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The Humanitarian Coordinator strongly condemns humanitarian killed by explosive device in the Central African Republic

The team from the international NGO Danish Refugee Council was undertaking humanitarian activities in the area when one of its vehicles hit an explosive device in the Ouham-Pendé Prefecture

The Humanitarian Coordinator in the Central African Republic, Ms. Denise Brown, is deeply shocked and dismayed by the violent death of a humanitarian worker, who was killed yesterday while on duty in the northwest of the Central African Republic. The team from the international NGO Danish Refugee Council was undertaking…

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Central African Republic adopts plan to address gender inequality in the AIDS response

For the first time, the Government of the Central African Republic, with the support of UNAIDS, conducted a thorough assessment of the gender dimensions of the HIV epidemic and response

Alida Nguimale is a survivor. She has been living with HIV for 21 years in the Central African Republic. Some 10 years ago, she lost two of her children to AIDS-related illnesses. At the time, she was unaware that she was living with HIV, and life-saving antiretroviral therapy and medicine…

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Capacity building for better management of prisons in the Central African Republic

The session brought together 40 participants from the CAR Ministry of Justice

How can prisons in the Central African Republic (CAR) be improved to promote reintegration? This was the theme of a capacity-building workshop organized by MINUSCA for key actors in the national penal reform sector. On the agenda: the establishment of management committees in CAR prisons under the framework of the…

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Facebook Marketplace Rolls Out to 37 Countries & Territories Across Sub-Saharan Africa

Marketplace is a convenient destination where people can discover, buy and sell items from others in their local communities

Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today announced the launch of Marketplace to 37 countries and territories in Sub-Saharan Africa, including: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Eswatini, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Namibia,…

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Indonesia’s Impactful Contribution To Peacekeeping In The Central African Republic Recognized

200 peacekeepers from the MINUSCA Indonesian Engineering Company were, on 17 August 2021, awarded United Nations service medals for their contribution to peace and stability in the Central African Republic (CAR)

You have brought your own legacy to this country’s future,” said the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General Lizbeth Cullity while presiding over the festive medal ceremony held in Bangui, in the presence of the MINUSCA Deputy Force Commander Major General Paulo Maia Pereira, Indonesia’s ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency Usra Hendra…

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MINUSCA capacity boosted by arrival of additional Rwandan peacekeepers

The reinforcements were authorized by UN Security Council Resolution 2566 on increasing the size of the Mission

The UN peacekeeping Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) welcomed 300 Rwandan peacekeepers on 3 August 2021. Deployment of the additional boots on the ground is aimed at strengthening the Mission’s capacity. The reinforcements were authorized by UN Security Council Resolution 2566 on increasing the size of the Mission,…

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Central African Republic: UN report calls for urgent end to mounting human rights abuses and violations

The Human Rights Division of MINUSCA documented 526 incidents of abuses and violations of human rights and international humanitarian law across the country

A UN report published today details the dire and worsening human rights situation over the past year in the Central African Republic (CAR), where armed groups carried out a violent bid to disrupt elections. In response, the country’s defence and security forces launched military operations to retake territory from them.…

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Driving Regional Energy Growth in Central Africa: African Energy Week in Cape Town Emphasizes Market-Driven Policies, Local Content Development, and an Enabling Environment

The CEMAC region remains one of the most challenging business environments in Africa, with red tape and burdensome regulations creating significant barriers to entry

Through a series of high-level meetings with industry leaders and international oil companies in Leoncio Amada NZE, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) Executive President for the CEMAC region, is driving a strong narrative on the role of regulation and an enabling environment in accelerating investment in Equatorial Guinea. By promoting African…

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CAR must Impartially Investigate Bongboto Killings and bring Killers to Justice – UN Expert

The 13 people were killed on 21 July in the vicinity of Bongboto village

A UN expert called on authorities in the Central African Republic to thoroughly investigate the killing of 13 individuals whose bodies were found by UN peacekeepers north of the capital, Bangui, last week. "I deplore the killing of these individuals, and call for justice to be served for the victims…

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Central African Republic: Repeated attacks on medical care leave people vulnerable to disease and death

Over the past six months, MSF teams have witnessed dozens of health facilities ransacked, damaged and occupied by armed men

Relentless attacks on patients, health staff and medical facilities in Central African Republic (CAR) during a countrywide surge in violence are forcing the suspension of medical activities and seriously constraining people’s access to healthcare, says international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF). “The resurgence of the conflict in…