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Russia to send more military trainers, equipment to Central African Republic

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Russia said on Friday it planned to send additional military equipment to Central African Republic (CAR) and deploy 60 more instructors to...

How Russia moved into central Africa

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When Central African Republic (CAR) pleaded for help last year to fight marauding militias, former colonial ruler France offered guns it seized...

Russia to sign accord with CAR

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Russia and the Central African Republic will sign an agreement on military co-operation, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu was quoted by Interfax...

Russian TV crew dogged by communication mix-ups

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Three Russian TV journalists killed in volatile Central African Republic spoke no French, had trouble communicating with their driver and had inconsistent...

Russian investigators to probe CAR TV crew killing?

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Russia's state Investigative Committee is looking into sending a group of specialists to Central African Republic to help investigate the killing of...

Kremlin critic vows to find Russian TV crew’s killers

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Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky would try to find those responsible for the murder of three journalists working for his online news organisation...

Russian journalists die in CAR ambush

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Three Russian journalists were killed in Central African Republic (CAR) their news outlet said, in what local authorities said was an ambush...

CAR aid worker attacks on the rise

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Armed groups are increasingly attacking aid workers in Central African Republic, obstructing delivery of life-saving supplies to people caught in conflict, the...

Arms influx fuelling CAR violence – UN

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Deliveries of Russian weapons to Central African Republic's security forces this year pushed rebel groups to bolster own stockpiles as they consolidate...

ISS: Sexual violence against men and boys in CAR

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Sexual violence by armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR) is increasingly being used as a weapon of war. Women and...

US, Britain and France halt Chinese weapons delivery to CAR

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The United States, France and Britain have forced the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to put on hold a Central African Republic...

UN fires Central Africa legal advisor

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The UN mission in Central African Republic (CAR) fired one of its lawyers after he accused Rwandan peacekeepers of massacring 30 civilians...

CAR approves war crimes court

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Central African Republic approved a law creating a special criminal court to investigate allegations of war crimes and crimes against humanity during...

Special court to try CAR war crimes

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A special criminal court to try the worst crimes committed in the Central African Republic (CAR) is due to start formal investigations...

Death toll in Central African Republic church attack reaches 26

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Ten more people died from wounds sustained during Tuesday's attack on a church in Central African Republic, the Red Cross said, bringing...

CAR church attack leaves 15 dead

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At least 15 people including a priest were killed and scores wounded in Central African Republic's capital Bangui when unidentified gunmen attacked...

Civilians killed in Central African Republic were ‘manipulated’ – U.N

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The United Nations' head of peacekeeping said on Thursday that civilians killed in gunbattles in Central African Republic's capital this week had...

Central African Republic demonstrators lay corpses in front of U.N. mission

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Hundreds of angry demonstrators on Wednesday laid the bodies of at least nine people killed in recent clashes in Central African Republic's...

UN base in Central African Republic comes under fire

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Unidentified gunmen opened fire on a United Nations base in Central African Republic's capital, capping a day that saw at least one...

One killed, dozens wounded in clashes in Central African Republic

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At least one civilian was killed and dozens of United Nations peacekeepers, civilians and militia fighters were injured during an operation against...

UN peacekeeper killed in CAR

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Christian militias stormed a UN base in southern Central African Republic killing a peacekeeper and wounding 11, the United Nations said. Armed...

Off-the-shelf technology assisting peacekeepers

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As the summer heat baked the Central African Republic (CAR), tensions between ex-Séléka and Anti-Balaka forces boiled near the town of Kaga-Bandoro...

Central African Republic mass rape allegation

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Militia fighters attacked, kidnapped and raped a large group of women in an isolated area of Central African Republic last month, Medecins...

ISS: Central Africa’s gathering storm

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Countries in Central Africa had a turbulent 2017 – and forecasts suggest that the region's problems aren't going away any time soon....

Russia cementing military ties with the Central African Republic

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Russia is deepening its military cooperation with the Central African Republic, donating small arms to the country's military and holding diplomatic talks...

