Home Topics Faustin-Archange Touadera
U.N. experts expressed alarm on Wednesday over reports of executions and other abuses by Russian security contractors in Central African Republic and over their close contacts with U.N. peacekeepers.
Central African Republic President Faustin-Archange Touadera was sworn in for a second five-year term on Tuesday, vowing to eliminate armed groups and attract investment to the gold- and diamond-rich country wracked by prolonged political instability.
Former President Francois Bozize of the Central African Republic has taken charge of a rebel alliance aiming to overthrow the central government.
Central African Republic voted at heavily guarded polling stations in a second round of parliamentary elections on Sunday after rebel violence marred December’s polls.
Central African Republic will vote in a second round of parliamentary elections on Sunday under high security after a surge in rebel violence surrounding December’s polls
Fourteen people, including at least two civilians, were killed inside a “religious site” as government and rebel forces fought for control of a Central African Republic (CAR) town, rights group Amnesty International said Thursday.
Two men accused of leading Christian-dominated militias in widespread attacks on Muslims in the Central African Republic (CAR) on Tuesday rejected all charges against them at the start of their trial at the International Criminal Court.
A former top Central African Republic football official and a militiaman nicknamed Rambo go on trial at the International Criminal court Tuesday charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Forces loyal to the Central African Republic government have retaken a key town from rebels, the country's prime minister said on Wednesday, as the UN said peacekeepers would maintain a "robust" posture.
African leaders from the Great Lakes region called on rebels in the conflict-riven Central African Republic to agree to a ceasefire on Friday.
More than 200,000 people have fled fighting in the Central African Republic since violence erupted over a December election result, the U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Friday, with nearly half crossing into the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Rebels killed two peacekeepers in the Central African Republic on Monday, the UN mission MINUSCA said, hours after the top court confirmed President Faustin Archange Touadera's re-election in a December vote marred by low turnout.
The Constitutional Court of the Central African Republic on Monday confirmed the re-election of President Faustin-Archange Touadera.
UN peacekeeping troops say they have retaken control of a city in the Central African Republic captured two weeks ago by armed groups waging an offensive against President Faustin Archange Touadera’s regime.
Rebel forces in the Central African Republic on Wednesday mounted their closest attack to the capital Bangui before being repelled with the death of a peacekeeper, the country's UN mission said.
Rebels attacked two towns in the Central African Republic on Saturday as French warplanes flew over in an apparent attempt to deter an advance on the capital after a disputed election.
More than 30,000 people have been forced to flee the Central African Republic due to violence surrounding its elections, the UN said Friday, and tens of thousands more have been internally displaced.
President Faustin-Archange Touadéra said the curfew would be in place from 20:00 local time to 05:00, but it’s unclear how long it will last.
The Central African Republic has launched an investigation into former President Francois Bozize, whom the government accuses of plotting a coup before last month’s elections.
Rebel fighters in Central African Republic attacked and partially occupied a diamond-mining town on Sunday, four security and humanitarian sources said, a day before authorities are due to declare results of the presidential election.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged political actors in the Central African Republic (CAR) to "desist from fomenting or escalating tension" and to "commit to dialogue as a means to achieve sustainable peace and stability" as the country goes to the polls on Sunday.
Voters in the Central African Republic go to the polls on Sunday for presidential and legislative elections being held under violence.
Two persons were feared killed while one was injured as bank robbers attacked a bullion van at Bolorunduro area in Ondo East council area of Ondo state.
Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has commiserated with the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, over the death of his son, Pastor Dare Adeboye.
Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele on Thursday vowed to resist importation of maize as Nigerians have the capacity and capability to grow the crop locally to meet consumption demand.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbanjo, on Thursday, insisted that the unity of the country should not be compromised in anyway.
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr Mele Kyari, has assured Nigerians that the Port Harcourt Refinery Complex (PHRC) will roar back to life on or before April 5, 2023 when repairs would have been completed.
The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) says the Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission Bill (2021) recently signed into law by Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos state, is unconstitutional.
The Police Command in Edo on Friday announced the arrest of five notorious armed robbery suspects in connection with the theft of two vehicles.
The immediate past President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called for the empowerment of Nigerian journalists in order to help tell stories that will change the narrative of the country for better.
The Ambassador of the Republic of Argentina to Nigeria, His Excellency Alejandro Herrero has advocated the streghtening of footballing ties between Argentina and Nigeria, insisting that there are compelling commonalities between the two countries in the realm of the ‘beautiful game’.
President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, has assured 230 Nigerian students currently stranded in the Southern Caribbean nation hit by volcanic eruptions that the National Assembly would intervene to ensure that they are safely brought back home.