Can Nuclear Technology Zap Hunger in the Country?
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Bangui -Scientists bounce back from attacks to work on cutting-edge ways of improving cassava yields in conflict-torn country
Sardine-Tin Lamps and Wooden Fridges - Meet CAR's "Frugal Innovators"
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Bangui -In the midst of a humanitarian crisis, resourcefulness and creativity are the key to making a living
CAR Rebels Thriving On Illegal Taxes
[CAJ News] Kinshasa -FARMERS in the lawless Central African Republic (CAR) are under siege from rival rebel groups who impose illegal and deterrent taxes.
Rebel Leader Urges End to CAR Civil War
[CAJ News] Kinshasa -THERE is a glimmer of hope in the crisis-torn Central African Republic (CAR) after one of the country's most feared rebel leaders urged his militants to lay down arms.
CEMAC - Common Stock Exchange Envisaged
[Cameroon Tribune] The new structure will be the result of a merger between the central African stock exchange in Libreville and the Douala stock exchange.
CAR Patients Forced Off Bed, Shot Dead
[CAJ News] Kinshasa -REBEL groups have reportedly dragged patients from hospital beds and shot them dead in the worsening crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR).
Africa's Slowest Moving Fibre Project Takes Another Step Forward - African Development Bank Provides $21 Million for Central African Republic
[Balancing Act] London -Central Africa is probably the largest geographic area of the continent without a wide array of redundant fibre connecting its different countries. The Central African Backbone project was devised to change all that but it has been eight years and counting without a great deal happening. Russell Southwood looks at the new announcement and reflects on the snail's pace of progress.
UN Renews Arms Embargo, Threatens More Sanctions
[VOA] The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday renewed an arms embargo against the Central African Republic for another year and added criteria that could lead to new sanctions.
Attacks On Medical Facilities Leave People Without Options
[MSF] "The first bullet hit a 13-year-old girl," says Christelle. "I fell to the ground and they kept shooting. A bullet hit my ankle. Another bullet hit a child of two or three who was in a shelter next to the hospital wall. He died instantly."
Bishops Call On Fighters to Lay Down Arms
[CISA] Bangui -The Episcopal Conference of Central African Republic has appealed to armed groups controlling parts of the country to stop looting and lay down their arms.
There Is Hope for the People of the Central African Republic
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] With the UN's announcement that a record number of people are now displaced in the Central African Republic and a call for $515m in humanitarian aid, CAR is fast becoming one of the biggest, yet most under-reported humanitarian crises of our time.