive Outcomes continue to regurgitate their story that the company fell victim to South Africa’s laws on military assistance. It seems this … Continue reading
Saracen as in Saracens? security contractors from South Africa Posted by Abdifatah Nuur on Jan 1st, 2011 Training camps in puntland Recently, the Associated Press (AP) broke the story that there were 1050 troops being trained in the north eastern … Continue reading
Private firm trains Somalis to scuttle pirates Muslim nation financing effort By Eli Lake The Washington Times 8:31 p.m., Tuesday, December 28, 2010 Somalia’s transitional government is using private security firms and Arab governments to train and fund a paramilitary … Continue reading
S.African police find weapons bound for Somalia By: DONNA BRYSON 12/28/10 3:19 AM Associated Press A shipment of guns apparently bound for Somali pirate hunters has been seized at a home in South Africa, police said Tuesday, in what appeared … Continue reading
SA man embroiled in bizarre US court case 2010-12-26 17:00 * Afghan private security firms closed Andrew Trench and Julian Rademeyer Johannesburg – A South African contractor working in Afghanistan has been arrested and spirited away across the world under … Continue reading
SA mercenary legislation remains toothless South Africa remains a major exporter of mercenaries and security contractors, say security industry sources, yet legislation signed by Thabo Mbeki in 2007 to prevent this remains unenforced.The 2006 Prohibition of Mercenary Activities and Regulation … Continue reading