African Union Warns Against CAR Takeover

The AU has said it rejects any attempt to seize power by force, or the recourse to armed rebellion to further political claims.


Although President Francois Bozize has told an AU envoy he is ready to form a national unity government with the rebels, the rebels are reported by the BBC to have rejected the offer.


  • Central African Republic:   Rebels Advance on Capital

    Cameroon Tribune, 27 December 2012

    There was deep anxiety in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic, CAR, yesterday, December 27, 2012 as rebels advanced towards the city, a UN envoy told the BBC. Margaret… Read more »

  • Central African Republic:   Rebels Weaken Bozizé's Grip on Power?

    Chatham House, 28 December 2012

    The Central African Republic, known best for its history of coups, military revolts and brutal rule is back in the headlines following a lightening rebel advance on the capital… Read more »

  • Central African Republic:   UN Demands Ceasefire

    UN News, 28 December 2012

    The Security Council has demanded that armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR) immediately cease hostilities, following attacks on several towns in recent days, and… Read more »



Rebels in northern Central African Republic.

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