About 600 Congolese soldiers to be pulled out of Central African Republic after allegations of sexual misconduct.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Wednesday that Congo Republic will withdraw its troops from a U.N. peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic after a review sparked by sexual abuse accusations found "systemic problems in command and control."
About 600 troops from Congo Republic serving as UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic will be returning home following allegations of sex abuse, the United Nations announced on Wednesday. President Denis Sassou Nguesso's government...Show More Summary
The United Nations says the Republic of Congo is withdrawing its peacekeeping troops from the Central African Republic following allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse. A statement from the U.N. … Click to Continue »
ROME (AP) — Representatives of most of the armed groups in Central African Republic on Monday signed an agreement to honor an immediate cease-fire, after more than three years of sectarian conflict that have left thousands dead.
The death toll from clashes in Central African Republic has surged to around 100, local officials said Wednesday of violence that erupted hours after the government signed a truce with rebel groups. The bloodshed, which left dozens more...Show More Summary
Fighting in Central African Republic has simmered since 2013, when predominantly Muslim rebels seized power
Clashes between armed groups in the Central African Republic town of Bria have left at least 100 people dead in the wake of a peace agreement signed this week in Rome that called for an immediate cease-fire, officials said Wednesday. Security remained so precarious that Red Cross teams could not...
Intense fighting in the Central African Republic killed at least 40 people Tuesday and injured dozens more, dashing hopes for stability in the strife-torn country the day after the signing of a ceasefire deal. The violence in the central...Show More Summary
Heavy fighting erupted Tuesday between armed groups in Central African Republic only hours after a peace deal was signed in Rome, aid officials said, while the United Nations warned that … Click to Continue »
The Central African Republic's government on Monday signed an "immediate ceasefire" deal with rebel groups at a meeting in Rome aimed at ending violence in the strife-torn country. The accord, negotiated over five days, was hailed as a precious chance to stabilise one of the world's most volatile and poorest countries. Show More Summary
In northwest Central African Republic, an armed rebel group has burned villages to the ground, displacing thousands. Listen to the voices of those who fled the violence.
Violence in the Central African Republic has fallen from the world's radar, but that does not mean the conflict is over.
Chad has strongly objected to a UN report accusing its soldiers of abuses in Central African Republic in an official letter seen by AFP on Friday. "The government of Chad strongly opposes this report which is unfairly written," saidShow More Summary
Almost 100,000 people displaced in Central African Republic in resurgent fighting since the beginning of May.
Tens of thousands fled the town of Bria after heavy fighting broke out this week in Central African Republic's south.
French tactical drones have been deployed in the Central Afircan Republic (CAR) to back up the UN force in the country, Minusca, it was announced on Thursday.
The African Civil War You’ve Never Heard Of “An empty space surrounded by fragile states,” is how one expert, David Okapi, describes Central African Republic (CAR). Bordering South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Chad, the sparsely-populated and extremely poor country has...
Tears were shed and the sounds of cries were heard from the families of four Cambodian soldiers who were killed by a Christian rebel group in the Central African Republic … Click to Continue »
Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony is rumored to have a hideout in the landlocked country, but Central African Republic has a civil war of its own.