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Gambia Arrests Collaborators After Western-Backed Coup Attempt

AFRICANGLOBE - Gambian analysts and local media said a number of the attackers were U.S. residents or dual nationals. The U.S. government has denied any involvement.

Protesters Demand Stop To Constitutional Change By Burkina Faso Dictator

AFRICANGLOBE - In Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou, nearly one million people have taken to the streets on Tuesday, organizers of the rally have said. The march itself was peaceful. But clashes had erupted between protesters and security forces shortly before the marching, and again at mid-day.

Ethiopia Launches Crackdown On Protesters

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopian security forces should cease using excessive force against students peacefully protesting plans to extend the boundaries of the capital, Addis Ababa, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities should immediately release students and others arbitrarily arrested during the protests and investigate and hold accountable security officials who are responsible for abuses.

More Deaths Reported in Egypt’s Pro-Morsi ‘Rage’ Protests

AFRICANGLOBE - At least six people were killed in Egypt Friday, where security forces have fired tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters who took to the streets in defiance of a government-imposed state of emergency.

Morsi Supporters Getting Ready For Conflict

AFRICANGLOBE - Standing by a brick and sandbag barricade on the edge of a Muslim Brotherhood protest camp in Cairo, chief guard Mohamed Saqr is preparing to resist a threatened attempt by security forces to storm in.

Elite Troops Sent to Sudan’s Second Largest City After Clashes

AFRICANGLOBE - Elite Sudanese troops have been deployed in Sudan's second-largest city after days of violence among members of the security forces, as residents begin the Muslim month of Ramadaan in fear of new clashes.

South Africa to Supply Security Vehicles to Brazil

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa's largest privately owned defence and aerospace firm Paramount Group has won an international bid to supply security vehicles to Brazil, the company announced last week. It will supply Maverick security vehicles, which have been designed to be used by security forces.

Ethiopian Security Forces Kill American Terrorist

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopia's security forces said Sunday that they have killed the leader of a "terror" cell in the southwestern Gambella region, which borders South Sudan. American citizen Omot Odol Ojulu, who was on the country's most wanted list..

Security Forces Continue to Shoot Protesters in Sudan

Sudanese security forces must stop shooting protesters with live ammunition, Amnesty International said after confirming that at least eight demonstrators killed on Tuesday had...

Sudan Government Accused of Using Nerve Gas on Protesters

Sudanese security forces used "nerve gas" to incapacitate would-be demonstrators in the capital Khartoum on Friday, an opposition member has charged, whereas activists said...

Egyptian Army Clash With Copt Protesters Leaving 24 Dead

A curfew was imposed overnight in Egypt's capital after 24 people, mostly Coptic Christians, died in clashes with security forces in the deadliest violence since president Hosni Mubarak's fall.