Politics blamed for CAR divisions

President Catherine Samba-Panza says poverty and failed governance are real reasons for Christian-Muslim violence.

    In an exclusive interview with Al Jazeera, Catherine Samba-Panza, president of the Central African Republic, says issues like poverty and failed governance are the real reasons for the conflict between Muslims and Christians.

    During a visit to Brazzaville for a meeting with the president of Congo, she told Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna the rise of religious division is a consequence of political manipulation.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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