Central African Republic


The Central African Republic Sinking Back Into Chaos

On October 24, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres chose to spend the organization’s National Day in the Central African Republic (CAR). He declared that it was a “duty of solidarity” when explaining his visit, before adding that he also hoped to shake the internal community who, he believes, neglects the nation and […]


UN Pushes For More Peacekeepers In CAR Amidst Intensifying Violence

Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has called for an extra 900 peacekeepers to be deployed in the Central African Republic. The request comes after an uptick in ethnic and religious-based violence against civilians in the country. In a report to the United Nations Security Council, Guterres recommended an […]


Pleas For Humanitarian Aid As Atrocities Carried Out In The Central African Republic

On Friday, October 6th, Najat Rochdi, the coordinator for humanitarian affairs in the Central African Republic (CAR), pled for further investment into the nation to alleviate its critical state. At the meeting, held in Cameroon by the United Nations (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Rochdi asked for funding to […]


Unprecedented Civil War Becomes More Deadly

There have been growing concerns stemming from the Central African Republic following an uptick in violence from the country’s nearly five-year long civil war. According to the UNHCR, approximately 1.1 million people have been displaced from the conflict, with 500,000 of which have fled the country and another 600,00 who […]


C.A.R. Clashes The Latest In Renewed Violence Across The Republic

At least thirty civilians, including six Red Cross volunteers, have died in the Central African Republic as a result of an outbreak of violence between local self-defence groups and members of the militant group, the Union for Peace in Central Africa. Fighting erupted in the town of Gambo, located 75 […]


U.N. Warns Of Genocide In C.A.R As Six Red Cross Volunteers Are Announced Dead

The deaths of dozens of civilians and six Red Cross workers were announced on Wednesday, just one day after the U.N. declared early warning signs of genocide in the Central African Republic. The aid workers and civilians died in a clash between an armed group and a self-defence group in […]


Escalating Violence In The Central African Republic Undermines UN Efforts

Violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) is threatening to spiral into a crisis, following months of escalating violence. Former members of disbanded rival Christian and Muslim militias, the anti-Balaka and the Seleka respectively, have formed ‘self-defense groups’ and have renewed fighting despite a series of peace agreements being signed. […]