CAR

By IndepthAfrica
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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 tourn...
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
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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...
By IAfrica
In CAR
May 16th, 2014
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WINDHOEK - Namibia’s rugby XV, the Welwitschias, will face a combined invitational South African team consisting of players from first division outfit Leopards and South Africa’s Varsity Cup champions Pukke Rugby Club at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Windhoek tomorrow. The match will serve ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 15th, 2014
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– By Louisa Lombard Years before he took up arms as a rebel, the new military chief of the Seleka rebel alliance, Joseph Zindeko, was shot in the knee (the bullet exited through his thigh – he showed me the scars) and in the stomach. Another time a bullet just grazed his behind his ear. […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 23rd, 2014
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Blame the French. By Brian Palmer A San Diego-based human-rights group has released a video documenting atrocities committed by Joseph Kony, the leader of a Ugandan rebel group that has been hiding out and killing people in the Central African Republic. Now that the Central African Republic has our a...