Central African Republic

Country Central African Republic
Capital Bangui
Continent Africa
Currency Central African CFA franc(XAF)
Languages Sango & French

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Introduction

The former French colony of Ubangi-Shari became the Central African Republic upon independence in 1960. After three tumultuous decades of misrule - mostly by military governments - civilian rule was established in 1993 and lasted for one decade. President Ange-Felix PATASSE's civilian government was plagued by unrest, and in March 2003 he was deposed in a military coup led by General Francois BOZIZE, who established a transitional government. Though the government has the tacit support of civil society groups and the main parties, a wide field of candidates contested the municipal, legislative, and presidential elections held in March and May of 2005 in which General BOZIZE was affirmed as president. The government still does not fully control the countryside, where pockets of lawlessness persist. Unrest in the neighboring nations of Chad, Sudan, and the DRC continues to affect stability in the Central African Republic as well.

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Central African Republic - Wikipedia
Central African Republic - CIA World Fact Book
Central African Republic - BBC
Central African Republic - Timeline - BBC

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Explained: Crisis in the Central African Republic - The Hindu
  1. Explained: Crisis in the Central African Republic  The Hindu
  2. Central African Republic votes in shadow of rebel offensive  Africanews English
  3. Central African Republic votes amid tight security after December violence  Reuters
  4. Central African Republic votes in election runoff  DW (English)
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New approach to peace needed in the Central African Republic - Central African Republic - ReliefWebNew approach to peace needed in the Central African Republic - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

Central African Republic: UN experts alarmed at abuses - Anadolu AgencyCentral African Republic: UN experts alarmed at abuses  Anadolu Agency

WFP Central African Republic Country Brief, February 2021 - Central African Republic - ReliefWebWFP Central African Republic Country Brief, February 2021 - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

Powerful armed group in Central African Republic vows to leave rebel coalition - FRANCE 24 EnglishPowerful armed group in Central African Republic vows to leave rebel coalition  FRANCE 24 English

Central African Republic rebel chief Sidiki Abass dies - Africanews EnglishCentral African Republic rebel chief Sidiki Abass dies  Africanews English

Central African Republic: Rights experts concerned over 'Russian advisers' and close contacts with UN peacekeepers - UN NewsCentral African Republic: Rights experts concerned over 'Russian advisers' and close contacts with UN peacekeepers  UN News

Embattled Central African Republic president begins 2nd term - Washington PostEmbattled Central African Republic president begins 2nd term  Washington Post

Families forced into a deadly spiral in Central African Republic - Aljazeera.comFamilies forced into a deadly spiral in Central African Republic  Aljazeera.com

Central African Republic: Situation Report, 8 April 2021 - Central African Republic - ReliefWebCentral African Republic: Situation Report, 8 April 2021 - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

Ad Hoc Update #10: Situation concerning the influx from the Central African Republic to the DRC (9 April 2021) - Democratic Republic of the Congo - ReliefWebAd Hoc Update #10: Situation concerning the influx from the Central African Republic to the DRC (9 April 2021) - Democratic Republic of the Congo  ReliefWeb

West and Central Africa: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (9 – 15 March 2021) - Central African Republic - ReliefWebWest and Central Africa: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (9 – 15 March 2021) - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

Election conduct in the Central African Republic is satisfactory - AU Mission - Africanews EnglishElection conduct in the Central African Republic is satisfactory - AU Mission  Africanews English

Russian, UN envoys discuss settlement in the Central African Republic - TASSRussian, UN envoys discuss settlement in the Central African Republic  TASS

Central African Republic: Overview of incidents affecting humanitarian workers (March 2021) - Central African Republic - ReliefWebCentral African Republic: Overview of incidents affecting humanitarian workers (March 2021) - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

Surviving lockdown in the Central African Republic - Norwegian Refugee CouncilSurviving lockdown in the Central African Republic  Norwegian Refugee Council

UNHCR Central African Republic Situational Emergency Update - 15 March 2021 - Central African Republic - ReliefWebUNHCR Central African Republic Situational Emergency Update - 15 March 2021 - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC : Troubled SimbCoin founder to open new business in Bangui - Africa IntelligenceCENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC : Troubled SimbCoin founder to open new business in Bangui  Africa Intelligence

