Central African Republic
Football: 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying draw
The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying draw was made in Cairo Thursday
One UN peacekeeper killed, seven wounded in C. Africa ambush
A UN peacekeeper from Tanzania was killed and seven others wounded when their patrol was ambushed by gunmen in the Central African Republic, UN officials said Monday.
14,000 flee Central African Republic after violence
Some 14,000 people have fled violence in the Central African Republic and crossed into the Democratic Republic of Congo in less than a week, the United Nations said Friday. The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said it was "alarmed" about the displacement of 7,000 people from the southeast of the strife-torn country, adding that they were…
Around 20 concertgoers injured in Central Africa grenade attack
A grenade attack on a concert in Bangui, the capital of the chronically unstable Central African Republic, injured around 20 people, the UN peacekeeping force and witnesses said.
UN considers sending 900 extra peacekeepers to Central African Republic
The UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would bolster the peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic with 900 extra troops to help protect civilians, according to the text obtained by AFP on Tuesday.
At least 40 killed in Central Africa day after ceasefire agreed
At least 40 people were killed in clashes on Tuesday in the Central African Republic, aid and security sources said, the day after the signing of a ceasefire deal.
Four UN peacekeepers killed in Central Africa
Three more UN peacekeepers have been found dead after an attack on a convoy in the Central African Republic, UN officials said Tuesday, bringing the death toll to four.
Central Africa not a 'lost cause,' seeks donor help
President Faustin-Archange Touadera on Thursday urged donors to help the Central African Republic, one of the world's poorest countries, recover from years of bloody civil strife.
25 dead, including six police, in Central African clashes
Twenty-five people were killed, six of them gendarmes, in two days of violence around the town of Bambari in the troubled Central African Republic, the UN force MINUSCA said Saturday.