Home » Archives by category » CENTRAL AFRICA » Central African Republic

Delivering babies in one of the most dangerous places to give birth

Delivering babies in one of the most dangerous places to give birth

The Jungle Midwife: Seyi Rhodes travelled to a remote area of the Central African Republic to meet Olga Yetikoua, a midwife helping mothers cut off from medical help for years because of civil war.

ICC Acquittal of Form DR Congo VP Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo a Blow to Victims

ICC Acquittal of Form DR Congo VP Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo a Blow to Victims

Following the International Criminal Court (ICC)’s decision to acquit Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, the former Vice-President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Solomon Sacco, Head of the International Justice team at Amnesty International, said: “The decision to acquit Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo is an important reminder that international justice is only possible if all suspects receive […]

Burundi Peacekeeper Killed in Central African Republic Rebel Attack

Burundi Peacekeeper Killed in Central African Republic Rebel Attack

THE latest attacks by rebel groups in the Central African Republic (CAR) have left a United Nations (UN) peacekeeper dead. A Burundian member of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) was killed in Bambari in the central Ouaka Prefecture (Province) after alleged militants of the Muslim extremist Movement for […]

Wanted – Honorary Consuls For ‘Cash-Strapped’ African Nations

Wanted – Honorary Consuls For ‘Cash-Strapped’ African Nations

Honorary consuls occupy a little-known niche in the global elite. Many work to rigorous standards, but for others their avowed love for their adopted country is not always reflected in their tax filings. On an overcast afternoon in September 2009, Benin President Thomas Boni Yayi raised a pair of golden scissors above a ribbon at […]

Central African Republic’s Conflict Spreading – UN

Central African Republic’s Conflict Spreading – UN

The United Nations reports Central African Republic’s five-year-old civil war is intensifying and has now spread to practically all parts of the country, even to those areas in northern and central CAR that have been relatively stable. The U.N. says once safe areas, such as the capital Bangui and the country’s second city and commercial […]

Thousands Central African Republic Displaced By War Seek Refuge in DR Congo

Thousands Central African Republic Displaced By War Seek Refuge in DR Congo

The U.N. refugee agency reports an uptick in fighting in south-eastern Central African Republic has driven more than 7.000 people to abandon their homes and seek refuge in a remote area in DR Congo over the past week. The U.N. refugee agency describes the refugees as desperate, weary and in urgent need of assistance. UNHCR […]

Angola Cables and West and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN) collaborate to expand connectivity among West and Central African research & education institutions

Angola Cables and West and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN) collaborate to expand connectivity among West and Central African research & education institutions

Angola Cables (www.AngolaCables.co.ao) today announced an agreement with the West and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN) (www.WACREN.net), the regional research and education network (REN) that facilitates interconnections between national RENs in West and Central Africa. The agreement will support the growing connectivity among academic communities across West and Central Africa, including services that […]

‘Security vacuum’ in Central Africa may be exploited by armed groups

‘Security vacuum’ in Central Africa may be exploited by armed groups

The United Nations envoy for Central Africa today expressed his concern that the withdrawal of troops from the regional force by some contributing countries would create a security vacuum that may be exploited by an armed group. “The continued threat by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) to regional stability should not be underestimated, in particular […]

UN urges aid for civilians swept up in Central African Republic’s ‘new spiral of escalating violence’

UN urges aid for civilians swept up in Central African Republic’s ‘new spiral of escalating violence’

Warning that violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) is quickly escalating, the top United Nations aid official in the country today urged the international community to assist the tens of thousands of newly displaced civilians. Speaking to representatives of UN Member States in Geneva, Najat Rochdi, the Humanitarian Coordinator and UN Resident Coordinator in […]

‘Warning signs are flashing’ in crisis-torn Central African Republic, warns senior UN official

‘Warning signs are flashing’ in crisis-torn Central African Republic, warns senior UN official

Despite “vast improvement” in security in parts of the Central African Republic (CAR), there are still deep tensions and some fear of a sudden relapse, a top United Nations human rights official said while visiting the strife-torn country. Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Andrew Gilmour said he was struck by the improvements in the capital, […]

Page 1 of 11123Next ›Last »

Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » appearance » Widgets » and move a widget into Advertise Widget Zone