Central Africa



Armed separatists in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions have stabbed to death and shot military personnel, burned down schools and attacked teachers, while security forces have tortured people, fired on crowds and destroyed villages, in a spiral of more


At press time, post-election violence in Gabon had claimed three lives. Police had also arrested about 1,100 people following riots over the announcement of President Ali Bongo's re-election and subsequent accusations by his main rival - Jean Ping more


The escalating violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) sparked by the murder of a motorcycle taxi driver at the end of September is threatening elections scheduled for later in October. more

Central African Republic

France's Defence Ministry says it is investigating child abuse allegations against its troops who were sent to quell sectarian violence and killings in the Central African Republic. more

Central African Republic

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called for an immediate investigation into the death of French freelance photojournalist Camille Lepage more

Central African Republic