Central African refugees are caught between a rock and hard place in the Democratic Republic of the Congo - Equal TimesCentral African refugees are caught between a rock and hard place in the Democratic Republic of the Congo  Equal Times

UNHCR Central African Republic Situational Emergency Update - 2 April 2021 - Central African Republic - ReliefWebUNHCR Central African Republic Situational Emergency Update - 2 April 2021 - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

ACLED Regional Overview – Africa (13-19 March 2021) - Central African Republic - ReliefWebACLED Regional Overview – Africa (13-19 March 2021) - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

CAR: Who are President Touadéra’s Russian guardian angels? - The Africa ReportCAR: Who are President Touadéra’s Russian guardian angels?  The Africa Report

Central African Republic: Humanitarian Situation Update - HNO Light, Update as of 22 March 2021 - Central African Republic - ReliefWebCentral African Republic: Humanitarian Situation Update - HNO Light, Update as of 22 March 2021 - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

WFP Central African Republic Country Brief, January 2021 - Central African Republic - ReliefWebWFP Central African Republic Country Brief, January 2021 - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

Central African Republic seeks to lift legal immunity of four opposition MPs - ReutersCentral African Republic seeks to lift legal immunity of four opposition MPs  Reuters

Inter-Agency Refugee Response Plan: Central African refugee emergency in the Northern Democratic Republic of the Congo, March - December 2021 - Democratic Republic of the Congo - ReliefWebInter-Agency Refugee Response Plan: Central African refugee emergency in the Northern Democratic Republic of the Congo, March - December 2021 - Democratic Republic of the Congo  ReliefWeb

Russia ready to help stabilize the situation in the Central African Republic, says Lavrov - TASSRussia ready to help stabilize the situation in the Central African Republic, says Lavrov  TASS

Why the Central African Republic and the US might need each other - African ArgumentsWhy the Central African Republic and the US might need each other  African Arguments

Central African Republic: Why in the Central African Republic, Reparations Should Come First - AllAfrica - Top Africa NewsCentral African Republic: Why in the Central African Republic, Reparations Should Come First  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

Mysteries behind Battle of Bangui - Mail and GuardianMysteries behind Battle of Bangui  Mail and Guardian

INDIE VIEW: A HOUSE WITHOUT WINDOWS pulls away the curtains of the Central African Republic - Comics BeatINDIE VIEW: A HOUSE WITHOUT WINDOWS pulls away the curtains of the Central African Republic  Comics Beat

In Chad, Central African refugee keeps hope alive - UNHCRIn Chad, Central African refugee keeps hope alive  UNHCR

Central African Republic's capital in 'apocalyptic situation' as rebels close in - BBC NewsCentral African Republic's capital in 'apocalyptic situation' as rebels close in  BBC News

Central African Republic: Why the Central African Republic and the US Might Need Each Other - AllAfrica - Top Africa NewsCentral African Republic: Why the Central African Republic and the US Might Need Each Other  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

Central African Republic: new wave of violence puts education on hold for one in two children across the country - UNICEFCentral African Republic: new wave of violence puts education on hold for one in two children across the country  UNICEF

Central African Republic: Women share stories of survival - Central African Republic - ReliefWebCentral African Republic: Women share stories of survival - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

Central African Republic: Surge in violence and displacement threatens thousands of children already affected by humanitarian crisis and COVID-19 - UNICEFCentral African Republic: Surge in violence and displacement threatens thousands of children already affected by humanitarian crisis and COVID-19  UNICEF

Central Africa Republic: Rebels launch attack on capital - The Indian ExpressCentral Africa Republic: Rebels launch attack on capital  The Indian Express

UN chief: 52 armies and groups suspected of sexual violence - Republic WorldUN chief: 52 armies and groups suspected of sexual violence  Republic World

Thousands flee rebel violence in Central African Republic - Associated PressThousands flee rebel violence in Central African Republic  Associated Press

Rebels kill U.N. peacekeeper in Central African Republic - The HinduRebels kill U.N. peacekeeper in Central African Republic  The Hindu

Central African Republic suffers food shortages as rebels cut off capital - The GuardianCentral African Republic suffers food shortages as rebels cut off capital  The Guardian

Central African Republic: 17 contenders for presidential office - Anadolu AgencyCentral African Republic: 17 contenders for presidential office  Anadolu Agency

