Humanitarian groups pull back after repeated C.A.R. attacks

Humanitarian groups pull back after repeated C.A.R. attacks

Attacks on aid workers in northern Central African Republic (CAR) have led four international humanitarian organizations to temporarily suspend work in the region, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in CAR said in a Thursday statement. Reuters is reporting that Solidarités International, Intersos, Danish Church Aid, and…

France promises €100 million to C.A.R as Touadera wraps up visit

France promises €100 million to C.A.R as Touadera wraps up visit

France says it has committed €100 million to development initiatives in the Central African Republic (CAR), including road infrastructure projects in the north and east regions of the country. Funds also will be used to improve the situation in Bambari, RFI Africa reports. The announcement came as President Faustin-Archange Touadera…

Could it be that Pope Francis will cancel his trip to CAR?

It looks likely that Pope Francis will have to cancel his scheduled visit to the Central African Republic (CAR) later this month due to violence fuelled by sectarianism in the country. Violence in the capital, Bangui, between Muslims and Christians has steadily worsened creating major security concerns. The United Nations…