Rebels Advance in Central African Republic

Author:
Gerald Tan/AlJazeera English
Publisher:
AlJazeera English
Publication Date:
27 December 2012
Tags:
Central African Republic, Arms and Military Affairs, Governance, Health and Medicine

Embattled Central African Republic president Francois Bozize has urged the United States and France to help push back rebel forces who have advanced towards the capital, Bangui. The rebel coalition - known as Seleka - accuse the government of not compensating them according to the terms of a 2007 peace deal.