Economic Community of Central African States

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
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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,...
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Apr 4th, 2013
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Mobhare Matinyi, thecitizen In the past three decades the Central African Republic (CAR) has moved from being a dictatorship to a failing state, then from a failing state to a failed state and ultimately a phantom state. The CAR is an illusion of what could be a state, fairly to say a de jure state [...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Mar 30th, 2013
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(Reuters) – South African President Jacob Zuma will attend a summit of central African heads of state in Chad on Wednesday which will consider responses to the rebel takeover in Central African Republic. The South African leader was invited by Chadian President Idriss Deby, chair of the 10-nati...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 17th, 2013
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By Kennedy Tumutegyereize and Nicolas Tillon, Conciliation Resources It took three days for the Seleka Coalition and the Government of the Central African Republic (CAR) to reach a peace agreement mediated by the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) in the Gabonese capital Libreville....
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In African Union (AU)
Jan 26th, 2013
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by Ronald Ssekandi ADDIS ABABA,  — African leaders will gather here on Sunday for a two-day meeting, aiming to bring about the continent’s renaissance in the context of globalization. They will be meeting at the 20th African Union summit held under the theme — “Pan-Africanism and African Renaissance”...
By IndepthAfrica
In CAR
Jan 2nd, 2013
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Central African Republic President Francois Bozize has fired his son as defense minister and fired the army chief of staff, after a string of victories by rebel forces. The firings were announced in a decree read over state radio Wednesday. The decree said Bozize is taking the defense minister’...
By IndepthAfrica
In African Union (AU)
Dec 7th, 2012
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The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 345th meeting held on 6 December 2012, adopted the following decision on the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR): Council, 1.    Takes note of the Report of the Chairperson of the Commission on the situation in the CAR [PSC/...
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In Press Releases
Jan 17th, 2012
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NEW YORK, January 17, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message to the fifteenth ordinary session of the Conference of Heads of State and Governments of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), read by Abou Moussa, Sp...
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In Election
Jul 17th, 2011
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Voters in the tiny west African archipelago of Sao Tome and Principe vote for their next president Sunday to decide who will lead the fight to end the nation’s poverty and chronic instability. Favourite to win is former strongman Manuel Pinto da Costa who took the reins of power after playing a...