Central African Republic

CAR : Systematic violence in Ouaka Region

  Systematic violence affecting civilians and exposing them to more displacement and disease in Ouaka Region of CAR BANGUI, Central African Republic, June 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is dismayed at the high level of organized violence against civilians by armed groups in the Grimari and Bambari provinces […]

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Central African Republic : Vital supplies sent to refugees

DUBLIN, Ireland, June 13, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello TD, has announced that Ireland is dispatching tents, blankets, and other vital supplies to assist refugees in Cameroon who have fled the violence in the Central African Republic. The stocks will be distributed by Plan Ireland.   The airlift, […]

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CAR, S Sudan and Sierra Leone MSF Flash update

Flash update from MSF in Sierra Leone, South Sudan and the Central African Republic GENEVA, Switzerland, May 29, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Please find below short updates from Médecins Sans Frontières/ Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in the Central African Republic, where new clashes broke out in Bangui yesterday, from Sierra Leone, where our teams […]

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IOM Chad Seeks Funding to Help CAR Returnees from Cameroon

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 20, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM Chad is urgently appealing for USD 500,000 to help some 5,000 Chadians who fled the crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR) and are now stranded in Garoua Boulai and Kentzou on the Cameroon side of the CAR-Cameroon border. The Chadians, who are expected to […]

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Leaders in One Bangui Community Seek to Rebuild Shattered Infrastructure

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 20, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Community leaders from Bangui’s 3rd arrondissement met this weekend to identify and prioritize infrastructure projects to revitalize their district. Much of the community’s public infrastructure was destroyed or abandoned when the civil war broke out in the Central African Republic (CAR) in December 2013. This was […]

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South Sudan, CAR : Minister Costello calls for comprehensive EU approach to crises

Minister Costello calls for comprehensive EU approach to crises in South Sudan and Central African Republic DUBLIN, Ireland, May 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Minister for Trade and Development Joe Costello, TD, has called for the European Union to make progress on implementing a comprehensive approach to dealing with the ongoing political, security, and […]

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Central African Republic : Crisis-hit farmers receive seeds and tools

Crisis-hit farmers receive seeds and tools in Central African Republic / FAO also providing longer-term assistance to rebuild livelihoods and increase resilience in conflict-stricken nation ROME, Italy, May 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A major operation to distribute seeds and tools has been launched in the Central African Republic to support crisis-hit farming families. […]

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Central African Republic Pictures

The Central African Republic in Pictures is part of a series of posts of Africa in pictures on this website. All pictures are Creative Commons. You may also be interested in the book: Central African Republic in Pictures (Visual Geography (Twenty-First Century)) The Central African Republic  is a landlocked country in Central Africa. It is bordered by Chad in the north, Sudan in the northeast, South […]

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Central African Republic : IMF Executive Board Approves US$12.9 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Approves US$12.9 Million Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility for the Central African Republic BANGUI, Central African Republic, May 15, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved on May 14, 2014 financial assistance under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF) in the amount equivalent to […]

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Central African Republic : Press Secretary Statement

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — In late 2012, armed groups began a rebellion that sparked a period of devastating instability, lawlessness, and anarchy in the Central African Republic (CAR) that led to the overthrow of its government in early 2013. Escalating violence and human rights abuses set the stage for the eruption […]

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Central African Republic : Obama Executive Order

  Executive Order — Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Conflict in the Central African Republic WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — EXECUTIVE ORDER     BLOCKING PROPERTY OF CERTAIN PERSONS CONTRIBUTING TO THE CONFLICT IN THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC     By the authority vested in me as President by […]

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Additional NOK 166 million for humanitarian assistance

OSLO, Norway, May 14, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — ‘The need for humanitarian assistance is greater in 2014 than ever before. In the revised national budget, the Government proposes an increase of NOK 166 million in allocations for this purpose. This will enable us to provide more emergency aid for South Sudan, Syria and other […]

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