COAT OF ARMS
Government: Semi-Presidential Republic
Current President: Faustin-Archange Touadéra
Population: 5,745,062 (2018)
Land Size: 622,984 sq km (240,535 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Fri - Jun 14, 2019: UN Finds 115 Million 'Child Grooms' With Central African Republic Topping List - AllAfrica News: Central African Republic
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Children married young tend to leave school, have limited economic opportunities, and are more vulnerable to abuse and mental health problems than those who marry later
- Fri - Jun 14, 2019: Violence Against Christians On the Rise in Africa - AllAfrica News: Central African Republic
[Deutsche Welle] The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams.
- Tue - Jun 11, 2019: Central African Republic - Rebels Complete Disarmament - AllAfrica News: Central African Republic
[Cameroon Tribune] The Revolution Justice was one of the 14 signatories of the February 5, 2019 Khartoum, Sudan peace accord with the government.
- Thu - Jun 6, 2019: Libya Frees Dozens of Sub-Saharan Refugees, Migrants - AllAfrica News: Central African Republic
[VOA] Some 3,000 asylum seekers and migrants remain trapped in government detention centers in Tripoli, close to the fighting where their lives are at risk.
- Tue - Jun 4, 2019: Operation Launched to Rid the Country of Rebels - AllAfrica News: Central African Republic
[CAJ News] Bangui -PEACEKEEPING forces have reinforced security to thwart deadly attacks west of the Central African Republic (CAR) where 34 civilians were recently killed.