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UN and Africa: focus on peacekeepers, HIV/AIDS and volunteerism

Killing of two peacekeepers in CAR condemned by UN

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Killing of two peacekeepers in CAR condemned by UN

The killing of two peacekeepers in the Central African Republic (CAR) on Tuesday has been condemned by the UN mission there.

The blue helmets, who were part of a battalion from Morocco, were escorting fuel trucks, when they were ambushed by unknown assailants.

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“Economy of war” threatens CAR’s fragile recovery

The Central African Republic’s “economy of war” and chronic suffering are among the biggest threats to the country’s fragile recovery, the UN warned Monday.

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UN and Africa: focus on South Sudan, Zimbabwe and Central African Republic

Probe into South Sudan July attacks points to “lack of leadership”

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“Moment of hope” for reconciliation and development in CAR

A “moment now of hope” has arrived in the Central African Republic (CAR) which could represent a new era of reconciliation and development.

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UN and Africa: focus on Somalia elections, New Urban Agenda and CAR

Somalia electoral season begins

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Many in Central African Republic “want to pursue peace and justice”

Following years of inter-communal violence and fighting, there are many now across the Central African Republic (CAR) who “want to pursue peace and justice."

That’s according to Professor Sarah Knuckey, Director of the Human Rights Clinic at New York’s Columbia University.

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CAR violence, a “wake-up call” to global community

The fact that thousands of people have fled violence in the Central African Republic should be seen as a “wake-up call” to the global community about rising tensions there, the UN Refugee Agency (

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Central African Republic needs UN support amidst “volatile” security

The Central African Republic (CAR) needs direct and indirect support from the UN Mission there amidst a continuing “volatile” security situation.

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Uniting political will and theatre to end wartime rape

The sentencing this week of a former Congolese rebel leader for crimes against humanity committed in the Central African Republic (CAR) has been hailed by the UN as a sign of progress in global action to end impunity for wartime rape.

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