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News on Central African Republic continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | Suria

C. Africa's 'sandfishers' fear for...

Sinclair and his comrades have long dived deep into the Oubangui river to dig up sand for the building industry in Central African Republic, but months of conflict have brought near despair.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Boat Disaster

6 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu baptises Beverley Forde outside York Minster

THE ARCHBISHOP of York used his Easter Day sermon to highlight human trafficking, child sex abuse, gender-based violence and tax avoidance.

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8 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

This morning's service at Durham Cathedral

The dawn service, often called the Dawn Vigil, is the first service of Easter Day and symbolises the point at which it is proclaimed that Jesus is risen and his new light is cast on the world to lift it from darkness.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, South Sudan, United Kingdom, Durham County, England

11 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

Tutu warns CAR 'stands on the brink of genocide'

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has warned that the CAR's struggles for power and resources has "degenerated into anarchy, hatred and ethnic cleansing".

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, South Africa

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Economist

Mutual misery

THERE is little medical care in the Muslim quarter of Boda, a mining town 200km south-west of Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic .

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The Chronicle Herald

Kirk MacLeod remembered as 'a bearded warrior poet of the first order'

Even as a young man, the first question Kirk MacLeod asked friends he hadn't seen for a while was, "What are you reading now?" Eulogizing MacLeod earlier this week, one of those friends recalled when Kirk came home from a date with the woman who would become his wife - appropriately enough a librarian named Paige.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Mail & Guardian

Strife-weary CAR nostalgic for bloody 'emperor'

In strife-torn CAR, many citizens have begun to long for the "good old days" of Jean-Bedel Bokassa, the emperor who became infamous for his brutality.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa

Fri Apr 18, 2014

EurActiv.com

Peace priest: CAR aid mission 'a victory for money that never arrives'

The international aid effort in the Central African Republic is beset by strategic ambiguity, unclear objectives, funding shortfalls, incompetent administration, and failing political will according to Father Aurelio Gazzera, a Carmelite priest, peace mediator and blogger working in the country.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Blog News,

Muslimah Media Watch

Friday Links | April 18, 2014

The predominantly Kurdish southeastern region of Turkey has the highest number of female mayors after the March 30 elections, partly because of a quota for women in the popular pro-Kurdish Peace and Democracy Party .

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AlertNet

Besieged Muslims face murder, starvation in C.African Republic town

An internally displaced Muslim boy stands in front of his mother who is carrying another child in the town of Boda April 15, 2014 REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic BODA, Central African Republic, April 18 - In normal times, the rickety wooden bridges at each end of the red-dirt main street in Boda were gateways to shops and a bustling market in the ... (more)

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AllAfrica.com

Central African Republic: Africa, World Fail to Prevent Atrocities

It was a haunting discovery: a terrified 11-year-old girl cowering in the corner of a ransacked house three days after her village had been attacked in a horrific act of ethnic cleansing.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Activism

Mail & Guardian

Khaya Dlanga: Reconsider your protest, Mr Kasrils

Rather than ask people to vote for a different party, Ronnie Kasrils should instead be trying to influence change within the ANC, writes Khaya Dlanga.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Pallo Jordan, South Africa

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Washington Times

No rest for the retired: Cardinal McCarrick on a mission for peace in Africa

Retirement means days of relaxation and fun-filled travel for many, but not for Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, the archbishop emeritus of Washington, who returned last week from a State Department mission to a war-torn part of Africa.

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Related Topix: Africa, Hyattsville, MD

Globe and Mail

Harper's foreign actions need to match his words

African peacekeeping mission troops known as MISCA, listen to U.S. ambassador to the UN Samantha Power in Bangui, Central African Republic, on April 9, 2014.

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AlertNet

"Broke" UN agency pleads for help in C. African Republic

A sick internally displaced child lies in a house in the town of Boda, Central African Republic, April 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Africa, Opinion

WNYC-AM New York

Polio Hits Equatorial Guinea, Threatens Central Africa

The children paralyzed are in two distant parts of the country. So the virus may have spread widely across the small nation.

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In-depth Africa

Hole In The Heart Of Africa - By Ban Ki-Moon

The Security Council has approved my proposal to deploy a United Nations peacekeeping mission to the Central African Republic - opening the way for 10,000 troops and almost 2,000 police to bring a semblance of order to a nation in ruins.

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News24

Chad pulls out all troops from CAR

African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana-Zuma has reportedly called on AU member states to sing the Union's anthem alongside their national hymns at all official functions.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Chad, Idriss Deby

Wed Apr 16, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Congo-Kinshasa: DRC Concerned With CAR Continued Violence

Democratic Republic of Congo's information minister has expressed concern that the conflict in neighboring Central African Republic could threaten security of the entire region.

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Related Topix: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News

AlertNet

Western UN envoys blast Russian 'fantasy narrative' on Ukraine

Western ambassadors on the U.N. Security Council demanded an end to what they said was Russia's false propaganda and "fantasy narrative" on the escalating crisis in Ukraine, warning that such distortions could inflame the volatile situation.

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