Theafrican.info : all african news. Africa news & newspapers online.
    ALL  AFRICAN  NEWS   &  NEWSPAPERS
 
Central African News
Central African News
 
 
 
 
  AFRICA LOCAL NEWS
 
 
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 by armed groups that have exasperated an already alarming humanitarian (...)
[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 additional troops, including a quick reaction unit and Special Forces. (...)
[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 President of CANA Zone 2 that includes West and Central African countries, made (...)
[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 Ouaka province. (...)
[Panapress] 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 the Security Council on Wednesday, underlining the need for continued (...)
[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 MINUSCA shot at fighters from the Popular Front for the Renaissance of Central (...)
[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 Coordinator in CAR, Mr. Michel Yao, has said such incidents are in violation (...)
[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 the high-level event. The conference opened with the testimony… Read more (...)
[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 official has called for the protection of civilians as well as for unhindered (...)
[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 triggered by a surge of violence in the Central African Republic (CAR)’s Kaga (...)
[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 Resistance Army in the Central African (...)
[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 refraining from any act that could further increase the fragility of an already (...)
[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 working government, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine (...)
[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

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 development. (...)
[Panapress] 24/01/2017

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 Ubale-tutored Nigeria side retained the overall title at the two-week tournament. In (...)
[The Nation] 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 Anti-Corruption Commission (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 20/01/2017

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 to return to the ITF Training Camp in Morocco. The fast-rising starlet is (...)
[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 Central Africans. (...)
[Panapress] 14/01/2017

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

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 Wednesday as it called for funds to rebuild the national justice (...)
[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) are evading investigation and arrest, and in some cases live side by side (...)
[Panapress] 11/01/2017

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 RCA). (...)
[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 investment of over US$200,000 in the Central African Republic (CAR), arranged a hasty (...)
[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 African Republic (MINUSCA) in Bokayai, in northwest part of the country, (...)
[Panapress] 08/01/2017

Don’t Cry For Muah - Was Given Every Opportunity to Come Clean - He Did Not!
Dear Readers, A few months ago, I stumbled upon information that Mr. Sebastian Muah, the embattled head of the Liberia Telecommunications Corporation (LIBTELCO) had acquired shares in a Casino located in the Ledger Plaza in Bangui, the Central African (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 07/01/2017

A LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Don’t Cry for Sebastian Muah - Libtelco Boss Was Given Every Opportunity to Come Clean… He Did Not!
Dear Readers, A few months ago, I stumbled upon information that Mr. Sebastian Muah, the embattled head of the Liberia Telecommunications Corporation(LIBTELCO) had acquired shares in a Casino located in the Ledger Plaza in Bangui, the Central African (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 07/01/2017

Central African Republic: Bangladeshi peacekeeper killed in north-western Central African Republic
[MINUSCA] Bangui, 05 January 2017 - A peacekeeper from the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) was killed on Tuesday in Bokayai, 25 km southwest of Bocaranga, in Ouham-Pende (...)
[AllAfrica] 06/01/2017

Central African Republic: World Food Programme To Slash Food Aid
[Cameroon Tribune] Some 300,000 people in the Central Africa Republic, CAR, will as from the end of January 2017 stop receiving food aid from the World Food Programme, WFP, officials announced on January 4, 2017. Agency reports say only 400,000 out of the usual 700,000 vulnerable people in the (...)
[AllAfrica] 06/01/2017

Central African Republic: Peacekeepers Reported Killed
[Deutsche Welle] At least three Blue Helmets have been killed in separate incidents in the Central African Republic this week. The country continues to be beset by violence following the outbreak of a civil war.
[AllAfrica] 06/01/2017

Liberia Telecom Chief Stutters Over Multi-Million Dollar Investment in Central African Republic
Monrovia - A frantic scramble to cover-up after fear of exposure over a reported US$2 million investment in a casino in the Central African Republic by a senior official in the Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf-led government.
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 06/01/2017

FPA Probing Prompts Investigation into LIBTELCO Boss CAR Casino Investment
Dear Readers, OVER THE PAST three months, FrontPageAfrica has been undertaking a major investigative story regarding the alleged investment in a multimillion dollar casino in Bangui, the Central African Republic by Mr. Sebastian Muah, the Managing Director of the Liberia Telecommunications (...)
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 06/01/2017

Gabon: Thursday's forex 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] 05/01/2017



Theafrican.info: all news from Africa. Africa news & newspapers online
Web Publishing : DIRECTWAY Copyright © - DIRECTWAY