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Stories about Central African Republic

8 West African countries rename currency in historic break from France — but colonial-era debts persist

Changing the CFA franc to "Eco" does not change the fact that many West African countries are still locked in a legacy of debt to France in its colonial-era deposit system. 

The Endless Conflict That Plagues the Central African Republic

The signs of a foreseeable genocide are present everywhere at the moment with limited support available from the international community on the ground.

Following the Paris Attacks, Some Africans Wonder If All Human Lives Are of Equal Value

“I refuse to acknowledge that some human beings are more special than the rest of us,” one Facebook user said.

Africans Wonder What Pope Francis’ Visit Will Achieve for the Continent

Can the ‘political pope,’ as he is increasingly being called, advance peace and promote reconciliation in Africa where so many others have failed?

Former French Defense Minister Finds Excuses for the Alleged Rape of Central African Children by French Soldiers

Civil War Separates Peuhl Children from their Parents in Yaloke, Central African Republic

2015 Presents an Opportunity for Free and Fair Elections in Africa

Building Sustainable Peace in The Central African Republic

Heartbreak for Ibrahim and Djouma in the Central African Republic

Peacekeepers Involved in the Disappearance of 11 Rebels in the Central African Republic

The Courageous Career of Slain French Photojournalist Camille Lepage

Camille Lepage was killed while covering the conflict in the Central African Republic. As a journalist, she was determined to cover stories in Africa often ignored by western media.

When Is Imperialism Actually Imperialism?

The media have been quick to sling the accusation of imperialism at Europe, the U.S. and Russia over their involvement in other countries' conflicts. But what does imperialism really mean?

Are Economic Sanctions Effective Against Rogue Rulers?

Economic sanctions are often proposed to penalize countries guilty of bad government. But do they actually help bring about good government?

Are ‘Left’ and ‘Right’ Outdated Terms in African Politics?

The cold war defined post-colonial African politics with its left vs right dichotomy. But is it still relevant for the continent today ?

‘Central African Republic's Most Pressing Need Is Security for its People’

Global Voices speaks with Béatrice Epaye, a member of the Central African Republic's National Transition Board, about how best to solve the country's crisis.

“Now is the Time for Men of Goodwill to Stand Up” in the Central African Republic

“Bring All the Culprits of Ethnic Cleansing to Justice” Says a CAR Citizen of Muslim and Christian Descent

Change From the Ground Up in War-Torn Central African Republic

Second part of the interview with Michel Besse and the ATD Fourth World Team in Bangui about how to support Central Africa.

Lessons of Peace from the Central African Republic's Most Disadvantaged

Interview with Michel Besse and the ATD-4th world in Bangui on the CAR Crisis

“Find and Support all the Mandelas in the Villages” for Reconciliation in the Central African Republic

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