Source: Kingdom of Morocco - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates |

His Majesty the King Congratulates the President of the Central African Republic on National Day

HM the King voices, on this occasion, His satisfaction with the exemplary ties of friendship that unite the two countries

His Majesty King Mohammed VI sent a congratulatory message to president of the Central African Republic, Faustin-Archange Touadéra, on the occasion of his country's National Day. In this message, the Sovereign expresses to president of the Central African Republic His sincere congratulations and wishes of prosperity for the Central African…

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Source: Médecins sans frontières (MSF) |

Departing Kabo after 16 years of medical intervention

Kabo has been repeatedly hit by conflict and has been controlled by different armed actors

In October 2022, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) ended our longstanding medical project in a violent hotspot in the northwest of Central African Republic (CAR). Here are some highlights from our activities over the past 16 years. 1- A project from the coup d’État of 2003 Kabo is a town of…

Source: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) |

Central African Republic: United Nations (UN) Human Rights Chief welcomes convictions over 2019 massacre

The High Commissioner restated his Office’s support to the Special Criminal Court of the Central African Republic

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk on Wednesday welcomed the conviction and sentencing of three members of the Retour, Réclamation et Réhabilitation (3R) armed group for crimes against humanity and war crimes for their roles in a massacre of 46 civilians in 2019 and other serious abuses in the Central…

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Peacekeepers turn ground-breakers in the Central African Republic

While there are commercial instructors available to teach these skills in a civilian setting, the complexities of UN peacekeeping operations require trainers with peacekeeping experience

Handling heavy machinery is not one of the first skills that comes to mind when we think of UN peacekeepers, but construction skills are an important component of the blue helmets’ competency toolkit.Operating an excavator, a bulldozer or a wheel loader did not come naturally to Chief Private Ryan Herdhika,…

Source: UN News |

United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) Support ‘Decisive’ in Security Operations to Protect Civilians

MINUSCA will continue to preemptively position forces where needed to help restore order, provide assistance, advance the national disarmament and reintegration policy for former militia members

Support from UN peacekeepers serving with the mission in the Central African Republic, MINUSCA, has proven decisive in protecting civilians alongside Government efforts and amid widespread continuing insecurity, said the UN Special Representative for the country on Wednesday, briefing the Security Council. Valentine Rugwabiza, who also heads up the UN…

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Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) provides a soft loan to light roads using solar energy in the Central African Republic

Soft loan agreement signed during SFD’s participation in the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank

Today — in Washington, D.C. — the CEO of the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) (https://SFD.gov.sa), Mr. Sultan bin Abdulrahman Al-Marshad, and H.E Felix Moloua, the Minister of State in Charge of economy, Planning and International Corporation of the Central African Republic, have signed an agreement to finance a public…

Source: Council of the European Union |

European and World Day against the Death Penalty, 10 October 2022: Joint statement by the High Representative, on behalf of the European Union, and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe

A minority of 18 states, 9% of the total number of UN Member States, still carried out executions in 2021

On the occasion of the European and World Day against the Death Penalty, the European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe firmly reiterate their unequivocal opposition to the death penalty at all times, in all places and in all circumstances. This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the entry…

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Central African Republic: Said Trial Opens at International Criminal Court

The trial of a paramilitary commander accused of carrying out or ordering crimes against humanity and war crimes in the Central African Republic (CAR) began on Monday in The Hague.

Mahamat Said Abdel Kani - a top-ranking leader of the mostly-Muslim Séléka militia - pleaded not guilty to all charges, which relate to atrocities carried out in 2013, in the Central African Republic capital, Bangui. Much of the violence stemmed for clashes between Séléka and the mostly-Christian Anti-balaka faction. Occupation Before the crimes were…

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Said trial opens at International Criminal Court

The trial started with the reading of the charges against Mr Said

On 26 September 2022, the trial in the case The Prosecutor v. Mahamat Said Abdel Kani opened before Trial Chamber VI of the International Criminal Court (“ICC” or “the Court”) (http://www.ICC-cpi.int), composed of Judge Miatta Maria Samba (Presiding judge), Judge Socorro Flores Liera and Judge Sergio Gerardo Ugalde Godínez. As a…

Source: Africa Oil Week |

Honorable Rufin Benam Beltoungou of Central African Republic to Attend Africa Oil Week 2022

Strongest presence of Ministers and Government officials – only at Africa Oil Week

Africa Oil Week (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) is proud to announce Hon. Rufin Benam Beltoungou is set to attend Africa Oil Week. The Minister of Mines & Geology for the Central African Republic is attending the leading Oil and Gas event - held in heart of Cape Town. Organised by Hyve Group Plc.,…