In the Field

Russia in Africa: Inside a military training centre in CAR

Russia says it wants to help establish peace in CAR, but others believe it may exploit resources and cause instability.

Opinion

Justice is the key ingredient for sustainable peace in CAR

To build a lasting peace, the CAR government needs to ensure there is justice for past crimes and human rights abuses.

Patryk I Labuda

by Patryk I Labuda

Patryk I Labuda

ICC

DRC's Bemba seeks $77m in compensation from ICC

Former rebel leader and popular opposition figure seeks compensation from global court for legal costs, losses.

DRC's Bemba seeks $77m in compensation from ICC

Africa

MSF says UN failed civilians in Central African Republic attack

The medical charity says at least 15 people were killed and 29 others injured in November's attack in Batangafo town.

MSF says UN failed civilians in Central African Republic attack

Africa

UN peacekeepers failed to protect civilians last year

MSF says the deployed force did not protect civilians in the city of Batangafo, where at least 15 people were killed.

Humanitarian crises

CAR peace deal calls for truth commission, joint patrols: AFP

CAR peace deal includes setting up a truth and reconciliation commission as well as joint security patrols, reports AFP.

CAR peace deal calls for truth commission, joint patrols: AFP

Africa

Central African Republic signs peace deal with armed groups

The new deal is the latest after seven other peace agreements tried and failed to end one of Africa's bloodiest conflicts.

Africa

Central African Republic initials peace deal with armed groups

The agreement will end years of fighting while trying to establish peace in a country ravaged by war since 2012.

Central African Republic initials peace deal with armed groups

Africa

Central African Republic reaches peace deal with armed groups: UN

The agreement reached in Sudan is seen as a step towards ending years of fighting that has killed thousands.

Central African Republic reaches peace deal with armed groups: UN

Central African Republic

UN sets course towards easing CAR arms embargo

Draft resolution seeks partial lifting of embargo to allow government purchase of weapons without seeking UN approval.

Humanitarian crises

Yemen to face worst humanitarian crisis of 2019: UN

Some 132 million people in 42 countries will need assistance next year, with Yemen topping the list, UN says.

Yemen to face worst humanitarian crisis of 2019: UN

Central African Republic

Children in CAR 'desperately need world's attention'

UN agency warns 43,000 children under the age of five 'face an extremely high risk of death' as crisis worsens.

UNICEF: More than 1.5 million children in CAR need emergency aid

Africa

CAR war crimes suspect Yekatom appears at ICC, alleges torture

Once nicknamed 'Rambo', Alfred Yekatom faces 14 charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Central African Republic

UN warns of famine in violence-hit Central African Republic

Over 60 percent of the CAR's population is already in need of aid and protection, with violence affecting millions.

UN warns of famine in violence-hit Central African Republic

Africa

Russia to increase military presence in Central African Republic

With an arms embargo in place on the Central African Republic, Russia is ready to send military trainers to the country.