Central African Republic
13 Sep 2022
Since 2018, mercenaries from Russia's Wagner Group, an effective secret army of the Kremlin, have been active in Central African Republic. They protect the impoverished country's regime in exchange for valuable mineral resources and deploy a massive propaganda campaign to cover up the massacres, rapes and torture they are accused of.
31 Jul 2022
Mahamat Nouradine Adam is suspected of war crimes and crimes against humanity and is still leading a rebellion.
2 Jun 2022
Doctor’s Without Borders said one of its staff members was shot dead by a government soldier, and has called on the country’s armed forces to explain.
20 Apr 2022
The inaugural trial of a court established to prosecute war crimes in Central African Republic's drawn-out conflict was postponed on its first day on Tuesday when lawyers for defendants boycotted proceedings
20 Mar 2022
Maxime Jeoffroy Eli Mokom Gawaka is suspected of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Mokom is alleged to have committed the crimes in 2013 and 2014 in his role as an anti-Balaka militia leader.
13 Dec 2021
The accused — Mahamat Said Abdel Kani — faces a slew of charges, including persecution, enforced disappearance and other inhumane acts. The alleged militia leader rose to prominence amid a coup in Bangui in 2013.
28 Feb 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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.