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Human Security


Benghazi car bomb kills seven

Benghazi car bombAt least seven people were killed and 10 wounded when a car bomb exploded on a busy street in the centre of Benghazi, a hospital medic said.
 

Egyptian blogger detained for 15 days to allow for investigation

Egyptian blogger detainedEgypt’s state security prosecutor ordered prominent blogger and journalist Wael Abbas detained for 15 days for investigation on charges including involvement with an illegal organisation and publishing false news, state news agency MENA said.
 

Nigerian military committed war crimes and crimes against humanity – claim

Nigerian military war crimesThe Nigerian military committed war crimes and crimes against humanity including torture, rape and killing civilians during its fight against Islamist insurgency Boko Haram, human rights group Amnesty International said.
   

Egypt detains prominent blogger

Egyptian blogger detainedEgyptian security forces detained prominent blogger and journalist Wael Abbas, two security sources and his lawyer said, the latest activist to be arrested in what rights groups say is a campaign to silence government critics.
 

Kidnappers demand bitcoin ransom

Kidnappers demand bitcoin ransomA criminal gang in South Africa who kidnapped a teenage boy are demanding a ransom in bitcoin cryptocurrency of nearly $120,000, police said.
Katlego Marite (13) was dragged into a car while playing with two friends near his home in Witbank, in Mpumalanga, on Sunday afternoon, police spokesman Leonard Hlathi said.
   

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Company News


  • BRONCO II launched for USA
    by Paramount Group, 10 May 2018

    The BRONCO II's internal Interchangeable Multi-Mission System Bay allows a single airframe to be rapidly reconfigured to perform multiple roles.

  • AHRLAC/Mwari enters production and preparing first deliveries
    by Paramount Group, 8 May 2018

    The Ahrlac and its armed variant, the Mwari, are being developed and produced at Wonderboom Airport by Ahrlac Holdings, co-owned by Paramount Group.

  • defenceWeb launches new drone portal
    by defenceWeb, 7 May 2018

    The unmanned aerial vehicle portal will focus exclusively on military and commercial unmanned aviation, regulations and technology.