Regulation of the Private Security Sector in Africa

"The aim of this policy paper is to summarise the work of the research project, present the challenges posed by PMSCs, identify the research findings and provide recommendations to the African Union Commission regarding the privatisation of security in Africa. The paper also presents a recommended pro forma protocol on the regulation of the private security sector in Africa. It is envisaged that the paper would be of use at the AU level in the discussions around the privatisation of security phenomenon and the development of policies aimed at effectively regulating PMSCs in Africa."