Central African Republic gears up for tense vote amid violence - Africanews EnglishCentral African Republic gears up for tense vote amid violence  Africanews English

Thousands flee rebel attacks in Central African Republic - The New HumanitarianThousands flee rebel attacks in Central African Republic  The New Humanitarian

What’s next after violent elections in Central African Republic? - The Indian ExpressWhat’s next after violent elections in Central African Republic?  The Indian Express

Central African Republic: UN rights office warns of 'escalating violence' ahead of Sunday poll - UN NewsCentral African Republic: UN rights office warns of 'escalating violence' ahead of Sunday poll  UN News

Central African Republic: Child malnutrition rates soar as violence rages - UNICEFCentral African Republic: Child malnutrition rates soar as violence rages  UNICEF

The Central African Republic in Crisis: Critical Measures to Address Humanitarian and Security Needs - Central African Republic - ReliefWebThe Central African Republic in Crisis: Critical Measures to Address Humanitarian and Security Needs - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

Rights group laments unrest in Central African Republic - Anadolu AgencyRights group laments unrest in Central African Republic  Anadolu Agency

Central African Republic gov’t says forces killed 44 rebels - Al Jazeera EnglishCentral African Republic gov’t says forces killed 44 rebels  Al Jazeera English

30,000 flee violence in Central African Republic - Anadolu Agency30,000 flee violence in Central African Republic  Anadolu Agency

Explained: Central African Republic's refugee crisis - Deccan HeraldExplained: Central African Republic's refugee crisis  Deccan Herald

Central African Republic: Armed groups attack border town - Africanews EnglishCentral African Republic: Armed groups attack border town  Africanews English

Russia refutes arm trafficking claims against Chad - Anadolu AgencyRussia refutes arm trafficking claims against Chad  Anadolu Agency

‘We live like animals,’ say villagers displaced by fighting in Central African Republic - FRANCE 24 English‘We live like animals,’ say villagers displaced by fighting in Central African Republic  FRANCE 24 English

Eye on Africa - Vital Central African Republic supply route could reopen soon - FRANCE 24Eye on Africa - Vital Central African Republic supply route could reopen soon  FRANCE 24

Central African Republic: Situation Report, 30 October 2020 - Central African Republic - ReliefWebCentral African Republic: Situation Report, 30 October 2020 - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

1st aid shipment in Central African Republic since Jan. - Anadolu Agency1st aid shipment in Central African Republic since Jan.  Anadolu Agency

Central African Republic: Rebels launch attack on capital - Deutsche WelleCentral African Republic: Rebels launch attack on capital  Deutsche Welle

Central African Republic COVID-19 Situation Report, December 2020 - UNICEFCentral African Republic COVID-19 Situation Report, December 2020  UNICEF

Central African Republic Emergency Dashboard, November 2020 - Central African Republic - ReliefWebCentral African Republic Emergency Dashboard, November 2020 - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

Central African Republic: World Bank Group launches New Country Partnership Framework, and provides immediate support to economic recovery - Central African Republic - ReliefWebCentral African Republic: World Bank Group launches New Country Partnership Framework, and provides immediate support to economic recovery - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

Chadians vote as Deby seeks to extend 3-decade presidency - Republic WorldChadians vote as Deby seeks to extend 3-decade presidency  Republic World

Focus - Violence in Central African Republic: Cameroon's border on high alert - FRANCE 24Focus - Violence in Central African Republic: Cameroon's border on high alert  FRANCE 24

Central African Republic: First Seleka Suspect in ICC Custody - Human Rights WatchCentral African Republic: First Seleka Suspect in ICC Custody  Human Rights Watch

Rebel blockade triggers aid and food shortages in Central African Republic - The New HumanitarianRebel blockade triggers aid and food shortages in Central African Republic  The New Humanitarian

Humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic - New EuropeHumanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic  New Europe

A push for justice in Central African Republic - The New HumanitarianA push for justice in Central African Republic  The New Humanitarian

Central African Republic: Rights expert welcomes transfer of war crimes suspect to ICC - UN NewsCentral African Republic: Rights expert welcomes transfer of war crimes suspect to ICC  UN News

RPT - Central African Republic Violence Complicates COVID-19 Response - MINUSCA - UrduPoint NewsRPT - Central African Republic Violence Complicates COVID-19 Response - MINUSCA  UrduPoint News

