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Reason for President of Central African Republic Djotodia Imminent Resignation

Written by Lova Rakotomalala On 8 January 2014 @ 16:50 pm | 2 Comments

In Breaking News, Central African Republic, Chad, French, Governance, International Relations, Politics, Quick Reads, Sub-Saharan Africa, Sudan, War & Conflict

Multiple sources [1] report [2] [fr] that Michel Djotodia, Interim President of Central African Republic (CAR) will step down tomorrow (January 9) as his country is rocked by violent inter-community conflicts. Although the minister of Communication denied [3] [fr] the president's resignation earlier, Simon Koitoua in Bangui, CAR opines that it was bound to happen because of the president's recent ill-advised decisions regarding weaponry [4] [fr]:

Le chef de la transition aurait approuvé et validé un montage financier colossal lié à l’achat d’armes via le Soudan et Tchad malgré l’embargo imposé sur les armes en destination de la Centrafrique

The head of the transition allegedly approved a financial package that green lighted the purchase of heavy weaponry via Sudan and Chad. The purchase was validated in spite of the embargo on weaponry in the Central African Republic

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[1] sources: http://www.franceinter.fr/depeche-centrafrique-le-president-djotodia-demissionne

[2] report: http://www.lefigaro.fr/flash-actu/2014/01/08/97001-20140108FILWWW00462-centrafrique-le-president-demissionnera-demain.php

[3] denied: http://haitianpost.com/centrafrique-le-depart-du-president-djotodia-nest-pas-lordre-du-jour/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+HaitianPost+%28Haitian+Post%29

[4] ill-advised decisions regarding weaponry: http://www.alwihdainfo.com/Centrafrique-Demission-de-Michel-Djotodia-seule-solution-pour-la-paix_a9331.html

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