Central African Republic

Armed bandits force tens of thousands of Central Africans to flee homes – UN

A surge since the start of the year in the number of attacks by armed bandits across the north of the Central African Republic (CAR) is forcing tens of thousands of people to flee their homes and has brought economic activity to a standstill in large parts of the already impoverished and strife-torn country, the United Nations relief wing reports today.

International Criminal Court Prosecutor set to visit Central African Republic

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) heads to the Central African Republic (CAR) – where he is investigating allegations of massive war crimes – later this week to meet with victims of violence, representatives of civil society and senior Government officials.