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10:22, 06 February 2016 Saturday

UN asks Chad for answers over CAR rebel leader visit

Despite an assets freeze and travel ban, a commander was able to fly to Chad and a number of other countries.

10:17, 13 February 2015 Friday

CAR militiamen killed in clashes with UN troops

On Tuesday, UN peacekeepers backed by French troops recaptured government buildings controlled by seleka militiamen.

10:49, 11 February 2015 Wednesday

Gunmen in Central Africa Republic free kidnapped minister

In January, the anti-balaka denied they played a role in Sayo's kidnapping.

12:05, 29 January 2015 Thursday

Central African Republic rejects ceasefire deal

Central African Republic government says rejects ceasefire deal made in Kenya between two militia groups.

09:55, 07 January 2015 Wednesday

CAR transitional period extended for 6 months

The Central African Republic has announced another 6 months for the transition to the Presidency.

17:45, 24 September 2014 Wednesday

ICC opens investigation into CAR violence

Central African Republic, a landlocked nation of 4.6 million people, has slid into chaos since Seleka rebels, many of them from neighbouring Chad and Sudan, ousted President Francois Bozize in March last year.

11:23, 23 September 2014 Tuesday

Unidentified militants kill Central African mayor

This is the third major act of violence to take place in the same city within a month.

16:54, 13 September 2014 Saturday

"The vehicle was transporting cans of oil and there were a lot of people travelling on top," Mathurine Gbadin, deputy prefect of Boali, said.

10:06, 10 September 2014 Wednesday

13 killed as herdsmen attack CAR villagers

According to witnesses, nine villagers, a priest and three of the latter's followers were killed in the attack.

10:13, 02 September 2014 Tuesday

Seleka fires 3 members who became ministers

The militia said in a statement that was signed by its first deputy head Nouredine Adam that it was not consulted about the selection of the three ministers who should represent it in the new government.

11:23, 01 September 2014 Monday

CAR rebels expel government ministers

The decision casts doubt on the future of the new cabinet and could prove a major setback for efforts aiming to end violence

15:54, 28 August 2014 Thursday

CAR president 'has nothing against' predecessor

Catherine Samba-Panza insists she harbors no ill will towards predecessor Michel Djotodia, who has been based in Benin since his January 2011 resignation.

15:25, 26 August 2014 Tuesday

Rebel infighting in Central African Republic kills 17

The clash over control of potentially lucrative roadblocks highlights factional tensions within the coalition that for months has controlled the north of a country

09:51, 23 August 2014 Saturday

Central Africa's new PM unveils government

At least 19 of the 31 ministers are fresh faces, the source said, noting that the new line-up included four Muslim ministers and seven women.

10:03, 18 August 2014 Monday

Seleka declares independent state in northern CAR

The moves comes despite a late-July agreement between warring militias to end hostilities.

10:19, 12 August 2014 Tuesday

Central African rebels reject new PM refuse to join government

Interim President Catherine Samba Panza named Mahamat Kamoun on Sunday as the country's first Muslim prime minister.

18:43, 10 August 2014 Sunday

Central African Republic gets first Muslim PM

Mahamat Kamoun was the head of the office of former president Michel Djotodia, a Muslim

11:18, 07 August 2014 Thursday

CAR's Seleka suspends deputy chief for 'high treason'

CAR's Seleka militia has reportedly suspended its second vice president Mohamed Moussa Dhaffanewas for having signed a ceasefire deal last month in Brazzaville with the anti-Balaka Christian militia without consulting his superiors in advance.

11:49, 06 August 2014 Wednesday

Seleka accuse French troops of CAR peace deal breach

The Seleka and anti-Balaka militias signed a deal last month in Brazzaville to end hostility.

09:03, 05 August 2014 Tuesday

C African Republic ceasefire in tatters after clashes

Seleka said militia leaders had launched a wave of attacks on their territory in the north following last month's signing.

10:06, 02 August 2014 Saturday

22 killed in two days of Central African clashes

CAR descended into anarchy last year when Seleka rebels ousted then president Francois Bozize, a Christian who had come to power in a 2003 coup.

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