Will frozen central bank assets in US lead to further investigations?
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 rangers in Pendjari and W add counter-terrorism work to anti-poaching
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. [...]