UN Integrated Regional Information Networks (Nairobi)

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

Website: http://www.irinnews.org/

November 20

November 10

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

July 29

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

June 12

June 06

  • 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

May 28

May 08

May 05

  • 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 »

April 23

  • Central African Republic: Trauma Link to Malnutrition in CAR

    Data collected at a hospital clinic for malnourished children in the Central African Republic (CAR) suggests that many of the childrens' parents present symptoms of post-traumatic... Read more »

  • Central African Republic: Mental Health Link With Malnutrition in CAR

    Data collected at a hospital clinic for malnourished children in the Central African Republic (CAR) suggests that many of the childrens' parents present symptoms of post-traumatic... Read more »

April 10

  • Central African Republic: Priced Out of Food in the CAR

    The mass exodus of Muslims from the Central African Republic (CAR) amid insecurity is having an adverse impact on access to basic foodstuffs, say retailers and local people. Read more »

April 09

  • Central African Republic: Getting CAR Back to School

    Coloured paper chains from last Christmas still hang from the ceiling of a dusty classroom in the Groupement scolaire pour une éducation fondamentale et internationale... Read more »

March 27

March 24

March 19

  • Central African Republic: Sending Militias Home

    The government of the Central African Republic (CAR) has said it wants to identify, disarm and demobilize the anti-balaka militias, many of whom are members of the army. A proposal... Read more »

March 18

March 13

  • Central African Republic: New Irin Film - Bangui's Ghettos

    The capital of the Central African Republic is usually home to more than 130,000 Muslims, integrated with the rest of the population. Now, fewer than 1,000 remain in the city, the... Read more »

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