“It is time to end the violence in the Central African Republic” - Central African Republic - ReliefWeb“It is time to end the violence in the Central African Republic” - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

Central African Republic soldiers flee to Cameroon - Anadolu AgencyCentral African Republic soldiers flee to Cameroon  Anadolu Agency

Cameroon-Central African Republic road re-opens - Anadolu AgencyCameroon-Central African Republic road re-opens  Anadolu Agency

UN chief urges peaceful, credible elections in Central African Republic - UN NewsUN chief urges peaceful, credible elections in Central African Republic  UN News

Central African Republic go to polls amid violence - Anadolu AgencyCentral African Republic go to polls amid violence  Anadolu Agency

Atrocity Alert No. 237: Central African Republic, Ethiopia and China - Central African Republic - ReliefWebAtrocity Alert No. 237: Central African Republic, Ethiopia and China - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

KKR vs MI live telecast: Where to watch in UAE, South Africa, Sri Lanka and Singapore? - Republic TVKKR vs MI live telecast: Where to watch in UAE, South Africa, Sri Lanka and Singapore?  Republic TV

Central African Republic: Situation Report, 30 November 2020 - Central African Republic - ReliefWebCentral African Republic: Situation Report, 30 November 2020 - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

Football development highlighted in visit to the Central African Republic - Africanews EnglishFootball development highlighted in visit to the Central African Republic  Africanews English

Central African Republic - Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #2, Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 - Central African Republic - ReliefWebCentral African Republic - Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #2, Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

UN urges peaceful polling in Central African Republic - Anadolu AgencyUN urges peaceful polling in Central African Republic  Anadolu Agency

UN and African experts call on Central African Republic and armed groups to ensure basic rights during elections - Central African Republic - ReliefWebUN and African experts call on Central African Republic and armed groups to ensure basic rights during elections - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

UN: Central African Republic on way to successful elections - Associated PressUN: Central African Republic on way to successful elections  Associated Press

Curfew in Central African Republic over rebel attacks - Anadolu AgencyCurfew in Central African Republic over rebel attacks  Anadolu Agency

Central African Republic: First Anti-Balaka Trial at ICC - Human Rights WatchCentral African Republic: First Anti-Balaka Trial at ICC  Human Rights Watch

CAR attempts democracy and justice amid violent chaos - Central African Republic - ReliefWebCAR attempts democracy and justice amid violent chaos - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

Central African Republic: Situation Report, 26 Feb 2021 - Central African Republic - ReliefWebCentral African Republic: Situation Report, 26 Feb 2021 - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

Central African Republic: Situation Report, 3 Feb 2021 - Central African Republic - ReliefWebCentral African Republic: Situation Report, 3 Feb 2021 - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

Central African Republic: Situation Report, 2 March 2021 - Central African Republic - ReliefWebCentral African Republic: Situation Report, 2 March 2021 - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

Truck Drivers Stop Deliveries to Troubled Central African Republic - Voice of AmericaTruck Drivers Stop Deliveries to Troubled Central African Republic  Voice of America

Accelerating and expanding HIV services in the Central African Republic - UNAIDSAccelerating and expanding HIV services in the Central African Republic  UNAIDS

Central African Republic refugees return from DR Congo - Anadolu AgencyCentral African Republic refugees return from DR Congo  Anadolu Agency

‘Russia, Rwanda sent troops’ to Central African Republic - Al Jazeera English‘Russia, Rwanda sent troops’ to Central African Republic  Al Jazeera English

IRC extremely concerned about deteriorating humanitarian situation in Central African Republic - International Rescue CommitteeIRC extremely concerned about deteriorating humanitarian situation in Central African Republic  International Rescue Committee

Central African Republic: 60 years of strife and struggles - DW (English)Central African Republic: 60 years of strife and struggles  DW (English)

Central African Republic marks Zero Discrimination Day - UNAIDSCentral African Republic marks Zero Discrimination Day  UNAIDS

FROM THE FIELD: Life after conflict in the Central African Republic - UN NewsFROM THE FIELD: Life after conflict in the Central African Republic  UN News

UN extends Central African Republic mission for 1 year - Anadolu AgencyUN extends Central African Republic mission for 1 year  Anadolu Agency

Central African Republic braces for tense elections amid conflict - ReutersCentral African Republic braces for tense elections amid conflict  Reuters