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.
Sweat soaks into the bright red neckerchiefs of the soldiers slouching to attention on a steamy parade ground deep in the inaccessible forests of Central African Republic (CAR). The military display marked the end of a failed years-long...Show More Summary
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Fighting this week between rival Christian and Muslim militias in the Central African Republic town of Bria killed at least 22 people, including 17 civilians, and forced some 10,000 others to flee, the country's United Nations mission said on Saturday.
Authored by Darius Shahtahmasebi via TheAntiMedia.org, Hundreds of civilians are seeking refuge inside a mosque in the Central African Republic (CAR)’s border town of Bangassou, Reuters reports. What may be surprising to the American...Show More Summary
United Nations peacekeeping forces in Central African Republic retook strategic points of Bangassou Monday after armed rebels attacked over the weekend, killing a peacekeeper at a nearby U.N. base and … Click to Continue »
DAKAR (Reuters) - About 1,000 people held hostage since the weekend by armed militias in a mosque amid violent clashes in southeastern Central African Republic have been freed, U.N. officials said on Monday.
The soldiers were based in Central African Republic and received assistance from U.S. special advisers in hunting the warlord.
KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan soldiers sexually abused at least 13 girls and women in the Central African Republic while the troops were helping to hunt for warlord Joseph Kony, the U.S.-based Human Rights Watch said on Monday.
Militia fighters from Central African Republic's (CAR) Christian minority attacked a U.N. base for the second consecutive night, a U.N. official said on Sunday, after a week of violence that has killed six peacekeepers at the southeastern border. Show More Summary
BANGUI (Reuters - Hundreds of civilians are seeking refuge inside a mosque in the Central African Republic's border town of Bangassou amid ongoing attacks by Christian militias that have killed up to 30 civilians, U.N. officials and aid workers said on Sunday.
BANGUI (Reuters) - Up to 30 civilians have been killed in a series of ongoing attacks targeting the Muslim population of a town in southeastern Central African Republic, the head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission (MINUSCA) told Reuters on Sunday.
As Uganda prepares to withdraw forces from a mission in Central African Republic, they leave behind troubling reports of sexual abuses.
World Health Organization confirms cases of virus in north-east Bas-Uele province, bordering Central African Republic An Ebola outbreak has been declared in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said, after the virus caused three deaths since 22 April. Show More Summary
The United Nations says one peacekeeper remains missing after an attack by Christian 'anti-Balaka' attackers on Monday.
A UN peacekeeper was killed and four others were missing following an attack on their convoy in the southeast of Central African Republic, the UN said Tuesday. The convoy was attacked on Monday evening near Yogofongo village, more than...Show More Summary
Cambodia's prime minister says a Cambodian soldier attached to the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic has been killed in an ambush. Prime Minister Hun Sen said Tuesday that … Click to Continue »
The U.N. humanitarian aid coordinator says four international aid groups will temporarily withdraw their workers from parts of northern Central African Republic because of increasing attacks targeting them. Spokesman Jens … Click to Continue »