Central African Republic


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.

Ugandan-led rebel group steps up attacks in Central Africa

2016-07-20 19:04

A Ugandan-led rebel group has abducted 498 civilians and killed 17 others in the first half of this year, a watchdog organisation says, suggesting a resurgence of the group whose leader is the target of an international manhunt.

President marking 100 days in office: CAR still in danger

2016-07-10 19:11

The Central African Republic remains in danger, with entire regions controlled by armed groups, President Faustin-Archange Touadera has warned as he marked 100 days since his election.

Suspects in peacekeeper sexual abuse case are Burundian - UN

2016-07-08 13:45

The latest UN peacekeepers accused of sexually abusing minors in the Central African Republic are from a Burundian contingent, a spokesperson says.

ICC jails Bemba for 18 years

2016-06-21 15:48

Judges at the ICC have sentenced former DRC vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba to 18 years in jail for a series of brutal rapes and murders over a decade ago.

French soldiers in CAR face physical abuse probe

2016-06-21 05:43

Paris prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation into allegations that French troops beat up two people in the Central African Republic while other soldiers stood idly by.

Congolese peacekeepers linked to mass murders in CAR

2016-06-09 12:04

Human Rights Watch has raised the alarm over the murders of at least 18 people at the hands of peacekeepers in the Central African Republic between December 2013 and June 2015.

 

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.

LRA rebels in CAR kidnap 344 people in six months

2016-07-21 16:18

Rebels from the Lord's Resistance Army have kidnapped a record 344 civilians in the Central African Republic in the first half of 2016, according to two specialised NGOs.

France to end military operations in Central African Republic

2016-07-14 07:04

President Francois Hollande says France will end its military mission in the Central African Republic in October.

Thousands flee renewed C Africa violence - UN

2016-07-08 15:03

Thousands of people have fled renewed violence in the Central African Republic to neighbouring Chad and Cameroon, the United Nations said, voicing fears that many more could follow.

HRW: 18 deaths by CAR police unit

2016-06-27 21:11

Human Rights Watch says it has documented the killings of at least 18 people by a police unit in Central African Republic.

16 killed in new clashes in Central African Republic - police

2016-06-21 11:29

Sixteen people have been killed in two days of clashes between Fulani herdsmen and the mainly Muslim Seleka militia in northern Central African Republic, a police source says.

Uganda to withdraw troops from CAR

2016-06-10 20:29

Uganda plans to withdraw all of its troops from a mission in the Central African whose goal is to hunt down members of the LRA rebel group.

DRCongo's Bemba in dock for bribing

2016-05-31 19:48

Convicted Congolese war criminal Jean-Pierre Bemba is back in the International Criminal Court - this time accused of bribing witnesses and falsifying evidence.

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