Central African Republic http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/21954/all en African Union force to hunt Joseph Kony http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120324/african-union-kony-force-south-sudan-au-mission-lra The African Union is launching a new military force to hunt down warlord Joseph Kony.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120324/african-union-kony-force-south-sudan-au-mission-lra" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Central African Republic Lord's Resistance Army South Sudan Uganda Conflict Zones Military Sat, 24 Mar 2012 14:25:02 +0000 News Desk 5697522 at http://www.globalpost.com Uganda captures top Kony commander http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120513/uganda-captures-top-kony-commander <p> Caesar Achellam was captured alive by US-backed Ugandan troops as he attempted to cross into the Democratic Republic of Congo.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120513/uganda-captures-top-kony-commander" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Central African Republic Uganda Sun, 13 May 2012 19:19:24 +0000 Luke Browne 5704118 at http://www.globalpost.com Lord's Resistance Army kidnaps dozens in raids in Central African Republic http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120903/lords-resistance-army-kidnaps-dozens-raids-central-african-repub The news comes a day after reports that the Ugandan army destroyed the base of a key general in the Lord's Resistance Army in the Central African Republic.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120903/lords-resistance-army-kidnaps-dozens-raids-central-african-repub" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Central African Republic Uganda Mon, 03 Sep 2012 20:26:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5718072 at http://www.globalpost.com Central African Republic threatened by rebel advance on capital http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/121226/central-african-republic-threatened-rebel-advance-capital Protesters in the Central African Republic are demanding France intervene to stop rebels advancing on the capital Bangui.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/121226/central-african-republic-threatened-rebel-advance-capital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Central African Republic Wed, 26 Dec 2012 22:00:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5730327 at http://www.globalpost.com US evacuates embassy in Central African Republic http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/121228/us-evacuates-embassy-central-african-republic Officials said the ambassador and about 40 others, including a number of Americans, were flown out of Bangui on a US Air Force C-40 bound for Kenya.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/121228/us-evacuates-embassy-central-african-republic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Central African Republic Fri, 28 Dec 2012 13:55:00 +0000 Jill Langlois 5730475 at http://www.globalpost.com Central African Republic rebels advance toward capital http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/121229/central-african-republic-rebels-advance-toward-capital After an appeal from CAR President Francois Bozize, France dispatched more troops to the landlocked African nation.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/121229/central-african-republic-rebels-advance-toward-capital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Central African Republic Conflict Zones Sat, 29 Dec 2012 17:06:23 +0000 David Trifunov 5730579 at http://www.globalpost.com Central African Republic rebels agree to talks as troops from Chad block advance (PHOTOS) http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5730940 <p>Central African Republic rebels halted their advance toward the nation&#39;s capital and agreed to talks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5730940" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Central African Republic Chad Wed, 02 Jan 2013 21:39:19 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5730940 at http://www.globalpost.com 13 South African soldiers killed in Central African Republic http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130325/13-south-african-soldiers-killed-central-african-republic NAIROBI — But Zuma has since said South Africa will not be pulling out its CAR contingent.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130325/13-south-african-soldiers-killed-central-african-republic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Central African Republic Need to Know World Leaders Conflict Zones Military South Africa Mon, 25 Mar 2013 13:20:00 +0000 Jill Langlois and Tristan McConnell 5793206 at http://www.globalpost.com Central African Republic: Upheaval in the 'phantom state' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130325/central-african-republic-upheaval-the-phantom-state <p>NAIROBI &mdash; President Francois Bozize&rsquo;s decade-long mismanagement of the Central African Republic came to an abrupt end on Sunday with him fleeing the country as rebels marched into the capital Bangui and took control of the riverside city.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130325/central-african-republic-upheaval-the-phantom-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Central African Republic Need to Know Conflict Zones Military Politics Mon, 25 Mar 2013 15:37:00 +0000 Tristan McConnell 5793311 at http://www.globalpost.com South Africa seethes over deaths of soldiers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130326/south-africa-soldiers-killed-central-african-republic <p>JOHANNESBURG &mdash; No one seems to know exactly why 200 South African soldiers were fighting in the Central African Republic, which has been overrun by a rebellion.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/130326/south-africa-soldiers-killed-central-african-republic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Central African Republic Conflict Zones Want to Know South Africa Tue, 26 Mar 2013 12:21:10 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5794155 at http://www.globalpost.com US offers $5 million bounty for Joseph Kony, Lord’s Resistance Army leader http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130404/us-offers-5m-bounty-joseph-kony-lord-s-resistance-army-leader “We know that rewards have a proven track record of generating tips that help authorities find fugitives and hold them accountable – just look at the example of criminals and butchers from conflicts in Sierra Leone, the former Yugoslavia, and Rwanda, all brought to justice in part through the use of rewards,” Secretary of State John Kerry wrote in a Huffington Post blog post announcing the bounties. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130404/us-offers-5m-bounty-joseph-kony-lord-s-resistance-army-leader" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Central African Republic Need to Know Conflict Zones Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:33:00 +0000 Samantha Stainburn and Tristan McConnell 5801672 at http://www.globalpost.com At least 37 dead in Central African Republic gold mine collapse http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130624/at-least-37-dead-central-african-republic-gold-mine-collapse "The toll of 37 is provisional as there were many injured," said Prosper Ndouba, spokesman for the president's office, of the incident at a gold mine in Ndassima, about 273 miles east of the capital of Bangui.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130624/at-least-37-dead-central-african-republic-gold-mine-collapse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Central African Republic Want to Know Tue, 25 Jun 2013 00:01:05 +0000 Jill Langlois 5866325 at http://www.globalpost.com The next Somalia? It's bad to worse for the Central African Republic http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/131011/africas-next-war-bad-worse-the-central-african-republic <p>NAIROBI &mdash; United Nations peacekeepers are a step closer to being deployed to the Central African Republic (CAR) as part of international efforts to forestall the country&rsquo;s total collapse into sectarian violence and anarchy in the wake of a rebel takeover in March this year. The UN and human rights groups say that both the rebels and their opponents have committed abuses including murder, rape, burning of houses, looting and forced displacement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/131011/africas-next-war-bad-worse-the-central-african-republic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Central African Republic Need to Know United Nations France Military War Sat, 12 Oct 2013 05:24:18 +0000 Tristan McConnell 5958721 at http://www.globalpost.com The Central African Republic is ‘on the verge of genocide:’ French Foreign Minister http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/131121/the-central-african-republic-the-verge-genocide-french-foreign-m “It’s total disorder,” Laurent Fabius said. "You have seven surgeons for a population of five million, an infant mortality rate of 25 percent in some areas and 1.5 million people who have nothing, not even food, and armed gangs, bandits, etc.”<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/131121/the-central-african-republic-the-verge-genocide-french-foreign-m" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Central African Republic Need to Know France Thu, 21 Nov 2013 18:00:32 +0000 Samantha Stainburn 5996297 at http://www.globalpost.com France to send more troops as Central African Republic descends into 'complete chaos' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/131126/france-sends-more-troops-central-african-republic-descending-complete-chaos Jan Eliasson has called for urgent action, asking the Security Council to beef up its African Union-led force in the country and to then turn it into a UN peacekeeping operation.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/131126/france-sends-more-troops-central-african-republic-descending-complete-chaos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Central African Republic Need to Know Conflict Zones France Tue, 26 Nov 2013 15:05:00 +0000 Jill Langlois 6000473 at http://www.globalpost.com