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  • Nigerian Military Will Use Space Technology For Security

    space By Staff, 8:16 am

    Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, said the Nigerian Military would utilize space technology in security. Olonisakin said the integration of space capabilities into the military functions would give the Armed Forces of Nigeria an array of technological capabilities with multitude of effects to gain battle ground superiority against adversaries. Olonisakin insisted that time had come for Nigeria to explore the space technology in the defence of its territorial interests.

  • Kenya Opposition Party Challenges Anti-Terrorism Law

    By Makula Dunbar, 4:43 pm

    Kenya’s opposition coalition filed a court challenge on Tuesday to overturn new anti-terrorism laws it says are hasty and undermine basic freedoms. The measures will allow suspects to be held without charge for 360 days, four times longer than before, compel landlords to provide information about their tenants, and punish media that print material “likely to cause fear or alarm.”

  • Kenya Announces Anti-Terror Plan After Death Of Al Shabaab Leader

    By Ann Brown, 8:00 pm

    From Business Standard Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Saturday vowed to forge ahead with anti-terrorism measures to ensure that the country is secure. In a statement issued in response to the death of Ahmed Abdi Godane, leader and co-founder of Al Shabaab, in Somalia early this week, Kenyatta thanked the US for killing Godane in a […]

  • East African Countries Rise Defense Budgets On Increased Terrorism Threats

    By Kevin Mwanza, 3:53 am

    East African countries grew their defense budgets at a faster pace than the continent’s average last year, as regional armies deepened their arms build-up in the face of new terrorism threats from groups like the Al-Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri), which researches on conflict and arms control across the world, said

  • Tunisia Gearing Up To Implement New Anti-Terrorism Bill

    By Makula Dunbar, 6:21 pm

    According to Human Rights ministry spokesman Chakib Darwish, Tunisia’s new anti-terrorism bill will do away with blurred lines and outline specifics of what’s considered terrorism. In addition, the anti-terrorism bill will offer improved support to victims.

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