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France supporting proactive strategy of Security and Development in Africa.

France supporting proactive strategy of Security and Development in Africa.

  By Alejandro Ronard Alem.- In a pragmatic way, the French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian spares no effort to advance in the construction of the European Defense. France also…

Terrorist Boko Haram attacked Nigerian Air Force base.

Terrorist Boko Haram attacked Nigerian Air Force base.

Boko Haram, a Nigerian terrorist group with ties to al Qaeda, launched a major attack on a Nigerian Air Force base in the insurgency-wracked city of Maiduguri. A number of…

Al Qaeda franchisees recruiting and reassembling forces in Africa.

Al Qaeda franchisees recruiting and reassembling forces in Africa.

Recent terror attacks in Tunisia, Libya, Kenya and other African countries show that al-Qaeda and its affiliates have a new focus.  They have separate strategies according to the region, they…

Terrorists smuggled missiles, rockets, landmines and small weapons from Lybia into Algeria.

Terrorists smuggled missiles, rockets, landmines and small weapons from Lybia into Algeria.

The Algerian Army discovered a huge arms deposit near the algerian border with Libya, including hundreds of surface-to-air missiles, rockets and landmines, an Algerian security source said on Thursday. Algeria…

International cargo tankers: Nigerian backed pirate attacks in the Gulf of Guinea are increasing.

International cargo tankers: Nigerian backed pirate attacks in the Gulf of Guinea are increasing.

West Africa.- Pirate attacks in the Gulf of Guinea have increasingly targeted international cargo tankers, with roughly $100 million (74 million euros) in product stolen since 2010, a risk analysis…

Chad announced killing in Mali of terrorist butcher in algerian gas plant.

Chad announced killing in Mali of terrorist butcher in algerian gas plant.

The announced death of one of the world’s most wanted terrorists would be a major blow to al-Qaeda in the region and to Islamist terrorists already forced to flee towns…

“Arab spring”: Libya´s borders are a security threat for Mali and other african countries.

“Arab spring”: Libya´s borders are a security threat for Mali and other african countries.

The prime ministers of Algeria, Libya,  and Tunisia agreed on Saturday to improve security along their common borders in order to fight illegal trafficking of weapons and drugs. Meeting in…

Building United States new antidrug strategy in Africa.

Building United States new antidrug strategy in Africa.

    In a significant expansion of the war on drugs, the United States has begun training an elite unit of counternarcotics police in Ghana and planning similar units in…

U.S. Africa Command warned about interaction between Boko Haram, al Shabaab and al Qaeda in Northern Africa.

U.S. Africa Command warned about interaction between Boko Haram, al Shabaab and al Qaeda in Northern Africa.

Three of Africa’s largest extremist groups are sharing funds and swapping explosives in what could signal a dangerous escalation of security threats on the continent, the commander of the U.S.…

UNODC and OSCE Vienna 2012 Summit on Drugs and Crime.

UNODC and OSCE Vienna 2012 Summit on Drugs and Crime.

30 March 2012 – Senior staff from UNODC and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) met today to discuss ways to cooperate and coordinate their activities. Opening…

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