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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...
Wednesday, 08-20-14, 12:58New Peacekeeping Operation in Central African Republic Expected to Reach[UN]Deployment Capability by 15 September, Security Council Told Configuration Committee Chair Also Briefs Members On Transition from Special Political to Multidimensional Mission read more...
Wednesday, 08-20-14, 12:15Welcoming Political Progress, UN Envoy Warns of Dire Humanitarian Situation[UN News]With a month left to the before full deployment of the United Nations mission in the Central African Republic (CAR), the UN envoy for that country today said that while there have been pockets of improvements, the overall humanitarian and security situation in the country remains dire and "extremely volatile." read more...
Tuesday, 08-19-14, 12:57World Humanitarian Day - UNHCR Pays Tribute to Courage and Sacrifice of Aid Workers[UNHCR]Geneva -UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres on Tuesday paid tribute to the enormous contribution made every year by humanitarian workers while noting that their work was becoming more and more dangerous. read more...
Tuesday, 08-19-14, 12:20More Than 100 Children Released From Armed Groups Over Past Week[Unicef]Bangui/Darkar -One hundred and three children age 8 to 17 were released over the past week from armed groups in Bangui following negotiations with armed group leaders. read more...
Tuesday, 08-19-14, 8:54Centrafrique in Crisis - Instagrams From the Edge[Daily Maverick]RICHARD POPLAK and KEVIN BLOOM have been travelling the Central African Republic, researching the conflict that has just birthed Africa's newest balkanised state-let: Dar El-Kouti. This, then, is the contents of their iPhones. read more...
Saturday, 08-16-14, 15:40Reports - Ex-Seleka Rebels Kill 34[VOA]Officials and witnesses in the Central African Republic say suspected Muslim rebels have killed at least 34 people over the past week in a series of raids on northern villages. read more...
Friday, 08-15-14, 13:43Thousands of People Fearing Violence Look for Refuge At the Hospital and Military Compound in Batangafo[MSF]Batangafo -Batangafo, in northern CAR, tries to regain normality after intense fighting between Seleka militias and Sangaris forces last week. The clashes left dozens dead and wounded, and again caused terror among the inhabitants of the area. However, some 1,500 residents of the town seek shelter every night at the hospital in fear of an upsurge in violence, while at least 4,000 others also seek refuge at the headquarters of the African Union peacekeeping mission (MISCA). read more...
Thursday, 08-14-14, 21:04What Hope for Extended Ceasefire?[African Arguments]The signing of a ceasefire on 23 July between the CAR's Seleka rebels and anti-Balaka fighters raised some hopes of a political solution after more than a year of violence. read more...

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