Bangui

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2014
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By Ban Ki-moon The Security Council has approved my proposal to deploy a United Nations peacekeeping mission to the Central African Republic – opening the way for 10,000 troops and almost 2,000 police to bring a semblance of order to a nation in ruins. I have just returned from a visit to the country...
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 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 ...
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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 ...
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Apr 3rd, 2013
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The deposed leader of the Central African Republic, Francois Bozize, claims special forces from Chad attacked South African troops in Bangui last month, placing president Zuma in a curious position as he visits Ndjamena, the Chadian capital on Wednesday. By EMILIE GAMBADE and KHADIJA PATEL. The depos...
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...