Tagged in: Terrorism


Tech companies step up terror fight

With the spread of mobile phones and the internet, many believe technology could be a crucial tool in gathering intelligence and disseminating information in emergencies. …

Film sheds new light on Somali piracy

A gripping new Hollywood movie is based on a true story of piracy on the coast of East Africa, when a US container ship was hijacked and its captain taken hostage.

Kenya: Fallout from the Westgate horror

The ramifications of the horrific, four-day terrorist siege at the Westgate shopping mall, which gripped news audiences around the world, continue to reverberate to this day.…

Investors brush off Boko Haram violence

The Nigerian government appears to have taken drastic steps to reassure Nigerians and, indeed, an anxious international community, that it is in full control of the security situation in the country by launching a major offensive designed to put an end to the senseless violence that has claimed many lives and led to the destruction of property worth millions of dollars, writes Frederick Mordi.…