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Life for the Baka Pygmies of Central African Republic

The Guardian - ‎9 hours ago‎
As the Baka Pygmies of the Dzanga-Sangha region of Central African Republic struggle to live in their traditional ways, they find themselves caught between worlds.

Central African Republic: Some New Beginnings? the Challenges Facing Central African Republic's New President - ‎11 hours ago‎
What are the main issues facing President Touadéra and how well-equipped is he to deal with them? With a new and democratically-elected president in office, a degree of optimism has returned to the Central African Republic (CAR), though the challenges ...

Third of Central African Republic children out of class as schools struggle to reopen - UN

Thomson Reuters Foundation - ‎15 minutes ago‎
DAKAR, May 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hundreds of thousands of children in the Central African Republic are missing out on education as schools struggle to reopen due to violence, displacement and a shortage of teachers, the United Nations ...

Central African Republic villagers use tech to combat LRA

eNCA - ‎May 3, 2016‎
OBO, Central African Republic -- "Charlie Six, India One here... we're going to begin the check-in," says radio operator Joanick from his small studio in Obo, calling out to the surrounding villages in southeast Central African Republic. It's a daily ...
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In Central African Republic, UN Security Council Extends MINUSCA Peacekeeping Force Mandate

International Business Times - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The United Nations Security Council decided Tuesday to extend the mandate of its peacekeeping force in Central African Republic after concluding that the war-torn country remains a threat to international peace and security. The 15-member world body ...

Central African Republic: UN Security Council Extends CAR Peacekeeping Force Mandate - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday extended until July 31 the mandate of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), determining that the situation in the country constitutes a threat ...

Central African Republic: Red Cross volunteers determined to combat malaria in hard to reach areas

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Malaria has a 58 per cent morbidity rate and a 54 per cent mortality rate in the Central African Republic, affecting children under 5 and expectant mothers the most.

Central African Republic: Make Justice a Priority

Human Rights Watch - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
The transitional government of Catherine Samba-Panza paved the way toward justice, including by referring the situation in the Central African Republic since August 2012 to the International Criminal Court (ICC) and passing a law creating a Special ...
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There's little help for survivors of Central African Republic sexual abuse

Mashable - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
As the U.N. and various countries come under growing criticism for sexual abuse by peacekeepers, the stories of survivors in the M'Poko camp at Bangui's airport and other camps in Central African Republic suggest the problem could be far larger than ...

Central African Republic: Helping the Most Vulnerable in the Most Difficult Places

Huffington Post UK - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Last year one of my visits to the Central African Republic (CAR) ended in an evacuation across the river into the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as intense fighting shook Bangui, the capital city where we were.

William Daniels : Central African Republic, Uncertain Tomorrow

The Eye of Photography - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
International emergency medical organization Doctors Without Borders presents “Central African Republic: Uncertain Tomorrow,” an photographic exhibition by prize-winning photographer William Daniels' intimate portrait of a nation often overlooked, even ...

Peacekeepers To Predators: UN Troops in the Central African Republic

Brown Political Review - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The Central African Republic, long plagued by political instability is currently embroiled in a devastating civil war, sparked by ethnic tensions and the rise of an armed insurgency in December 2012.

Little help for survivors of Central African Republic abuses

Columbia Daily Tribune - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) - The peacekeepers motioned to the teenage girl weaving through the sprawling camp in the baking afternoon sun selling bananas from a plate atop her head.
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The forgotten persecuted: 7 countries that abuse religious freedom

ChristianToday - ‎May 3, 2016‎
But there are seven countries - Central African Republic, Egypt, Iraq, Nigeria, Pakistan, Syria and Vietnam - that the State Department hasn't yet designated.

Central Africa: Congo Signs Landmark US$200 Million Deal to Protect Forests - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The initiative, which also covers Central African Republic, Cameroon, Congo Republic, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon, aims to restart protection efforts in the Congo Basin, which has become a target for the expansion of palm oil plantations as available ...
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Doctors Without Borders condemns “epidemic” of hospital attacks as “acts of terror” in chilling UN address

Salon - ‎1 hour ago‎
“In Afghanistan, the Central African Republic, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Ukraine and Yemen, hospitals are routinely bombed, raided, looted or burned to the ground,” she continued.

French aid transparency among the worst in the world

The Guardian - ‎5 hours ago‎
The site was supposed to provide information on all financial aid packages of more than €100,000 (£80,000) to 16 priority African countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros Islands, the Democratic Republic of the ...

Engineer Diana Nicholson to receive University of Manitoba's young alumni award - ‎14 hours ago‎
She has travelled to South Sudan and the Central African Republic during armed conflicts and to Sierra Leone during the Ebola outbreak.
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UNICEF: 462 million children live in war & disaster areas

TRT World - ‎6 hours ago‎
In Central African Republic a quarter of schools are not functioning. In periods of crisis, parents cite education as one of their top priorities, yet last year only a fraction of children identified as needing education in humanitarian response plans ...

'More progress needed' to eradicate tropical diseases

Deutsche Welle - ‎7 hours ago‎
Keep in mind that we've impacted countries like the South Sudan, the Central African Republic and Congo. These countries have unrest, war, famine, huge populations, migration, and year after year we've been able to get those donated drugs to affected ...