C.A.R. President Disbands Rebel Group

The president of the Central Africa Republic says he is disbanding the Seleka rebel group which helped to bring him to power earlier this year.

President Michel Djotodia made the announcement Friday in the capital, Bangui, saying that the rebel coalition “no longer exists.” He did not give further details about what steps he would take to dissolve the group.

In March, President Djotodia led a coalition of armed groups — united under the name Seleka — to topple President Francois …