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China outraged over the killing of its nationals in Central African Republic

China has expressed outrage at the killing of nine of its nationals in the Central African Republic. The Chinese were killed in an attack by militants at a gold mine outside the capital city, Bangui. The victims are said to have been working in a goldmine run by the Gold Coast Group. Gunmen stormed the gold mining site to carry… Read More
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President of Central African Republic wins re-election

– – The president of the Central African Republic President Faustin Archange Touadéra has won re-election in last month’s presidential election. He secured almost 54% of the votes in the December 27 first round of voting, according to results from electoral commission. Mathias Morouba, president of the National Election Authority (ANE) told journalists in the capital, Bangui that the president… Read More
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Central African Republic spirals into new crisis

Three years after armed groups in the Central African Republic signed a ceasefire agreement, more than one million people are displaced. “The number of families uprooted from their homes has increased to a level we have not witnessed since the peak of the conflict in 2014,” warned Eric Batonon, Country Director for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). More than 100,000… Read More

Central African Republic: UN credibility at stake amid rising attacks against civilians

The UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic must take bold measures to protect civilians amid an escalating wave of sectarian attacks in the central regions of the country, said Amnesty International after visiting some of the most affected areas. Despite the deployment of a new UN peacekeeping mission on 15 September, dozens of civilians, including several children, have... Read More

Central African Republic needs international help

By Dieudonné Nzapalainga and Omar Kabine Layama, Published: December 27 Dieudonné Nzapalainga is the Roman Catholic archbishop of Bangui. Omar Kabine Layama is imam and president of the Central African Republic Islamic Community. As many participate in religious celebrations at this time of the year, our country, the Central African Republic, remains on the brink of religious warfare. In a place that most of the… Read More

What’s at stake in the Central African Republic?

 Recent events in the Central African Republic (CAR) provides a test-case for the future of the continent and the role of imperialist governments in their ongoing interventions into the internal affairs of various nation-states. Threatened with a rebel alliance, known as Seleka, the regime of President Francois Bozize has been making an effort to remain in power by requesting the... Read More