Sex abuse case against French soldiers dismissed

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French magistrates dismissed a case brought against a group of French soldiers accused of sexually abusing children while deployed in the Central...

CAR peacekeeper killed

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Christian militiamen killed a Mauritanian UN peacekeeper in an attack on a camp for displaced people in a Central African Republic diamond-mining...

ISS: The world’s most dangerous peacekeeping mission?

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Batangafo is a small, nondescript town of about 20 000 people in north-west Central African Republic (CAR). It's only a few hundred...

UN wants Brazilian peacekeepers for CAR

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The United Nations wants Brazil to send troops to join its peace mission in the Central African Republic, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, UN head...

Egyptian peacekeeper killed in CAR

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Suspected Christian militias killed an Egyptian UN peacekeeper and wounded three others in an attack in southern Central African Republic the United...

Seven killed in CAR reprisal attack

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Seven people were killed and around 20 others injured in a grenade attack on a peace concert in reprisal violence in Central...

ISS: Challenges ahead for AU in ending CAR conflict

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An upsurge of violence and organised crime in the Central African Republic (CAR) has dealt a serious blow to the international community's...

Thirty-one sexual abuse cases filed against UN personnel

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Thirty-one new cases alleging sexual abuse or exploitation by United Nations personnel, nearly half involving the U.N. refugee agency, were filed between...

UN wants more peacekeepers for CAR

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Amid a US push to cut United Nations peacekeeping costs, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hope the Security Council agrees to send 900 more...

Central African Republic children starve as aid workers flee fighting

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Children are starving to death in Central African Republic because violence has forced aid workers to pull out, the United Nations humanitarian...

“Don’t forget us” CAR president’s plea to UN

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The president of the Central African Republic, Faustin-Archange Touadera, on Tuesday pleaded with the world not to forget his country and urged...

Rising violence in CAR uproots more than 1.1 million

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A record number of people - more than 1.1 million - have been uprooted in Central African Republic (CASR) by spiralling violence...

UN investigating sex abuse allegations in Central African Republic

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The United Nations is looking into allegations that complaints of sexual abuse and exploitation made against its peacekeepers in the Central African...

CAR defence minister sacked

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Central African Republic (CAR) president Faustin-Archange Touadera has sacked his defence minister, according to a state radio broadcast, amid growing violence threatening...

UN says Central African Republic risks return to major conflict

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Deadly ethnic fighting in Central African Republic could descend into a much larger-scale conflict if nothing is done to disarm combatants and...

Central African Republic one of the worst countries to be a...

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The Central African Republic (CAR) has spiralled into violence and remains one of the worst countries in the world to be a...

Thousands shelter in hospital after militants burn refugee camp in Central...

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Thousands of people uprooted by violence in Central African Republic are taking refuge in a hospital after armed groups looted and burned...

Red Cross says six volunteers killed in Central African Republic

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Six Red Cross volunteers were killed in an attack on a health centre in southeast Central African Republic on August 3, the...

Militias renew attacks in Central African Republic town

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Christian militias in Central African Republic launched several attacks on Bangassou, attempting to seize a cathedral housing displaced Muslims and killing a...

Two peacekeepers killed in CAR

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Suspected Christian militiamen killed two Moroccan peacekeepers from the United Nations mission in Central African Republic in the second fatal attack on...

Militias renew attacks in Central African Republic town

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Christian militias in Central African Republic launched several attacks on Bangassou, attempting to seize a cathedral housing displaced Muslims and killing a...

Renewed fighting in CAR raises concern for humanitarian aid

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Renewed fighting in the Central African Republic (CAR) is increasingly targeting children and there are concerns humanitarian needs could escalate to levels...

CAR fighting leaves 22 dead

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At least 22 people were killed in three days of fighting in south-eastern Central African Republic, a member of parliament from the...

Red Cross worker killed in Central African Republic

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An unidentified armed group in Central African Republic shot and killed a Red Cross worker in a town where more than 100...

CAR delegation visits SANDF as questions asked about Operation Vimbezela

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A delegation from the Central African Republic paid a recent visit to the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), not long after...