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Continued Violence In Central African Republic A Threat To Healthcare System

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Amid violence many displaced people of Central African Republic have started returning back to their homes, but the most worrying factor is threat of healthcare system in delivering medical aids to them. Launching a new health plan for the country, World Health Organization’s Africa director Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti said renewed fighting is sweeping the country and paralyzing the healthcare system ...

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Disabled Are More At Risk Of Attacks In CAR Amid Violence: Report

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People with disabilities in Central African Republic are forgotten people amid forgotten crisis. They are lately at high risk during communal violence that kicked off some four years ago, displacing over 500,000 people. In past few days about 100 people were killed in fresh attacks in the town of Bria. A researcher with Human Rights Watch, Lewis Mudge, said the ...

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Central African Republic Wraps Up Peaceful Voting To Elect New Government

The Central African Republic people wrapped up Sunday with voting to elect new democratic leadership that can bring peace in the country from the years of bloodshed that killed thousands and displaced many. The country pitched into worst crisis in 2013 by getting split in religious and ethnic lines, and Muslim Seleka fighters toppled Christian President Francois Bozize. The aftermath ...

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Central African Republic Presidential Election On Sunday, Feb 14

Bangui, Central African Republic – The country seems well prepared for a historic presidential election after two years of sectarian violence between Muslim and Christian communities. U.N. peacekeepers in thousands have fanned out across the country with voting materials to polling stations. Security has been stepped up too as many fear tensions around the Sunday’s vote could re-ignite rivalries between ...

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France To Withdraw Troops From CAR Later This Year

France announced Sunday to be ending up its military operations in Central African Republic by the end of 2016. According to Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, the Operation Sangaris military operation launched in CAR in December 2013 is hoped to be wrapped up and forces will be called back home with just small units remaining in the territory. The forces ...

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Congolese Peacekeepers To Be Sent Back From Central African Republic

The peacekeepers in blue helmets from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is reported Saturday will be sent back home from the soil of the Central African Republic after they failed an internal assessment. According to UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric, the troops have not been able to prove their readiness for deployment. They are not showing any improvement on ...

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CAR Long-Delyaed Elections Were Largely Free Of Violence

People started casting their valuable votes Wednesday in Central African Republic (CAR) in the long-delayed elections representing best hope of unity in the world’s one of the poorest countries. The country has seen worse sectarian violence for past three years and as an aftermath hundreds of thousands of people are now displaced. About 40 percent of the total population are ...

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