Egypt Appoints New Director of General Intelligence Services

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issued a decree appointing a new director of the Egyptian General Intelligence Services to replace Mohamed Farid al-Tohamy, a security source said. The source, who…

Kenya Opens Research and Simulation Complex

The Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Defence Ambassador Raychelle Omamo on 17th December 2014 presided over the opening of a Research and Simulation Complex at the International Peace Support Training Centre…

Algeria’s Ability to Secure Southern Border

Deputy Minister of National Defense, Chief of Staff of People’s National Army (ANP) Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaid Salah inquired about the Army’s readiness in the southern borders of the country,…

Global Arms Treaty

On 2 April 2013, after 20 years of determined lobbying and campaigning by Amnesty International and partner NGOs, the UN General Assembly voted decisively to adopt the Arms Trade Treaty…

African Leaders Demand Action in Libya

Several African presidents on Tuesday [December 16] urged Western states to “finish the job” in Libya by eliminating the jihadist threat to the Sahel. “Libya has become the breeding ground…