CAR

By IAfrica
In CAR
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 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 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...
By IAfrica
In CAR
Jun 20th, 2014
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By Otniel Hembapu WINDHOEK - Not even the Vodacom Blue Bulls’ Currie Cup record of 13 trophies or their well documented success in the highly competitive South African Vodacom Cup will deter Namibian rugby coach Danie Vermeulen and his brigades in tomorrow’s friendly at the Hage Geingob S...
By IAfrica
In CAR
May 30th, 2014
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WINDHOEK – Facing a gruelling schedule ahead of next year’s World Cup qualifiers, the Namibian rugby fifteen the Welwitschias’ preparations for the upcoming CAR Division-1A tournament, which serves as a qualification tourney to the World Cup, received a huge boost. Namibia Breweries...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
May 28th, 2014
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M’Poko Airport in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic, is a hub of activity. Internally displaced Central Africans camp on the runway; soldiers from all around the continent line the perimeter; while advisors and combat forces from as far away as France patrol the gateways. Which of these...