Uganda: IGAD Security Chiefs Discuss Collaboration to Combat Improvised Explosive Devices Threat

Security chiefs and experts from the Intergovernmental Authority of Development (IGAD) and member states converged in Kampala on Tuesday to chart possible ways of collaboration to combat threats posed by the Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). The IGAD director of Security Read More …

First graduation ceremony for 28 female deminers in Sudan

After a month-long training, the first batch of 28 young women graduated in basic humanitarian demining, joining only one other female deminer in Sudan. The successful completion of the training is an unprecedented achievement for both mine action and Sudan Read More …

Switzerland to send demining experts to Sudan

The unarmed experts will support the planning and carrying out of demining operations as part of an international peace mission, according to the defence ministry. Peace and stability in the African country is also in the interest of Switzerland, the Read More …

Nigeria, others seek UK support over Boko Haram, ISWAP

The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) says it is exploring areas of support from the United Kingdom in the fight against terrorism. Chief of Military Public Information, Col. Muhammad Dole, announced this in a statement on Saturday. Member countries of Read More …

Sudan: Attorney General Announces Finding Explosive Materials and Warns Citizens

The Attorney General, Tajal-Sir Al-Hibir, announced at a media briefing Wednesday the detection of explosive materials that pose a security threat to Sudan and neighboring countries. Present at the media briefing were the General Director of the Police Forces, Deputy Read More …

Sudan Calls On Parties of Ottawa Treaty to Overcome Challenges

The Chairman of the 18th meeting of the States Parties to the Ottawa Treaty, Ambassador Osman Abu Fatima Adam, the Acting Chargé d’Affairs to the Permanent Mission of Sudan in Geneva, addressed Tuesday, the intersessional meetings that will last until Read More …

ISIS in Africa: The End of the “Sahel Exception”

This article will analyze two exceptions. The first is the long absence of confrontation between al Qaeda and Islamic state offshoots in the Sahel area. The second is an elected official conducting negotiations with an al Qaeda offshoot. Both constitute Read More …