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#HelpBanguiRise: Join the Global Shapers Community & TABITHA to Support Thousands of Displaced People in Bangui

Ebenezar Wikina | Posted 01.13.2016 | Impact
Ebenezar Wikina

On October 1st, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) reported that the estimated number of displaced people in Bangui was 42,575 following the devastating violence that erupted on Saturday, September 26th 2015 after the killing of a Muslim taxi driver.

A Murder Unleashes Chaos In The Central African Republic

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 09.30.2015 | World

The murder of a young motorcycle taxi driver unleashed bloodshed and chaos in the capital of the Central African Republic this weekend, threatening to...

On Bangui's Once Blood-Stained Streets, Delicate Signs of a Slowly Returning Peace

Crystal Wells | Posted 07.01.2015 | Impact
Crystal Wells

For people in Bangui, December 5, 2013 was a day so horrific it does not need a month or year to identify it. Instead, it is referred to simply as 'le cinq' or 'the fifth.'

The Depraved-Heart Doctrine: From Baltimore to Bangui

Bea Edwards | Posted 05.04.2016 | Impact
Bea Edwards

Just as there must be accountability for Freddie Gray, there must be accountability for the crimes committed in Africa by troops sent by the UN. Neither the secretary-general nor anyone else can hide behind the veil of protocol.

UN Peacekeepers Free 67 Hostages In Central African Republic

Reuters | Posted 12.29.2014 | World

BANGUI, Oct 29 (Reuters) - U.N. peacekeepers in the Central African Republic freed 67 hostages who had been seized by militia groups, a spokeswoman ...

Central African Republic Bans Text Messages

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 06.04.2014 | World

While the Central African Republic stands on the precipice of genocide and protests rage in the capital, the government in Bangui has banned text mess...

A Dispatch From Hell On Earth

The New Republic | Posted 05.01.2014 | World

Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), has never been known for the reliability of its public utilities. Most trash is picked thro...

France's 19th Century Foreign Policy Fails in 2014

Daniel Wagner | Posted 03.23.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

Since Operation Sangaris was launched, however, the French military has proven powerless to stop the sectarian violence, which took more than a thousand lives in Bangui last month.

French, African Troops Try To Halt Senseless Violence In CAR

Reuters | Posted 02.06.2014 | World

By Emmanuel Braun BANGUI, Dec 7 (Reuters) - The Central African Republic's shaky interim authorities on Saturday ordered all forces ex...

The Central African Republic's Coming Genocide

Daniel Wagner | Posted 02.02.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

The chaos in the CAR has potential to negatively impact its neighboring states further, especially given the region's ongoing conflicts and instability.

Why South Africa Is Not Fit to Lead Africa

Daniel Wagner | Posted 09.25.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

President Zuma's domestic record have left him open to criticism. Countries such as Angola and Nigeria are finding it hard to refer to South Africa as a regional leader when its own house is in such a state of disrepair.

The Central African Republic: The Emerging Pakistan of Africa

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.21.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

The crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR) has deteriorated in recent months with worsening humanitarian conditions, lawlessness and violence between the Christian and Muslim communities.

The Central African Republic: Implications of Africa's "Phantom State"

Daniel Wagner | Posted 06.12.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

The future of the CAR is naturally uncertain. For the country to become capable of controlling its destiny and asserting its sovereignty by preventing armed militias from entering its land, Séléka must avoid the mistakes of its predecessor.