For some parents, apps offer a practical way of keeping tabs on one’s family. But many children and teenagers experience it is as unwelcome surveillance.
Terror alerts, such as the one recently issued by the US and UK embassies in Abuja, should be taken seriously by the Nigerian government as well as citizens.
There’s now a hard-headed security rationale for further supporting Ukraine in its war against Russia.
Experts explain why there might not be much to celebrate and proffer solutions.
Money pouring into conservation has funded drones and military-style training for rangers.
The west needs to understand the messages coming from Russia, not ignore them.
The Foreign Minister’s focus on the Pacific is already beginning to pay off with new security treaties and increased military collaboration with neighbouring Pacific nations.
As businesses establish themselves in the metaverse, the amount of financial transactions there will increase. This will come with previously unknown risks.
Those who seek to cause harm are as capable of generating creative ideas as anyone else. Two psychologists and counterterrorism scholars suggest how not to overlook a new danger.
People assume event organizers have their best interests at heart, but just like many businesses, organizers often operate on a tight budget and sometimes corners get cut creating disastrous results.
Ghana’s maritime economy faces significant challenges in becoming viable.
Cyberattacks demanding ransoms for the release of information are on the rise. To determine if they should pay, businesses need to think about how they would react in such a scenario.
China’s need for private security services in Africa has grown significantly as Beijing increases its investment in the continent.
“Hackathons” can imply breaching security and privacy. To more accurately reflect their creative and constructive intent, they can be referred to instead as “datathons” or “code fests.”
World leaders should worry about the security risks and economic balance of power with China.
The Panel of the Wise shows promise but more needs to be done to turn it into a proactive pillar of Africa’s peace and security system.
The foreign minister’s trip to Solomon Islands was a difficult one, but while there was no big “win”, it also did not make things worse.
New Zealand – like Australia – must increase its overseas aid spending if it is serious about matching China’s ambitions in the South Pacific.
At this week’s meetings, Japan and India will be looking for signs that Australia is serious about Asia. The US will be reviewing its expectations about its AUKUS partner.
Recent attacks on Togo show that West African states must act quickly and decisively to stop the spread of violent extremism.