Tag Archives: Central African Republic

Survivors of Sex Abuse Say UN Neglected Them

Several survivors who were sexually abused by peacekeeping forces in the Central African Republic (CAR) continue to be neglected by the UN, an investigative team has found. Three years after cases of sexual abuse and …

Where is Central African Republic?

The Central African Republic (CAR) is a country with lot of land, few people, and a little physical infrastructure, located within a cluster of states with a history of prolonged conflicts: Chad, Sudan South Sudan,

Central African Republic: Lifesaving assistance desperately needed

Humanitarian funding to respond to the crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR) has been woefully low: less than one third of a requested US$532 million has been raised so far this year, says the

Exclusive. Op-Ed: We can help the people of CAR unleash their immense untapped potential

Brussels – On 17 November, the International conference for the Central African Republic will take place in Brussels, organised jointly by the European Union and the Central African Government. Afronline.org, in partnership with African …

Stories of Hope from a Cameroon Refugee Camp

Stories of Hope from a Cameroon Refugee Camp 0

To the world they are known as “refugees”. Nameless, faceless, all the same. But each of them have a different story to tell, of their lives,

Congo: Jean-Pierre Bemba has served his time. Now let him serve his people

Jean-Pierre Bemba was vice-president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) from 2003 to 2006. 

He is the popular political leader of the Congo’s Equateur Province in the country’s northwest, an area the size …

Centra African Republic: cameroonian peackeepers under MINUSCA investigation

In Central African Republic, confirmed allegations of corruption, illegal market trading in food and conflict minerals, and sexual assault by the Cameroonian contingent of MINUSCA forces in Nana-Bakassa region. Following the investigation report of Le

Time for tough action to stop sexual exploitation by UN peacekeepers

“Gentlemen, there are no bad soldiers, only bad officers”, said Napoleon Bonaparte to his military staff after they complained that the poor quality of soldiers was inhibiting success on the battlefield.

We as former Army …

Central African Republic: Radio Ndeke Luka in New Partnership with Arte

Arte is giving a voice to Central Africans through reports by Radio Ndeke Luka, a Fondation Hirondelle media in Bangui and illustrations by Central African cartoonist Didier Kassaï. The idea sprang from a …