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Sudan, CAR leaders discuss joint cooperation.

December 12, 2017 - The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir and President of the Central African Republic Faustin-Archange Touadéra have discussed bilateral relations and issues of common concern. Touadéra, heading a high-level delegation, on Monday has arrived in Khartoum on an official one-day visit upon an invitation ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Russia asks UN for the green light to send arms to Bangui.

Kremlin asks UN Security Council for the greenlight.

- Daily Nation - KE

US$1.72 billion required to assist 6 million people in South Sudan.

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda As the conflict enters its fifth year in 2018, the humanitarian crisis has continued to intensify and expand due the widespread violence and the ...

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UN welcomes return of Sudanese refugees from CAR.

December 12, 2017 - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on Tuesday has welcomed the return of Sudanese refugees from the Central African Republic . There are about 3,500 Sudanese refugees from Darfur living in the north-east of the CAR since the eruption of an insurgency in the western Sudan region. Nearly ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Central African Republicans serve up a tasty cricket treat.

Central African Republicans serve up tasty cricket treat Video provided by AFP         

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First batch of Sudanese refugees in CAR returns to South Darfur.

December 11, 2017 - The first batch of Sudanese refugees in the Central African Republic will return to South Darfur state Tuesday in a repatriation operation by the Un refugees agency . There are hundreds of Sudanese refugees from Darfur in the north-east of the Central African Republic since the eruption of an insurgency ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

CAR president in Khartoum for bilateral talks.

December 11, 2017 - President of the Central African Republic Faustin-Archange Touadéra on Monday has arrived in Khartoum on an official two-day visit. Touadéra, who was accompanied by a senior delegation, was received by President Omer al-Bashir and a number of ministers and senior government official at Khartoum ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

News24.com | Clashes in northern C Africa threaten security plan.

Plans by Central African Republic's beleaguered government to reassert control in the north of the country were in difficulties after clashes marred the return of the state's top representative to a key city.

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South Sudanese rights group call to release political detainees.

THE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: 10 DECEMBER 2017: SSHURSA CALLS ON ALL TO ACTION FOR SOUTH SUDANESE The 10 December usually marks the international human rights day. SSHURSA notes with concern the massive human rights violations in South Sudan by the warring parties particularly willfully perpetrated by the government ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

News24.com | Aid worker killed in CAR amid violence.

A Central African Republic aid worker was killed after gunman stormed his home, his family has said, the latest death in a week of clashes in the country.

- News24.com - ZA

Conflicts and drought spur hunger, despite ample global food supply.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guinea, Haiti, Iraq, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, ...

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At least 10 killed in C. Africa clashes

At least 10 people were killed this week in a wave of deadly clashes between rival armed groups in Central African Republic, local officials and a UN source said Thursday.

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Armed groups in central Africa using roadblocks as funding source

Roadblocks in war-torn areas of Central African Republic and Democratic Republic of Congo provide armed groups with millions of euros in annual income

- Daily Monitor - UG

News24.com | About 11 000 displaced people flee violence in CAR

Violence near the northern border of Central African Republican has forced thousands of people to flock to the tiny town of Paoua, the Red Cross said Wednesday.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Armed groups in central Africa using roadblocks as funding source

Roadblocks in war-torn areas of Central African Republic and Democratic Republic of Congo provide armed groups with millions of dollars in annual income, a report says.

- News24.com - ZA

About 11,000 displaced people flee violence in central Africa

Violence near the northern border of Central African Republican has forced thousands of people to flock to the tiny town of Paoua, the Red Cross said Wednesday.

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Thousands living on hospital grounds in CAR for safety reasons

Source: Médecins Sans Frontières Country: Central African Republic In July 2017, fighting broke out in Batangafo, CAR, and since then, thousands have camped at hospital grounds, one of the few safe havens for themselves and their families.Wednesday, December 6, 2017 — The long-running conflict in the Central African ...

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Thousands living on hospital grounds in CAR as they are considered safe places

Source: Médecins Sans Frontières Country: Central African Republic In July 2017 fighting broke out in Batangafo, CAR and since then, thousands have camped on hospital grounds, regarding them as the few safe for themselves and their families.Wednesday, December 6, 2017 — The long-running conflict in the Central African ...

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West and Central Africa left behind in Global HIV response

Source: UNAIDS, UN Children's Fund Country: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, World Four in ...

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15,000 people displaced every day inside African countries

Source: Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre Country: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya, Madagascar, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda, World As the world focuses its attention on protecting refugees coming out of Africa, ...

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Nearly 1.1 million children under-five estimated to be acutely malnourished in South Sudan

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan, Sudan 2018 Humanitarian Needs Overview highlights the plight of seven million people who need assistance and protection, even as more than two million have fled to neighbouring ...

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Survivors of Rape in Conflict Should be in School

Armed groups are using rape in a brutal, calculated way to punish and terrorize women and girls. Every day, survivors live with the devastating aftermath of rape, and the knowledge that their attackers are walking free, perhaps holding positions of power, and to date facing no consequences whatsoever. In 2015, as conflict ...

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Central African Republic: UN chief condemns killing of 'blue helmet' in country's east

Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the killing today of a Mauritanian peacekeeper and the wounding of three others of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic by anti-Balaka militia in Bria in the country' s east.

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Khartoum, Ndjamena agree to enhance security cooperation

December 2, 2017 - The Sudanese and Chadian presidents agreed at the end of their talks in N'Djamena on Saturday to coordinate action to face regional security challenges in neighbouring countries. President Omer al-Bashir and President Idriss Deby stressed the need to increase security coordination between the two ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Central African Republic: 'Restoring hope,' UN agriculture agency helps ex-fighters start anew

Over 1,000 ex-fighters in the conflict-riddled Central African Republic have traded their weapons for farming equipment, as part of a United Nations initiative, according to the United Nations agriculture agency.

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UN global humanitarian appeal reaches record $22.5 billion

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Iraq, Libya, Mali, Myanmar, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Ukraine, World, Yemen About 136 million people across the ...

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The Sahel region continues to grapple with unprecedented levels of forced displacement

Source: World Bank Country: Central African Republic, Chad, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan A new series of reports from the World Bank propose a comprehensive development-oriented approach to tackle the crisis and complement the humanitarian responses. The Refugee Situation in the Sahel: An Unprecedented Crisis STORY ...

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ACAPS highlights 18 dire humanitarian situations in 2018

Source: Assessment Capacities Project Country: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Iraq, Libya, Mali, Myanmar, Nigeria, occupied Palestinian territory, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Venezuela , World, Yemen ACAPS has identified 12 ...

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Communication is reducing polio outbreak risk in Central African Republic and Côte d'Ivoire

Source: Global Polio Eradication Initiative Country: Central African Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Nigeria The Global Polio Eradication Initiative partners and field workers must work hard to understand how best to communicate the risk of polio outbreaks to different communities.Different methods of community engagement help to ...

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UN strongly condemns attack that kills peacekeeper in Central African Republic

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the Security Council have strongly condemned Sunday's attack allegedly perpetrated by the anti-Balaka group against a convoy of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic, in which one peacekeeper from Egypt was killed and three others were injured.

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UN chief strongly condemns attack that kills peacekeeper in Central African Republic

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned Sunday's attack allegedly perpetrated by the anti-Balaka group against a convoy of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic, in which one peacekeeper from Egypt was killed and three others were injured.

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