central african republic violence

Pope Francis begins his first visit to Africa this week. This visit is significant in many ways.
Militias are back on the streets of Bangui, raising fears of more sectarian violence.
For people in Bangui, December 5, 2013 was a day so horrific it does not need a month or year to identify it. Instead, it is referred to simply as 'le cinq' or 'the fifth.'
Nearly 1.5 million children are out of school, rapidly losing any hope of rebuilding their lives and their country. Out-of-school children are at greater risk of violence, rape, recruitment into militias, and prostitution. It looks bleak now, and it looks bleak in the future.
In a report, the panel also said the peacekeeping mission (MINUSCA) should deploy troops to the remote north of the country
The hostages said they were detained for days by anti-balaka militias who accused them of being traitors for having sold
Previous estimates of the death toll in the landlocked country based on the number of bodies collected by Red Cross workers
While the Central African Republic stands on the precipice of genocide and protests rage in the capital, the government in
Returning from a visit to the town of Boda at the end of April, John Ging, operation director for the U.N. Office for the
Seleka leaders stepped down in January under intense international pressure, but the peacekeepers and a weak interim government
BANGUI, April 27 (Reuters) - At least 22 people, including 15 local chiefs and three local members of staff from medical
"The number 1 priority is to stop the fighting. You will not arrive at that without the (U.N.) blue helmets," said Swing
Security is crucial and there can be no peace and development while there is violence and fear. France and African Union troops have done a great job, but the current situation is neither viable nor sufficient.
The obvious question is: How and why does AMD have a point of view on this egregious situation?
A United Nations peace-keeping mission for Central Africa? This is the ultimate question for the US and the international community as a whole as talks launched in New York on March 6 wend their way to a vote.
Dr. Richard J. Brennan, director of emergency risk management and humanitarian response at the World Health Organization
He was one of the most famous poets of his age, and often called upon to weigh in on events, which he resisted. He preferred to act anonymously, acting on behalf of others, but never calling attention to himself.
Though the republic is rich in minerals such as gold, diamond and copper, ordinary citizens remain poor and lack medical
“Now is the time for [people] of good will to stand up and prove the strength and quality of their faith,” the Rev. Xavier