After six-year exile, former Central Africa leader returns

2020-01-10 14:57

Former Central African Republic (CAR) rebel leader and president Michel Djotodia returned to Bangui on Friday, exactly six years after quitting as head of state, and pledged to support peace in the troubled country.

'Save Lake Chad' meeting opens in Nigeria

2018-02-26 18:41

Experts have gathered in Nigeria's capital to discuss ways to stop Africa's Lake Chad from drying up, after years of environmental decline that has hit livelihoods and security.

Top Africa stories: Kenya, Mugabe, CAR

2017-10-26 07:58

Kenya's repeat presidential elections will be held as planned, the electoral boardsays, and President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu-PF party has launched a fundraising drive to raise at least $8m for its extra-ordinary congress.

Truck crash in Central African Republic kills at least 78

2017-07-07 06:14

Central Africa Republic officials say more than 78 people have been killed after a truck overturned in an accident in Bambari.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Sudan, CAR

2017-06-22 08:37

SA and Namibia are following in President Robert Mugabe's footsteps in distributing land to blacks, Zimbabwean First Lady says, and clashes between armed groups in CAR have left at least 100 people dead.

IMF's Lagarde in Central African Republic to urge support

2017-01-26 06:00

The managing director of the IMF is making her first visit to Central African Republic to encourage the global community to support a country whose infrastructure has been "shattered" by conflict.

Republic of Congo troops killed 18 in CAR

2016-06-07 21:23

Peacekeepers from Republic of Congo have killed 18 in Central African Republic, rights group says.

Almost all mosques destroyed in CAR unrest

2015-03-18 11:10

Almost all of the 436 mosques in the Central African Republic have been destroyed by months of vicious fighting between Christians and Muslims, the US ambassador to the UN says, calling the devastation 'kind of crazy and chilling'.


Death toll in CAR clashes rises to 60: UN

2018-11-22 13:00

The death toll has risen to at least 60 from clashes last week between Christian and Muslim-dominated militias in a restive Central African Republic town, an internal UN report has said.

6 African nations among the worst to be young in a war zone

2018-02-15 18:39

Six African nations among the world's worst to be a child in a war zone, new report says

UN says 26 killed in latest CAR clashes

2017-10-21 10:06

At least 26 people were killed during clashes in a southeast region of the Central African Republic where the government has struggled to assert its authority, the UN's peacekeeping force in the country has said.

77 dead in C Africa truck accident: officials

2017-07-05 21:30

At least 77 people have died after a heavy goods lorry that was carrying passengers tipped over in the Central African Republic, says officials.

Top Africa stories: Lesotho, Zim, Kenya

2017-06-15 12:05

The estranged wife of Lesotho's new PM Tom Thabane has been shot dead, and Zimbabwe has banned the import of grain from neighbouring countries., including SA.

MSF concerned over 'worsening' situation in CAR

2016-11-19 21:27

Humanitarian group, MSF, says the situation in the strife-torn Central African Republic continues to "deteriorate", despite a new government that was voted into place early this year.

Presidential candidates allege fraud in CAR election

2016-01-05 14:41

Some 20 of 30 presidential candidates in the Central African Republic's election are calling on authorities to stop counting the votes, alleging fraud.

Clash in CAR kills 4, wounds several

2014-12-05 21:15

Communal clashes have left four people dead and more than a dozen wounded at Bambari in the unstable CAR, announces UN mission Minusca.

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