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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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On the brink

French and regional troops are preventing the violence getting worse but no political force seems able to provide leadership

As French President François Hollande flew to Bangui on 10 December, it was already clear that the religious and ethnic divisions that spawned most of the killing will take ...


Kony keeps up the terror

After 25 years of mass murder, the Lord's Resistance Army continues with impunity as African and Western efforts fail to capture its top commanders

More than 440,000 people are currently displaced due to attacks by the Lord's Resistance Army across Central and East Africa. This is despite increased United States and African mi...


France wades in again

Deep differences between the supporters of UN and European intervention in Bangui mean conditions will continue to worsen

What the world is going to do about the Central African Republic’s slide into violent anarchy is not much clearer after the unanimous United Nations Security Council resoluti...


Regional risks rising

Fighting in the northwest threatens to spiral outwards through the country and possibly the region as the new AU force arrives

Throughout September violence has been on the increase in Central African Republic. In one week alone about 100 people were killed in skirmishes and many properties were destroyed ...


Lords of misrule

Confusion reigned at the summit on CAR’s future while the new rulers could not halt the prolonged plunder of the capital. The omens are poor

The Ndjamena summit called to resolve the crisis in Central African Republic was nearly as chaotic as Bangui itself. Members of the Communauté économique des états de l’Afrique cen...


Séléka takes power

The President has fled abroad, leaving Bangui mired in chaos and plundered by looters. It will take time to sort out

The end, when it came, came quickly. On 24 March, the Séléka rebels fought a fierce battle with South African troops before overwhelming them and invading the capital, setting off ...


Bogged down in Bangui

The parties to the 11 January agreement, signed in Gabon, are now at loggerheads over ministerial posts. While leading opposition figure Nicolas Tiangaye is to lead the Government ...


Bozizé back from the brink

The deal to install an interim government belies how close the rebels came to toppling the President before allies – and luck – came to his rescue

Peace, however fragile, reigned in Central African Republic as Africa Confidential went to press. The government and the Séléka rebels signed a peace agreement in Libreville, Gabon...


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