Central African Republic News


Tuesday, 05-05-15, 11:06Reconciliation After the Violence?[Deutsche Welle] After months of violence, the Central African Republic's political and civil society are meeting for reconciliation talks. The political rifts however remain wide as parts of the Seleka rebels have chosen not to attend. read more...
Tuesday, 05-05-15, 9:26Central African Republic - Reconciliation Forum Opens[Cameroon Tribune] The eight-day event will chart the way forward for peace, stability, democracy and economic renaissance. read more...
Monday, 05-04-15, 12:05Soldiers Who Abused Children Must 'Give Themselves Up' - French Defence Minister[RFI] French defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian felt "disgust" and "betrayal" over allegations that French soldiers in the Central African Republic had sexually assaulted children in exchange for food, he told French weekly newspaper Journal du Dimanche. read more...
Sunday, 05-03-15, 10:58Zambia Sends 750 Troops to CAR[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA has sent 750 soldiers for the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping mission in the war-torn Central African Republic (CAR). read more...
Saturday, 05-02-15, 18:20UN Investigation Into Sexual Abuse Allegations Continues[UN News] The United Nations is proceeding with its investigation of the events surrounding the release to a third party of an internal report on allegations of sexual misconduct by French military personnel in the Central African Republic (CAR), a spokesperson for the Organization has confirmed. read more...
Saturday, 05-02-15, 10:44Ex-Rebels Live in Fear and Rotting Barracks[IRIN] Bangui -There is a hospital across the road, but even the pregnant women are too scared to go. A dirty stream runs between roofless buildings that are being reclaimed by nature. This is how some 1,500 former rebels live in the Central African Republic, languishing in a disused barracks in the capital, still armed. read more...
Saturday, 05-02-15, 5:22No Cover-Up of Child Rape, Says UN[Deutsche Welle] The UN has denied allegations it was part of a plan to cover-up the sexual abuse of children by French soldiers in the Central African Republic. The organization has said other similar cases may also come to light. read more...
Friday, 05-01-15, 13:47UN Peacekeeping Missions 'Should Be Investigated for Sexual Crimes'[Deutsche Welle] A leaked internal UN report has revealed that around 14 French peacekeepers are suspected of sexually abusing children in Central African Republic (CAR). Some of the children are said to have been as young as eight. read more...
Friday, 05-01-15, 13:22France Promises 'No Mercy' for Child Rapists[Deutsche Welle] President Francois Hollande has vowed to "show no mercy" if French troops in the Central African Republic are found guilty of sexually assaulting children in exchange for food. The accusations follow a UN report. read more...
Friday, 05-01-15, 9:05UN - Largest Forgotten Humanitarian Crisis Looms in CAR[Al Jazeera] The humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic is in danger of becoming the largest forgotten humanitarian crisis, the UN refugee agency has said. read more...


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