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Central African Republic

Central African Republic

Population: 4.59 mn.
GDP: $1.75 bn.
Debt: $0.68 bn.

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Asking A.T.T.

As elections approach, Nigerian diplomat Olu Adeneji is settling in as United Nations Special Representative and head of the 1,350-man Mission des Nations Unies en Républiqu...


Khmercenaries

As French troops prepare to quit on 15 April, mercenaries are hovering - or so President Ange- Félix Patassé told the French daily Libération of 10 March: 'Mercenaries are being ...


Patasse´'s problems

With French forces leaving in April, the Bangui conference must produce results

p class="p1">Since President Ange-Félix Patassé came to power in 1993, the Central African Republic has almost disintegrated. Another attempt to put it back together ...


More contras

As French troops prepare to leave on 6 April, several hundred of the late President Mobutu Sese Seko’s Division Spéciale Présidentielle have joined forces with ...


French leave

As Paris ends military aid for Patasse, he turns to France's bogeyman – Laurent Kabila

On 23 September, a team from France's Defence Ministry arrived in Bangui to prepare the French troop withdrawal. The team, led by General Serge Sabathe and still in CAR as we went ...


Free radicals

Opposition politicians seeking an explanation for the continuing grip on power of some of the more authoritarian Francophone leaders may find guidance from the Nu Health Clinic in ...


French Fire

Reports differ about how many people were killed when French soldiers launched a furious retaliatory attack on rebel positions in Bangui on 5 January but it raises more questions a...


Echoes of Zaïre

Bangui's latest mutiny sends a worrying message to its southern neighbour

Bearing little comfort from his Paris trip, President Ange-Félix Patassé flew home on 25 November to an army mutiny in its eleventh day, with French troops holding a fragile peace ...


Mutineers' mistake

Two military uprisings within a month have thoroughly destabilised the government of President Ange-Félix Patassé. On 18 May the leaders of the April mutiny, headed by Adjutant (Se...


Angel on a pinhead

A small mutiny caused a big panic and reasserted French influence in Bangui

President Ange-Félix Patassé in his Sango-language speeches vaunts his nationalism and his refusal to take orders from Paris, as his predecessors did. Yet when angry ...


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