Categories: CSR, Industry News, Risk Performance and Compliance, Sustainability Tags: General News, L1 Companies buying diamonds from the Central African Republic (CAR) are not doing sufficient due diligence to determine who specifically is benefiting from the purchases, according to a new report out last week from Amnesty International. Show More Summary
DAKAR (Reuters) - Central African Republic's interim President Catherine Samba-Panza called on Saturday for a tougher mandate for the U.N. mission, MINUSCA, and the disarmament of militias and rebels after more than 40 people were killed in the capital of Bangui.
Disarming and demobilizing ex-combatants in the Central African Republic (CAR), as well as other post-transition efforts, will cost $202 million over the next 18 months, the United Nations said.
The murder of a young motorcycle taxi driver unleashed bloodshed and chaos in the capital of the Central African Republic this weekend, threatening to unravel a fledgling peace process that brought the nation back from the brink of genocide last year. Show More Summary
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo has closed its border with the Central African Republic, Congo's spokesman Lambert Mende told Reuters on Tuesday, amid four days of violence in Bangui in which at least 37 people have died.
BANGUI (Reuters) - Fierce fighting between militia and U.N. peacekeepers erupted in Central African Republic on Tuesday as President Catherine Samba-Panza rushed back early from the U.N. General Assembly in a bid to end days of violence in which at least 37 people died.
The country’s interim president rushed home from the United Nations General Assembly, as fears increased of a return of the deadly violence of 2013-14.
More than 500 inmates escaped from a prison and militia fighters looted the offices of international aid organizations, officials said.
The death toll from several days of clashes in the violence stricken country reached 42 -- including a teenage boy who was decapitated
BANGUI/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Central African Republic's interim president, Catherine Samba-Panza, left the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Monday to return home due to the worst violence in the capital of her country this year, two Western diplomats said.
Bangui court head clerk Thierry Ngoalessio confirmed the escape
Photographer's project includes refugees from Syria, Sudan, Central African Republic, Mali, and Angola
BANGUI (Reuters) - All the prisoners escaped from the main jail in the capital of Central African Republic on Monday, a senior security source said, in a city where at least 30 people have been killed in three days of violence.
BANGUI (Reuters) - U.N. peacekeepers fired warning shots in the air to disperse thousands of protestors calling for the rearming of the Central African Republic's national army, as at least one person was killed in a third day of violence.
Major sectarian violence between Christians and Muslims in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, has left at least 24 people dead and over 100 wounded over the weekend.
BANGUI (Reuters) - At least four people were shot dead on Sunday in the capital of Central African Republic, hospital sources said, in a second day of inter-religious clashes that the government said were aimed at derailing elections next month.
BANGUI (Reuters) - Armed Christian militia members roamed the streets and protesters erected barricades on Sunday in the capital of Central African Republic, where deadly inter-religious clashes erupted a day earlier, witnesses said...
At least five killed and dozens injured after violence - reportedly over the killing of a Muslim man - erupts in Bangui.
BANGUI (Reuters) - At least 21 people were killed in the capital of Central African Republic on Saturday and around 100 others were wounded as Muslims attacked a mainly Christian neighborhood, senior hospital officials and witnesses said.
UN staff are involved in 17 cases of sexual abuse in the Central African Republic, the organization said in statement Tuesday.