Ghana vigilant on extremist threat: president

Accra, Ghana | AFP | Ghana’s president, Nana Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday vowed no let-up in security after an investigation was launched into a possible extremist plot in the capital. Three men were charged on Tuesday with possession of explosives after suspected hand grenades were found in the Odorkor area of Accra. Ghana’s inspector general of police, …

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India to buy guns worth $553 mn for border troops

New Delhi, India | AFP | India will buy more than 160,000 guns worth $553 million for troops on its disputed, high-altitude borders, the defence ministry said Tuesday. The defence acquisition council cleared the purchase of 72,400 assault rifles and 93,895 carbines for 35 billion rupees ($553 million) in a meeting chaired by Defence Minister …

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India to buy guns worth $553 mn for border troops

New Delhi, India | AFP | India will buy more than 160,000 guns worth $553 million for troops on its disputed, high-altitude borders, the defence ministry said Tuesday. The defence acquisition council cleared the purchase of 72,400 assault rifles and 93,895 carbines for 35 billion rupees ($553 million) in a meeting chaired by Defence Minister …

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Netanyahu disappointed by ally Modi’s Jerusalem rejection

New Delhi, India | AFP | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he was “disappointed” by India’s refusal to back recognition of Jerusalem as his country’s capital but would not let it spoil his landmark visit to the Asian giant. Netanyahu also vowed that Israel would “catch up” with the killers of a Jewish …

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Two loyal supporters of Agathon Rwasa arrested in Nyabihanga Commune

Stany Ntakarutimana and Innocent Niyungeko, both supporters of the leader of the Burundian opposition, Agathon Rwasa were arrested on January 7, 2018, in Nyabihanga Commune of Mwaro province in the center of the country. According to Fabien Mahera, a political leader in Mwaro Province, the two staunch supporters of Rwasa were arrested under the orders […]

FNL rebel movement chief of staff dismissed

Major General Aloys Nzabampema and the president of this rebel movement, Isidore Nibizi have been dismissed from their functions, reads a statement issued on Friday, January 5, by Major General Felix Ntahonkuriye on behalf of the “FNL Movement Rehabilitation Committee”. The dismissed chief of staff is accused of divulging the secrets of the movement by […]

THIS WEEK: MPs seek security over age limit law

THIS WEEK: MPs seek security over age limit law Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | MPs who voted for the passing of the age limit law in December 2017 have requested for guards from Police after they claimed they received threats from unknown people over how they voted. An unspecified number of MPs contacted Uganda …

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THIS WEEK: Museveni hints on security, fishing in New Year message

THIS WEEK: Museveni hints on security, fishing in New Year message Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni said the murders of young women in Nansana last year were caused by gaps in security infrastructure in the form of absence of cameras in the towns and along the high-ways and also inadequate forensic …

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Tech firms battle to resolve major security flaw

Paris, France | AFP | Amazon, Google and now Apple — as the list of digital giants hit by the “Spectre” and “Meltdown” computer security flaws grows longer, the race is on to limit the damage. “All Mac systems and iOS devices are affected, but there are no known exploits impacting customers at this time,” …

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Gombe’s N104.9 billion budget for future security, says Dankwambo

Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State has explained that the sum of N104.9b estimate contained in the 2018 budget of the state is aimed at securing the future social wellbeing of Gombe people. The governor noted that while N52, 934, 870, 132.00 is earmarked for capital expenditure, N51, 987, 602, 173.00 is for recurrent expenditure, […]

Police assure Adamawa residents of adequate security

The Adamawa Police Command has assured residents of the state of adequate security during the Christmas and New Year celebrations. A statement issued on Friday in Yola by the command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Othman Abubakar, said the police and other security agencies in the state had put in place measures to ensure hitch-free celebrations. […]

Paga meets global payments security standards with PCIDSS certification

Payments and Digital Financial Services Company, Paga, is now certified by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council as (PCIDSS) level one compliant. This means that Paga’s platform has been put through series of rigorous tests and proven to meet global security standards as defined by the PCI security standard council, which consists of credit […]

Security beefed up in game reserves and lodges in Isiolo and Samburu

With the Christmas holidays here with us, visitors planning to visit game reserves, lodges and campsites around Isiolo, Samburu and Laikipia Counties have been assured of their safety, with security apparatus saying they are ready for any eventuality. Security has been beefed up in areas where insecurity is rife.

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Security beefed up in game reserves and lodges in Isiolo and Samburu

With the Christmas holidays here with us, visitors planning to visit game reserves, lodges and campsites around Isiolo, Samburu and Laikipia Counties have been assured of their safety, with security apparatus saying they are ready for any eventuality. Security has been beefed up in areas where insecurity is rife.

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