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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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Pressing Patassé

President Ange-Félix Patassé seems to be suffering from the presidential paranoia where successful protégés become political threats; the prophecy may y...


Plot and panic

The rebels are beaten but the peace is precarious

The rebels have been put to flight. Political support has come from France and from several African governments. The elected President, Ange-Félix Patassé, seems more...


The Mobutu factor

Seen from the other bank of the Oubangui River, the failed putsch in the Central African Republic reflects Congo-Kinshasa's own internal conflict. About 200 Congolese rebel fighter...


Saved by the cash

A quick subsidy helps the Patassé government out of a crisis

The United Nations Security Council on 23 January expressed its 'grave preoccupation' with the situation in the Central African Republic - less than a year after it had withdrawn i...


Cleaning up

Donors concentrate on restructuring the army; locals worry more about corruption

President Ange-Félix Patassé's attempts to convince donors they ought to help him are getting a more positive reception. After Prime Minister Anicet Georges Dologu&ea...


Too close to call

Incumbent President Patassé is favourite to win the elections as the UN prepares to leave

Whoever wins the presidential election starting on 29 August faces a huge task in keeping order. Incumbent President Ange-Félix Patassé is the favourite, though prob...


Dubious democracy

Election results can be fixed but it will be more difficult to contain the military fall out

On 10 January, soldiers of President Ange-Félix Patassé’s Presidential Guard, led by General François Djadder Bedaya, set free Théophile Sonny Colé, veteran leader of the main uni...


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 ...


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