CAR: 15-Day State of Emergency

CAR: 15-Day State of Emergency

BANGUI, 22 January 2021 – Authorities in the Central African Republic (CAR) have declared a state of emergency as armed groups knock on the gates of the capital, Bangui. “A state of emergency has been declared across the national territory for 15 days, starting from...
CAR: Election Results Certified

CAR: Election Results Certified

BANGUI, 18 January 2021 – The Constitutional Court in Central African Republic (CAR) on Monday certified the results of the presidential elections of last December 27. Incumbent President Faustin-Archange Touadera won re-election with 53.16 percent of the votes...
CAR: Rebels’ Closest Attack to Bangui Fails

CAR: Rebels’ Closest Attack to Bangui Fails

BANGUI, 13 January 2021 – Rebels in the Central African Republic (CAR) staged their closest attack to the capital, Bangui, repelled thanks to the help of peacekeepers, one of whom lost his life. The attack hit a position manned by United Nations peacekeepers barely 12...
CAR: Elections Over, Rebels Fight On

CAR: Elections Over, Rebels Fight On

BANGUI, 7 January 2021 – The incumbent president of the Central African Republic (CAR) Faustin-Archange Touadera has won another five-year term, but rebels reject the outcome. Touadera was re-elected in the December 27 ballot with 53.9 percent of the votes cast,...
CAR: Rare Access to Rwandan Force

CAR: Rare Access to Rwandan Force

BANGUI, 3 January 2021 – The New Times newspaper has gained rare access and reported on the activities of Rwanda’s “force protection troops” deployed earlier this month to the Central African Republic (CAR). The 850 troops under this unit arrived CAR last...
CAR: Opposition Demands Election Re-run

CAR: Opposition Demands Election Re-run

BANGUI, 1 January 2020 – Ten opposition parties in the Central African Republic (CAR) have called for a re-run of Sunday’s election, claiming it was marred by insecurity and fraud. The alliance of parties known as the Democratic Opposition Coalition (COD-2020) says...
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