Central African Republic

UN report urges Central Africans to press ahead with elections preparations

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged all parties in the Central African Republic (CAR) to forge ahead with preparations for presidential and parliamentary elections, which were originally scheduled for earlier this year but have been postponed several times.

Rebel raids aggravate displacement crisis for Central Africans – UN

Numerous attacks by the insurgents of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in south-eastern Central African Republic (CAR) have displaced an estimated 20,000 people who remain in dire need of humanitarian assistance even as insecurity has made it difficult for aid agencies to reach them, the United Nations reported.