Thousands of people have been displaced in the Central African Republic as the country’s civil war continues to rage. But in one town, a peacekeeping mission is earning the trust of locals from both sides of the conflict.
At least three Blue Helmets have been killed in separate incidents in the Central African Republic this week. The country continues to be beset by violence following the outbreak of a civil war.
The Central African Republic is on edge after a series of violent events in recent weeks threaten to tip the country back into conflict. Renewed violence comes as French troops are to leave later this month.
Restoring peace and security – that's President Faustin Archange Touadera’s main task. He took office 100 days ago, but the Central African Republic (CAR) still has a long way to go before becoming a stable state.
Central Africans choose a new president and parliament after having voted for a new constitution in a referendum earlier this month. It is a bid for democratic governance amid chronic sectarian violence.
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