Coronavirus pandemic

Oxfam says coronavirus ceasefire efforts 'catastrophic failure'

NGO stresses halt to violence is only way to ensure an effective response to the pandemic in conflict-affected areas.

Oxfam says coronavirus ceasefire efforts 'catastrophic failure'

Africa

Dozens killed in northeast Central African Republic clashes

Communications Minister Ange-Maxime Kazigui says fighting between armed groups in Ndele left many civilians dead.

Dozens killed in northeast Central African Republic clashes

Reporter's Notebook

Ebola to coronavirus: From one emergency to another

What happens to other disease responses when the world's public health officials are all focused on COVID-19?

Ebola to coronavirus: From one emergency to another

Coronavirus pandemic

In Central African Republic, a colossal struggle against COVID-19

Experts warn coronavirus could tear through CAR at 'lightning spread' if the vulnerable country does not get support.

In Central African Republic, a colossal struggle against COVID-19

Central African Republic

UN imposes sanctions on Central African Republic rebel leader

UN experts accuse Abdoulaye Miskine, who signed a peace deal with the government last year, of looking for fighters.

UN imposes sanctions on Central African Republic rebel leader

Africa

In Pictures: The witch hunts of Bangui

Elderly people in the war-torn Central African Republic are being accused of witchcraft, with fatal consequences.

In Pictures: The witch hunts of Bangui

Central African Republic

CAR says 12 rebels killed in clash with UN troops

Fighters killed after they tried to enter the flashpoint town of Birao on Sunday, according to government spokesman.

CAR says 12 rebels killed in clash with UN troops

Africa

Five CAR militia leaders get life terms for war crimes

Twenty-eight people were also handed terms of 10-15 years of forced labour for murder and illegal possession of weapons.

Five CAR militia leaders get life terms for war crimes

Africa

Central African Republic: Warning of humanitarian disaster

Humanitarian workers say food shortages and inflation will get worse as lean months draw closer.

Africa

Central African Republic: UN steps in for peace efforts

For government forces, this is the first time they are setting foot in PK5 since 2014.

Central African Republic

UN, government forces vow to disarm Bangui district

Local fighters, traders urged to lay down arms after deadly clashes in mainly-Muslim PK5 district in the CAR capital.

Africa

Central African Republic clashes: UN adds more troops

After fighting between traders and fighters broke out over a dispute in Bangui, 40 people die.

Central African Republic

Ex-CAR President Francois Bozize 'returns home' from exile

Former president's political party announces his return after six years, says he will address countrymen in coming days.

Ex-CAR President Francois Bozize 'returns home' from exile

Central African Republic

CAR suspected militia leaders to face war crimes trial: ICC

Court says 'substantial grounds to believe' Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona, Alfred Yekatom behind crimes against civilians.

CAR suspected militia leaders to face war crimes trial: ICC

Central African Republic

In Pictures: Floods in Central African Republic

The Red Cross says seven people have died and 25 were injured in the worst flooding the country has seen in two decades.

In Pictures: Floods in Central African Republic