South Sudan's warring sides violated ceasefire over 50 times: monitors

2015-10-08 22:24

South Sudan's warring sides have violated a ceasefire agreement over 50 times in the last 20 months, mediators say.

UN accused of killing five civilians in DRC

2015-10-08 20:29

The governor of North Kivu province in the DRC says five civilians had been killed in a UN helicopter attack against rebel fighters this week.

DRC ruling party officials behind demo attack

2015-10-07 05:31

Rights campaigners accused police and ruling party officials in Democratic Republic of Congo of recruiting thugs to attack a peaceful opposition rally last month.

South Sudan rebels warn government is 'derailing' peace deal

2015-10-06 19:25

South Sudan's rebels have warned the government risks a "return to war" by undermining a peace deal as aid agencies reported a fresh upsurge in the 21-month-long conflict.

CAR govt says 61 dead, 300 hurt in month

2015-10-05 21:00

More than 60 people died and 300 were hurt in several days of clashes in the Central African Republic's capital of Bangui late last month.

CAR president calls for tougher UN mandate

2015-10-03 21:42

Central African Republic's interim President Catherine Samba-Panza has called for a tougher mandate for the UN mission, Minusca.

Central African Republic polls delayed by fresh violence

2015-10-02 09:45

Fresh violence in Central African Republic has forced the delay of October 18 elections meant to put the troubled country on firmer political ground, officials say.

Barricades rise after CAR clashes, but expert warns of civil war

2015-10-01 07:29

Barricades have been lifted in the capital of the Central African Republic as tensions ease, but a UN expert has warned the country could descend into civil war unless the latest violence is contained.

Fears of civil war in Central African Republic

2015-09-30 20:14

The Central African Republic could descend into civil war unless the latest upsurge in violence in the chronically unstable country is brought under control, a UN expert has warned.

Bangui streets deserted, as terrified residents shelter indoors

2015-09-30 07:39

The streets of the capital of the Central African Republic are deserted, with terrified residents sheltering indoors and tens of thousands fleeing their homes after three days of shooting and bloodshed.


Niger diplomat to head UN in DRC

2015-10-08 21:39

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed the current chief of the AU mission in Somalia to head the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

UN envoy: DRC political tensions high ahead of 2016 vote

2015-10-08 10:25

The UN envoy for the DRC says political tensions are running high ahead of 2016 legislative and presidential elections and human rights violations related to the electoral process are increasing.

Troika urges delay to plan for new South Sudan states

2015-10-06 21:38

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir's plans to replace the country's 10 states with 28 new states is a source of serious concern, the United States, Britain and Norway say in a joint statement.

Congo to vote on scrapping presidential 3rd term limit

2015-10-06 07:57

Republic of Congo’s government has called an October 25 referendum on a constitutional amendment allowing President Denis Nguesso to run for a controversial third term in office.

Displaced, hungry after South Sudan's peace deal

2015-10-04 16:29

Precarious peace agreement has failed to end fighting in South Sudan with fears of famine and disease outbreaks.

CAR violence blocking aid effort - UN

2015-10-03 09:00

Ongoing clashes in the Central African Republic are preventing aid workers from helping more than 42 000 people who have fled their homes in the latest flare-up, the UN aid chief says.

Looting blocks Central African Republic aid effort

2015-10-01 21:17

Aid agencies in the Central African Republic are struggling to treat the wounded and distribute aid after days of renewed fighting in the capital Bangui which killed at least 40 people.

Wounded trapped in Bangui

2015-09-30 20:14

The Red Cross says the Central African Republic's capital is too dangerous for their teams to collect bodies.

Amnesty warns of conflict diamond stockpile in CAR

2015-09-30 10:01

Amnesty International has called on the Central African Republic to confiscate and sell diamonds amassed by traders worth millions that could be fuelling militia violence and child labour.

CAR president pinned down at airport

2015-09-29 19:02

Fierce fighting between militia and UN peacekeepers in Central African Republic has pinned President Catherine Samba-Panza down in the airport.

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