South Africa’s deadly mix of explosives, extortion and organised crime

On 30 January, armed robbers in Cape Town hijacked two members of a maintenance team loading automated teller machines (ATMs). They strapped a makeshift explosive device to one of the victims and forced him to open various ATMs in order Read More …

South Africa: Bomb squad frees cash guard with explosive device strapped to body

A police bomb disposal team disarmed an explosive device strapped to the body of a hijacked cash-in-transit guard in Cape Town on Saturday. SBV Services confirmed that two teams of guards delivering cash to an ATM were hijacked and later Read More …

BRICS adopts new counter-terror strategy; Modi says nations supporting terrorists should be held guilty

The five-nation grouping BRICS on Tuesday adopted a new counter-terrorism strategy to effectively deal with the menace, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted that there is a need to ensure that countries supporting terrorists are held guilty, a call backed Read More …

South Africa: Police on routine patrols catch man with a bag full of explosives

Krugersdorp detectives caught a man with explosives that could be used in cash-in-transit heists, ATM bombings and illegal mining. The Krugersdorp Police recently arrested a man who was in possession of explosives. In a statement sent by the Krugersdorp Police Read More …

Kenya: Theresa May’s Thursday Visit to Kenya Key in Strengthening UK Relations

Talks on enhancing the fight against terrorism in Kenya and the region will largely feature during British Prime Minister Theresa May’s visit in the country this week. May, in a first visit by a British premier in 30 years will Read More …