Bangui (Central African Republic)

Type: City
Name: Bangui (Central African Republic)
Country: Central African Republic
Latitude: 4.36
Longitude: 18.559999
population: 684,190
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 6 mins ago - 1 reports

?Strife-weary CAR nostaligic for bloody 'emperor'

Some residents of the capital Bangui in the Central African Republic are openly nostalgic for the Bokassa era, which lasted from his military coup in 1966 until his overthrow in 1979, two years after a hugely extravagant coronation when the former soldier ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - 5 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

20 C. Africans killed in Grimari sectarian clashes

World Bulletin / News DeskAt least 20 people were killed in three days of sectarian clashes between Christian anti-balaka militias and mainly Muslim seleka fighters in Grimari, 300km northeast of capital Bangui, Antoine Mbao Bogo, president of the local ... [Published World Bulletin - 3 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Besieged Muslims face murder, starvation in C.African Republic town

* Country riven by Muslim vs Christian violence* In town of Boda, Muslims besieged* Millions of people in need of aid, UN saysBy Emmanuel BraunBODA, Central African Republic, April 18 (Reuters) - In normal times, the rickety wooden bridges at each end ... [Published TrustMedia - 18 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Paris grants over CFA130m towards CAR poll

The National Election Authority (ANE) in the Central Africa Republic and the French embassy signed two financing agreements totaling over CFA 130 million in Bangui on Friday.Agreements in this regard were signed at the headquarters of ANE in Bangui by ... [Published StarAfrica.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Reconciliation process in Central African Republic underway says UN expert

Displaced people gather in Bangui, CAR (Photo:S.Phelps)An inclusive reconciliation process between rival communities in the Central African Republic is underway according to an independent UN human rights expert.Fighting between mainly Muslim and Christian ... [Published United Nations Multimedia - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

CAR - Unjustified criminal proceedings against three journalists

Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.Reporters Without Borders is worried by the criminal proceedings that the CAR authorities have initiated against three journalists and urges the media and ... [Published TrustMedia - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Humanitarian priest: ‘It is easy to divide the world into armed mobs’

The global aid operation in the Central African Republic risks failure unless proper monitoring and verification procedures are put into place, with help from better-coordinated peacekeepers, in for the long-haul, says Father Aurelio Gazzera.Father Aurelio ... [Published EurActiv.com - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

We try to make the violence disappear The challenge of teaching amid conflict

In the Central African Republic, where an already weak education system has been further set back by prolonged conflict, one teacher shows her commitment to her pupils - and her country. BANGUI, ... ... [Published Big News Network - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

More international involvement in CAR won’t stop bloodshed

15:15Fresh forces, particularly EU and UN troops, are to be sent to stop the ongoing sectarian violence in the Central African Republic, although the problems they are being sent to solve are too deep-rooted to hope for any significant improvements.On ... [Published Russia Today - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Access to Medical Care - a Major Challenge for the Internally Displaced

"I am 6 months pregnant. I am yet to start ante-natal visits because of lack of money. During my last medical visit to the camp's health centre, all I received as medication were a few tablets of paracetamol," says Florence Mongai, one of thousands of ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Central African Republic: Central African Republic: Bangui town with IDP sites (11 April 2014)

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Central African Republic ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ukraine's army operation to retake eastern cities turns into farce

WORLD NEWS |2014/04/16 19:19:32Christians and Muslims in Bangui working together for peaceIn Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, and particularly in the neighbourhood known as PK5, the presence of French troops still… ... [Published EuroNews - Apr 17 2014]

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"The second day, the anti-balaka received reinforcements from Sibut [180km north of Bangui], who led the offensive against the seleka. On Wednesday, French forces violently separated between the two camps" he added
"Yes, I know," Emu replied. "But it will still be better when he comes back." – Sapa-AFP
"All that we want is their departure," he added. "Their presence hinders the town. We can't go to the mine, we can't work, our children are not going to school. You see, it's hurting us."
"We would also like to know the legal grounds used by state prosecutor Ghislain Gresenguet for issuing the warrants for the arrest of these three journalists, inasmuch as the main person concerned, the president, did not bring a complaint against theses publications."

