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Civil War Separates Peuhl Children from their Parents in Yaloke, Central African Republic

Peuhl minorities of Islamic confession have been trying to escape anti-balaka militia since the beginning of the civil war in in the Central African Republic.  One of the camps where displaced Peuhl can find protection is the Yaloke camp by the Cameroonian border in the western region. The health situation in...

U.N. boosts peacekeepers in Central African Republic by 1,000

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council on Thursday boosted the number of peacekeepers in Central African Republic by more than 1,000 after the mission was overburdened by a need to protect infrastructure and senior officials in the capital Bangui.

CAR farmers need seeds now, cheaper than more food aid later: U.N.

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Failure to provide farmers in conflict-hit Central African Republic with seeds to plant crops could worsen food shortages, displace more people and raise the cost of humanitarian aid, a U.N. official said on Wednesday.

Glimmers of hope in Central Africa Republic but peace elusive

YALOKE, Central African Republic/DAKAR (Reuters) - Hunted through the bush of Central African Republic by Christian militiamen, hundreds of half-starved Muslim herders found sanctuary with U.N. peacekeepers in the town of Yaloke. For months they dared not set foot outside the camp.

Christians Have Destroyed Almost All the Mosques In the Central African Republic; an American Fan Cheers Them On

Christian and Muslim militias have been battling each other in the Central African Republic since 2012. First, a group of Muslim combatants called the Seleka started an aggressive trek into Christian areas, and the Christians in turn...Show More Summary

US envoy: Almost every CAR mosque destroyed in war

US ambassador to UN Samantha Power calls devastation in Central African Republic "kind of crazy, chilling" after visit.

Port Backlog Slows Cameroon Cocoa Exports

Cocoa exports from Cameroon's main port have slowed sharply because the outlet is clogged by a buildup of imported goods bound for Central African Republic that

Central African Republic: A Nightmare for Children, a Nightmare for the Future

There is a devastating humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR), a crisis now in its third year that has led to the internal displacement of nearly 450,000 people, and to the same number of people living as refugeesShow More Summary

Central African Republic: A Nightmare for Children, a Nightmare for the Future

There is a devastating humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR). A crisis now in its 3rd year that has led to nearly 450,000 people internally displaced and the same number of refugees in neighboring countries. The crisis...Show More Summary

The Chad Basin

The Chad Basin is both a topographic and a geologic sedimentary basin that covers nearly 8% of the African Continent, stretching from southeastern Algeria to the northwestern Central African Republic and from central Niger to western Sudan; most of Chad, northern Cameroon and northeastern Nigeria also lie within the basin. Show More Summary

‘Blood gold flows illegally from CAR’

About 30 percent of diamonds and 95 percent of gold leaves the Central African Republic secretly, according to IPIS. ||| Bambari - Freddy Bonjour, covered in yellow dust from head to toe, stands exhausted after a day using his bare hands and a shovel to dig for gold in eastern Central African Republic. Show More Summary

Close Your Heart

Even by the standards of Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic and one of the poorest cities in the world, Saïdou is poor. Unlike the districts around it, with their neatly packed-in houses behind walls and gates, Saïdou,...Show More Summary

International School Meals Day: From the U.S., Central African Republic to Syria

On Thursday, March 5, we can all celebrate International School Meals Day. Food for education matters whether here in the United States or in lands far away. It is the right of every child in the world to have school meals. It is our responsibility as citizens to make sure they do. Show More Summary

Yes, There Are Christian Terrorists

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

The anti-Muslim militias in the Central African Republic may not get the same attention as ISIS, but let’s not forget that people are still doing awful things in the name of Christianity.

In Ongoing Religious War in the Central African Republic, Christians Are Slaying Muslims by the Thousands

Some Christians think that they, and all Jesus lovers, can literally do no harm (I'm looking at you, Eric Bolling of FOX News).But of course, every day brings new evidence to the contrary.Take the ongoing bloodbath in the Central African Republic, which I previously wrote about here. Show More Summary

Why a year-old Washington Post article about violence in the Central African Republic went viral

2 months agoNews : BlogPost

Modern journalism thrives on analytic tools that tell us how often and widely our articles are being read. Understanding what readers are reading gives a sense of what news stories they feel are important to their lives. For analytics to really work, however, you also have to understand why readers are reading what they are reading. Sometimes, it's not that […]

VICE Special: Prison Tennis, Cambo, and Riff Raff's Diet: Latest on VICE

The backwoods of Alabama with Cambo, diamond mining in the Central African Republic, the weight gain diet with Riff Raff, and tennis with inmates. This is the latest on VICE.

VICE Special: Rebels, Feasts, and Life in Slow Motion: Latest on VICE

Rebels in the Central African Republic, lamb feasts in New Brunswick, MMA in Kabul, and life in slow motion. This is the latest on VICE.

UN employee kidnapped in Central African Republic

Armed men kidnapped a UN employee in Central African Republic's volatile capital Tuesday, a day after two aid workers were abducted.

Surrendered LRA Commander Dominic Ongwen Says He Didn’t Want to Die in Bush

(BANGUI, Central African Republic) — Lord’s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen says he surrendered to stand trial for war crimes because he did not want to “die in the bush.” Ongwen, a top leader of Joseph Kony’s notorious LRA, was taken into custody in early January. He was one of five LRA commanders indicted by…

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