The proposed 12,000-member force would not deploy within the next six months, despite spiraling violence between mostly …
Central African Republic
(CARNOT, Central African Republic) — The Christian militiamen know hundreds of Muslims are hiding here on the grounds of the Catholic church and now they’re giving them a final ultimatum: Leave Central African Republic within a week or face death at the hands of machete-wielding youths.
On Monday, some of the 30 Cameroonian …
This fragile African nation is witnessing unprecedented sectarian strife. Here’s why.
France and the U.S. have rarely looked closer as President Obama fêted his French counterpart François Hollande with a White House State Dinner
(BANGUI, Central African Republic) — Witnesses say eight people have been killed in weekend violence in Central African Republic’s lawless capital as peacekeepers struggled to contain mob attacks.
Olga Mouth, a resident of Bangui’s Fifth District, said Rwandan peacekeepers intervened Sunday morning after a young Muslim man allegedly …
In a shocking scene, Central African Republic troops first stabbed and then lynched a man suspected of belonging to now-disbanded Seleka rebels. The hideous act came just after a ceremony where the crisis-hit country’s new …
Officials say at least 10,000 troops may be needed to end violence
The former mayor of Bangui is the first woman to lead the country
Catherine Samba-Panza is the country’s third leader in just over two weeks
Lawmakers in Central African Republic are preparing to elect a new interim president—their third in about two weeks. Then the hard part begins.
The level of violence against children is “unprecedented,” a UNICEF report says
Announcement comes after meeting with U.S. ambassador to the U.N.
France has deployed 1,600 troops to its former colony already to stabilize a country rocked by sectarian violence