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

Africa

Senegalese peacekeepers killed in CAR helicopter crash

At least three soldiers killed and one injured after combat helicopter used by UN peacekeeping mission crashes in CAR.

Senegalese peacekeepers killed in CAR helicopter crash

Africa

Fresh fighting kills 23 in Central African Republic

Renewed clashes between two armed groups in Birao raise doubts about sustainability of peace deal signed in February.

Fresh fighting kills 23 in Central African Republic

Witness

Elephant Path: A Story of Hope and War in CAR

A Bayaka elder, an American biologist, and an eco-guard study and protect elephants in CAR until conflict strikes.

AJ Impact

A united Africa may give China its moment to shine

AfCFTA will likely complicate existing agreements with Africa’s main partners, including the United States and China.

 A united Africa may give China its moment to shine

Africa

At least 50 killed in armed group attack on villages in CAR: UN

The government issued an ultimatum to the head of a rebel group known as 3R, urging him to hand over those responsible.

At least 50 killed in armed group attack on villages in CAR: UN

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