Central African Republic

Congo to probe alleged sex abuse by peacekeeers in CAR

2016-02-06 10:58

The Republic of Congo has launched an investigation into allegations of child sexual abuse involving its troops serving as UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic.

Fresh sex abuse claims rock UN mission

2016-02-05 05:36

The UN's troubled mission in Central African Republic has announced seven new claims of sex abuse by peacekeepers.

ICC to unveil verdict against DRC's Bemba

2016-02-02 21:01

The International Criminal Court will deliver its verdict next month in the long-running trial of former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba.

CAR presidential run-off election scheduled for February 14

2016-01-28 22:26

The Central African Republic will hold the second round of its presidential election on February 14, with two former prime ministers facing off in the vote.

Central African Republic court cancels vote

2016-01-25 22:34

The Central African Republic's top court has cancelled the first round legislative vote held in December over 'irregularities'.

Central African Republic facing hunger crisis

2016-01-20 21:35

The United Nations is warning of a hunger crisis in Central African Republic that is affecting half the country's population.

UN: New sexual abuse allegations in CAR

2016-01-06 09:18

The United Nations says it is investigating new allegations that UN peacekeepers sexually abused four underage girls in the capital of Central African Republic.

UN chief calls for peaceful Central Africa vote

2015-12-30 09:17

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for peaceful and credible elections in the Central African Republic.

UN: CAR vote delay will not be a setback

2015-12-25 17:06

The United Nations says delaying presidential and legislative elections in the Central African Republic will not be a setback and is justified by the country's "very delicate security situation".

UN 'failed to respond' to sex abuse claims in CAR

2015-12-18 10:57

Damning report accuses UN of "gross institutional failure" to probe allegations that peacekeepers abused children.


UN asks Chad for answers over CAR rebel leader visit

2016-02-06 09:01

UN officials are demanding the Chadian government explain why a Central African rebel leader has been able to travel freely to Chad in defiance of Security Council sanctions against him.

Tensions rise in Central African Republic as elections draw near

2016-02-04 18:33

As presidential elections in the Central African Republic draw closer, renewed fighting between communities has sparked tensions.

France wants to end CAR operation this year

2016-01-31 17:32

France wants to end its military operation in the Central African Republic this year, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says.

Final round of Central Africa presidential poll delayed

2016-01-27 18:36

The second and last round presidential poll in the Central African Republic, which had been scheduled for Sunday, has been postponed over organisational problems.

Ex-PMs in second round Central Africa vote

2016-01-25 18:35

Two former Central African Republic premiers, Anicet Georges Dologuele and Faustin Archange Touadera, will vie for the presidency of the strife-torn nation in the final round of elections.

Central African Republic vote recount demanded

2016-01-11 16:01

A top candidate in presidential elections in the Central African Republic, Martin Ziguele, wants a manual recount of first-round votes because of alleged irregularities.

Outsider takes early lead in CAR presidential race

2016-01-02 20:02

Early results from Central African Republic's presidential election has given former premier Faustin Archange Touadera a slim lead in the capital after a vote seen as vital to restoring stability after ending years of unrest.

Central Africa set to vote for 'president for peace'

2015-12-29 10:32

The Central African Republic votes in presidential polls, in which all leading candidates have vowed to reunite a nation torn and terrified by unprecedented sectarian strife.

CAR delays national election

2015-12-24 22:08

A special adviser to the transitional president of Central African Republic says the country's national election will be postponed by a few days.

'Nearly 90%' of CAR voters say 'yes' to constitutional changes

2015-12-18 09:18

Nearly 90% of voters in the Central African Republic's capital Bangui voted for changes to the constitution in a referendum aimed at ending years of sectarian strife, though turnout was low at 30%, partial results show.

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