Central African Republic

MSF suspending operations in part of Central African Republic

2016-05-19 23:11

Doctors Without Borders says it must suspend operations in part of Central African Republic after its employees there came under attack, leaving one person dead.

Central Africa villages take on LRA rebels

2016-05-03 16:23

Obo, and the surrounding villages in southeast Central African Republic have formed a radio network to boost security.

UN peacekeeper killed in Central Africa in alleged LRA attack

2016-04-19 05:25

A UN peacekeeper from Morocco was killed in the Central African Republic while on patrol near a village that came under attack, allegedly by rebels of the Lord's Resistance Army.

AU readmits Central African Republic

2016-04-07 19:03

The African Union has readmitted the Central African Republic, ending a three-year suspension following a coup that sparked the country's worst sectarian bloodletting.

Central African Republic president names new PM

2016-04-03 18:01

President Faustin-Archange Touadera has appointed former campaign director Simplice Sarandji as prime minister.

UN's Ban 'shocked' by peacekeeper sex abuse claims

2016-03-31 23:17

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is 'shocked to the core' by allegations of sexual abuse by UN peacekeepers and French troops in the Central African Republic.

Central African Republic president sworn in

2016-03-30 18:10

Central African Republic's newly elected president has been sworn into office, ushering in the first elected leader since Muslim rebels overthrew the government.

Mauritania vows no abuse by soldiers

2016-02-21 19:15

Mauritania's defence minister promises that the country's peacekeepers will not be implicated in the type of sex abuse allegations that rocked Central African Republic's UN mission.

Faustin-Archange Touadera new Central Africa president: electoral authority

2016-02-20 19:33

Faustin-Archange Touadera, a former prime minister and maths teacher standing as an independent, has been elected president of the Central African Republic.

Central Africa presidential rivals trade accusations

2016-02-17 22:56

Rivals in the Central African Republic's hotly-contested presidential run-off, seen as crucial to usher in peace after decades of turmoil, have traded accusations of fraud, influence peddling and intimidation.


Hollande vows French help in restive CAR

2016-05-13 17:58

French President Francois Hollande has paid a lightning visit to the Central African Republic for talks with its new leaders on stabilising and rebuilding the restive nation, while drawing down France's military presence.

Little help for survivors of CAR abuses

2016-04-20 19:10

Young survivors of sexual violence by peacekeepers in Central African Republic say they've received little help even as the international community pledges to do more.

Central African Republic gets new government

2016-04-12 05:14

The Central African Republic has unveiled its first new government since a peaceful presidential vote in February.

New French sex abuse probe in Central Africa

2016-04-05 17:57

French prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation into new allegations of sexual abuse against French troops based in Central African Republic.

Hollande, Ban: No impunity in CAR sex abuse case

2016-04-01 21:22

French President Francois Hollande and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon say there will be no impunity for French troops and UN peacekeepers accused in a sexual abuse scandal in the Central African Republic.

Central African Republic votes in second round

2016-03-31 16:01

Voters in the Central African Republic have gone to the polls for the second round of the country's parliamentary election, a day after the new president was sworn in.

New CAR president takes on a country in ruins

2016-03-28 15:01

The Central African Republic's new president takes office on Wednesday, faced with the challenge of reconciling a divided population and rebuilding a shattered country.

Central African Republic: New president vows unity

2016-02-21 16:02

The newly elected president of Central African Republic has vowed to unite the country while thanking his opponent for conceding defeat in a run-off vote.

DRC to probe Central Africa peacekeeper sex abuse claims

2016-02-18 21:02

The government in the Democratic Republic of Congo has announced a probe into fresh allegations of sexual abuse by Congolese soldiers serving in the UN mission in Central African Republic.

New sex abuse claims against DRC peacekeepers

2016-02-16 21:15

UN peacekeepers from the Democratic Republic of Congo have been accused of sexually abusing four children who were living in a camp for displaced civilians in the Central African Republic.

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