Central African Republic


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.

Hopes for peace as CentralAfricans vote

2016-02-14 22:43

Voters in the Central African Republic have cast their ballots in delayed legislative elections and a presidential run-off.

 

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.

New sex abuse claims in Central African Republic

2016-02-15 22:47

There have been new claims of child and other sexual abuse by UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic.

UN peacekeepers prepare for CAR vote

2016-02-13 22:04

Thousands of UN peacekeepers are getting ready to safeguard the historic presidential runoff vote in the Central African Republic.

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