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Burkina Faso: Deposed Burkina Faso President Reinstated

AFRICANGLOBE - An agreement has been reached to end a tense standoff in Burkina Faso and return the transitional president to power after last week's coup. Deposed President Michel Kafando has said the "transition is back."

Former American Soldiers, Presidential Guard Behind Gambia Coup Attempt

AFRICANGLOBE - Gambia's government on Wednesday accused the former head of the West African nation's presidential guard of leading a small group, including two former U.S. soldiers, in a failed attempt to oust President Yahya Jammeh last month.

French Troops Kill Three CAR Presidential Guards

AFRICANGLOBE - Three ex-rebels shot dead by French troops in the capital of the Central African Republic on Sunday were members of the presidential guard and were “killed in cold blood”, the CAR presidency said. “They were killed in cold blood by members of Sangaris,”presidential spokesman Guy Simplice Kodegue said yesterday, referring to the French force sent this month to disarm ex-rebels sowing chaos in the country.