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To fight Boko Haram, mercenaries returning to Africa´s wars.

To fight Boko Haram, mercenaries returning to Africa´s wars.

Multiple media reports appear to have confirmed the presence of elite South African mercenaries on the front lines of Nigeria’s war against the extremist militants of Boko Haram. Their alleged…

2015: Terror in Africa

2015: Terror in Africa

Reporters of the German news agency Deutsche Welle  -on a special assignment-  have interviewed victims and former members of terror groups, ex-profiteers ,  and people who are trying to stop…

Success fighting terrorism in Africa: France launched Operation Barkhane in Mali, Chad, Niger, Mauritania, Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast.

Success fighting terrorism in Africa: France launched Operation Barkhane in Mali, Chad, Niger, Mauritania, Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast.

by Alejandro Ronard Alem.- The French President Mr. Francois Hollande, has announced that the operation Serval has fulfilled its mission in Mali. President Hollande has also declared that the situation…

Nigeria for more Army recruitment to fight Boko Haram.

Nigeria for more Army recruitment to fight Boko Haram.

The Nigerian  Government has given  the armed forces and other security agencies the order  to embark on mass recruitment  to the war against terrorism in the country, starting in May.…

U.N. failed to stop 21 tons of undeclared Chinese arms and ammo, “smuggled” into Ivory Coast.

U.N. failed to stop 21 tons of undeclared Chinese arms and ammo, “smuggled” into Ivory Coast.

United Nations experts have called for the U.N. to stop allowing arms for its Mali peacekeepers to be shipped through  Ivory Coast after they said a load of military hardware sent…

Not only disputing islands: China and Japan are also competing in Africa.

Not only disputing islands: China and Japan are also competing in Africa.

As tensions between China and Japan multiply, there is an increasing battle for influence in other states. For example, in his recent article in The Diplomat, Jin Kai noted China…

Chad, Central African Republic CAR and the Islamization of African Bantous Region.

Chad, Central African Republic CAR and the Islamization of African Bantous Region.

By Alejandro Ronard Alem.- Apparently, as time goes by, years are all alike whendrawing conclusions: its promises, its challenges and its wars.  2014 will be no exception. In Europe certainly…

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…

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,…

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…

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