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CAR: UN, international organisations condemn attacks on civilians in parts of CAR
Bangui, CAR (PANA) - Voicing deep concern over the security situation in the Central African Republic (CAR), in particular in the Ouaka and Hautte-Kotto prefectures five organisations have condemned the acts of violence...
[Panapress] 20/02/2017

 
UN: UN mission in CAR reinforces presence in restive Bambari
New York, US (PANA) - Following ongoing rebel activity in and around Bambari in strife-torn Central African Republic (CAR), the UN mission in the country has reinforced its presence in the city with the arrival of...
[Panapress] 18/02/2017

 
Gabon: Friday's forex rates for CFA Franc in Central Africa
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - Following are Friday’s exchange rates for the CFA Franc in Central Africa, as issued by the Bank of Central African States (BEAC). Economy
[Panapress] 17/02/2017

 
Travel cost hindering organisation of continental swimming competitions — Fatai-Williams
Babatunde Fatai-Williams, President, Nigeria Aquatics Federation (NAF), says that high cost of air travel within Africa is hindering the organisation of continental swimming competitions. Fatai-Williams, also the...
[The Nation] 16/02/2017

Burundi: Peace Talks Appear on Shaky Ground
[VOA] Talks to end Burundi's political crisis are slated to resume Thursday, but there is renewed and widespread doubt the talks will help bring peace to the unsettled central African country.
[AllAfrica] 16/02/2017

Kenya: Rights group says CAR rebel group 'executed at least 32 civilians'
Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - A human rights group says a rebel group in the Central African Republic (CAR) executed at least 32 civilians and captured fighters after clashes in December 2016 with another rebel group in the...
[Panapress] 16/02/2017

Rwanda: Trump Likely to Be Indifferent About Govt's Past
[The Conversation Africa] American foreign policy in East and Central Africa has remained relatively consistent since the 1990s. The Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations worked with what President Bill Clinton called...
[AllAfrica] 16/02/2017

US: Situation in CAR warrants continued international attention, Security Council told
New York, US (PANA) - Despite improving security situation in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), concerns remain in other parts of the country, the top United Nations peacekeeping official told...
[Panapress] 16/02/2017

Gabon: Wednesday's exchange rates for CFAF in Central Africa
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - Following are Wednesday’s foreign exchange rates for the CFA Franc in Central Africa, as issued by the Bank of Central African States. Economy
[Panapress] 15/02/2017

Central African Republic: UN Helicopter Kills Four Militants in CAR
[Deutsche Welle] A UN helicopter fired upon militants advancing into the town of Bambari in the Central African Republic. MINUSCA troops said that the militants had crossed a "red line."
[AllAfrica] 13/02/2017

Cameroon: English-speakers Asked to Send Kids Back to School
[VOA] Officials in Cameroon are calling on parents in English-speaking areas to send their children back to school, as the Central African country grapples with a continued divide over language.
[AllAfrica] 13/02/2017

Central African Republic: Closure of Conflict Camps Tests Reconciliation
[IRIN] Bangui -Etienne Guinot picks up a blue plastic bag, pulls out a dead snake, and holds it up in the air. "If it bites, it will kill you," he warns, rubbing its rough, spotted skin between his fingers.
[AllAfrica] 13/02/2017

UN air strikes kill CAR top militant, three others
A top militant and three others were killed in Central African Republic when a United Nations helicopter fired on fighters advancing towards the town of Bambari, a rebel group said on Sunday. The UN’s mission known as...
[The Nation] 13/02/2017

UN troops kill four civilians in CAR
UN troops kill four civilians in CAR
United Nations peacekeepers killed four civilians when they fired into a crowd seeking refuge in western Central African Republic.
[IOL] 10/02/2017

 
Gunmen barge into CAR hospital 'to kill patients'
Gunmen barge into CAR hospital 'to kill patients'
Gunmen in the Central African Republic have stormed a Bangui hospital twice in the last five days with the intention of killing patients.
[IOL] 10/02/2017

 
UN: UN official condemns armed attack on CAR hospital
New York, US (PANA) - Denouncing forceful entry by armed individuals into a hospital in Central African Republic's restive PK5 neighbourhood with the intention to kill some of the patients, the Acting UN Humanitarian...
[Panapress] 09/02/2017

Record number of participants attend Conference on Youth Employment
— Yaoundé, Cameroon, February 8, 2017 – The Central African Ministerial Conference on Youth Employment held Tuesday, February 7 in Yaoundé, Cameroon, was a resounding success, with over 200 participants attending...
[Africa Herald Express] 09/02/2017

