Security Sector Reform

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 08:30
Some 20.000 law enforcement officials from 54 countries, were provided with vocational training by the Turkish National Police between 1997 and 2013, a Turkish diplomat told the UN Security Council on Monday.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:15
Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Sunday (April 20th) opened a three-day Conference on Strengthening National Security in Mogadishu aimed at identifying solutions for achieving lasting peace and stability in the country.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 13:09
At the meeting, the sides stressed the importance of ensuring continuity of cooperation with NATO in defense reforms field.
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 09:45
Security experts and counter-terrorism specialists say the current insecurity in East Africa can be traced to these countries’ failure to modernise their security agencies, lack of investment in intelligence and policing capabilities, corruption in security forces and poverty among their populations.
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 09:44
Their capital tarred with the nickname "Nairobbery" and under almost constant threat of attack by Islamist militants, Kenyans are losing patience with the ill-equipped and notoriously corrupt police force.
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 09:06
The Kenyan government has announced plans to recruit 10,000 more police officers this year to respond to security challenges across the East African nation.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 08:52
Issues pertaining to the functions and procedures of restructuring the armed forces institutions and the progress in the organization and modernization of the institution's various units were reviewed in the meeting.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 08:58
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is currently conducting a series of offensive operations against al-Shabaab forces across south-central Somalia. It is doing so in conjunction with elements of the Somali National Army (SNA) and with support from some militias aligned with the Federal Government.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 08:14
Several women organizations and groups have been motivated to assist the security sector in consolidating the peace as the United Nations Missions draws down its troops from the country.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 07:22
The South African Navy (SAN) has a new Chief. In a day full of traditional pomp and ceremony, Vice Admiral Johannes Mudimu handed over command to Rear Admiral Mosuwa Samuel Hlongwane on Monday March 31.