Central African Republic

Hunger on the horizon as farmers in Central African Republic too scared to plant crops

Hunger on the horizon as farmers in Central African Republic too scared to plant crops

“I was lucky,” said Thierry Diacro Lzila, a farmer in Ndangala, a village 40 km outside of the Central African Republic capital, Bangui. “I was in the church when the fighters arrived to search our homes. I was able to hide my tools.”

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Central Africa Republic needs peace and security urgently

Caritas Internationalis says that the humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic remains critical because of rampant lawlessness. Caritas calls on the government in Bangui to establish security in the country, to ensure the protection of civilians and to start a process of reconciliation. Seleka rebel forces seized power in March. Since then, there have ...

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Standing up for the people in Central African Republic

Standing up for the people in Central African Republic

Fr Aurélio Gazzera is the local diocesan Caritas director in Bouar in Northern Central African Republic. On Sunday evening, I was making a visit to sick person in town when I was called over by a group of people. They took me to see a young man who’d been badly beaten after being arrested. Seleka ...

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