UN Integrated Regional Information Networks (Nairobi)

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

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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 »



March 12



February 28

  • Central African Republic: Muslims Want Out [analysis]

    Zannah Bassar, a Muslim woman living in the Central African Republic (CAR) capital, Bangui, has a simple message for the international community - she wants to be evacuated. Read more »



February 21



February 12

  • Central African Republic: Who Are the Anti-Balaka of CAR?

    On 10 February, Gen Francisco Soriano, commander of Sangaris, the French peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (CAR), condemned the anti-balaka militia as the main... Read more »



February 05

  • Central African Republic: Aid and Evacuations Under Threat in CAR

    Dewa Iliassa, a young Muslim, lives on a street in Bozoum, a town in northwestern Central African Republic (CAR), with only a small pile of his belongings. He says he is too scared... Read more »

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