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Head of UN mission in Central African Republic pledges to end troop abuses

The Guardian - ‎May 25, 2016‎
UN peacekeepers patrol the Central African town of Bambari in October 2014. Minusca chief Parfait Onanga-Anyanga has pledged to bring about 'a rebirth of peacekeeping'.

Central African Republic: A tribute to our colleague, Arsène Bassanganam, killed during an ambush against an MSF ...

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International - ‎May 23, 2016‎
MSF started providing free medical care in Central African Republic (CAR) in 1997, at a time when mortality rates in some regions were up to five times the emergency threshold.

Doctors Without Borders Suspends Work In Parts Of Central African Republic

NPR - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Doctors Without Borders says it is suspending its work in areas the Central African Republic after gunmen ambushed a convoy and killed one of the aid group's drivers.

Central African Republic Rebels Demand Positions in Government

Bloomberg - ‎May 25, 2016‎
An armed group of Muslim fighters in the Central African Republic said it will only hand over weapons if some of its representatives are appointed to government positions.

Central African Republic's children dream of education – and peace

The Guardian - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Mamboue is War Child's country director in Central African Republic, and these children recently completed a six-day training course.

FEATURE: Speaking with UN peacekeepers in Liberia, South Sudan and Central African Republic

UN News Centre - ‎May 27, 2016‎
In the Central African Republic (CAR), Captain Evelyn Borbor is a UN police officer working with the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission there, known by it's French acronym, MINUSCA.

Central African Republic GDP to grow by 5 pct in 2016: IMF

Reuters Africa - ‎May 27, 2016‎
BANGUI (Reuters) - Central African Republic's economy is expected to grow by 5 percent in 2016 and increast to 5.7 percent by 2021 as it seeks to rebuild following years of crippling inter-religious conflict, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said ...

Central African Republic: Four priorities for the new president

Daily Maverick - ‎May 25, 2016‎
An arduous three-year political transition came to an end in the Central African Republic on 30 March with the inauguration of President Faustin-Archange Touadéra, winner in the 14 February run-off presidential elections with almost 63% of the vote ...
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MSF worker killed by gunmen in Central African Republic

Reuters - ‎May 19, 2016‎
DAKAR Medical relief charity Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) has halted operations in part of west Central African Republic after a staff member was shot dead during an ambush on one of its convoys, it said on Thursday.

Central African Republic: No More Excuses - the Need for an Inclusive Humanitarian Response

AllAfrica.com - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Participants in next week's [5/23-24] World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, with its lofty call to "leave no one behind," should consider the story of Hamamatou from the Central African Republic. When anti-balaka rebels attacked Hamamatou's village of ...

Africa: Speaking With UN Peacekeepers in Liberia, South Sudan and Central African Republic

AllAfrica.com - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Dr. Catherine Buzmion-Cheong, a United Nations peacekeeper, was working in Liberia when the first case of Ebola was confirmed in the West African nation. "The Ebola epidemic was unprecedented," Dr. Buzmion-Cheong told the UN News Centre from the ...
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Central African Republic: President Stresses Sudan Keenness to Boost Relations With Central African Republic

AllAfrica.com - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Khartoum - President Omar Bashir on Monday reaffirmed Sudan's commitment to boost bilateral relations with the Central African Republic, to achieve the joint interests. The president of the Republic on Monday received Mr. Bencambo Email, the special ...

UN agencies provide seeds and food to break hunger cycle in Central African Republic

UN News Centre - ‎May 25, 2016‎
25 May 2016 - Two United Nations agencies have begun providing both seeds and food to nearly 50,000 hungry farming families in some areas of the conflict-torn Central African Republic (CAR) to ensure that they don't eat seeds meant for planting.

Olympic Taekwondo Wild Cards' Go to Central African Republic, Haiti, Honduras and Nepal

Around the Rings (subscription) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Olympic Taekwondo Wild Cards' Go to Central African Republic, Haiti, Honduras and Nepal. 05/25/16. The Tripartite Commission has offered athletes from the Central African Republic, Haiti, Honduras and Nepal invitation places for the taekwondo ...

MSF Says Staff Member Shot Dead in Central African Republic

Bloomberg - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Medecins Sans Frontieres said it's suspending activities in an area of Central African Republic until it receives safety guarantees after a member of staff was shot dead by armed men.

Central African Republic: CSW welcomes Interfaith Partnership for Peace

Independent Catholic News - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has welcomed the creation of the Interfaith Partnership for the Consolidation of Peace (CIPP) in Central African Republic. The interfaith partnership brings together the vital grassroots work of the National ...

Central African Republic GDP to grow by 5.2pc in 2016: IMF

Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
BANGUI: Central African Republic's economy is expected to grow by 5.2 percent in 2016 and average 5.7 percent from 2016 to 2021 as it seeks to rebuild following years of crippling inter-religious conflict, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on ...
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Central African Republic: Bemba Has Served His Sentence, Defense Lawyers Tell ICC Judges

AllAfrica.com - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Bemba, who has been in ICC detention since July 2008, was found guilty last March of failing to suppress the commission of rape, murder, and pillaging by his troops who were deployed in the Central African Republic (CAR) during 2002 and 2003. Bemba ...
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Hollande paid a brief visit to Central-African Republic

Cihan News Agency - ‎May 16, 2016‎
French President Francois Hollande paid a brief visit to Central-African Republic to announce an end to the French military mission in the country, known as operation Sangaris.

UN pushes 'get-tough agenda' on peacekeeper sex abuse

Yahoo News - ‎May 17, 2016‎
She has made fact-finding visits to the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of Congo since then and met several times with troop-contributing countries and UN officials at all levels.
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