My Career Path Isn't Run-of-the-Mill - Youga
[CAF] If Amos Youga had been asked in 2011 about the role in which he felt most comfortable, he may well have responded "postman".
IFC Begins Reengagement With the CAR's Private Sector
[PR Newswire] Bangui -As part its efforts to re-engage with the Central African Republic, IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, supported the organization of a five-day national forum on private sector development presided over by Catherine Samba-Panza, the country's transitional Head of State.
IFC Begins Reengagement With the Central African Republic's Private Sector
[PR Newswire] Washington -As part its efforts to re-engage with the Central African Republic, IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, supported the organization of a five-day national forum on private sector development presided over by Catherine Samba-Panza, the country's transitional Head of State.
Back to Square One
[IRIN] Bangui -Six days of fighting that ended in Central African Republic's capital last week has left a heavy toll: dozens dead, hundreds wounded, thousands displaced, and hope of an imminent resolution to the country's protracted and complex political crisis fading fast.
High Stakes As Elections Loom
[ISS] The African Union's (AU) early warning system will be working overtime in the next few weeks as Africa heads into a series of high-risk elections.
Crisis Leads to New Refugee Influx
[WFP] New arrivals from the CAR capital, Bangui, are currently being registered by DRC authorities in the nearby Congolese city of Zongo. The majority will move to the refugee camp of Mole close-by. Refugees said they had difficulties to flee Bangui because of barricades erected in the city.
Despite Looting of Aid Agencies in CAR UN Pledges Continued Support
[UN News] Despite worsening security conditions and the recent looting of international aid offices in the Central African Republic (CAR), prompting the temporarily relocation of 200 personnel, the United Nations today pledged to keep bringing aid into the war-torn country, where over half the population urgently needs assistance.
Africa's Governance Winners, Losers and Surprises
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Zimbabwe is one of the African countries where governance has improved most in the four years up to 2014. Senegal just might surge ahead of its African counterparts in the future, to become one of the continent's powerhouses. Developments in Somalia, long the worst-governed country in Africa, can be described as "a good news story".
New Violence Displaces
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Danish Refugee Council -A wave of violence on a scale not seen since the establishment of the Transitional Government in January 2014, has hit Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), leaving the population without access to necessary assistance and protection. The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) calls for access to provide emergency assistance and protection to the affected communities.
CAR Govt Says 61 Dead in September 'Coup Bid'
[Daily Trust] The Central African Republic said Monday more than 60 people died in violence in its capital last month and stepped up accusations that the clashes were part of an attempted coup.
Bishop Fear Fresh Violence Could Affect Pope's Visit
[CISA] Bangui -The ongoing violence between Christians and Muslims groups in Central African Republic (CAR)'s capital, Bangui has intensified fears raising concerns for the General Elections and Pope Franci's visit scheduled for October.
Renewed Violence in Central African Republic Halts Life-Saving Humanitarian Work
[IFRC] Local and international humanitarian agencies have been forced to stop providing life-saving services to thousands of Central Africans, as a result of escalating violence in the capital, Bangui. Since the violence began on 26 September, the Red Cross has been the only humanitarian agency able to move inside the city of three quarters of a million people, providing life-saving first aid in the streets, transporting the severely wounded to health facilities, and collecting the bodies of those killed in the f
CAR Conflict - NEMA Receives 197 Nigerian Escapees
[This Day] Abuja -The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received Nigerians who escaped from the conflict in Central African Republic (CAR) in Yola, Adamawa State.
Top UN Relief Official Calls for End to Central African Republic Violence, Resumption of Aid
[UN News] The United Nations humanitarian chief called on all those involved in the violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) to end the hostilities and immediately allow the resumption of assistance.
Remarks At a High-Level Meeting On the Central African Republic
[State Department] New York City -We gather at an extremely tense moment for the Central African Republic. Over the last few days, we have witnessed the alarming outbreak of violence in Bangui. At least 36 people have reportedly been killed and a hundred injured. According to UNICEF, children have been "deliberately targeted" by this violence. In addition, armed men have set up make-shift barricades across the capital; peacekeepers from the UN Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) have come under attack; and more than 500 inmat
Number Displaced By Violence in Bangui Soars Past 40,000
[UNHCR] Bangui -An uneasy calm has returned to the Central African Republic capital of Bangui, but violence and tension has been reported from the provinces and the number of displaced people has soared to more than 40,000 within Bangui, according to the UN refugee agency.
197 Nigerians Return From War-Torn Central African Republic
[Premium Times] One hundred and ninety seven Nigerians, who escaped from war- torn Central African Republic arrived Yola on Saturday.
Looting Blocks Aid to Bangui
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Aid agencies in the Central African Republic were struggling on Thursday to treat the wounded and distribute aid after days of renewed fighting in the capital Bangui which U.N. agencies said had killed at least 40 people and injured more than 100.
Additional U.S $26 Million Raised for Crisis, but Funding Gaps Remain
[RFI] Donor countries have pledged an additional 26 million dollars (23 million euros) at an event in New York for the Central African Republic, RFI learned on Friday. Violence in the CAR has claimed at least 41 lives and left 226 people injured since clashes erupted almost a week ago, according to the latest figures from the UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
Presidents Call for UN Security Council Seats
[UN News] The Vice-President of Angola, Manuel Domingos Vicente, was the first of several African leaders to address the United Nations General Assembly today, spotlighting, among other issues, the possibility of Security Council reform and the growing threat of terrorism.