President Faustin-Archange Touadéra who previously served as a prime minister, has promised to disarm combatants on both sides of the fighting.
Following a call from the UN for a record $20.1 billion, 15 of the world's leading aid agencies were polled on their top humanitarian concerns.
Men sent to stabilise the Central African Republic are accused of sexual violation and civilian death.
Leaders of the two countries are co-operating in investigations amid allegations that French soldiers sexually assaulted children while in CAR.
The International Criminal Court has opened a formal investigation into an "endless list" of atrocities committed in the Central African Republic.
The company that left SA troops high and dry in the CAR is still bagging major SANDF contracts.
The former rebels that last year seized power in the Central African Republic say they "will not participate in the next government".
Michel Djotodia, former president of the Central African Republic, has taken over leadership of the Muslim Séléka militia group again.
Locals in the Central African Republic have been sidelined, which means that any solution to the fighting in the country is unlikely to succeed.
Politics and absconding African Union forces make peace a tough sell in the Central African Republic.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu has warned that the CAR's struggles for power and resources has "degenerated into anarchy, hatred and ethnic cleansing".
In strife-torn CAR, many citizens have begun to long for the "good old days" of Jean-Bedel Bokassa, the emperor who became infamous for his brutality.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has condemned the drawn-out conflict in the Central African Republic that has left thousands dead and over a million displaced.
As African and European leaders head to Brussels for the EU-Africa summit, conflict and jihadist turmoil fears in the CAR are set to dominate talks.
As conditions continue to deteriorate in the Central African Republic, the United Nations says genocide looms in the country.
The European Union is to finally launch the long-delayed mission in the Central African Republic.
Revenge attacks are driving the Islamic population out of the Central African Republic and appear to be targeting children.
A group of UN-mandated investigators will launch a probe of human rights violations in the Central African Republic amid fears of genocide.
A third of the Central African Republic refugees in Boyabo are aged between 18 and 30, and they are "dangerously" idle.