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Sri Lanka rotates Mi-17s with UN mission in CAR

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The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) has dispatched two Mi-17 helicopters to its aviation contingent in the Central African Republic (CAR). These are serving with...

Rugwabiza is new top UN staffer in CAR

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United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has a new Special Representative for the Central African Republic (CAR) and Head of the UN Multi-dimensional Integrated...

Tunisian helicopters operational in Central African Republic

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The Tunisian Air Force’s three AB205A helicopters with the United Nations Minusca mission are now fully operational in the Central African Republic (CAR). The three...

UN says Central African Republic soldiers wounded ten Egyptian peacekeepers

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The United Nations mission in Central African Republic on Tuesday accused the country's presidential guard of opening fire on unarmed Egyptian peacekeepers and wounding...

Maintain momentum in CAR, UN urged

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Last week’s announcement of a unilateral ceasefire in the Central African Republic (CAR) is a positive step, the top UN official there told the Security Council as he...

CAR SEA allegations see Gabonese soldiers sent home

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The entire Gabonese contingent attached to the UN Mission in Central African Republic (CAR) are to be “sent home immediately” in the wake of...

New commander for EU training mission in CAR

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French one-star general Jacques Langlade de Montgros is the new European Union Training Mission in the Central African Republic (EUTM CAR) commander taking over...

Medals for Indonesian sappers on peacekeeping mission

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Two hundred peacekeepers from the MINUSCA Indonesian Engineering Company received UN service medals for contribution to peace and stability in the Central African Republic...

Rwandans boost MINUSCA force

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The UN peacekeeping mission force in Central African Republic (CAR) now boasts an additional 300 soldiers from Rwanda, labelled the “Prussians of modern Africa”. The...

UN findings on PMCs in Africa “a bit rich”

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Criticism by a UN High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) working group on mercenaries of inter-operability between Russian private military contractors (PMCs) and UN peacekeepers...

UN experts alarmed by CAR Russian trainers

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A group of UN experts expressed alarm at increased recruitment and use of private military and foreign security contractors by the government of Central...

Bangladesh Air Force sends Mi-171 helicopters to Central African Republic

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The Bangladesh Air Force has sent three Mi-171Sh helicopters to the United Nations’ peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (CAR). The state Inter Services...

MINUSCA peacekeeper killed

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A United Nations peacekeeper from Burundi was killed when attempting to stop an armed militant attack in the Central African Republic (CAR), according to...

MINUSCA helicopter crash

A Senegalese combat helicopter from the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic crashed, killing three people, the mission head said. The crash...

Russia, China abstain on U.N. Central Africa vote, unhappy with France

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Russia and China abstained on Thursday in a United Nations vote to extend a peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic (CAR) because the French-drafted...

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...

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...

UN plans to reduce peacekeeper deaths

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Last year saw the highest number of peacekeeper fatalities through violent acts in over two decades, with 56 peacekeepers killed. In an effort...

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