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Vol 63 No 19

Published 22nd September 2022

Central African Republic

The Kremlin's grip tightens

Wagner Group mercenaries are expanding operations but security is deteriorating as President Touadéra bids to change the constitution

Moscow's influence in Central African Republic is growing, while conditions worsen under the impact of the international supply chain crisis, increased fuel prices, and political paralysis in Bangui. And President Faustin Archange Touadéra wants to change the constitution to permit him a third term of office despite civil society and opposition resistance.

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