Navy needed for Gulf of Guinea piracy

2013-06-24 21:28

West and Central African leaders have called for the deployment of an international naval force in the Gulf of Guinea as they met in Cameroon to discuss maritime security in the pirate-infested waters.

CAR's Djotodia recognised by region

2013-04-18 22:57

Leaders of the Central Africa regional bloc have recognised Michel Djotodia as transitional head of the Central African Republic but stopped short of embracing him as president.

ANC welcomes CAR troop withdrawal

2013-04-04 18:47

The African National Congress has welcomed the government's decision to withdraw South African soldiers from the Central African Republic.

CAR strongman 'accepts ECCAS decisions'

2013-04-04 13:56

CAR's rebel strongman Michel Djotodia has accepted the outcome of a regional summit of the country’s crisis which called for the election of a new interim leader following last month’s coup.

Leaders won't recognise CAR 'president'

2013-04-03 22:20

African heads of state have decided that it is impossible to recognise rebel chief Michel Djotodia as president of Central African Republic, and want the country to elect a transitional president.


Seven killed in CAR attack

2013-06-03 20:29

Armed men claiming to be members of the ruling Seleka movement in the Central African Republic have killed seven people in an attack on the central town of Bouca.

CAR's post-coup cabinet meets

2013-04-05 21:45

The interim government of the Central African Republic says it has held its first cabinet meeting, after seizing power in a bloody coup.

We didn't bolt from CAR - Minister

2013-04-04 14:42

SA troops were not fleeing from CAR in the wake of the coup, but a political decision had been made for them to withdraw, International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says.

Probe into SA troops killed in CAR

2013-04-04 13:38

Government will investigate international reports querying the death toll of South African soldiers in CAR, International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says.

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