Gabon: Wednesday's exchange rates for CFA Franc in Central Africa
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) – Following are Wednesday’s exchange rates for the CFA franc in Central Africa, as issued by the Bank of Central African States. Economy
[Panapress] 08/02/2017

Gabon: Tuesday's exchange rates for CFA Franc in Central Africa
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) – Following are Tuesday’s exchange rates for the CFA franc in Central Africa, as issued by the Bank of Central African States. Economy
[Panapress] 07/02/2017

Closure of conflict camps tests CAR reconciliation
Central Africans are finally returning to neigbourhoods shattered by sectarian violence in 2013. Will they be safe?
[IRIN] 06/02/2017

Gabon: Monday's forex rates for CFA Franc in Central Africa
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - Following are Monday’s exchange rates for the CFA franc in Central Africa, as issued by the Bank of Central African States. Economy
[Panapress] 06/02/2017

CAR: 'Fresh violence in Central African Republic displaces thousands'
Bangui, Central African Republic (PANA) - Condemning attacks on civilians and non-governmental organizations in a town in Central African Republic (CAR)’s Ouham-Pendé province, a senior United Nations humanitarian...
[Panapress] 04/02/2017

Gabon: Wednesday's exchange rates for CFAF in Central Africa
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - Following are Wednesday’s exchange rates for the CFA Franc, as issued by the Bank of Central African States (BEAC). Economy
[Panapress] 01/02/2017

CAR: UN fund allocates US$6 million to help thousands in violence-hit parts of CAR
Bangui, CAR (PANA) - The top United Nations relief official on Tuesday approved an allocation from the organization’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to support response to assist the response to new emergencies...
[Panapress] 01/02/2017

Gabon: Tuesday's exchange rates for CFAF in Central Africa
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) – Following are Tuesday’s exchange rates for the CFA Franc, as issued by the Bank of Central African States. Economy
[Panapress] 31/01/2017

Africa: Museveni Pushes for Joint Regional Operation to Flush Out Kony
[Independent (Kampala)] President Yoweri Museveni has urged a regional leaders meeting on the sidelines of the ongoing 28th African Union summit to agree to joint military operations to flush out remnants of the Lords...
[AllAfrica] 31/01/2017

Central African Republic: French Priest Convicted of Child Abuse in CAR
[RFI] A French court sentenced a priest on Thursday to up to five years in jail after finding him guilty of sexually abusing two young boys in the Central African Republic.
[AllAfrica] 27/01/2017

Conflict in Ouaka would be devastating - UN official
Conflict in Ouaka would be devastating - UN official
A UN humanitarian official has appealed for calm in the Central African Republic since the country is in a fragile state.
[IOL] 26/01/2017

 
UN: UN relief official urges calm in Central African Republic town
New York, US (PANA) - Following rising tensions in Central African Republic’s Ouaka prefecture and in and around its town of Bambari, the Acting Humanitarian Coordinator in CAR, Michel Yao, has appealed for calm and...
[Panapress] 25/01/2017

Central African Republic: IMF chief encourages CAR to promote peace
Bangui, Central African Republic (PANA) - While facing a legacy of fragility, authorities in Central African Republic (CAR) must have a concrete focus on building peace, restoring social cohesion, and assembling a...
[Panapress] 25/01/2017

Gabon: Wednesday's forex rates for CFAF in Central Africa
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) – Following are Wednesday's foreign exchange rates for the CFA Franc in Central Africa, as issued by the Bank of Central African States (BEAC). Economy
[Panapress] 25/01/2017

Ethiopia: Central Africa’s most accomplished diplomat takes aim at AU post (A News Analysis by Kennedy Abwao, PANA Correspondent)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Moussa Faki Mahamat, the former Chadian Prime Minister, who is running for the post of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC) believes in style and substance. Politics
[Panapress] 24/01/2017

US: IMF MD visits CAR, Uganda, Mauritius
New York, US (PANA) - Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has begun an official mission to Central African Republic (CAR), Uganda and Mauritius to hold talks on economic...
[Panapress] 24/01/2017

Nairobi: Kenya Re strategic planning paying off
Kenya Re, employed a number of strategies in a bid to remain ahead in the competitive insurance business. Kenya Reinsurance Corporation Limited (Kenya Re) is one of the oldest Reinsurer in Eastern and Central Africa. It...
[The African Business Fortune] 23/01/2017

