UN Fears CAR Genocide as President's Inauguration Nears

As foreign dignitaries head to Bangui for the inauguration of the new transitional leader, Catherine Samba-Panza, a UN expert has warned that the "unprecedented" violence puts the country at a "high risk" of genocide.

  • Central African Republic:  CAR 'Fed Up' With Male Politicians - New Leader

    Radio France Internationale, 23 January 2014

    Catherine Samba Panza, whose swearing in as new president of the Central African Republic takes place on Thursday, says she was elected because the country's people "didn't want... read more »




An injured woman and her daughter at the Bangui hospital.

  • Central African Republic:  Public Killings Highlight Power Shift in CAR

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 21 January 2014

    Two murders committed in full view of the media and witnessed by French peacekeepers in the Central African Republic (CAR) this weekend have raised questions about security and the... read more »