CAR

By IndepthAfrica
In CAR
Mar 29th, 2014
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BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) United Nations officials are condemning an attack on a funeral in Central African Republic that killed at least nine people including several children. Manuel Fontaine, the regional director for the U.N. children’s agency, says that civilians in Bangui are ...
By IAfrica
In CAR
Mar 27th, 2014
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…money still major snag WINDHOEK – After announcing a 28-member squad for training in preparation for various upcoming Sevens rugby tournaments in Europe and Africa, Chief Executive Officer of the Namibian Rugby Union (NRU) Sybrand De Beer yesterday said participation in the European eve...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 11th, 2014
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By MISNA Jean-Emmanuel Ndjaraoua, a legislator of the transitional government of the Central African Republic (CAR), was assassinated yesterday by unidentified gunmen in central Bangui, just hours after he denounced an ongoing spiral of violence against Muslims. Confirmation arrived from the Central ...
By IndepthAfrica
In CAR
Feb 5th, 2014
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A group of soldiers in the Central African Republic lynched a man they suspected was a rebel minutes after hearing the new president’s promise to restore security at a ceremony to reinstate the divided country’s armed forces. About 20 uniformed soldiers accused a member of the crowd of ha...
By IndepthAfrica
In CAR
Sep 12th, 2013
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Nearly 100 people were killed in days of fighting in Central African Republic between supporters of former president Francois Bozize and the forces loyal to President of Transition Michel Djotodia, state radio reported on Wednesday. Citing a statement from the presidential office, the radio said the ...
By IndepthAfrica
In CAR
Aug 30th, 2013
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The United Nations refugee agency has said that thousands of people have fled to the Central African Republic (CAR)’s main international airport to escape violence in the country in recent days. “Over the past 10 days arbitrary arrests, detention, torture, extortion, armed robberies, phys...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 30th, 2013
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Fear and hunger threaten to overwhelm one of Africa’s most tragic countries FRANÇOISE KORAKO describes how uniformed fighters of Séléka crushed her husband’s head with rifle butts. His limp body was left bleeding outside her home in Dekoa, a farming village 260 kilometres (162 miles) north of Bangui,...
By IndepthAfrica
In CAR
Apr 11th, 2013
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At 13 years old, Youssouf embodies all the ills that have plagued the Central African Republic in recent years. On 24 March, he helped capture Bangui, the capital, as he fought in the ranks of the Séléka rebel coalition. By Maurice Garbiro, Bangui Under the shade of the mango tree in the Bangui army ...
By IndepthAfrica
In CAR
Apr 6th, 2013
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BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Central African Republic’s self-appointed leader on Saturday announced the creation of a new council that will choose an interim president, a move aimed at placating the international community after he seized power by force two weeks ago. Meanwhile, the ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 3rd, 2013
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By Louisa Lombard When I asked people in north-eastern Central African Republic (CAR) about Michel Djotodia, whilst conducting research there in 2009 – 2010, most knew very little. If they knew one thing, it was that he was a man with major political ambition and very little to show for it. Last week...