Central African Republic

By IAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 15th, 2014
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Joseph Kony Glen Ford President Obama orchestrated the Joseph Kony hysteria of 2011 as an excuse to send at least 100 US Special Forces troops to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, the Central African Republic and the new state of South Sudan.The tempo of US military occupation of Africa quick...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 14th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam Last week, the people of Rwanda began a solemn week of official mourning to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rwanda Genocide. On April 6, 1994, Hutu extremist leaders in government, their political supporters and organized militiamen coordinated a systematic killing spree...
By IndepthAfrica
In Hottest News
Apr 5th, 2014
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By:Associated Press UNITED NATIONS — U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power says she’s going to Africa not just to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rwanda genocide but to spotlight ethnic killings in Central African Republic and the potential for violence in Burundi. Power said in an interview F...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 3rd, 2014
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By Omar McDoom Rwanda’s genocide, twenty years ago this month, symbolizes the zenith of ethnic violence in Africa and international indifference toward it.   How did this defining event change our world?  It is true that mass atrocity is still not a ghost of the past and international inaction in the...
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
In Documentary
Mar 23rd, 2014
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When the United Nations sent peacekeepers to this small, Central African nation — with the full support of the U.S. government — most of the policy-makers involved believed it would be a straightforward mission that would help restore the U.N.’s battered reputation after failures in...
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
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Feb 11th, 2014
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Violence in Africa seems particularly prone to the scourge of one-dimensional descriptions. Often described as ethnic or tribal, and sometimes as sectarian, the media prescribes an adjective that quickly becomes accepted as gospel and this explanation is then hard to shift. Thus we are told that the ...
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
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Oct 16th, 2013
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In northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), rural radio stations are used to protect civilians from violence. Part of a growing network of high frequency (HF) shortwave radios that connects rural villages in remote parts of the DRC and neighboring Central African Republic (CAR), these radios ...