Tag Archives: Central African Republic

Great Lakes countries call for a ceasefire in CAR ~ #AFP:

Representatives of several African countries in the Great Lakes region, gathered Friday in Luanda for a mini-summit on the situation in the Central African Republic, called on the rebels who are trying to overthrow President Touadéra’s regime to cease fire. “Heads of State and Government call on rebel forces for …

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Central African army repels rebel attack ~ #AFP:

The rebels on the offensive in the Central African Republic against the power of President Faustin Archange Touadéra, newly re-elected after a controversial election, attacked on Saturday Bouar, a major town 340 km from the capital Bangui, the peacekeepers announced. of ONU. Two French fighter jets were dispatched for “an …

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Peacekeepers deployed to prevent armed groups from “disrupting elections” ~ #AFP:

Peacekeepers have been deployed in the west of the Central African Republic to prevent armed groups “from disrupting” presidential and legislative elections scheduled for December 27, the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic (Minusca) said in a statement on Friday. At least three of the largest armed groups …

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Congolese justice sentences 14 people for the murder of twin musicians in July ~ #AFP:

The fourteen men were “sentenced to death yesterday (Thursday) for the murder” of Max Nsenga Ntumba and Percé Muamba Ntumba, two rappers from Kinshasa who were in the province of Kongo-central, told AFP Me Trésor Lobo , one of the civil party lawyers. In the DRC, the death penalty can …

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Stéphanie Frappart, first woman appointed central referee in the Champions League ~ #AFP:

Stéphanie Frappart, 36, had already been entrusted with the European Supercup of August 2019 between Liverpool and Chelsea, after having been the first woman to whistle in the French second division (2014) then in men’s Ligue 1 (2019), where she refereed her first Lyon-Marseille shock in early October. On the …

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ECCAS calls for an end to “crimes” in CAR ~ #AFP:

LIBREVILLE (GABON) – The eleven countries of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), meeting Friday in summit in Gabon, called for the end “crimes” which threaten the Central African Republic, one month away from presidential and legislative elections. The first round on December 27 will take place in …

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President Roch Kaboré reelected in the first round in Faso ~ #REUTERS:

The president of Burkina Faso Roch Marc Christian Kaboré was reelected in the first round with a score of 57.87%, according to the Independent Electoral Commission (Céni). “Mr. Kaboré, Roch Christian Marc, with 57.87% of the vote is declared elected provisionally in the first round as president of Faso”, declared …

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