Cabo Delgado, Mozambique’s northernmost province, is in the midst of a slow-growing Islamist insurgency with the districts of Mocimboa de Praia, Palma, Montepuez and Macomia most affected. The unrest looks set to continue into the new year and beyond. In … Read the rest
Throughout December 2019 there has been some new military developments in Eastern Europe. NATO has increased its presence in the … Read the rest
The United States’ assassination of General Qassem Soleimani has heightened security concerns about shipping in the Gulf region, … Read the rest
Security advisory relating to 6 November 2019 attack in Burkina Faso. Thirty-seven civilians reported killed and a further 60 wounded in an attack carried out by unidentified gunmen who targeted a convoy transporting workers of Canadian gold miner Semafo in the eastern region of the country.
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One year after the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak was confirmed in the DRC, the Congolese provinces of North Kivu and Ituri continue to see cases being reported on a weekly basis. Overall, hotspots and associated risks continued to shift with new cases being reported in previously cleared areas. This continued reporting of cases into new and previously cleared health zones from areas with sustained local transmission is a great hindrance to the control of the overall outbreak and demonstrates that the risk remains high in the region. The World Health Organization (WHO) has continued to observe a sustained local transition with a large number of cases in the Beni Health Zone.http://msrisk.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Ebola-Outbreak-Situation-Report-2-August-2019.pdf">Download PDF Report