12 hrs ago
The White House
President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
Daniel Sepulveda rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Communications and Information Policy, Department of State President Obama said, "I am pleased to announce that these experienced and committed individuals have agreed to join this Administration, and I look forward to working with them ... (more)
17 hrs ago
Mail & Guardian
Defence confirms SA troops sent to countries around CAR
Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has confirmed that South Africa had deployed troops in countries neighbouring the Central African Republic.
21 hrs ago
Africa: UN Official Highlights Positive Trends in Africa to Protect Indigenous People's Rights
A United Nations official today stressed that Africa has taken positive steps to protect the rights of indigenous people, adding that the continent must continue making progress and avoid repeating mistakes made by other regions.
Thu May 23, 2013
Birmingham blogger and fitness pro will leave on cross-country bike trip for charity
Motivational blogger and fitness professional Robert Montgomery will embark on a 2,000-mile bike journey across the states on Friday.
Minister salutes CAR heroines
Two women stole the show in the National Assembly on Wednesday for their bravery during the March battle between SA soldiers and Central African Republic rebels.
ACT Alliance Alert: Assistance required to support and protect...
Wed May 22, 2013
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 .
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.
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.