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Central African Republic

Central African Republic

Population: 4.66 mn.
GDP: $1.95 bn.
Debt: $0.73 bn.

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Moscow tilt poses risks

The president increasingly relies on Russia but it may not be able to protect him against a possible cut in funds over human rights abuses and aid theft

President Faustin-Archange Touadéra is doubling down on his dependence on all things Russian – from cyberwar to propaganda, to Wagner Group mercenaries, and even the d...


Victory under a cloud

The President’s poll win is confirmed, but clashes with rebels in the capital signal a new security crisis

After hearing petitions from opposition candidates against the presidential election win of Faustin Archange Touadéra in the December election, the Constitutional Court formally co...


Pre-election jitters

The funeral of Maryse, the late wife of Jean-Serge Bokassa, son of the former Central African Republic 'Emperor' Jean-Bedel Bokassa, witnessed a serious incident which disrupted th...


Elections and bust

The country goes to the polls in December but the organisation of the vote doesn’t promise improved accountability

At the end of the year citizens are supposed to cast their votes for a new parliament and a new president. An atmosphere of indifference pervades most circles, but there is excitem...


Clash of the leaders

Ex-President Bozizé and current President Touadéra seem set on a collision course while elections are in the balance

Allegations of fraud, bribery and mobilising for a coup d’état are flying in all directions in Bangui as the political parties and their sponsors consider elections du...


Elections or bust

The president failed in a bid to change the constitution. Now he will have to contest the elections due by December, Covid-19 permitting

President Faustin-Archange Touadéra has failed in his effort to change the constitution so that he could stay in office should this year's planned elections fail to take place beca...


Ministers and militias

Far from restoring sanity, the February 2019 Khartoum peace agreement between 14 armed groups has created a new space for bloody competition; they now have access to state resource...


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