Armed group kills more than 30 in Central African Republic: UN

2019-05-22 22:18

More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic, the UN's peacekeeping mission says.

Gabon to keep troops in UN mission in CAR

2018-07-05 21:10

Gabon said it will keep its 444 troops in the UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic, reversing a decision to quit after allegations of abuse were made against the contingent.

UN peacekeeper killed, 8 hurt as CAR convoy hit

2018-05-18 11:59

A peacekeeper was killed and eight others were injured Thursday during an attack on a convoy in the Central African Republic, the UN's MINUSCA force and the Mauritanian army said.

Brazil ready to send peacekeepers to CAR: general

2017-11-29 12:09

Brazil is ready to send at least 750 peacekeepers to join a United Nations force patrolling the Central African Republic, a Brazilian general says.

CAR clerics urge review of UN strategy ahead of Guterres visit

2017-10-24 13:03

Christian and Muslim leaders in Central African Republic, speaking ahead of a visit by United Nations chief Antonio Guterres, have urged the UN to overhaul its strategy for the strife-torn country.

UN to tackle claim it mishandles CAR rape cases

2017-09-16 14:00

The UN's peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic says it would probe allegations that investigations into sexual abuse by UN soldiers has been disastrously mishandled.

UN says Moroccan peacekeeper killed in CAR

2017-07-24 08:31

An ambush killed a Moroccan peacekeeper and wounded three others in the Central African Republic, the United Nations says, blaming pro-Christian militias for the violence.

UN commander in CAR wants DRC peacekeepers to leave

2017-06-07 09:30

The UN force commander in the Central African Republic is calling for hundreds of peacekeepers from DRC to be sent home for sexual abuse, fuel trafficking and poor discipline, according to a confidential memo released Tuesday.

Central African Republic leader wants training for troops

2017-03-17 11:20

The president of Central African Republic have called for additional training and equipment for the country's armed forces so they can be deployed to deal with the conflict among groups that is leading to loss of lives "and massive destruction".

1000s living in CAR airport to go 'home for Christmas'

2016-12-16 06:30

People living in a tent city for the displaced near Bangui airport in the Central African Republic have started packing up their belongings and heading home, an AFP journalist says.


No sign of torture on bodies of Russian journalists killed in CAR, Moscow says

2018-08-02 15:24

Russia has said no sign of torture was found on the bodies of three Russian journalists killed during a reporting trip in the Central African Republic.

One UN peacekeeper killed, 7 wounded in CAR ambush

2018-06-05 10:26

A UN peacekeeper from Tanzania has been killed and seven others wounded after their patrol was ambushed by gunmen in the Central African Republic, UN officials say.

Eight die in CAR clashes as UN force takes back Bambari

2018-05-17 05:57

The UN mission in the Central African Republic says it has taken back control of Bambari after several institutions in the central city were attacked, leaving eight dead.

UN opens probe of peacekeepers' response in CAR

2017-11-14 08:37

The United Nations has opened an independent investigation to determine whether UN peacekeepers responded appropriately to an outbreak of recent violence in the Central African Republic.

New rape claims against UN peacekeepers in CAR

2017-10-12 10:33

Peacekeepers in the Central African Republic have been accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl, the UN says, the latest in a spate of rape claims that have hit the mission.

UN sees early warning signs of genocide in CAR

2017-08-08 10:14

Renewed clashes in the Central African Republic are early warning signs of genocide, the UN aid chief says, calling for more troops and police to beef up the UN peacekeeping mission in the strife-torn country.

DRC to withdraw UN peacekeepers accused of misconduct

2017-06-20 08:31

More than 600 troops from DRc serving as UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic will be returning home following allegations of sex abuse and other misconduct, UN officials say.

Chad blasts UN report on troop abuses in CAR

2017-06-02 15:30

Chad has strongly objected to a UN report accusing its soldiers of abuses in Central African Republic in an official letter.

Third peacekeeper killed in CAR: UN

2017-01-06 15:50

Gunmen have killed a Bangladeshi peacekeeper in the restive Central African Republic on the same day that two Moroccan soldiers died in a separate attack, the country's UN mission says.

At least 16 dead, thousands displaced in CAR clashes

2016-11-24 09:30

Clashes between rival armed groups in the Central African Republic have left at least 16 people dead and several thousand civilians displaced, the UN says, warning of "targeted assassinations" against ethnic Fulani.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.