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15 stunning PH sunsets [Published Rappler - 2 hours ago]
20 C. Africans killed in Grimari sectarian clashes [Published World Bulletin - 3 hours ago]
?Strife-weary CAR nostaligic for bloody 'emperor' [Published Mail & Guardian Online - 5 hours ago]
Paris grants over CFA130m towards CAR poll [Published StarAfrica.com - 14 hours ago]
Besieged Muslims face murder, starvation in C.A... [Published TrustMedia - 18 hours ago]
Reconciliation process in Central African Repub... [Published United Nations Multimedia - 19 hours ago]
CAR - Unjustified criminal proceedings against ... [Published TrustMedia - 20 hours ago]
CAR - Unjustified criminal proceedings against ... [Published Reporters Without Borders - 20 hours ago]
Humanitarian priest: ‘It is easy to divide the ... [Published EurActiv.com - 20 hours ago]
Peace priest: CAR aid mission ‘a victory for mo... [Published EurActiv.com - 20 hours ago]
We try to make the violence disappear The chall... [Published Big News Network - 23 hours ago]
Central African Republic: "We try to make the v... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 18 2014]
EU-Africa summit may lead to increased imperial... [Published Pambazuka News - Apr 17 2014]
Our First Ally [Published Epoch Times - Apr 17 2014]
Bishop Nestor Dèsire Nongo Aziagbia of Bossango... [Published Vatican Radio - Apr 17 2014]
Baghdad: Paradigm of Globalist Creative Destruc... [Published PrisonPlanet - Apr 17 2014]
More international involvement in CAR won’t sto... [Published Russia Today - Apr 17 2014]
Central African Republic: Cordaid starts emerge... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
Access to Medical Care - a Major Challenge for ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
Central African Republic: Central African Repub... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
BISHOP OF BOSSANGOA AND THREE PRIESTS FREE [Published Misna - Apr 17 2014]
Central African Republic: Access to medical car... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
22 reported killed in clashes over Central Afri... [Published Angola Press - Apr 17 2014]
NEGOTIATION UNDERWAY FOR RELEASE OF BISHOP OF B... [Published Misna - Apr 17 2014]
Central African Republic: Central African Repub... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
Global Communities Continue Commemorating 1994 ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
Christians and Muslims work together in Bangui [Published Arabian Business - Apr 17 2014]
Ukraine's army operation to retake eastern citi... [Published EuroNews - Apr 17 2014]
Central African Republic: Central African Repub... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
Chad withdraws all troops from CAR [Published Al Jazeera - Apr 17 2014]
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Central African Republic: "We try to make the v... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 18 2014]
Source: UN Children's FundCountry: Central African Republic By Suzanne Beukes In the Central African Republic, where an already weak education system has been further set back by prolonged conflict, one teacher shows her commitment to her pupils – and ...
Central African Republic: Cordaid starts emerge... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
Source: CordaidCountry: Central African Republic Cordaid starts emergency relief program in Central African Republic. Cordaid will start distributions of food, seeds and tools in the northwest of Central African Republic (CAR) to 40.000 people, with support ...
Central African Republic: Central African Repub... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Central African Republic ...
Central African Republic: Access to medical car... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Central African Republic Mirabelle Enaka Kima, IFRC "I am 6 months pregnant. I am yet to start ante-natal visits because of lack of money. During my last medical visit to ...
Central African Republic: Central African Repub... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Cameroon, Central African Republic HIGHLIGHTS: The number of IDPs is increasing following the identification of two new IDP sites in Bangui hosting 10,000 people. An average ...
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French forces prepare for EU troop deployment i... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 12 2014]
Nearly 12,000 peacekeepers are needed, and welc... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 11 2014]
French Admiral says security in Bangui improving [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 04 2014]
President promises to secure neighborhoods in B... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 01 2014]
Hundreds of muslims in CAR flee to Chad [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jan 30 2014]
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IOM encourages coexistence in CAR through youth... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Mar 07 2014]
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IOM releases preliminary results of 2nd CAR Dis... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Feb 18 2014]
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