Central African Republic


Elephant Path: A Story of Hope and War in CAR

2019-08-09 20:24

In the rainforests of the Central African Republic is Dzanga Bai, a remote clearing where a tall canopy of trees - full of the hum of insects and calls of wildlife - gives way to soft mud and pools of water.

As Kagame steps down, Egypt takes helm at African Union

2019-02-10 17:24

Rwandan President Paul Kagame, who led an active, reformist tenure as African Union chair, on Sunday passes the baton to Egypt, seen as more likely to focus on security issues than expanding the powers of the body.

Central African peace deal still not fully signed: minister

2019-02-07 20:57

Several parties to the Central African Republic's peace accord have yet to sign the much-trumpeted deal, a minister has said.

CAR: 14 armed groups for one poor country

2019-02-06 13:41

The Central African Republic's government and 14 militias that hold sway over most of the country have inked a peace agreement in Khartoum - the eighth since violence broke out in 2012.

First face-to-face meeting in CAR peace talks

2019-01-27 07:10

Central African Republic's government and militias who control most of the country have held their first face-to-face talks since the country's crisis erupted in 2012, as fresh violence claimed 13 lives.

Central African Republic peace talks open in Khartoum

2019-01-25 13:02

Peace talks to end chronic violence in the Central African Republic began in Khartoum, attended by representatives of the government and 14 armed groups, the UN peacekeeping mission in the CAR has said.

Aid group warns of Central African Republic 'catastrophe'

2019-01-23 17:21

The leader of an international aid group says Central African Republic "is steering toward a catastrophe" unless a new round of peace talks in Sudan this week succeed.

CAR sets peace talks for January 24: AU

2019-01-10 13:15

The African Union says that long-awaited peace talks between the government of the Central African Republic and militia groups would take place in Khartoum this month.

CAR rebels buy weapons from Sudan traffickers: UN report

2019-01-03 17:12

Muslim rebels who briefly seized power in the Central African Republic in 2013 have received fresh weapons supplies from traffickers in Sudan even as they take part in peace talks, according to a UN panel of experts.

ICC: France arrests Central African Republic militia leader

2018-12-12 21:25

A senior leader of a Central African Republic militia has been arrested in France on a warrant issued by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity and war crimes including murder and torture

 

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.

UN chief sees 'wind of hope' in African peace deals, elections

2019-02-10 14:14

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said that a slew of peaceful elections and truces in Africa were signs of a "wind of hope" on the continent.

UN chief urges countries to back CAR peace deal

2019-02-07 15:51

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on countries to back a peace deal signed between the government of the Central African Republic and armed groups that control most the country's territory.

UN sets course toward easing CAR arms embargo

2019-01-31 16:32

The UN Security Council is set to open the door to an easing of the arms embargo on the Central African Republic, five years after the country stood on the verge of genocide.

Central African Republic soccer boss appears at global court

2019-01-26 09:00

The chief of Central African Republic's soccer federation has appeared for the first time at the International Criminal Court following his arrest in France on charges of crimes against humanity and war crimes in his home country.

Central African Republic war crimes suspect sent to court

2019-01-24 10:19

War crimes suspect who is also head of Central African Republic's soccer federation transferred to the International Criminal Court, where he faces allegations of leading a mainly Christian militia that targeted Muslims in deadly interreligious fight

13 killed in run-up to latest CAR peace bid

2019-01-22 19:46

Thirteen people were killed in a weekend attack in the west of Central African Republic, just days before the opening of peace talks, local and UN sources have said.

AU, UN to revive Central African Republic peace talks

2019-01-09 09:01

Senior officials from the African Union and the United Nations have arrived in the Central African Republic in a bid to revive a peace process in the strife-torn country.

Fight against Boko Haram tops regional summit agenda

2018-12-16 18:00

Leaders of countries in the Lake Chad region met in Nigeria to give fresh impetus to their fight against Boko Haram, the Nigerian presidency has said.

Children suffering in Central African Republic 5 years on

2018-11-30 15:22

Children are bearing the brunt of five years of fighting in Central African Republic as thousands are trapped in armed groups, many suffer sexual violence, tens of thousands go hungry and one in four have fled their homes, the United Nations children's agency has said.

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