Duguf becomes go-to security provider for UN in Somalia
In landing an $8m contract to protect UNSOS personnel and facilities, the Somalian firm Duguf has established itself as a major player in the private security sector.
As a US court investigates an attorney accused of plotting to divert assets placed in a New York bank by the Central Bank of Somalia at the onset of the 1991 civil war, other countries that also received Somali funds for safekeeping might be led to investigate as well.
African Parks Network plans to boost the intelligence-gathering capacities of its forest ranger teams whose beat covers the border regions of Benin, Burkina Faso, and Niger. These vast natural spaces are seeing increasing anti-terrorist surveillance as the region seeks to stem the advance of jihadists.