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Aug 01, 2018
Congo's ex-warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba to contest Presidential Election; Kinshasa governor promises heavy securityThe country is currently being led by President Joseph Kabila, who has ruled since 2001, and also defeated Jean-Pierre Bemba in the 2006 election.
Jun 20, 2018
Boris Becker’s diplomatic passport is fake, claims Central African Republic foreign ministerThe Central African Republic (CAR) said on Tuesday that a diplomatic passport that tennis star Boris Becker claims entitles him to immunity in bankruptcy proceedings in Britain "is a fake"
Mar 20, 2018
World's last male northern white rhino dead; 45-year-old Sudan stole many hearts with his dignity and strengthThe world's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, has died after "age-related complications," researchers announced on Tuesday, saying he "stole the heart of many with his dignity and strength."
Dec 16, 2017
UN gives green light on Russia arms to volatile Central African Republic; London and Paris express concernRussia has been authorised to provide the Central African Republic's armed forces with light arms, under an exemption to an arms embargo on the country granted by the United Nations
May 10, 2017
Four United Nations peacekeepers killed in Central African Republic, 8 injured and one missingA Christian rebel group in Central African Republic ambushed a UN convoy, sparking a firefight that left four peacekeepers dead, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
Feb 04, 2017
US envoy targeting UN peacekeeping for reform, diplomats sayUnited Nations: Nikki Haley, in her first week as US ambassador, has made reform of the United Nations' far-flung peacekeeping operations a top priority, diplomats said. The missions cost nearly USD 8 billion a year and Haley said in her Senate confirmation hearing last month that she wants to look at all 16 to see which are succeeding in maintaining peace and which aren't.
Jun 21, 2016
DR Congo's Jean-Pierre Bemba sentenced to 18 years in jail for rapes, murdersThe ICC said Bemba did not control his private army which carried out a series of rapes, murders and pillaging of "particular cruelty" in CAR in 2002.
Mar 22, 2016
ICC dubs rape a war crime: Activists hope 'historic' verdict will end sexual violence in war zonesA declaration issued in 2014 notes that rape and sexual violence in armed conflicts is "one of the greatest, most persistent and most neglected injustices."
Mar 21, 2016
Historic judgement: International Criminal Court recognises rape as war crime, convicts Jean-Pierre BembaThe International Criminal Court convicted former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba of murder, rape and pillage,
Feb 03, 2016
UN peacekeepers and sexual abuse: How legal loopholes, political pressure prevent action against troopsThe voices of victims and witnesses recklessly fall through cracks in legal jurisdictional gaps, or, get stymied by bureaucratic passing-of-the-buck, or, get subsumed in the overall politics of troop contribution.