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2014-08-27 Deadly Battle Between Rebel Factions
[VOA]At least 17 people have been killed in the Central African Republic in clashes between factions of the former Seleka rebel movement.

2014-08-27 Poetic Injustice - Untellable Tales of Human Flesh-Eating From the Central African Republic
[Daily Maverick]In 1977, when Parisian designers oversaw the lavish coronation of Jean-BĂ©del Bokassa as "Emperor" of the Central African Republic, were they aware of his alleged anthropophagy? In December 2013, when French troops descended on Bangui amid rumours of cannibalism in the market, was irony finally claiming the spoils? Recently returned from Centrafrique, KEVIN BLOOM considers a story almost too macabre to tell.

2014-08-27 Unicef Deploys Its Largest Emergency Supply Operation Ever in a Single Month
[Unicef]Copenhagen/Geneva/New York -Record amount of emergency aid delivered to children caught in record number of crises

2014-08-27 Namibia, Kenya Through to Car U19 Final
[Namibian]Namibia and Kenya qualified for the final of the CAR Africa U19 Cup after contrasting victories against Tunisia and Zimbabwe in Windhoek on Tuesday afternoon.

2014-08-26 State Dept. On New Government in Central African Republic
[State Department]Washington, DC -STATEMENT BY JEN PSAKI, SPOKESPERSON Central African Republic: Announcement of New Government

2014-08-25 Appeal Increased to Support More Families Displaced By Violence in Central African Republic
[IFRC]The impact of the violence that erupted in Central African Republic (CAR) in December continues to bite, seven months down the line. Although humanitarian organisations are responding to the situation, the process of reconstruction and return to normality is likely to take longer to be realised, especially if the violence persists.

2014-08-25 CAR Stakeholders Consult Mediator On New Government
[Cameroon Tribune]Discussions with President Sassou N'Guesso focused on hastening up the formation of an inclusive government.

2014-08-22 Act Alliance Preliminary Appeal - Life-Saving Relief to Car Refugees in Cameroon
[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.

2014-08-21 Violence Continues Despite Presence of International Force
[RFI]The European peacekeeping force EUFOR were involved in clashes with militants in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic on Tuesday. Five people were killed in these skirmishes, including a volunteer from the Red Cross.

2014-08-21 Seleka Rebels Threaten to Split Nation
[Deutsche Welle]The Central African Republic is still without a functioning government. Meanwhile, the Seleka rebels have proclaimed an independent state in a press release.

2014-08-21 31 Injured in Central African Republic Fighting - MSF
[VOA]A medical aid group says at least 31 people were injured Wednesday in the Central African Republic when a local militia clashed with international peacekeepers.

2014-08-21 Angola to Continue Following Up CAR Peaceful Process - Foreign Minister
[ANGOP]Luanda -The Angolan minister of the Foreign Affairs, Georges Chikoti, said on Thursday in Luanda that the country will continue to follow up the peaceful process and participate with other countries in the improvement of the current situation of the Central African Republic (CAR), aiming for the achievement of the everlasting peace.

2014-08-21 Angola President Meets Central African Counterpart
[ANGOP]Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, has shortly received his counterpart of the Central African Republic (CAR), Catherine Samba-Panza, who arrived this Wednesday afternoon in Luanda, for a 24-hour visit to Angola.

2014-08-20 Welcoming Political Progress, UN Envoy Warns of Dire Humanitarian Situation
[UN News]With a month left to the before full deployment of the United Nations mission in the Central African Republic (CAR), the UN envoy for that country today said that while there have been pockets of improvements, the overall humanitarian and security situation in the country remains dire and "extremely volatile."

2014-08-21 Egyptian Blue Berets to Be Sent to Central African Republic, Mali, Darfur
[Egypt Online]Assistant Foreign Minister for Multilateral Affairs and International Security Ambassador Hisham Badr said Egypt will send army troops to serve in the new UN peacekeepers force in the Central African Republic.

2014-08-21 CAR President Leaves Luanda
[ANGOP]Luanda -The Interim President of the Central African Republic (CAR), Catherine Samba-Panza, who paid a 24-hour visit to Angola, left this Thursday Luanda, where she analysed with the Angolan counterpart, José Eduardo dos Santos, the process of peace, stability and national reconciliation amongst Central Africans.

2014-08-21 Central African Republic - Red Cross Volunteer Killed in Bangui
[ICRC]Geneva/Bangui -The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is deeply shocked by the death in Bangui today of Bienvenu Bandios, a Central African Red Cross volunteer, who was hit by a bullet while evacuating casualties in the "km 5" zone of the capital.

2014-08-21 Heavy Fighting in Bangui - MSF Receives 31 New Wounded At the General Hospital
[MSF]Renewed fighting has flared up following unrest in the PK5 neighbourhood in Bangui (Central African Republic), where some 2,200 Muslims are still enclaved. Local militiamen have clashed with the international forces present in Bangui.

2014-08-20 New Peacekeeping Operation in Central African Republic Expected to Reach
[UN]Deployment Capability by 15 September, Security Council Told Configuration Committee Chair Also Briefs Members On Transition from Special Political to Multidimensional Mission

2014-08-19 More Than 100 Children Released From Armed Groups Over Past Week
[Unicef]Bangui/Darkar -One hundred and three children age 8 to 17 were released over the past week from armed groups in Bangui following negotiations with armed group leaders.

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