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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:18:53 GMT
Rwanda: CAR Delegation Here on Reconciliation Study Tour  -  AllAfrica.com
A delegationof 10 officials from the Central African Republic (CAR) is in the country for a seven-day study tour. In Rwanda since Monday, the group on Tuesday met with officials at the National Unity and Reconciliation Commission, and Ministry of Justice.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 04:25:08 GMT
Not keeping peace: UN forces are failing in Africa and elsewhere  -  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
An outbreak of fighting in the Central African Republic between rival Christian and Muslim militias, in the presence in the country of some 12,000 United Nations and French peacekeeping forces, is further evidence of inefficacy of that measure in ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 02:25:56 GMT

Deputy UN chief urges Central African lawmakers to act as 'defenders of dialogue and reconciliation'  -  indiablooms
New York, Nov 3 (Just Earth News): Addressing the National Assembly of the Central African Republic (CAR) on Wednesday , United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson told the legislators that the country's people had given them a clear ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 19:50:50 GMT

Twelve-Lane Highway Threatens Nigeria's Last Rainforests  -  Smithsonian
Most western lowland gorillas live in equatorial Africa, the geographic area that includes countries like Congo, Gabon, Cameroon, the Central African Republic and Nigeria. In Nigeria's Cross River State, one subspecies of lowland gorilla is even more ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 19:15:50 GMT
Special Envoy, in Security Council, Stresses Need for Concerted Efforts to Secure Gains Made against Great Lakes ...  -  ReliefWeb
The high-level meeting had also discussed the conflict situations in South Sudan and the Central African Republic, he continued. It had recognized that the presence of Sudan People's Liberation Movement-In Opposition (SPLM-IO) elements in eastern ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 17:57:45 GMT

Afrostream flows across Africa  -  C21Media
From today, Afrostream will also be available in Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 17:41:31 GMT

Peacekeepers Off to Central African Republic  -  Khmer Times
A contingent of 216 Cambodian soldiers departed for a UN peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic (CAR) yesterday after a sending-off ceremony yesterday presided over by General Pol Saroeun, commander-in-chief of the Royal Cambodian ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 07:35:31 GMT

South Sudan Situation Supplementary Appeal January - December 2016 (August 2016)  -  Reliefweb
Since December 2013, some 855,800 South Sudanese have fled to neighbouring countries, including the Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda. In addition to this outflow, a further 120,000 South ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 04:45:32 GMT

Eating The World's Mammals To Extinction  -  Huffington Post
The Center for International Forestry Research said in 2008 that more than 1 miillion metric tons of bushmeat (the equivalent of 4 million cattle) was consumed annually in Central Africa alone. Wild meat, the report added, accounted for some 80 percent ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 04:35:21 GMT
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC : FaustinTouadera has two lifelines : mines and transportation  -  Africa Intelligence (subscription)
Despite the gloom and doom prevailing in Central African Republic private companies in the mining and transport sectors are looking for business in Bangui. Like Francois Bozize, under whom he served as prime minister, Faustin Archange Toudera views ...