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IFAD to support nearly 30,000 vulnerable households in Central African Republic

Nearly 30,000 vulnerable households will be better equipped to deal with the fragility created by past conflict and the impacts of climate change thanks...
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UN envoy says the situation in CAR remains grave

A senior envoy told the United Nations Security Council Thursday that the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) remained serious despite the recent...
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Africa, Motivation to Global Efforts Against Forced Displacement

The world has drawn constant inspiration from Africa's leadership and vision towards finding lasting solutions to forced displacement, the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres,...
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UN Chief Finds New CAR Envoy

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday announced the appointment of Mankeur Ndiaye of Senegal as his new special representative for the Central African Republic...

CAR war crimes suspect to face International Criminal Court

Central African Republic militia leader and football executive, Patrice-Edouard Ngaïssona has been transferred to the International Criminal Court (ICC) face charges racked up...

UN calls on everyone to help resolve Central African Republic crisis

The UN peacekeeping chief, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, has stressed that the agreement by the Government and armed groups in the Central African Republic to hold...
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Central African Republic cries for US$430.7 million to help save lives

The Central African Republic continues to experience a complex and dire humanitarian crisis. One out of four Central Africans is either internally displaced or...
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UN honors 3 Zambian peacekeepers

The United Nations on Tuesday honored three Zambian peacekeepers, who died last year while on peace keeping missions, with the Dag Hammarskjold Medal of...
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Central African Republic: Perpetrators of renewed bloodshed must be charged

At least 20 civilians killed Two burnt to death in reprisal attacks Witness: ‘There were dead bodies everywhere’ Those responsible for the killing and injuring of civilians...
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African Gov’ts urged to reduce trade constraints

The Union of African Shippers’ Councils (UASCs) has urged African governments to create congenial environment for businesses to thrive by ensuring transparency of laws,...
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3 Years REDD+ Project Ends

The REDD+ Government and Finance Integrity for Africa Project, has ended after three years of its implementation in the country. The Project which was launched...
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CAR: UN Unable to Effectively Safeguard Civilians in Basse-Kotto

A wave of brutal attacks in the Central African Republic, including the systematic rape and murder of civilians, highlights the urgent need for stronger...
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IMF grants US$16.3 to Central African Republic

On July 17, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the second review under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement...

DRC struggling with refugee spills from CAR

Recent violence in southern border areas of Central African Republic is driving more people to flee, including into remote areas of northern Democratic Republic...

Funding needed to educate children in conflict zones – UNICEF

Funding shortfalls are threatening education for millions of children caught up in conflicts or disasters, UNICEF has said ahead of the G20 summit in...

ADEA holds technical workshop on information management systems in Accra

The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) congratulated Ghana and Seychelles for having well-developed management information systems for their higher education...

UNHCR condemns attack on staff in Central African Republic

UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic addressed the public at a press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva over the recent attack on staff...

IMF concludes review in Chad, approves US$312.1m extension

On June 30, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for...

Red Cross condemns killing of volunteer in Bangassou

The Central African Red Cross Society (CARCS) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) condemn the brutal killing of...

Rule of Law must prevail – UN expert tells CAR gov’t

A United Nations expert has cautioned the government  of the Central African Republic (CAR) to take steps to repair the “unsustainable” situation amid the...

Withdrawing troops from CAR may cause chaos – UN envoy

The United Nations envoy for Central Africa has expressed his concern that the withdrawal of troops from the regional force by some contributing countries...

UN warns against civilian attacks in

The United Nations envoy for the Central African Republic today warned against increasing attacks on civilians and peacekeeping personnel while stressing the need to...
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Bambari under threat from Central African Republic conflict

The Ouaka River splits the city in two, with one part predominantly Christian, the other mainly Muslim. Bambari has been calm over recent months,...
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IAEA project shows significant reserves of quality water in drought – prone regions in...

An IAEA project shows that significant reserves of good quality water are available in Africa’s drought-prone Sahel region. Pollution is still limited and has...
A mother's smile: a woman and her child pick up vital food rations from WFP in the Central African Republic (CAR). Photo: WFP

Humanitarian situation continues to worsen in Central African Republic – UN

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) warned Thursday that the humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) continues to...
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Report Says CAR Rebels Killed 32 Civilians in December

The Union for Peace in the Central African Republic (UPC) is said to have rounded victims up and executed them. HRW says it is concerned...
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Burundi rotates contingent in Central African Republic

The Burundian Army Saturday sent the first batch of 188 soldiers to the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA)...

CAR: Fight Intensifies As UN Deploys More Peacekeepers

Seleka rebels killed at least 37 civilians, wounded 57, and forced thousands to flee when they razed a camp for displaced people in the...

WFP Provides Assistance To Affected People in CAR

The World Food Programme (WFP) is providing emergency food assistance to 8,000 people affected by an upsurge in violence in the north of the...
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Could Africa’s peacebuilding initiative be right?

But Burundi, the CAR and South Sudan have over the years fallen back into violent conflict while in Sierra Leone the underlying tensions that...