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Chinese private security companies go global | Financial Times
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Chinese private security companies go global | Financial Times

On the evening of July 8, the streets of the South Sudanese capital of Juba were raked with gunfire as an uneasy truce between warring political factions broke down. Inside the offices of DeWe Security, a Chinese private security firm, phones started ringing. Sample the FT’s top stories for a week You select the topic, we deliver the news. Select topic Enter email address Invalid email By signing up you confirm that you have read and agree to the terms and conditions, cookie policy and privacy policy.

Panicked Chinese oil workers employed by the China National Petroleum Corp, the main client of DeWe (pronounced “DeWei”) in South Sudan, were calling an emergency number to say they were in harm’s way and awaiting instructions.

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