UN: Central African Republic on brink of catastrophe

2014-01-07 08:49

UN officials are warning the Security Council that Central African Republic is on the brink of a catastrophe, with half the population of Bangui made homeless since ethnic warfare broke out.

The Central African Republic has been plunged into chaos as the country’s Christian majority seeks revenge against the Muslim rebels, who seized power in a coup in March. Fighting between Christian and Muslim militias intensified in December.

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