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CAR: Chad, the UN, and the EU

Withdrawal of Chadian “Peacekeeping” Troops The Chadian government announced last week that it will begin to withdraw its troops from the CAR, saying that “Chad and Chadians have been targeted in a gratuitous and malicious campaign that blamed them for all the suffering in CAR”.  Chad has been a major player in the attempts to keep the… Continue reading

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CAR: Potential Progress

Guardian Gangs In Bangui, small “gangs” of youths have started guarding their districts of the city, protecting those within from looters and others who have been causing trouble.  They carry no weapons and seek only to use “dissuasive tactics” when danger appears.  As a result, they have received widespread support from community leaders.  This shows… Continue reading

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CAR: Hope for a Brighter Tomorrow

New Interim Prime Minister Selected On January 25, 2014, the new interim government of the Central African Republic announced that Andre Nzapayeke had been selected as the country’s new interim prime minister, a decision with which many citizens were not satisfied.  He is a regional banking official who has held several positions at the Central African States’ Development Bank… Continue reading

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