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More than 25 million children out of school in conflict zones - UNICEF.

Source: UN Children's Fund Country: Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Chad, Niger, Nigeria, South Africa, South Sudan At the primary school level, South Sudan has the highest rate of out-of-school children with close to 72 per cent of children missing out on education.25 million children out of school in conflict zones ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Central African Republic holds unprecedented disarmament talks with rebel groups.

The Central African Republic held unprecedented talks with armed groups this past week seeking to speed up disarmament in a country struggling to turn the page on years of bloodshed, officials said Saturday. For the first time since the disarmament process began, the government , facing a resurgence of violence since last ...

- The Japan Times - JP

De nouveaux réfugiés centrafricains arrivent au Tchad.

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Central African Republic, Chad En début de semaine, un nouveau groupe de Centrafricains fuyant la tension dans le nord-ouest de leur pays a trouvé refuge au Tchad où l'Agence des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés, le HCR, et ses partenaires ont organisé leur transfert ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

In CAR, Capoeira Works Wonders for Traumatized Teens.

After fighting between armed Christian and Muslim groups displaced hundreds of thousands of people in the Central African Republic in 2013 and 2014, five Christian and Muslim youths returned to their homeland late last year and brought back with them something new to the country – capoeira, a Brazilian martial art ...

- Voice of America - US

US to Continue Training Regional Troops Against Lord's Resistance Army.

The United States said on Thursday it would maintain training for east and central African regional forces to prevent warlord Joseph Kony's rebels from regrouping, despite plans to pull troops from operations hunting the insurgents. About 100 U.S. military personnel have been providing a regional force made up of soldiers ...

- Voice of America - US

Uganda Ends Its Hunt for Joseph Kony Empty-Handed.

Ugandan troops began leaving the Central African Republic days ahead of a United States military withdrawal, leaving worries of a security vacuum.

- New York Times - US

Capoeira for Peace in the Central African Republic.

As stability slowly returns to the Central African Republic, some of the hundreds of thousands of people who fled the conflict and communal violence in 2013 and 2014 are coming home. Five young returnees have brought with them a new skill: capoeira. The martial art was developed centuries ago by African slaves in Brazil. It ...

- Voice of America - US

In C.A.R., Capoeira Works Wonders for Traumatized Teens.

After fighting between armed Christian and Muslim groups displaced hundreds of thousands of people in the Central African Republic in 2013 and 2014, five Christian and Muslim youths returned to their homeland late last year and brought back with them something new to the country – capoeira, a Brazilian martial art ...

- Voice of America - US

Ugandan army says LRA 'neutralised', begins withdrawal.

KAMPALA, Uganda, Apr 20 - The Ugandan army said Wednesday it has neutralised the Lord's Resistance Army, as troops began withdrawing from the Central African Republic where they had been hunting the group's feared leader Joseph Kony. “The decision to withdraw was premised on the realisation that the mission to ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Uganda ends anti-LRA military operation in Central African Republic.

April 19, 2017 - The Ugandan army Wednesday has announced the end of pursuit operations in the Central African Republic for the rebel Lord Resistance Army and its wanted leader Joseph Kony, saying it has achieved its mission successfully. “The decision to withdraw was premised on the realisation that the mission to ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Uganda Ends Pursuit of Joseph Kony.

The Ugandan military says it is ending its manhunt for fugitive warlord Joseph Kony after years of chasing him and bands of loyal fighters across Central Africa. A military spokesman, Brigadier General Richard Karemire, told a reporter for VOA's Swahili service Wednesday that the search for Kony has been suspended.   ...

- Voice of America - US

Uganda declares end to mission to pursue warlord Kony

Uganda's military announced on Wednesday it is ending its pursuit of internationally known warlord Joseph Kony, saying its mission "has now been successfully achieved" even though the rebel leader remains at large. Uganda has started pulling its forces from Central African Republic, which for years...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Uganda pulls troops from mission to catch warlord Kony

Uganda's military says it has started pulling its forces from Central African Republic, where troops had been pursuing one of Africa's most notorious fugitives, Joseph Kony.

- FOX News - US

UPDF withdraws from Central African Republic

A total of 31 UPDF soldiers landed at Gulu Airfield in Gulu District on Tuesday and Wednesday in the ongoing military withdraws.

- Daily Monitor - UG

Cameroon, CAR hold security meeting

Senior defence and security officials from the Central African Republic and Cameroon are meeting Yaoundé to discuss the strengthening of cooperation between both countries.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Civilians pay the price of renewed, brutal fighting in Central African Republic

Source: Médecins Sans Frontières Country: Central African Republic With conflict spreading to areas that had been considered relatively stable, the country is spiralling into levels of violence that have not been seen since the peak of the conflict in 2014.As conflict spreads and intensifies in the Central African ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

US adds two Central Africa militia leaders to sanctions list

The US Treasury Department targeted Abdoulaye Hissene, the former chief of the Muslim-majority Seleka movement that forced out president Francois Bozize in 2013, ushering in a three-year civil war

- Daily Monitor - UG

Strengthening the UN Response to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

Following his analysis of the report of the High-Level External Independent Review Panel on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by International Peacekeeping Forces in the Central African Republic, former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed Jane Holl Lute of the United States as Special Coordinator on improving ...

- UN - INT

Central African Republic: Security Council pledges support for President's efforts to stabilize country

The United Nations Security Council today expressed its support for the efforts of President Faustin Archange Touadera of the Central African Republic to restore State authority as well as for the African Union-led mediation initiative to find a political solution to the situation in the crisis-torn country.

- UN - INT

Back to Square One? Electoral promises one year after the political transition in Central African Republic

Back to Square One? Electoral promises one year after the political transition in Central African Republic30 March 2017Oxfam's position on implementation of electoral promises in Central African Republic.

- Oxfam International - UK

Central African Republic: Armed Groups Using Schools

– Armed groups in the Central African Republic have occupied, looted, and damaged school buildings, preventing children from getting an education, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Expand UPC fighters outside a kindergarten in Ngadja, Ouaka province. The fighters have used the building as a base since ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

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