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In the Central African Republic, Bozizé plots his comeback

François Bozizé was president of the Central African Republic for a decade until his ousting in 2013. Now he’s plotting a comeback, but he had his chance — and failed

CAR’s Colonel ‘Rambo’ to face war crimes charges in The Hague

A militia leader from the Central African Republic has been extradited to the International Criminal Court in The Hague

Central African Republic: The state that doesn’t exist

Even in its best days, the CAR was never much of a state. But since the outbreak of civil war in 2013, the government has all but ceased to exist

UN warns of genocide in Central African Republic

The UN's aid chief has alerted member states of the "early warning signs of genocide" amid increasing violence.

CAR: New leader vows to disarm militia

President Faustin-Archange Touadéra who previously served as a prime minister, has promised to disarm combatants on both sides of the fighting.

UN investigators head to CAR amid genocide fears

A group of UN-mandated investigators will launch a probe of human rights violations in the Central African Republic amid fears of genocide.

A life in limbo for young CAR refugees

A third of the Central African Republic refugees in Boyabo are aged between 18 and 30, and they are "dangerously" idle.

Djotodia pressed for answers on crumbling CAR

Swept to power as the previous CAR regime crumbled, Michel Djotodia now stands accused less than a year later of letting his country slide into chaos.

CAR intervention vital, Hollande tells French troops

After two of its soldiers were killed in the Central African Republic, France's president has told troops their intervention is necessary.

Rebels clash with villagers in CAR town

Six months after a coup ousted former president François Bozizé fighting between rebels and villagers in the town of Bossangoa continues.

CAR rebel fighting claims 60 lives

Central African Republic troops have battled fighters loyal to the ousted president on the second day of clashes that have killed at least 60 people.

Rebel leader flees on horseback from CAR fighters

Fighters loyal to the CAR's new government have killed five rebels near the Cameroon border, while their leader escaped on horseback.

Bozizé not coming to SA

Central African Republic's toppled president Francois Bozizé has abandoned his attempt to fly to SA from exile in Cameroon, his advisor has said.

Bozizé out of the frying pan into SA?

Is he or isn't he in South Africa? Whatever the case, finding a permanent refuge for François Bozizé is complicated.

Zuma to attend CAR meeting to discuss security

President Jacob Zuma and International Relations Minister Maite Nkoane-Mashabane will attend a meeting about the Central African Republic.

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Judicial Conduct Committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for his remarks about SA Israel relations

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

Morar asked to settle with the state and pay back the profit he made on an irregular tender

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