UN Integrated Regional Information Networks (Nairobi)

Updates on conflicts and news from throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

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  • Central African Republic: Life After Combat in CAR

    Helping thousands of fighters in the Central African Republic return to civilian life presents a dilemma for aid workers: offer too many incentives and risk rewarding violence;... Read more »

February 09

  • Central African Republic: Why Democracy May Have to Wait

    Insecurity and a lack resources could derail elections in the Central African Republic, crucial for the return to normality after almost two years of intense conflict. Read more »

February 03

  • Central African Republic: What's Behind the Kidnappings in CAR?

    A spate of kidnappings in the Central African Republic illustrates the continuing levels of insecurity and instability in the country as it strives to turn the page on almost two... Read more »

January 26

  • Uganda: Rebel Moves From Jungle to Justice

    Almost 10 years after the International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant against him, a senior member of the Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army rebel group appeared before the... Read more »

January 12

  • Central African Republic: CAR Data - a Crisis in Numbers

    Over the last year, violence has continued across the Central African Republic (CAR) despite multiple cessations of hostilities agreements and attempts to end the conflict. The... Read more »

December 26, 2014

  • Central African Republic: Striving for Peace in CAR

    Civil society and religious organizations in the Central African Republic (CAR) are stepping up efforts to rebuild trust and harmony in a county riven by ethnic and religious... Read more »

November 20, 2014

November 10, 2014

  • Central Africa: Peacekeepers Gear Up

    With hundreds of soldiers from its member states successfully completing a series of joint exercises and manoeuvres in Congo, the Economic Community of Central African States... Read more »

October 30, 2014

  • Central African Republic: The Search for Justice

    As the International Criminal Court (ICC) steps up its work in the Central African Republic (CAR), pledging to bring the worst perpetrators of violence to justice, concerted... Read more »

September 19, 2014

  • Central African Republic: UN Peacekeeping Dilemmas in CAR

    The UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) takes over responsibilities of the African-led International Support Mission to... Read more »

September 17, 2014

  • Central African Republic: Armed Groups in CAR

    This week saw the official launch of the UN Mission for the Stabilization of the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), which took over the command of 6,000 troops previously deployed... Read more »

August 13, 2014

July 29, 2014

  • Central African Republic: A Tentative Ceasefire in CAR

    While the ceasefire signed in Brazzaville on 23 July by the two principal armed factions in the Central African Republic (CAR), the ex-Seleka and anti-Balaka, was widely greeted as... Read more »

July 21, 2014

  • Central African Republic: Targeting CAR's Predators

    The UN sanctions committee unveiled a report on 11 July detailing the alleged involvement of named individuals and armed groups in major human rights violations in the Central... Read more »

July 15, 2014

  • Central African Republic: Little Help for CAR Rape Survivors

    The presence of armed groups and continued fighting causing displacement across the Central African Republic (CAR) has led to an escalation of insecurity leaving women and girls... Read more »

June 19, 2014

June 12, 2014

June 06, 2014

  • Central African Republic: Meagre Funding for CAR Refugee Influx

    More than 80,000 Central Africans have fled the worsening conflict into neighbouring Cameroon since the start of the year. But as the influx continues, aid officials warn that... Read more »

June 03, 2014

May 28, 2014

May 08, 2014

May 05, 2014

  • Central African Republic: Work-for-Peace Scheme for C.A.R.

    Thousands of youths in the Central African Republic's capital, Bangui, are set to be given jobs in a donor-funded public works scheme that as well as revamping basic infrastructure... Read more »

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