AMISOM will benefit from the revival of a major contract for counter-IED training services. The American Bancroft and other industry heavyweights have come forward to attempt to win the contract from the UK's SafeLane.
Mandela's conservationist NGO is snuggling up to the Dyck Advisory Group, a mine-clearing and anti-poaching company that has also been working to support African police forces. PPF and DAG are looking to expand their work together throughout the southern countries.
The private South African operator Dyck Advisory Group (DAG) is angling for a piece of a UN mine clearance contract now that its military operations have been suspended in the Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado.
The capture of Palma, five kilometres from major gas infrastructure at Afungi, illustrates the difficulties faced by Mozambique's armed forces and the Dyck Advisory Group in trying to secure the region. Dyck has teamed up with Canadian security giant GardaWorld to try and do a better job of it.
Shaking off an illness that has kept him confined to South Africa for months, the retired colonel Lionel Dyck headed to Mozambique in March to launch an internal probe in response to allegations by Amnesty International.
The presence of several execs from private security group STTEP has done little to boost morale among the Dyck Advisory Group's staff.
Ex-British paratrooper Hendrik Bam is playing a role in the counter-insurrection being led by the Dyck Advisory Group in northern Mozambique. He was also involved in Lancaster 6's moves in Libya last year.