Security

Professionalism key to sustainable security, says Minister Nyamvumba

The Minister for Internal Security, Gen. Patrick Nyamvumba has emphasized the need for police officers to uphold discipline and professionalism as a prerequisite to sustainable safety, security and development. Nyamvumba made the remarks on Tuesday while addressing the ‘Police High Council...

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 10:55am

Somali security forces arrest al-Shabab bomb expert

MOGADISHU – Somali security forces on Friday confirmed the arrest of an al-Shabab militant, believed to be a bomb expert, in an operation conducted south of Mogadishu. The National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) said there were no casualties during the operation that happened on...

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 12:00am

Why am I so insecure?

Dear Counsellor, I don’t consider myself to be beautiful but I’ve been told many times that with the right clothes and a bit of makeup I look very pretty. I do get men leering at me a bit which makes me feel a bit shy, and the ones that come after me aren’t interested in me as a...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 10:47pm

RNP, private security firms meet on ‘standards’

Rwanda National Police (RNP), yesterday, held a meeting with Managers of local Private Security Service Providers (PSSPs) in order to forge a path on how to improve professionalism and standards in the industry. The meeting came on the heels of unprofessional conduct of some private security firms...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 1:54am

Libyan security takes control of oil corporation headquarters following armed attack

The Libyan Interior Ministry’s Special Deterrence Force announced on Monday taking control over the headquarters of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) in the capital Tripoli after gunmen attacked the building earlier. “A terrorist attack by the Islamic State targeted the NOC. So far,...

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 1:20am

A new model of human security

MADRID – It is becoming increasingly clear that globalization progresses not steadily, but through ups and downs. Currently, it appears to be in a downswing, hindered by a growing number of irresponsible political leaders who describe it as the root of all evil. With the rhetoric of...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 12:45am

Police ask public to stay calm, vigilant during election season

Rwandans need to take extra precautions during the on-going parliamentary election period to ensure that the campaigns and subsequent polls are conducted in an environment that is free and secure. The message was delivered yesterday by the Rwanda National Police spokesperson, Commissioner of...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 9:54am

Why peace and security are essential enablers of development

Peace and security is an essential factor of human life. A peaceful and secure environment is critical to every society since it affects all aspects of economic and social development in a country, and is a necessary sin-qua non to the realization of human rights. These have direct effects on the...

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 8:40am

Apple denies iPhones can record users' voices without permission

Apple sent a letter in response to a request from US congressmen, in which it stated that its iPhones do not record the users' voice without their permission, The Washington Post newspaper reported Wednesday. Apple replied to the US Congressman, stating that its virtual assistant, Siri, could...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 9:28am

Hoteliers urged to install security devices

Police, yesterday, held separate meetings with owners and managers of hospitality facilities and private security service providers operating in Musanze and Rubavu districts, and urged them to take “precaution” and ensure “maximum security” of their premises. The...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 8:33am

National Police College to hold annual symposium on peace, security and justice

Every year, the National Police College (NPC) holds a symposium on peace, security and justice as part of its Police Senior Command and Staff Course (PSCSC). The PSCSC, which brings together senior Police students from across Africa, offers a Masters of Arts in Peace Studies and Conflict...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 9:01am

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