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Central African Republic

Central African Republic

Population: 5.23m (2024)
GDP: $2.81bn (2024)
Debt: 55.6% of GDP (2024)

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Touadéra stirs the geopolitical cauldron

The President is stronger as a result of changes in western policy so long as he can navigate multiple regional rivalries and manage security risks

The United Nations, the Bretton Woods institutions, ambassadors in Bangui, the Communauté Économique et Monétaire de l'Afrique Centrale (CEMAC) and a slew of r...

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 p...

UN clashes with Wagner worsen

Moscow's surrogates are undermining the international peacekeepers but diplomats hope a new UN mission chief can stabilise the operation

The Russian-inspired detention of four French soldiers in February at Bangui airport, and the imminent departure of Mankeur Ndiaye, the Senegalese head of the UN's mission to Centr...

Prime Minister quits as funding crisis deepens

The government is running out of cash – paying the Russians is proving tricky, EU and French aid has stopped, and the IMF and World Bank are sceptical

Amid suspicions that Russia is trying to engineer an alliance between its friends in Bangui and leaders of the military junta in Sudan, the problems in President Faustin Archange T...

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