Chinese Security Contractors in Africa

PAUL NANTULYA As China’s engagement with African countries has grown over the past several years, Beijing is turning to security contractors to protect its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects, citizens, and diplomats. Chinese security contractors are active in a growing number of African countries; they mostly work for Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and increasingly … Continue reading Chinese Security Contractors in Africa

Algeria: The dark side of French intelligence services during the war

By Farid AlilatPosted on Sunday, 18 October 2020 23:47, updated on Monday, 19 October 2020 14:43 November 1, 1954: French defeats in Vietnam emboldened Algeria's Front de Libération Nationale (FLN) to launches armed revolts to gain national independence. (AP file) Just as Algeria and France are undertaking a joint effort to preserve the historical legacy of … Continue reading Algeria: The dark side of French intelligence services during the war

Somalia’s Deputy Army Chief Escapes Bomb Attack In Mogadishu

Share Somalia’s Deputy Military chief on Sunday morning narrowly escaped a bomb attack in the capital Mogadishu. According to witnesses, a roadside bomb exploded in Hodan district near the former Turkish embassy in Mogadishu just as a convoy passed carrying Deputy Military Commander Abbas Amin. Abbas escaped injury, but witnesses say two military guards riding … Continue reading Somalia’s Deputy Army Chief Escapes Bomb Attack In Mogadishu

Turkey’s paramilitary contractor SADAT eyes training African troops via defense deals

By Nordic Monitor Nordic Monitor Turkey  has signed agreements with African countries to train their troops, said retired Gen. Adnan Tanrıverdi, the former chief military aide to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, signaling that the notorious private contractor is looking for opportunities to tap into military deals in Africa. Tanrıverdi owns private military contractor SADAT, which … Continue reading Turkey’s paramilitary contractor SADAT eyes training African troops via defense deals

Assassination of Media Activist Prevented in Kabul

 از ترور یک فعال رسانه یی جلوگیری شد Kabul (BNA) With arresting a terrorists in Arzan Qemat area of Kabuil, the assassination of a media activist was prevented. According to BNA report, Amrullah Saleh, the first vice president said at a security meeting this morning that a Pakistani-trained terrorist had planned to kill a journalist … Continue reading Assassination of Media Activist Prevented in Kabul