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Thursday, 08-28-14, 11:48UNICEF Distributes Half a Million Mosquito Nets Amid Heavy Rains and Violence in CAR[Unicef]Bangui -Amid heavy rains and violence UNICEF and partners have distributed more than half a million mosquito bed nets reaching every home in Bangui to protect families from malaria - the leading killer of children under 5 in Central African Republic. read more...
Wednesday, 08-27-14, 13:21Unicef Deploys Its Largest Emergency Supply Operation Ever in a Single Month[Unicef]Copenhagen/Geneva/New York -Record amount of emergency aid delivered to children caught in record number of crises read more...
Wednesday, 08-27-14, 8:23Poetic Injustice - Untellable Tales of Human Flesh-Eating From the Central African Republic[Daily Maverick]In 1977, when Parisian designers oversaw the lavish coronation of Jean-Bédel Bokassa as "Emperor" of the Central African Republic, were they aware of his alleged anthropophagy? In December 2013, when French troops descended on Bangui amid rumours of cannibalism in the market, was irony finally claiming the spoils? Recently returned from Centrafrique, KEVIN BLOOM considers a story almost too macabre to tell. read more...
Wednesday, 08-27-14, 6:50Deadly Battle Between Rebel Factions[VOA]At least 17 people have been killed in the Central African Republic in clashes between factions of the former Seleka rebel movement. read more...
Monday, 08-25-14, 11:24Appeal Increased to Support More Families Displaced By Violence in Central African Republic[IFRC]The impact of the violence that erupted in Central African Republic (CAR) in December continues to bite, seven months down the line. Although humanitarian organisations are responding to the situation, the process of reconstruction and return to normality is likely to take longer to be realised, especially if the violence persists. read more...
Monday, 08-25-14, 10:20CAR Stakeholders Consult Mediator On New Government[Cameroon Tribune]Discussions with President Sassou N'Guesso focused on hastening up the formation of an inclusive government. read more...
Thursday, 08-21-14, 14:53Violence Continues Despite Presence of International Force[RFI]The European peacekeeping force EUFOR were involved in clashes with militants in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic on Tuesday. Five people were killed in these skirmishes, including a volunteer from the Red Cross. read more...
Thursday, 08-21-14, 14:04Angola to Continue Following Up CAR Peaceful Process - Foreign Minister[ANGOP]Luanda -The Angolan minister of the Foreign Affairs, Georges Chikoti, said on Thursday in Luanda that the country will continue to follow up the peaceful process and participate with other countries in the improvement of the current situation of the Central African Republic (CAR), aiming for the achievement of the everlasting peace. read more...
Thursday, 08-21-14, 9:44Seleka Rebels Threaten to Split Nation[Deutsche Welle]The Central African Republic is still without a functioning government. Meanwhile, the Seleka rebels have proclaimed an independent state in a press release. read more...
Thursday, 08-21-14, 7:3731 Injured in Central African Republic Fighting - MSF[VOA]A medical aid group says at least 31 people were injured Wednesday in the Central African Republic when a local militia clashed with international peacekeepers. read more...

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