4 hrs ago
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
Wild Poliovirus Importation, Central African Republic
To the Editor: Since the Global Polio Eradication Initiative was launched in 1988, indigenous transmission of wild poliovirus has been interrupted in all countries except Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Nigeria .
6 hrs ago
Central African Republic: UN measles vaccination campaign to protect 125,000 children
The five-day campaign, which begins tomorrow, will take place in the conflict-hit Bangui, the country's capital, after eight children tested positive for the disease last month.
23 hrs ago
Could radio help mitigate climate change in the Congo Basin?
Climate change is hitting the Congo Basin region hard and while communities there and in other parts of Africa struggle to adapt to rising temperatures and changing rainfall patterns, scientists are trying to help - using radio to spread the word.
Tue May 21, 2013
Central African Republic: Judges Approve Revised Bemba Witness List
Trial judges at the International Criminal Court have approved an amended list of witnesses in which 13 fewer individuals are expected to testify for Jean-Pierre Bemba.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
UN: Poaching threatens central Africa peace
In a report obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press, Ban said that the situation has become so serious in some countries that governments are already using the army as well as police and paramilitary forces to hunt down poachers.
The Miami Herald
Rebels in C. African Republic protest conditions
Some members of the rebel alliance who overthrew the president of Central African Republic are protesting outside the luxury hotel where their leader is based.
Catholic World News
Churches desecrated in Central African Republic; Christians flee to countryside
In recent weeks, Islamist rebels who assumed power in the Central African Republic in March have kidnapped the rector of the cathedral in the nation's capital as well as the archdiocesan chancellor.
Mon May 20, 2013
Rebels attack C. African Republic villages; 8 dead
Suspected foreign fighters backing a rebel movement now in control of Central African Republic's government invaded a remote north-central village and killed six people, residents said.
Sun May 19, 2013
Uganda ready to help in Darfur conflict
By Vision Reporter Uganda could play a key role in ending the conflict in Darfur, Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi has said.
Sat May 18, 2013
SANDF prepared for battle against Congo forces
THE South African National Defence Force is drawing lessons from its battle with Seleka forces in the Central African Republic to prepare for future peacekeeping operations in Africa army chief Lt-Gen Vusumuzi Masondo said on Thursday.
Fri May 17, 2013
Central African Republic: New Big Man, Old Politics - the Road Ahead for Djotodia
Since independence, the Central African Republic has experienced five coups. What chance does the country's latest strongman have of seeing out his term in office? Following months of fighting in the Central African Republic , President Franois Boziz was overthrown on 24 March by the Seleka Coalition, a collective of foreign and northern-based ... (more)
Central African Republic: Bemba Drops 13 Witnesses
Lawyers representing Jean-Pierre Bemba in his trial at the International Criminal Court have reduced from 63 to 50 the number of witnesses they intended to call to testify for the former vice president of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
UNHCR prepositioning aid for Darfur refugees in Tissi ahead of rains in eastern Chad
UNHCR is prepositioning aid for tens of thousands of Darfur refugees in eastern Chad amid fears heavy rains will cut off access to the group.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Miami Herald
South African army prepares for Congo
The head of the South African army says soldiers who will join a United Nations military mission in Congo will be adequately prepared even though his overall force is overstretched and underfunded.
Wed May 15, 2013
UN calls for sanctions on Central African Republic rights ...
The U.N. envoy to the Central African Republic urged the Security Council on Wednesday to consider imposing sanctions on rebels accused of severe rights violations including rape, maiming, recruitment of child soldiers and forced marriages.
Kansas City InfoZine
Central African Republic Travel Warning
U.S. Embassy Bangui suspended operations in December 2012, and therefore cannot provide protection or routine consular services to U.S. citizens in CAR.
Tue May 14, 2013
Voice of America
CAR Instability Helps Lord's Resistance Army Regroup
Rebels who seized power in the Central African Republic this year effectively halted efforts to find the LRA there.
Why always SA?
South Africa is arguably the most developed and respected country amongst its African counterparts.
Walta Information Centre
Nation working to maintain peace, security in Africa - Tuesday, 14 May 2013 06:00
Being the current Chair of the African Union , Ethiopia is working to maintain peace and security in Mali, Madagascar, Central African Republic and Democratic Republic of Congo, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
Mon May 13, 2013
Photos: Superheros swarm the streets of Morristown for 5K
MORRISTOWN - Contaminated water will probably never stomp all over Chicago, try to enslave the human race or foolishly explain it's dastardly scheme while a hero plots his escape.