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Human Rights Must Be on the Agenda

Steven W. Hawkins | Posted 08.04.2014 | World
Steven W. Hawkins

In 2012, the Obama administration issued a US strategy toward sub-Saharan Africa with a stated objective to promote and protect "human rights, civil society and independent media" as an integral part in strengthening democratic institutions on the African continent.

Central African Republic Leader Is Subject Of Summit

AP | Posted 03.11.2014 | World

N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — The rebel leader-turned-president of Central African Republic is at a regional summit where he's expected to face renewed pre...

Power To Hold Leaders Accountable For Human Rights Violations

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 12.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations plans an eight-hour visit to the Central African Republic to press transitional leaders ...

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.

Former Rebel Chief Sworn In As Central African Republic President

AP | JOSE RICHARD POUAMBI | Posted 08.18.2013 | World

BANGUI, Central African Republic -- The rebel leader whose fighters toppled the government of Central African Republic earlier this year was sworn in ...

Gabon and Central African Republic Achieve Agreement to Protect Critical Elephant Population

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 07.30.2013 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

The wave of poaching devastating central Africa's forest elephant population may see some relief with a new agreement forged by the governments of Gabon and the Central African Republic (CAR) to improve management of CAR's wildlife resources.

Elephants in Jeopardy in Central African Republic

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 07.14.2013 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

One of the most important remaining populations of African forest elephants lives in and around Dzanga Bai. The Wildlife Conservation Society stands with our conservation partner WWF, calling for immediate action to stop the killing of these elephants.

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.

Coup Leader Dissolves CAR Constitution

AP | JOSE RICHARD POUAMBI and RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 05.26.2013 | World

BANGUI, Central African Republic — Aid groups and the international community on Tuesday condemned widespread looting in Central African Republi...

C. African Republic Rebels Split After Leader Declares Himself President

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 05.25.2013 | World

JOHANNESBURG — The president of the Central African Republic fled the country for Cameroon after rebels overran the capital of the impoverished ...