Proposed Law Gives South Sudan Excessive Powers

South Sudanese lawmakers have proposed granting security forces the ability to make “virtually unrestricted powers of arrest” in the war-torn nation, Amnesty International warned Wednesday [October 1], calling a bill…

Somali Government to Rehabilitate al Shabaab Defectors

The Somali government has pledged to provide consistent rehabilitation services for all young men who defect from al-Shabaab and seek amnesty, Minister of Information Mustafa Duhulow said Sunday [September 28]….

Zambia Defence Service Command and Staff College Visit Rwanda

Zambia Defence Service Command and Staff College delegation of 23 Senior Officers from is in Rwanda on a regional study tour from 27 September to 4th October 2014. On 29th…

East Africa Standby Force Logistics Training Centre Opens

The EASF Logistics Training Centre was officially opened on Monday, 29th September 2014. The Centre is a facility was set up to to meet the logistical requirements in preparation for…

Nigeria Considers Ultra Elite Special Forces Brigade

As part of measures to tackle terror and the current insurgency in the north eastern part of the country, the Federal Government’s plan of setting up an elite Special Brigade…