U.N. humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien said Tuesday he saw "the early warnings of genocide" during a recent visit to Central African Republic, which has faced sectarian fighting since 2013. He … Click to Continue »
Some came across the border to Chad in 2003; others fled just two weeks ago, trying to escape the violence in their country, the Central African Republic. Many did not arrive unscathed-- whether from physical injuries or psychological trauma- and are scared to return as armed militias continue to act with impunity. Show More Summary
The Chadian government, working with the United Nations and various aid agencies, are trying to provide healthcare to the Central African Republic refugees, returnees, and the local population in southern Chad. Typical ailments include malaria, flu, and diarrhea. Health care workers are available for everyone, but medication is in scarce supply.
Jonas Ngobo can still clearly see the bloodshed and devastation left when rebels attacked a Red Cross health centre in the Central African Republic where he worked. "I was among the dead and injured", the 54-year-old Ngobo said. SixShow More Summary
Central Africans fleeing the violence sometimes get caught up in it. Ex-Seleka and anti-Balaka militias abduct, rape, steal and kill people trying to get across the border to the safety of Chad.
At least 30 civilians have been killed in renewed clashes in the Central African Republic. The death toll includes six Red Cross volunteers who were attending a crisis meeting at a health facility in the south-eastern town of Gambo.
The Central African Republic - a land-locked country bordered by Chad and Sudan - has been embroiled in civil war for decades, with new violence erupting in the past weeks.
Pope Francis on Wednesday denounced "shameful" attacks on Christians in Nigeria and the Central African Republic (CAR), calling for an end to "all hate and violence". "I have been profoundly saddened by the massacre last Sunday in Nigeria,...Show More Summary
At least 45 people have been killed in fighting in Central African Republic, aid workers said Tuesday, as the UN said it saw "early signs of a genocide" in the conflict-wracked nation. Twenty-four people including 14 civilians died in...Show More Summary
The UN is calling for more peacekeeping forces to be deployed in the Central African Republic amid renewed clashes.
My friend and fellow cartoonist Matt Wuerker pointed me to this incredible graphic novel that was just published online. House Without Windows, by cartoonist Didier Kassai and photojournalist Marc Ellison, uses an innovative mixtureShow More Summary
One of the worst countries in the world to be a child today is in the Central African Republic (CAR). A newly published graphic novel shows how years of conflict have wrecked thousands of young lives.
The U.N. peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic says two Moroccan peacekeepers have been killed in a southeastern town where another Moroccan was killed on Sunday. A statement Tuesday says … Click to Continue »
Violence prompts many humanitarian groups to suspend activities in the Central African Republic city of Bangassou.
The UN blamed pro-Christian armed groups for the shootings in the southern Central African Republic city of Bangassou.
DAKAR (Reuters) - Christian militias in Central African Republic have launched several attacks in the town of Bangassou in recent days, attempting to seize a cathedral housing displaced Muslims and killing a Moroccan peacekeeper, the United Nations said on Sunday.
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Observers warn that if land and property are not returned, there will be no peace in the Central African Republic.
Bullet-riddled roofs line the "boulevard of death" in Central African Republic's southeastern town of Bangassou, where almost everyone who enters is seen as an enemy. The city, spared sectarian bloodshed … Click to Continue »
Dozens more injured as the heavily-loaded truck crashed outside the town of Bambari on its way to a weekly market.