Central African Republic


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.

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.

 

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.

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.

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