Francois Bozize

africa

After Years of Bloodshed, the Central African Republic Is Ready to Elect a New Government

Voters cast ballots on Wednesday in presidential and legislative elections that many hope will end more than two years of violence between Christians and Muslims in the country.
VICE News and Reuters
12.30.15
africa

Spiraling Violence Puts Brakes on Central African Republic's Journey to Democracy

The CAR is supposed to hold a presidential election on October 18, which is hoped to end years of violent chaos. But as the death toll from clashes rise, it's feared the vote could just make things worse.
Melanie Gouby
9.30.15
Stuff

The Cannibal Emperor of Bangui and Africa’s Forgotten Conflict

Tomorrow marks the 35th anniversary of the French-organized military coup that ousted the cannibalistic self-proclaimed Emperor of the Central African Republic, Jean-Bédel Bokassa.
Brian Klaas
9.19.14
VICE News

The Devil Tried to Divide Us

The Central African Republic's capital of Bangui has seen its Muslim population drop from 130,000 to under 1,000 during the past few months. This week we met with the Séléka, the mostly Muslim rebel alliance that overthrew the corrupt government of...
Danny Gold
3.22.14
VICE News

The Devil Tried to Divide Us

The Central African Republic's capital of Bangui has seen its Muslim population drop from 130,000 to under 1,000 during the past few months. The current conflict has now completely erased the rule of law, leaving the UN and international community...
Danny Gold
3.20.14
FRANCE

A New Year Brings New Unrest in the Central African Republic

Central African Republic President Michel Djotodia praised his supporters and blamed the country's bouts of horrific violence on his rivals.
Robert King
1.7.14
News

A New Year Brings New Unrest in the Central African Republic

In his New Year's address, Central African Republic President Michel Djotodia praised his supporters and blamed the country's recent bouts of horrific violence on his rivals. Meanwhile, 1 million people remain displaced by the fighting, taking shelter...
Robert King
1.3.14
Central African Republic

Sectarian Violence Is Devastating the Central African Republic

UN officials are warning that there's a very real threat of genocide in Central African Republic. But nothing appears to be changing.
Ben Makuch
11.27.13
News

What Was the South African Military Doing in the Central African Republic?

There is much speculation over why South African President Jacob Zuma deployed his forces to support the Central Africa Republic's clearly failing, dictatorial government. The most popular theory is that both the ANC and its members have private...
Henk Lustig
4.25.13