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Nigeria corruption: Former Governor sentenced to 13 years and Harvard launderer to 4-1/2 in jail.

Nigeria corruption: Former Governor sentenced to 13 years and Harvard launderer to 4-1/2 in jail.

Former Goldman Sachs banker Elias Preko was sentenced to 4-1/2 years in prison by a London court on Monday for laundering $5 million on behalf of James Ibori, the former…

Der Spiegel: Broad analysis on Africa & China, Internet, smartphones and the role of Women.

Der Spiegel: Broad analysis on Africa & China, Internet, smartphones and the role of Women.

China, Asia’s economic superpower, is hungry for natural resources, energy, food and markets for its products. Africa can offer all of these things: about 40 percent of global reserves of…

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…

Alejandro R. Alem, new ESN EuropeSecurityNews Associate in France.

Alejandro R. Alem, new ESN EuropeSecurityNews Associate in France.

November 22nd.- Director owner of  ESN Victor Bjorgan with new Associated to ESN in France Mr. Alejandro Ronard Alem , at the World Exhibition MILIPOL 2013 in Paris . He will also have…

Lybia falls apart. Oil output at 10%, refineries in hands of factions.

Lybia falls apart. Oil output at 10%, refineries in hands of factions.

Libya looks to oil and gas revenue for the majority of the country’s state spending and about 60 percent of its GDP. However, just after the new year, militias and…

Israelis and Saudis “pushing” Egyptian Military into Russian arms

Israelis and Saudis “pushing” Egyptian Military into Russian arms

A delegation of egyptian writers and politicians, landed in Moscow a few days after the American administration announced the suspension of $250 million worth of military aid and the transfer…

Africa’s Information Revolution: Implications for Crime, Policing, and Citizen Security

Africa’s Information Revolution: Implications for Crime, Policing, and Citizen Security

    Steven Livingston, associate researcher of the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, wrote in its November 2013 edition about “Africa’s Information Revolution: Implications for Crime, Policing, and Citizen Security”.…

Cost of “Arab Spring” about $800 billion.

Cost of “Arab Spring” about $800 billion.

      Political turmoil that started in Tunisia in 2011 and swept across the Arab world will cost the seven most-affected countries about $800 billion by the end of…

Lybia: Autonomist Cyrenaica appointed own government.

Lybia: Autonomist Cyrenaica appointed own government.

Libya’s eastern zone appointed its own government on Thursday (October 24th), Libya Herald reported. Ibrahim Said al-Jadhran announced the new officials. Al-Jadhran led the eastern oil terminal blockade and was…

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…