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Friday, 04-17-15, 8:36Meanwhile, in the Central African Republic[Daily Maverick] Between Ebola, terrorism, xenophobia and conflict fatigue, there are plenty of reasons why you haven't heard much from the Central African Republic in the last few months. That doesn't mean nothing is happening. SIMON ALLISON assesses where the stricken country is, and where it's going. The signs are not encouraging. read more...
Thursday, 04-16-15, 11:10SADR Attends the Signing of Ceasefire Between CAR Factions[SPS] Bangui -Saharawi Ambassador to Kenya, Mr. Abah Almad Abdalah, has represented the Saharawi Republic (SADR) in the signing ceremony of a cease-fire between the warring groups in the Central African Republic, as a culmination of mediation efforts led by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. read more...
Thursday, 04-16-15, 11:03Visit of the ICGLR Executive Secretary to Bangui, Central African Republic[ICGLR] Bangui -Within the framework of the visit which the ICGLR Executive Secretary, Prof. Ntumba Luaba is organizing in the ECCAS Region, in order to prepare the Special Summit on the Security Situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Central African Republic (CAR) and South Sudan, scheduled to be held in Luanda, Angola, in the nearest future, the Executive Secretary continued his trip with a visit to Bangui, Central African Republic, to have a tête-à-tête with the highest authorities read more...
Wednesday, 04-15-15, 11:09MSF Starts Emergency Intervention Amid 'Terrible Mix of Violence, Displacement and Lack of Basic Healthcare'[MSF] At the end of 2014, thousands of people living in Kouango area, in southern Central African Republic (CAR), started to cross the Ubangi River looking for safety in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after months of armed clashes in the area between rival militias. More than 20,000 locals fled to DRC and thousands more went to the nearby towns of Bambari and Grimari, north of Kouango. They were all looking for protection after the incessant robberies, killings and burnt houses. read more...
Wednesday, 04-15-15, 9:48Former Leaders Sign 'Meaningless' Peace Deal[Al Jazeera] Two former presidents of the Central African Republic have signed an agreement reaffirming last year's truce deal, but is expected to have no power as the country's current interim government was not part of the negotiations. read more...
Monday, 04-13-15, 10:49Girls Prevented From Going to School in Refugee Camps[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. read more...
Monday, 04-13-15, 10:29UN Deplores Death of Protestor Following Attack Against Mission Base[UN News] The United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic, known by its French acronym MINUSCA, has deplored the death and injuries resulting from a mob attack against its base in the city of Kaga-Bandoro - the second violent act of this kind in less than a week. read more...
Saturday, 04-11-15, 20:15Protesters Attack UN Base[Deutsche Welle] Several soldiers have been injured after hundreds of protesters attacked a United Nations' peacekeeping camp, the UN said. UN forces fired warning shots at the crowd, which tried to set the camp's entrance on fire. read more...
Friday, 04-10-15, 17:22Protesters' Clash With UN Peacekeepers Turns Deadly[Al Jazeera] One person has been killed and a dozen others wounded when hundreds of protesters clashed with UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic, local authorities have said. read more...
Friday, 04-10-15, 12:22MSF Suspends Part of Its Activities in Kabo After an Attack On Its Facilities[MSF] Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has withdrawn part of its team and partially suspended its activities at Kabo hospital, in the north of the Central African Republic (CAR). The medical humanitarian organisation suffered a violent attack on Wednesday 1 April at the facilities it uses as both office and accommodation for its international team. This aggression against the humanitarian community poses a serious obstacle for MSF operations for the people in the area, where almost 50,000 people are read more...

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