Central Africa

By IAfrica
In accident
Aug 21st, 2014
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ONGWEDIVA – A 49-year-old woman died after she was hit by a car while crossing the road with her ten-year-old daughter near Ongwediva Elcin Parish Church at Old Ongwediva location. The tragic accident occurred on Tuesday afternoon. “The daughter and her mother had just been dropped by a t...
By IAfrica
In Congo
Aug 10th, 2014
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Say what you want about Davido but he is current on a very serious African PR mission, and it’s paying off big time. He’s arguably top 5 Africa’s biggest act right now is commanding the crowd that such acts do. Check out this video of Davido performing in front of thousands of fans ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Aug 4th, 2014
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By Misha Boutilier The Central African Republic (CAR) continues to experience grave insecurity despite the presence of a powerful, French-led peacekeeping force since December 2013. Commentators often call for more troops to improve the security situation, but in fact the most sustainable solution fo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jul 29th, 2014
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By Gabriella Ingerstad Amnesty International recently published a report calling for the investigation, prosecution and punishment of the perpetrators in the on-going violent conflict in CAR. The report identifies former officers of the Forces Armées Centrafricaine (FACA) currently in command of anti...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jul 22nd, 2014
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By Louisa Waugh Last June, when I first arrived in the Central African Republic (CAR), one of the resident ex-pats suggested I visit ‘Cinq Kilo’ – Bangui’s largest market. ‘It’s rowdy, but fun.’ He said. ‘Take someone local with you; it’s famous for pickpockets too.’ I liked the market, and soon felt...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jul 17th, 2014
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By Solomon A. Dersso Despite their legal attributes, in functional terms many African states (constructs of the continent’s encounter with colonial rule) came into being without possessing the requisite qualities of statehood. Apart from their alienation from the lived political and socio-cultural ex...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jul 9th, 2014
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By: Yosef Tesfasilase The African Union (AU) is an intergovernmental organization of African countries with its headquarter in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It was established in 2002 after its predecessor Organization of African Unity (OAU) was dissolved. It consists of 54 members African Nations except Mo...
By IAfrica
In CAR
Jul 3rd, 2014
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By Otniel Hembapu WINDHOEK - After losing 29-22 at the hands of a revamped Kenyan side in their opening match of the Confederation of African Rugby (CAR) 2015 World Cup qualifiers, Namibia’s rugby XV, the Welwitschias, yesterday finally dusted themselves off with a 24-20 victory over Zimbabwe t...
By IAfrica
In CAR
Jul 1st, 2014
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By Toivo Ndjebela WINDHOEK – The Namibian government has turned down a request by the United Nations to send soldiers to the Central African Republic (CAR), where unrest continues to wreak havoc. This was confirmed by Defence Minister Nahas Angula yesterday, who explained that the country has n...
By IAfrica
In CAR
Jun 27th, 2014
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By Otniel Hembapu WINDHOEK -  Former Welwitschias versatile lock and incumbent board member of the Namibia Rugby Union (NRU) Wacca Kazombiaze has warned the Welwitschias of complacency ahead of tomorrow’s clash against Kenya in their opening match of the CAR Division-1A qualification tourn...