Who are Nigeria's new military top brass after Buhari purge?
President Buhari has put an entirely new team at the helm of the Nigerian military. Both public opinion and the military itself have welcomed the overhaul, while national security adviser Babagana Monguno has kept his job and could even consolidate his influence. [...]
How General Obed Akwa is orchestrating Accra's military diplomacy
Ghana's 16,000-strong army has become one of the main levers of Accra's outsized diplomatic influence in Africa and beyond, with nearly 3,000 soldiers deployed across a dozen UN missions. President Nana Akufo-Addo is particularly fond of his country's armed forces and increasingly relies on his Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Obed Akwa. [...]
Rayzone's interception modus operandi exposed by legal cases
Cyber-intelligence firms are well aware of the risk of going to court to settle a trade dispute where their most secret operations may be exposed. Rayzone, one of the industry's most established players, has been living through every cyber intelligence firm's worst nightmare over the past few weeks. [...]