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At least six killed in Central African Republic flare-up

The incident came after hours-long clashes in PK5 on April 10 killed 28 people, including a UN peacekeeper, and left more than 100 wounded.

published on : 1st May 2018

Central Africa deploys troops to flashpoint after deadly clashes

Mired in poverty but rich in minerals, the former French colony has been battered by a conflict between rival militias that began in 2013 after then president Francois Bozize was overthrown. 

published on : 24th February 2018

UN urges Central African mission to safeguard civilian lives

An internal inquiry for the United Nations recommends tactical changes to the UN mission in the Central African Republic to protect civilians.

published on : 26th January 2018

At least 10 killed in Central African Republic clashes

The bloodshed, which began on December 3, 2017, in the central town of Ippy, resulted from clashes between the mainly Muslim ex-Seleka rebels and Christian anti-Balaka militia.

published on : 7th December 2017

UN votes on more peacekeepers, less sex abuse in Central African Republic

UN Security Council is expected to adopt on Wednesday a draft resolution that will add 900 troops to the UN mission in the C.A Republic and step up measures to prevent sex abuse by peacekeepers.

published on : 15th November 2017

Attacks in Central Africa capital leave 7 dead, over 20 injured

CAR's minister for public security, Henri Wanzet, told state radio that four people had died in the attack and around 20 were injured. An official probe has been opened, Wanzet said.

published on : 12th November 2017

UN says 26 killed in latest Central African clashes

At least 26 people were killed during clashes in a southeast region of the Central African Republic where the government has struggled to assert its authority.

published on : 20th October 2017

UN official sees genocide threat in Central African Republic

UN humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien said today he saw "the early warnings of genocide" during a recent visit to Central African Republic, which has faced sectarian fighting since 2013.

published on : 23rd August 2017

UN sees early warning signs of genocide in Central African Republic

Renewed clashes in the Central African Republic are early warning signs of genocide, the UN aid chief has said, calling for more troops and police.

published on : 9th August 2017

Moroccan peacekeeper killed in Central African Republic 

A statement from United Nations on Monday morning says the peacekeeper was killed Sunday in the southeastern town of Bangassou by suspected anti-Balaka militias.

published on : 24th July 2017

77 dead in road accident in Central African Republic

At least 77 people died in a road accident in the Central African Republic, a hospital official said today, a day after the crash between Bambari and Ippy in the centre of the country.

published on : 5th July 2017

Hundreds of civilians killed in Central African Republic war crimes: Rights group

Investigators found evidence of more than 560 civilian deaths and the destruction of more than 4,200 homes by militias since late 2014, HRW said.

published on : 5th July 2017

Death toll from Central African Republic clashes rises to around 100: officials

The death toll from clashes in Central African Republic has surged to around 100, local officials said of violence that erupted hours after the government signed a truce with rebel groups.

published on : 21st June 2017

Central African Republic violence forces 88,000 people to flee homes in May: UN

Surging violence in Central African Republic has killed hundreds and forced some 88,000 people to flee their homes since the beginning of the month, the United Nations said.

published on : 30th May 2017

Four UN peacekeepers killed in Central African Republic

In the initial ambush and firefight, one Cambodian peacekeeper was killed and seven Moroccans and one Cambodian were injured.

published on : 10th May 2017