C.A.R: When The Storm Is Over… New Leadership, New Life

  Following more than 36 months of heated violence between armed factions of the Muslim North mainly (The Séléka) and the government-backed Christian South (Anti-Balaka), Central African Republic is not only hoped to be calm in the days ahead, but is largely expected to stand on its feet again and […]

14 Cases of Sexual Abuse Have Been Highlighted in the Minusca Preliminary Investigation Report

In a press conference held on Wednesday September 04th, 2015, Major General Parfait Onanga-Onyanga released preliminary results of the investigations launched after sexual abuse allegations were recently raised by the Human Rights Watch involving UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic. According to the release, up to 14 cases have […]

MINUSCA Chief Resigns Amidst Rape and Murder Allegations

Babacar Gaye, a 64 year old Senegalese Army General, and, prior to August 12th, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General and head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Central African Republic (MINUSCA), was advised to table his letter of resignation. The announcement came after Amnesty International […]

Peacekeeper or Peacekicker? Rwandan MINUSCA Soldier Attacks Fellow Military Men

A Rwandan soldier serving with the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Central African Republic, otherwise referred to as MINUSCA, is reported to have committed suicide after gunning down four of his fellow countrymen and wounding eight others. This unfortunate event took place at dawn on August 08, 2015, in […]