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