Central African Republic

OIC to send additional relief missions to CAR

JEDDAH: ARAB NEWS Published — Saturday 31 May 2014 The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will mobilize more humanitarian organizations to join the humanitarian alliance and also prepare an integrated program of humanitarian intervention to provide emergency assistance to those affected by the crisis in Central Africa. The humanitarian mission, […]

Christian threats force Muslim convoy to turn back in CAR exodus Peacekeepers prevent crammed cars from leaving Bangui for fear of attack, and evidence emerges of village massacre

David Smith, Africa correspondent theguardian.com, Friday 14 February 2014 18.03 GMT A convoy of more than 100 vehicles carrying Muslims trying to flee Bangui. Photograph: Jerome Delay/AP Thousands of Muslims tried to flee the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR) on Friday, only for their mass convoy of cars […]

Central African Republic president’s resignation brings joy and fear

Residents take to streets to celebrate Michel Djotodia’s departure, but concerns grow of revenge attacks on Muslims David Smith, Africa correspondent theguardian.com, Friday 10 January 2014 The interim president of the Central African Republic (CAR) has resigned after a disastrous nine-month rule, prompting celebrations on the streets but fresh anxiety […]