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Uganda, Rwanda , Kenya and South Sudan -among others- signed cyber security deal.

Uganda, Rwanda , Kenya and South Sudan -among others- signed cyber security deal.

Short news by Victor Bjorgan Barrios.- Uganda, Kenya , Rwanda and South Sudan are among several African states to have signed a new deal on cyber security to protect multi-million-dollar oil…

U.S. assisting Kenya in border security, intelligence, equipment, training, counterrorism, to fight terrorist Al Shabaab.

U.S. assisting Kenya in border security, intelligence, equipment, training, counterrorism, to fight terrorist Al Shabaab.

President Barack Obama’s administration announced that his country had given Kenya $100 million (Sh9.5 billion) to fight Al Shabaab. “We are assisting Kenya in border security, intelligence sharing, security co-operation,…

Kenya´s counterterrorism strategy under scrutiny.

Kenya´s counterterrorism strategy under scrutiny.

President Obama has cited the battle against al-Shabab militants in Somalia as a model of success for his relatively low-investment, light-footprint approach to counterterrorism. By some measures, it has paid…

Kenya´s President accepted resignation of Intelligence Chief.

Kenya´s President accepted resignation of Intelligence Chief.

NAIROBI – Kenya´s President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday announced the resignation of  intelligence chief Major-General Michael Gichangi “on personal grounds.”  There was no immediate replacement announced, but President Kenyatta’s spokesman…

South Sudan peace talks advancing in Ethiopia

South Sudan peace talks advancing in Ethiopia

East African Presidents met in Ethiopia on Thursday (March 13th, 2014) in the latest push for peace in war-torn South Sudan, where almost three months of conflict has left thousands…

Terrorist threats and six hotspots to watch in Africa.

Terrorist threats and six hotspots to watch in Africa.

Terrorist threats in Africa have diversified and become more severe in recent years. According to FORBES , here is a risk forecast of six hotspots to watch in the months…

2014 could open market for cybersecurity experts in Africa.

2014 could open market for cybersecurity experts in Africa.

  Next January 2014 (24-31) , African Union (AU) Heads of State will meet in Ethiopia, and most likely vote to suscribe a cybersecurity convention draft, with the objetive to…

Society: History of the Internet in Africa

Society: History of the Internet in Africa

Although still a “young” technology, the Internet has had a profound impact on the world in the few decades that it has been around. One of the most interesting chapters…

Africa Security and Counter-Terrorism Summit, on 27-28 February, with last strategies, solutions and technologies.

Africa Security and Counter-Terrorism Summit, on 27-28 February, with last strategies, solutions and technologies.

International defence companies have targeting African security markets as military spending in Africa exceed $20 billion in the next ten years. The Africa Security and Counter-Terrorism Summit, on 27-28 February,…

Drone bombed Shabaab camp in Somalia.

Drone bombed Shabaab camp in Somalia.

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) said they destroyed a training camp used by the members of the al Shabaab Islamist group who attacked the Westgate Mall on September 21. A…

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