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Experts warn of increasing cyber security threats for the African maritime industry

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The number of cyber attacks around the world continues to grow and this includes those targeted at the maritime sector. Commercial maritime companies, navies...

Busy week for soldiers on border duty

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Infantry soldiers from two battalions currently doing border duty this week prevented stolen vehicles exiting South Africa and elsewhere confiscated over R56 000 worth...

North and West Africa susceptible to organ traffickers

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Organ trafficking is not new to international law enforcement with Interpol this month indicating the obscene practice of trafficking in human beings for organ...

Suspected Islamists kill 16 in eastern Congo village

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Suspected Islamist militants killed 16 people and burned down houses late on Wednesday in a village in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a witness...

Africa urged to wake up to growing state surveillance threat

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African governments are using new technology and laws to increase surveillance of opposition figures, researchers warned on Thursday, calling for restrictions on the sale...

French army: leading member of African-based Al Quaeda affiliate killed

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Nasser Al Tergui, a leading member of the African-based Al Quaeda affiliate Katiba Serma, was killed last week in Mali after an air strike...

Rwandan prosecutors to appeal verdict for ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero

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Rwandan prosecutors said on Wednesday they would appeal against a 25-year jail sentence handed to Paul Rusesabagina, a one-time hotel manager portrayed as a...

Presidency condemns criminal attacks on journalists

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Minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele has joined the South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF), in condemning criminal attacks on journalists while out on...

Eritrean trafficker on Dutch most wanted list

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Dutch prosecutors put Eritrean trafficker Kidane Zekarias Habtemariam on their most wanted list to try him for crimes related to alleged human smuggling. Kidane was...

Massive cocaine bust off Senegal

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Senegal seized more than two tons of pure cocaine from a ship off its Atlantic coast, the navy said, in the West African country’s...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...