Nigeria retains title at AJC qualifiers in Togo
Just like the team has done in the last two years, the same scenario repeated itself at the just concluded ITF/CAF West and Central African Junior Championships Qualifiers in Lome, Togo, as the Coach Mohammed...
[The Nation] 22/01/2017

Gambia: Amnesty International reacts to Jammeh's departure
Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Following the departure of Gambia’s former leader, Yahya Jammeh, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for West and Central Africa, Steve Cockburn said it's time for the country to be a...
[Panapress] 22/01/2017

Sebastian Muah Assets 'Cover-Up’ Exposed Amid FPA Probe
Monrovia – The mystique of Sebastian Muah’s investment in Central African Republic (CAR) continues to take new twists and turns as there appears to be a massive cover up by operatives of Muah at the Liberia...
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 20/01/2017

Gabon: Thursday's forex rates for CFAF in Central Africa
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) – The Following are Thursday’s foreign exchange rates for the CFA Franc, as issued by the Bank of East African States (BEAC). Economy
[Panapress] 19/01/2017

Quadri shops for sponsors to attend ITF training camp
Despite her exploits at the ongoing ITF/CAT West and Central African Championships in Lome, Togo, teenage prodigy Oyinlomo Quadri dream of honing her skills on court may be hampered following her inability to raise $5000...
[The Nation] 18/01/2017

Central African Republic: CAR Launches Plan to End Humanitarian, Financial Crises
[Deutsche Welle] The UN and the Central African Republic have unveiled a new three-year humanitarian response plan. More than 2 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance.
[AllAfrica] 15/01/2017

UN: UN, CAR govt appeal for US$400mln for humanitarian needs
New York, US (PANA) - The Government of the Central African Republic (CAR) and the UN humanitarian country team have launched a US$400 million response plan for the 2017-2019 period to meet the basic needs of 2.2 million...
[Panapress] 14/01/2017

AJC Tennis: Igbinovia, Osewa win as Nigeria make impressive start
Nigeria began its quest for the defence of the 2017 ITF/CAT African Junior Championship West and Central Africa qualifiers in an impressive note with most of its players securing victories their opening match on...
[The Nation] 12/01/2017

Gabon: Thursday's exchange rates for CFAF in Central Africa
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) – Following are Thursday's exchange rates for the CFA Franc in Central Africa, as issued by the Bank of Central African States (BEAC). Economy
[Panapress] 12/01/2017

A Good Thing Muah Resigned – An Open Door For Investigation
LIBERIA TELECOMMUNICATION CORPORATION Managing Director Sebastian Muah on Wednesday tendered his resignation amid FrontPage Africa investigation into a shoddy INVESTMENT OF US$225,000 IN A CASINO IN CENTRAL AFRICA...
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 12/01/2017

Central African Republic: Lack of Justice Over War Crimes Fuels Violence - Amnesty
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Perpetrators of war crimes including murder and rape in Central African Republic are going unpunished and fuelling worsening violence in the country, Amnesty International said on...
[AllAfrica] 11/01/2017

CAR: Rights group calls for urgent need to rebuild CAR justice system
Bangui, Central African Republic (PANA) - Human rights group Amnesty International says individuals suspected of committing war crimes including killing and rape during the conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR)...
[Panapress] 11/01/2017

Embattled LIBTELCO MD Sebastian Muah Resigns?
Monrovia – Following FrontPageAfrica’s investigative report about Liberia Telecommunications Corporation (LIBTELCO) Managing Director shoddy investment of US$225,000 in a Casino in Central Africa Republic, Sebastian...
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 10/01/2017

Belgium: EC appoints new commander of its training mission in CAR
Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - The European Council on Tuesday appointed Brigadier General Herman Ruys, a Belgian national, as Commander for the European Union (EU) military training mission in Central African Republic (EUTM...
[Panapress] 10/01/2017

Sebastian Muah Deceives Journalists At Press Conference With Pro Forma Invoice
Monrovia – Clinging on a twig to stop drowning, embattled Managing Director of the Liberia Telecommunication Corporation (LIBTELCO), Sebastian Muah, who was recently exposed by FrontPageAfrica for his alleged...
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 09/01/2017

US: UN condemns deadly ambush against MINUSCA in Central African Republic
New York, US (PANA) - The UN Security Council has strongly condemned the ambush, by unknown attackers late last week against a convoy of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central...
[Panapress] 08/01/2017



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