Central African Republic

UN says 41 peacekeepers suspected in CAR sex abuse

2016-12-06 12:09

The UN has identified 41 peacekeepers from Burundi and Gabon as suspects in sexual abuse in the Central African Republic in recent years, a UN spokesperson says.

UN chief demands immediate end to CAR violence

2016-11-29 09:23

The UN chief Ban Ki-moon has condemned recent clashes between members of the former Seleka rebellion in the Central African Republic, urging armed groups to immediately end the violence.

UN base 'targeted' in Central Africa clashes

2016-11-22 11:29

The UN peacekeeping force in Central African Republic says one of its bases has come under fire during clashes between rival groups, prompting its troops to respond.

With no army or basic services, CAR leader eyes donors

2016-11-16 13:19

Though elected early this year, Central Africa's new president has no army to command or civil service to call on. He still fills in as a university maths lecturer due to lack of teaching staff.

Central Africa 'needs urgent peacekeeping boost'

2016-11-02 09:26

Human Rights Watch has called on the United Nations to boost security forces in the Central African Republic, a day after France ended its peacekeeping mission in the strife-torn country.

4 killed in violent Central African Republic anti-UN protests

2016-10-25 14:20

Four civilians have been killed after protests against the UN peacekeepers turned violent in the Central African Republic, with gunfire and looting reporting across the capital Bangui.

11 killed in Central African Republic after official shot

2016-10-07 06:14

The UN peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic says 11 people were killed and 14 injured in violence this week sparked by the killing of a military official.

UN says CAR clash killed six people

2016-09-20 10:24

The UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic has revised a death toll for weekend clashes in the heart of the nation to six.

CAR militia kills at least 20, several wounded

2016-09-18 17:00

Militia fighters in the Central African Republic have killed at least 20 people and wounded several more in attacks in the centre of the country, a police source says.

C Africa's president to hold talks with rebels

2016-08-02 09:23

The Central African Republic's president says he would soon hold talks with rebel groups as he seeks to restore security after years of sectarian violence.


HRW: Clashes between rebel Seleka groups 'killed' civilians in CAR

2016-12-05 16:08

Serious fighting in the Central African Republic in late November 2016 between two Seleka groups left at least 14 civilians dead and 76 wounded, Human Rights Watch says.

At least 16 dead, thousands displaced in CAR clashes

2016-11-24 09:30

Clashes between rival armed groups in the Central African Republic have left at least 16 people dead and several thousand civilians displaced, the UN says, warning of "targeted assassinations" against ethnic Fulani.

Donors pledge $2.2bn for CAR recovery plan

2016-11-18 14:04

International donors have pledged $2.2bn in aid for strife-torn Central African Republic, one of the world's poorest countries, officials say.

UN pledges more to protect Central African civilians

2016-11-04 11:29

The United Nations will do "everything in its power" to prevent further atrocities in the Central African Republic, a top UN official has said at the end of a three-day visit.

French troops end mission to Central African Republic

2016-11-01 10:11

The French defemce minister says his country is ending its military peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic.

CAR's first Catholic cardinal marches for peace

2016-10-13 09:26

The first Catholic cardinal of the Central African Republic has marched for peace as more deadly violence in the war-ravaged country left at least six people dead.

DRC's Bemba appeals ICC war crimes conviction

2016-09-29 06:00

Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba, jailed for 18 years for war crimes, has formally appealed against his conviction by the ICC, arguing his trial was "flawed," his lawyers have said.

Fighting in Central African Republic kills at least 20

2016-09-19 09:20

A local radio station and residents say that fighting between rival rebel groups in Central African Republic has killed at least 20 people.

Son of CAR's ex-president detained

2016-08-06 16:09

Central African Republic's justice minister says UN officials have detained the son of a former president and handed him over to the authorities.

Displaced and forgotten in Central African Republic

2016-07-27 19:17

From village to village, people share stories of being forced to flee as armed groups attacked and burned their homes in the Central African Republic.

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