ARTICLES RELATING TO CENTRAL AFRICA

French troops wounded in CAR clash

2014-08-21 16:09

Three French soldiers have been wounded after fighters attacked them with grenades and an anti-tank missile in Central African Republic, the army says.

3 000 DRC sex victims in 6 months

2014-08-18 22:51

There have been nearly 3 000 victims of sexual violence in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo during the first half of this year.

34 killed in CAR attacks

2014-08-16 17:25

A local official says Muslim rebels in Central African Republic have killed at least 34 people over in a series of attacks on remote villages.

CAR rebels reject new PM

2014-08-11 21:05

The Central African Republic's northern Seleka rebels will not take part in a national unity government as they were not consulted about the choice of prime minister.

UN warns DRC rebels to disarm or face military

2014-08-08 08:18

The UN mission chief in the Democratic Republic of Congo has warned the last remaining rebel group in the east to lay down arms or face military action.

DRC 'mercenary' maintains innocents

2014-08-05 21:04

Etienne Kabila, the man accused of being the leader of a group of rebels plotting to overthrow DRC President Joseph Kabila, claims he is an innocent man who did nothing wrong.

DRC's Kabila may stay on

2014-08-05 19:47

The Democratic Republic of Congo's President Joseph Kabila gave the United States no sign that he would stick to the country's constitution and stand down after two terms.

US calls for political tolerance in Africa

2014-08-05 07:49

The US has opened a US-Africa summit by urging African leaders to respect political differences, saying that core democratic principles are vital to achieving long-term economic growth.

DRC and UN rescues Uganda Muslim kidnap victims

2014-08-04 16:36

More than 300 Congolese civilians abducted by Ugandan Muslim rebels have been rescued by soldiers and United Nations peacekeepers.

Uganda Anti-gay law: 'Justice prevails'

2014-08-01 17:00

"Justice prevailed, we won," says the lawyer who led the challenge in Uganda's constitutional court after it overturned controversial anti-gay laws.

Cholera kills in Cameroon

2014-07-29 21:01

An outbreak of cholera has killed more than 200 people in northern Cameroon over the past two months.

Boko Haram Cameroon raids kill 15

2014-07-28 16:24

At least 15 people have been killed in two attacks blamed on Boko Haram in northern Cameroon, with the wife of the country's deputy prime minister among a dozen people reportedly kidnapped.

CAR rebels sign ceasefire agreement

2014-07-24 07:53

Rival armed factions in the Central African Republic have agreed to a tentative ceasefire at a peace conference held in Congo.

CAR talks suspended after rebel no-show

2014-07-22 18:52

Peace talks between Central African Republic’s sectarian rivals have been suspended after the ex-rebel Seleka group failed to show up less than a day before the deadline of a deal.

Delay in trial of DRC's alleged coup plotters

2014-07-22 08:36

The trial of 20 men accused of plotting to overthrow Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila has been delayed in the North Gauteng High Court after applications by 14 of the accused were launched.

Sudan editor severely beaten after call for Israeli ties

2014-07-20 08:58

Armed men have raided the offices of a Sudanese newspaper and have severely beat the chief editor who had called for normalisation of ties with Israel.

Kony's rebels change tactics to evade hunt

2014-07-19 13:23

Knives, ropes, tarpaulins, AK-47s, and gun lubricant. These are some of the items handed over to the Ugandan army by three fighters who defected last month from Joseph Kony's rebels.

Central African Republic death toll higher

2014-07-16 21:59

Fighting in Central African Republic may have claimed more lives than previously thought.

Impunity must end in CAR - Amnesty

2014-07-10 21:35

Amnesty International is calling for fighters to face justice in the Central African Republic.

CAR leader condemns 'barbaric' church attack

2014-07-10 02:30

Central African Republic President Catherine Samba Panza has accused militias of "barbaric and criminal" acts after 26 civilians seeking shelter at a church were killed this week.

France urges ceasefire in CAR

2014-07-08 15:19

France’s defence minister has warned on a visit to CAR that the strife-wracked country has no future unless rival factions agree to a ceasefire.

CAR church compound attacked - 'many' dead

2014-07-07 21:44

Rebel fighters and armed Muslims have killed "many" people in an attack on a church compound in the Central African Republic where thousands of civilians have taken refuge, officials say.

ICC asylum seekers return to Kinshasa

2014-07-07 18:46

Three Congolese witnesses who testified before the International Criminal Court have been returned to Kinshasa after failed asylum bids in the Netherlands.

DRC: Peacekeepers regret failing to stop massacre

2014-07-04 10:04

The head of the UN peacekeeping mission in the DRC says he is sorry his forces reacted too slowly to prevent a massacre in the east of the country in June.

