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Massive Killings of Christians in Africa 'Dreadful' - Russian Patriarch

Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Kirill said that the events in Nigeria and Central African Republic linked with massive murder of Christians are particularly "terrible."

EXCLUSIVE: President of Central African Republic Hopes to Boost Ties With Russia

President Faustin Archange Touadera told Sputnik in an exclusive interview that the Central African Republic and Russia have a great potential for stepping up partnership.

EXCLUSIVE: CAR to Keep Up Pressure on France Over Child Sexual Abuse Claims

The Central African Republic (CAR) will not back down on its attempts to hold French troops accountable for alleged child abuse during the country's years of civil war, the African nation's president told Sputnik in an interview.

EXCLUSIVE: President of Central African Republic Urges Militias to Disarm

Armed militias in the Central African Republic (CAR) must lay down their arms for the country to begin healing after years of a bloody civil war and sectarian violence, the country's president told Sputnik in an exclusive interview.

U.N. Peacekeepers, U.S. Embassy Stand Down As American Aid Workers Beaten, Raped In Sudan

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Investigators discovered this month that at least four U.N. peacekeepers in the Central African Republic allegedly paid girls as little as 50 cents in exchange for sex. The mostShow More Summary

Why Peacekeepers Are Vital to the Future of Central African Republic

3 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

I grew up with a healthy distrust of the military. As a young man in Africa, I saw no shortage of coups and power grabs by men in uniform. I saw resources stolen and squandered and lives shattered by those who had guns and wanted power. Show More Summary

Displaced and forgotten in Central African Republic

From village to village, people share stories of being forced to flee as armed groups attacked and burned their homes.

Healing Central African Republic's traumatised children

At classes for youngsters suffering from PTSD, girls draw pictures of men with guns, missing limbs and lost children.

The Man Who Spent 30 Years in the Rainforest Preserving the Music of the Bayaka

Louis Sarno went to record the music of the Central African Republic's Bayaka community in the 80s and never turned back.

Cameroon hostages freed from captivity in Central African Republic

YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Eleven hostages from Cameroon were freed on Sunday following 16 months of captivity, after having been abducted by a militia group from the Central African Republic, a statement from the Cameroonian presidency sa...

UN: Dealing with rape in Central African Republic

As UN debates for its new secretary-general, sex assault by peacekeepers in CAR must be eradicated once and for all.

WELL, THIS IS THE 21st CENTURY YOU KNOW: High tech communications and helicopters combined for a dar…

WELL, THIS IS THE 21st CENTURY YOU KNOW: High tech communications and helicopters combined for a daring rescue in the middle of the Central African Republic. Using a Delorme inReach satellite device while being shot at by armed guerrillas of the Lord’s Resistance Army, two travelers contacted RedPoint Resolutions which arranged for a helicopter pick […]

Central African Republic Doctor Pleads for Help

BANGUI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When violence erupted in the Central African Republic three years ago, hundreds of thousands of people fled the capital Bangui, including most doctors and medical students at the main children'sShow More Summary

Ripcord Evacuates Hunter from CAR After Attack by LRA Militants

2 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

Ripcord Rescue Travel InsuranceTM  has evacuated a Hunting Report subscriber from Central African Republic (CAR) after he and his hunting party were The post Ripcord Evacuates Hunter from CAR After Attack by LRA Militants appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.

UN Should Deny Involvement of Georgian Peacekeepers in CAR Sexual Abuse

Information on alleged involvement of Georgian military in sexual abuse in the Central African Republic (CAR) was false, according to Georgia's Defense Minister Tinatin Khidasheli.

Women’s rights groups in Niger push forward on gender equality

As part of its “Step It Up for Gender Equality” initiative, the United Nations’ U.N. Women group is keeping track of which countries are making commitments to close the gender equality gap. While the Central African Republic has made a commitment, Canada has not. Pakistan also made a commitment, but not Peru. Why do governments […]

Congolese Politician, Jean-Pierre Bemba, Sentenced to 18 Years for War Crimes

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Mr. Bemba, a former vice president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, led a militia that committed crimes against humanity in the Central African Republic.

Congolese gets 18 years for Central African Republic war crimes

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Congolese politician Jean-Pierre Bemba was sentenced to 18 years in prison by the International Criminal Court on Tuesday for heading a 2002-03 campaign of rape and murder in neighboring Central African Republi...

Aid & development links: child abuse and the UN, randomised controls, ivory smuggling and more

The UN has woefully mismanaged the response to horrific allegations of the sexual abuse of children by UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic. Citing impunity and lack of accountability, the whistle-blower who originally revealed the incidents has now resigned. Show More Summary

Central African Republic: Raped and Abandoned as War Rages

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

The attack started while she was drawing water for her family. “Sophie,” then 20 years old, was returning to her home in Bambari, in Central African Republic (CAR), when she heard that the Seleka, mostly Muslim fighters who had ousted the previous government, had burned down her family’s house. Show More Summary

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