Friday, 29th September 2023

Central African Republic

22 Sep
Exiled former Central African Republic president Francois Bozize, who now leads a rebel coalition, has been sentenced to forced labour for life for conspiracy, rebellion and murder in the chronically unstable nation.
6 Jun
United Nations (UN) on Monday solicited support for no fewer than 3.4 million people in Central African Republic (CAR) requiring assistance and protection. Mohamed Ayoya, UN Humanitarian Coordinator in the CAR, who made the call at a news conference in Geneva, said that of this number, 2.4 million had needs so severe and complex that their survival and dignity is at risk.
14 Apr
Yaguina Nesly waits outside a hut whose walls of corrugated steel are daubed in green and white paint.
28 Dec 2022
The Special Criminal Court, a tribunal set up to judge war crimes and crimes against humanity in Central African Republic, had its mandate extended for a further five years under a law passed Wednesday. The tribunal, set up in 2015 with UN backing, issued its first verdict this year after a long struggle in the…
18 Dec 2022
A Russian representative in the Central African Republic who was badly wounded after opening a parcel bomb is in a 'stable and serious' condition, the Russian embassy in the country said.
29 May 2022
Afro Highlife superstar musician, Chinedu Okoli, better known as Flavour of Africa, thrilled music lovers in Bangui, Central African Republic with an electrifying performance at the prestigious Barthélemy Boganda Stadium.
4 May 2022
Central African Republic, one of the poorest and most strife-torn countries in the world, said Wednesday its finances were in an "alarming" state and huge spending cuts loomed without foreign help.
27 Apr 2022
The Central African Republic has adopted bitcoin as legal tender, the president's office said Wednesday, becoming the second country in the world to do so behind El Salvador.
7 Feb 2022
The Central African Republic's prime minister, Henri-Marie Dondra, has been sacked and replaced by his economy minister in the poor, unstable country, the presidency spokesman said Monday.
18 Dec 2021
A two-year-old boy bawls as his mother gently lays him on scales at a health centre in northwestern Central African Republic,
16 Nov 2021
Eleven civilians have been killed in the northwestern Central African Republic during fighting between rebels and soldiers, despite a ceasefire in the country, the local prefect said on Tuesday. Rebels "infiltrated the weekly market at around 10 am on Sunday" near Mann, a town about 600 kilometres (370 miles) northwest of Bangui, Dieudonne Yougaina, prefect…
8 Nov 2021
Central African Republic (CAR) rebel leader Francois Bozize is in Chad, sources say, a development that coincides with a string of losses to government forces and regional efforts to build a dialogue on the country's crisis.


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The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Maj.-Gen. Christopher Musa, has said that the military will flush out bandits and terrorists from the country.
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The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone A has arrested Mr Felix Maiva, a wanted wildlife smuggler who, according to the agency, has been on the run since 2021. Maiva's arrest is a fallout of intense investigation and surveillance that followed the discovery of a 20 foot container found to contain 4,752kg of…
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As the United Nations General Assembly High-Level week proceeded last week, the idea of Africa as the next business frontier of the world resounded with glaring ardour. Even the very fact that New York where all of the world’s attention is turned to about this time every year is led by an African American is…
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 29 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, the world’s third most visited crypto exchange, is thrilled to have invited fans to an unforgettable experience at the 2023 Formula One Japanese Grand Prix, following Max Verstappen’s podium win, and ORBR winning the Constructors’ World Championship for the sixth time in the team’s history. As…
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 29 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, the world’s third most visited crypto exchange, is partnering with American University of Sharjah (AUS) to create an inter-college hackathon, empowering young people to develop new AI and crypto models.  Dubbed the “CryptoAI BUILDER Challenge,” this initiative represents a milestone in the partnership between AUS and…
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The Nigerian Navy has arrested six impostors impersonating as Nigerian Navy personnel to engage in fraudulent activities.
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The Delta Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Asaba on Friday affirmed Gov. Sheriff Oborevwori of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the duly elected governor of Delta.
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Leaders and Elders Forum of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta have commended President Bola Tinubu over subsidy removal palliatives to the state and Nigeria at large. This is contained in a communique jointly signed by the forum’s Chairman, Chief Godwin Ogbetuo, and others at the end of its meeting on Friday in Asaba.…
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The Special Military Taskforce, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), maintaining peace in Plateau and parts of Bauchi and Kaduna States, have arrested suspected killers of Na’aman Stephen, a Catholic seminarian. Capt. James Oya, the Media Officer of OPSH disclosed this while addressing newsmen on Friday in Jos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that gunmen…
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The wife of Gabon's ousted president Ali Bongo Ondimba has been charged with "money laundering" and other offences, the public prosecutor said Friday, a month after a coup toppled her husband. Sylvia Bongo Ondimba Valentin, who is Franco-Gabonese, and one of the couple's sons have been accused by the coup leader of having pulled the…