Security - : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper Deadly attack in Ivory Coast : A Liberian has been arrested Fri, 19 Oct 2012 14:28:49 +0200 Ojong Debra Rwanda elected for UN non permanent Security council seat Fri, 19 Oct 2012 13:47:02 +0200 Ojong Debra Libya: The dangers of leaving Gaddafi in power Fri, 25 Mar 2011 13:47:57 +0100 The dangers of a post- 2011 revolution Libya with Muammar Gaddafi still in charge, the influence that Gaddafi's violent resistance may have on other avaricious, power-hugging presidents in Africa and the affected will of a people to rise up against tyranny, oppression and abuse are reasons the ongoing coalition against Gaddafi in response to his war against his people ought to include an agenda to force him [Gaddafi] out of office and replace his regime with a people-centered regime. Konye Obaji Ori Libya: Gaddafi and his Mali-Chad Tuareg mercenaries Thu, 24 Mar 2011 13:39:41 +0100 As an international intervention to stop Colonel Muammar Gaddafi from committing further atrocities against Libyans continue, the north African country's leader remains impassive and has sworn to win this battle at all costs. The self professed Libyan "Guide" is relying on his armed forces and a number of African mercenaries. But the so-called mercenaries, mostly Tuaregs, have another problem at hand. Stéphanie Plasse Ivory Coast civil war could destabilize region Tue, 22 Mar 2011 12:07:51 +0100 A few days after Mr. Alassane Ouattara announced the formation of a new army, the Republican Forces of Côte d'Ivoire, elements close to Mr. Gbagbo have called for a massive enlistment into the army loyal to the outgoing president. As thousands enlist to fight and several thousands flee Côte d'Ivoire into neighboring countries, the U.N has warned that "the risks of destabilizing the region are enormous". Konye Obaji Ori, Patrick K. Johnsson Libya: Light at the end of tunnel for freedom fighters Fri, 18 Mar 2011 04:07:34 +0100 Muammar Gaddafi's government has warned the international community that any attack on Libya would threaten air and sea traffic in the Mediterranean after it was reported that military action involving France, Britain, the United States and one or more Arab states could be an option in the just passed United Nations Security Council resolution. Konye Obaji Ori Ethiopia led Nile treaty gains ground as Burundi joins Mon, 07 Mar 2011 12:57:55 +0100 Ethiopian authorities have expressed their contentment over Burundi's decision to sign a new Nile water equitable sharing treaty that will end Egypt's historical control over the Nile water. Desalegn Sisay Egypt's anti-democracy militias raise concern Mon, 07 Mar 2011 11:44:28 +0100 As Egypt's pro-democracy activists protested for reform of the security services, men in plain clothes armed with swords and petrol bombs attacked the rally that took place in front of the interior ministry building. Konye Obaji Ori Algeria's of state of emergency: The more things change... Thu, 03 Mar 2011 14:01:55 +0100 Long demanded by the opposition, the abrogation of the 19-year old emergency decree in Algeria was published on February 24 in the north African country's Journal Officiel. Nonetheless, political freedom still remains a no-go territory in a country where the army retains an overbearing control in the area of counter-terrorism. So what has really changed since the lifting of the emergency decree in Algeria? Djamel Belayachi Libya: International forces close in on Muammar Gaddafi Tue, 01 Mar 2011 02:38:23 +0100 International naval and air forces have positioned around Libya in a bid to force the Libyan strong man out of office. Washington has frozen 30 billion dollars in Libyan assets as part of an international effort to oust the delusional leader as debates about a post-Gaddafi Libya ensue in Washington. Konye Obaji Ori Ivory Coast heading towards civil war? Tue, 01 Mar 2011 02:31:18 +0100 While the United Nations suspects Laurent Gbagbo of flouting an arms embargo in an effort to rebuild his air force, suspicions of weapons acquisition also weigh on the Ouattara government. Meanwhile, the post-election violence which began in Abidjan after the contested 28 November 2010 presidential elections has spread to other parts of the country. UN fears a return to civil war. Zimbabwe: Activists arrested to prevent Egypt-Tunisian style protests Mon, 21 Feb 2011 13:21:49 +0100 Security forces in Zimbabwe claim to have foiled Egyptian-style uprisings after arresting 46 rights activists in the capital Harare for allegedly “plotting to oust a constitutionally-elected government”. Alice Chimora Nigeria: Military seizes weapons from Islamist militia Mon, 21 Feb 2011 12:30:00 +0100 Nigerian military has impounded an arsenal of Kalashnikov rifles, rocket-propelled grenades, explosives, hand grenades and a large quantity of ammunition from suspected members of extreme Islamist group Boko Haram. Boko Haram has lunched intermittent attacks against Christians and democratic institutions across Nigeria. Konye Obaji Ori Nigerian businesses looted in Harare Zimbabwe Mon, 07 Feb 2011 14:59:51 +0100 Property worth thousands of dollars went up in smoke after looters from Zanu PF militia went on rampage at Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, targeting foreign owned companies, mainly Nigerian. Alice Chimora Uganda: Heavy security deployment trigger concern Sun, 30 Jan 2011 16:22:09 +0100 Opposition parties in Uganda have complained about heavy deployment of security personnel in the East African country ahead of the February 18 presidential elections. Geof Magga