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Intelligence capacity building project for Africa.

Intelligence capacity building project for Africa.

Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, hosted the 21st meeting of the Africa-Frontex Intelligence Community (AFIC), gathering representatives of 21 African countries and a number of EU institutions.…

Transnational Crime: Rats launch Spora ransomware. Is Daesh behind it?

Transnational Crime: Rats launch Spora ransomware. Is Daesh behind it?

Nowadays, ransomware has become the most dangerous type of criminal malware. Most of the new families are prepared by amateurs (script-kiddies) and they are distributed on a small scale. Inside…

Controversial tanker robbed by Nigerian pirates near Abidjan.

Controversial tanker robbed by Nigerian pirates near Abidjan.

ABIDJAN –  Pirates robbed an petroleum products tanker near Ivory Coast’s port of Abidjan,  the raid on the tanker came just a day after two failed pirate attacks that occurred…

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…

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…

U.S. forming counterterror units in Niger, Libya, Mali and Mauritania.

U.S. forming counterterror units in Niger, Libya, Mali and Mauritania.

U.S. Special Operations troops are forming elite counterterrorism units in four African countries (in North and West Africa). U.S. officials said these units  are pivotal in the widening war against…

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.…

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…

Human Dignity: French military operation in the Central African Republic.

Human Dignity: French military operation in the Central African Republic.

By Alejandro Ronard Alem.-  The French military operation in CAR (Central African Republic) enters a second phase looking to disarm the Islamic militias Sélékan (1) and also the self-defense militias…

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,…

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