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  • U.N. frees 21 herders enslaved by militia in Central African Republic

    news Reuters, 19 Apr 2015 (6 years ago )
    U.N. peacekeepers have liberated some 21 nomadic Muslim herders, most of them women and children, enslaved by militia groups in the west of Central African Republic, though up to 100 more remain in captivity, a U.N. official said on Sunday. The herders, from the Fulani ethnic group, were captured...
  • Suspected C.African Republic rebels kill three in Cameroon raid

    news Thompson Reuters Foundation, 24 Apr 2015 (6 years ago )
    YAOUNDE, April 24 (Reuters) - A suspected group of armed rebels from the Central African Republic killed three people in a village in neighbouring Cameroon and kidnapped seven others, the latest in a spate of cross-border attacks, Cameroon state radio said on Friday. Residents in Mbeng village sa...
  • Le Japon accorde 3,5 millions de dollars pour les réfugiés et les déplacés en RCA

    news Journal de Bangui, 27 Apr 2015 (6 years ago )
    Le Gouvernement japonais vient de renouveler son financement des activités du bureau du Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés (HCR) en République Centrafricaine (RCA) et ceci à hauteur de 3,5 millions de dollars US. Ce nouveau don vise à appuyer les efforts du HCR et de ses partenair...
  • Central African Republic militias agree to disarmament deal

    news France24, 11 May 2015 (6 years ago )
    Rival armed groups in Central African Republic agreed on Sunday to a peace agreement requiring them to disarm and potentially face justice for war crimes committed during two years of conflict. The agreement signed between 10 armed groups and the Defence Ministry during a peace forum in the capit...
  • Clashes disrupt Central African Republic peace forum

    news Thompson Reuters Foundation, 12 May 2015 (6 years ago )
    BANGUI May 11 (Reuters) - United Nations peacekeepers in Central African Republic shot in the air on Monday and used tear gas to disperse gunmen who tried to disrupt a forum aimed at helping restore peace to the country, witnesses said. The incident took place as the Bangui Forum was drawing to a...
  • Ban welcomes Central African Republic peace pact as reflection of people's aspirations

    news refworld, 12 May 2015 (6 years ago )
    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated the people of the Central African Republic (CAR) for the adoption of a peace pact that reflects on their aspirations to put the conflict behind them once and for all and to build a more peaceful and democratic country. The Bangui National Forum was ...
  • Central Africa still burdened by multidimensional crisis, Security Council told

    news UN News center, 12 Jun 2015 (6 years ago )
    11 June 2015 – The Central Africa region is still facing many challenges, including an economic crisis aggravated by the drop in oil prices, rising youth unemployment, and terrorist activities, as well as the cross-border impact of crises in Central African Republic (CAR) and Burundi, the Special Re...
  • A New Home and a Helping Hand

    news Kora - Voices of Refugees in West and Central Africa, 14 Jun 2015 (6 years ago )
    After fleeing violence in the Central African Republic, Jacob’s family find a new home in Chad, where generous locals have greeted them warmly. Time seems to have stopped in Dilingala, a sleepy farming village in southern Chad. But for many local residents, including 40-year-old Nicolas, life is ...
  • RCA: de nombreux défis pour respecter le calendrier électoral

    news RFI, 18 Jun 2015 (6 years ago )
    En Centrafrique, on connait le calendrier des élections qui doit être officiellement présenté ce vendredi à la mi-journée par l'ANE, l'Autorité nationale des élections. Un référendum constitutionnel le 4 octobre. Le premier tour des législatives et de la présidentielle le 18. Et le second tour le 22...
  • Central African Republic says to hold elections on Oct. 18

    news Thompson Reuters Foundation, 02 Jul 2015 (6 years ago )
    BANGUI, June 18 (Reuters) - Central African Republic will hold presidential and parliamentary elections, seen as critical to drawing a line under a two-year inter-religious conflict, on Oct. 18, a spokesman for the interim government said on Thursday. The country descended into chaos in March 201...