Israeli cyber firm CIPTEAM teams up with Mitrelli
The small Israeli company is the new cyber provider for New Cognito, the cyber subsidiary of the Israeli-Angolan conglomerate Mitrelli, which secures contracts in Africa for Israeli companies.
The French firm has been appointed to smooth relations between the French and Malagasy governments, in the wake of multiple tensions which include Antananarivo's honeymoon with Moscow.
Backed by the Norwegian foreign ministry, German development agency GIZ is turning to the private sector for help to speed up its programme to fight illicit financial flows among Berlin's allies.
Security technology developer HSS Development is attempting to distance itself from its legal debacles by focussing on technological innovation and strengthening its African operations. It will present its new drone-mounted IMSI-catcher at the upcoming ISS World event in Washington.
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Drawing on chairman Olivier Piepsz's extensive business network, the French geospatial intelligence start-up Prométhée has locked in a string of partnerships with players in the French space sector and is now attracting prospective clients in the Gulf and Africa.
In a sign of its growing interest in Africa, the Israeli cyberintelligence firm Rayzone Group presented its interception and cybersecurity systems to a visiting delegation from the DRC recently, a few weeks after prospecting for business in Ghana and Ivory Coast.
Retired Israeli general Zeev Zacharin, now in the business of private security and diamonds, stands accused of taking part in the defrauding of businessman Arcadi Gaydamak. Time will tell if he turns up for his court appearance in Luxembourg.
A figure of the shady world of backchannel diplomacy in Africa, Noël Dubus has found himself caught up in the investigation into why Ziad Takieddine retracted his accusations against former president Nicolas Sarkozy. Speaking to police, the freelance French lobbyist detailed his career and the firms with which he has worked.
Despite ENRC's legal woes caused by past activities in the DRC, which led the Kazakh mining company into a long-running legal battle with its former lawyer, secretive consultant Dmitry Vozianov has been swayed by Moscow's interest in Africa to sign up for the Russia-Africa summit.
Idriss Deby's succession is of great interest to intelligence services that have a stake in Chad as a regional platform. Having already toured African capitals, Ahmed Kogri, the head of the National Security Agency, will next visit the Transitional Military Council's allies outside the continent to drum up support.
President Joao Lourenço came into office hellbent on stamping out corruption from the Dos Santos era but some of his own entourage are now worried the crusade could turn against them. The goal from both sides is to drawn the US Department of Justice into the arena.
According to Intelligence Online's sources, the Rwandan government will soon acquire half of the capital of one of Israel's drone manufacturers. This is the first such purchase for the two countries, which are particularly close in terms of security and intelligence.
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