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Fighting between rival factions kills 17 in Central Africa

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

At least 17 people were killed in fighting between rival factions of the former rebel movement Seleka in the Central African Republic, an officer in the African peacekeeping force there said Tuesday. The dead were all ex-rebels who battled...Show More Summary

Dozens killed at gold mine held illegally by Islamist Seleka rebels

At least 25 people have died in a gold mine collapse in the Central African Republic, officials say. The mine, near the city of Bambari, is controlled by mainly Muslim Seleka rebels who are operating it illegally. A senior government official in the capital, Bangui, said the mine did not follow regulations. Show More Summary

Brand new C.Africa government already under fire

A senior member of the Central African Republic's Seleka rebel movement has criticised the country's new government just a day after it was unveiled, in a potential blow for peace. The new government unveiled Friday represents a fresh...Show More Summary

25 dead in Central African gold mine collapse

At least 25 people died when a gold mine collapsed in the south of the Central African Republic, police said Saturday. "In all, 27 people were buried in the collapse of the gold mine.

C. African Republic Prime Minister Names Cabinet

(BANGUI, Central African Republic) — The prime minister of Central African Republic has named a 31-member cabinet, including representatives of two groups that have been involved in horrific violence for more than a year. Mahamat Kamoun announced the cabinet Friday just hours after interim President Catherine Samba-Panza reiterated confidence in his ability to lead the…

Central Africa unveils new government after deadly clashes

The Central African Republic unveiled its new government on Friday, a broad coalition including representatives from rival armed groups, after fresh fighting between warring militias killed at least eight. Prime Minister Mahamat Kamoun,...Show More Summary

Attacks against aid workers in CAR at record high: UN

Crimes against aid workers have reached a record high in the Central African Republic over the past year, a UN official said Thursday after a Red Cross volunteer was killed. Claire Bourgeois, the UN's humanitarian coordinator in theShow More Summary

C. Africa clashes kill five, wound dozens

Five people have been killed in fighting this week between armed militants and French peacekeepers in the capital of the Central African Republic, a hospital source said Thursday. The clashes came after several weeks of calm in the city,...Show More Summary

European peacekeepers in CAR gun battle

Fighting in Central African Republic's capital kills Red Cross worker and injures at least 31, emergency services say.

World View: Pakistan's Army Called to Quell Massive Anti-Government Protest

This morning's key headlines from Pakistan's army called to quell massive anti-government protest 34 people killed in Central African Republic Pakistan's army called to quell massive anti-government protest Pakistani...Show More Summary

UN peacekeeping chief for C. Africa urges political talks

A new UN peacekeeping mission to be deployed in the Central African Republic next month must be backed up by political talks to restore stability, the head of the force said Tuesday. Some 1,800 fresh troops will be arriving in CAR on...Show More Summary

Recognizing Workers Who Push Through Daily Obstacles to Deliver Aid

In April the International Organization for Migration provided logistic support to relocate a community of over 1,300 Muslims in Bangui, Central African Republic to the north and east of the country. They were trapped in "PK12", a one square kilometer area surrounded by Anti-Balaka militia. Show More Summary

Ex-Seleka fighters massacre 'at least 34' in C.Africa villages

last weekNews : The Newsroom

Suspected ex-rebels from the Central African Republic's Seleka movement massacred at least 34 people in several northern villages over the past three days, an officer in the African peacekeeping force MISCA told AFP on Saturday. "AtShow More Summary

Kony's LRA still holding on in Central Africa

Down, but not out, the guerrillas of the Lord's Resistance Army, led by one of Africa's most brutal militia leaders Joseph Kony, are holding on in the Central African Republic with support from the rebels who temporarily seized power last year. Show More Summary

CAR president appoints first Muslim PM

Catherine Samba-Panza appoints Mahamat Kamoun at PM of the Central African Republic but move is rejected Seleka rebels.

New C.Africa PM vows reconciliation despite rebel snub

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

The new prime minister of the Central African Republic vowed Monday to reconcile a nation torn apart by ethnic and religious violence even as rebels refused to take part in his government. Mahamat Kamoun, who was named the country'sShow More Summary

Seleka ex-rebels refuse to join new Cental Africa government

The armed Seleka coalition that last year seized power in the Central African Republic for 10 months wants no part of a new government, a spokesman for the former rebels said Monday. The announcement by the mainly Muslim ex-rebels in...Show More Summary

How the U.S. and Benin Can Help Bring Justice to the Central African Republic

Former Central African Republic President, Michel Djotodia, currently living in exile in Benin, must be investigated for the crimes committed under his command.

Negotiating the Next War

Allowing rebels to leverage a cease-fire into political power will only lead to more death in the Central African Republic -- as it has in South Sudan and too many other African states.

Gold and diamonds feed Central African Republic’s religious violence

last monthReligion : FaithWorld

Three young rebels, their AK47s propped against wooden stools in the afternoon heat, guard the entrance to the giant Ndassima goldmine carved deep into a forested hilltop in Central African Republic.

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