Kabila destroys own dagga

2014-07-03 21:01

Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila has directed security officials to destroy a marijuana plantation grown by his own guards.

 

Illness with Ebola-like symptoms kills several in Congo

2014-08-20 21:14

The DRC has sent its health minister and a team of experts to the remote northern Equateur province after several people died there from a disease with Ebola-like symptoms.

DRC army accused of executing PoWs

2014-08-18 18:55

Former rebels beaten last November by government and UN troops in the Democratic Republic of Congo have accused the army of executing 10 prisoners of war.

Undercover cop testifies in DRC coup plot trial

2014-08-11 22:18

An undercover police colonel who infiltrated a group of rebels allegedly plotting to overthrow DRC President Joseph Kabila's government has started testifying in the North Gauteng High Court.

Muslim named as new CAR prime minister

2014-08-10 21:50

The president of the Central African Republic has named a Muslim as the country's new prime minister as part of an effort to create a more inclusive government.

US warns DRC rebels of military action

2014-08-05 22:17

The United States has warned that the last major illegal armed group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo must surrender in "significant" numbers soon or face military action to eliminate it.

CAR government resigns

2014-08-05 21:00

The government of the strife-torn Central African Republic has resigned as part of a peace deal reached last month with Christian and Muslim rebel factions.

French troops kill militiamen in CAR - report

2014-08-05 14:19

French peacekeepers have killed several militiamen after they came under attack while on patrol in the Central African Republic.

State: Try DRC rebel group in SA

2014-08-04 17:46

Members of a DRC rebel group accused of plotting to overthrow President Joseph Kabila's government while in South Africa must be tried in this country, the North Gauteng High Court has heard.

Applause as DRC 'mercenaries' appear

2014-08-04 14:32

Applause and chanting echoed in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria ahead of the appearance of members of a Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) rebel group.

22 killed in CAR fighting

2014-08-01 11:57

At least 22 people have been killed in clashes between rival anti-balaka and Seleka militias in the Central African Republic this week, African peacekeepers say.

CAR ceasefire 'broken'

2014-07-29 09:04

The ceasefire in the Central African Republic has been 'broken' after a clash.

Malaria is the leading killer in CAR

2014-07-25 07:44

As a recent ceasefire deal boosts prospects for peace in Central African Republic, a key medical aid group has warned that malaria was the leading killer .

CAR talks on hold, seleka absent

2014-07-22 20:17

The Central African Republic peace talks are on hold after the Seleka rebels did not show up for the 2nd day of meetings.

Gunfire near military base in DRC capital

2014-07-22 17:41

Unidentified gunmen have attacked a major military base in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital, Kinshasa.

CAR peace talks open in Congo

2014-07-21 13:22

Key players in the Central African Republic have launched a fresh round of talks in Brazzaville to end more than a year of sectarian bloodshed in the impoverished nation.

France announces new operation in Africa

2014-07-19 22:00

France has announced the redeployment of 3 000 troops in five of its former colonies across northwest Africa as part of an operation to help fight terrorism in the region.

Kidnapped women, kids sex slaves in DRC

2014-07-17 05:00

Women and children are being kidnapped by armed gangs and forced to work as sex slaves in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Ex-CAR leader renamed as head of rebel group

2014-07-12 17:57

The former president of war-torn Central African Republic, Michel Djotodia, who led the rebel Seleka militia that swept him to power last year, has been renamed head of the movement.

'Ethnicity, politics at the root of CAR war'

2014-07-10 13:50

The bloodshed in CAR is often presented as pitting Muslims against Christians – an echo of other religious conflicts raging across Africa.

Seleka church attacks leaves 17 dead

2014-07-08 20:33

Rebels have attacked a Central African Republic church sheltering civilians in Bambari, killing at least 17.

Many killed as CAR fighter attack church

2014-07-08 14:10

Rebel fighters and armed Muslim civilians have killed "many" people in an attack on a church compound in CAR where thousands of civilians had taken refuge, officials say.

Central African Republic violence escalating

2014-07-07 20:17

Violence in the Central African Republic is becoming "more serious" as a political deadlock inflames tensions between rival Christians and Muslims.

Asylum-seeking Congolese sent to Kinshasa

2014-07-07 14:38

Three Congolese witnesses formerly detained by the ICC have been returned to Kinshasa after failed asylum bids in the Netherlands, their layer says.

Grenade kills child in CAR

2014-07-04 07:43

A child has been killed and ten other people have been badly injured after a grenade exploded in the capital of Central African Republic.

DRC Catholic bishops urge Kabila to step aside

2014-07-02 19:25

The influential Roman Catholic Church in the Democratic Republic of Congo has urged President Joseph Kabila to respect constitutional terms limits and not seek re-election.

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