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Central African Republic

28 Feb
Our correspondents take you to the Central African Republic, where a territorial gain by government forces means a vital lifeline for the country with neighbouring Cameroon could soon reopen. We also take you inside the lab that discovered the South African variant of the SARS-CoV2 coronavirus. We end in DR Congo, where a local cheese has become a national staple.
5 Feb
Nearly half of those fleeing crossed over into the Democratic Republic of Congo. The national army has been battling rebels since a presidential vote took place in December.
30 Jan
Amid an uptick in rebel violence in the Central African Republic, FRANCE 24 takes you to the border with neighbouring Cameroon, where thousands of people are fleeing the insecurity. Also, with the majority of Covid-19 vaccine doses going to the wealthiest counties, South Africa is urging them not to hoard shots. We examine how "vaccine nationalism" is harming African nations. And Kenya rushes to save a species of endangered antelope. Fewer than 100 mountain bongo now live in the wild, with one wildlife conservancy leading the effort to re-populate them.
11 Jan
Some 32,000 residents have fled the Central African Republic into adjacent countries, says the UN's refugee agency. The exodus follows opposition complaints over "numerous irregularities" in last month's election.
5 Jan
Faustin-Archange Touadera won a second term in an election that took place against a backdrop of violence by rebel groups. An investigation has been launched into former president Bozize, who has been accused of a coup.
2 Jan
Rebels attacked polling stations following presidential elections on Sunday. Meanwhile, officials found that over 14% of voting centers did not operate after attacks on voters and poll staffers.
28 Dec 2020
Despite threats against voting offices and polling places, the Central African Republic's election authority has said Sunday's vote will go ahead. DW spoke with Mankeur Ndiaye, the UN's special envoy for CAR.
28 Dec 2020
The Central African Republic is holding presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday. The UN has warned that ongoing violence in the country threatens citizens' security and their right to vote.
28 Dec 2020
Voting is underway in presidential and legislative elections in the Central African Republic, in a key test for one of the world's most troubled nations.
23 Dec 2020
In this edition, the Central African Republic accuses former leader François Bozizé of staging an attempted coup, as the government says Rwanda and Russia have sent in troops to counter a surge in violence. We speak to Paul Melly, a researcher at Chatham House, about the situation. Also, a new strain of the coronavirus has led to a rise in cases in South Africa, as several countries impose restrictions on flights to and from the rainbow nation. And, thousands of Kenyan doctors go on strike as they demand better working conditions and more personal protective equipment.
16 Aug 2020
The Central African Republic is celebrating 60 years of independence. It's people would be entitled to feel there is little to celebrate, considering the levels of poverty, strife and now hunger threatened by COVID-19.
31 Oct 2019
The worst flooding in 20 years leaves 28,000 homeless in the Central African Republic

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