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By Benjamin Jumbe. Uganda's conservation has been hit by yet another big blow following the death of ZAKAYO. Aged 54, Zakayo was Uganda's known oldest chimpanzee and he died at the Uganda Wildlife Education center . This has been confirmed by the centre's executive director James Musinguzi .
Two men suspected of being involved in a failed coup in Equatorial Guinea have been arrested in Bangui, the Central African Republic government said Wednesday. CAR justice minister Flavien Mbata told AFP that "investigations continue" following the detention last week of Feissal Mandjo and ... Equatorial Guinea

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC. AID WORKER ATTACKS THREATEN ACCESS. Armed men on 11 April attacked and seized an aid WORKER near Kouango town in the southern Ouaka prefecture. The aid worker was released, but his belongings were taken. A week earlier, gunmen abducted a driver ...
Congo Republic said on Friday it fulfilled the criteria for a deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and had reached an agreement on a three-year programme aimed at turning around its debt-crippled economy. The announcement appeared to contradict an earlier statement by the IMF, which said ...
BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:50 P.M.) – Turkish intelligence officers arrested three alleged Gulen members in the Central African country of Gabon this week, the Anadolu Agency reported on Tuesday. Citing security sources, the Anadolu Agency claimed that their intelligence officers arrested and deported the ...
BANGUI – A United Nations peacekeeper was killed and eight others wounded Tuesday in clashes with armed groups in a restive neighbourhood of the capital of the Central African Republic, a security source said. Peacekeepers from the UN's Minusca force and Central African soldiers have since Sunday ...

Final dates for this year's East and Central Africa Cricket Association quadrangular tournament will be finalised at meeting of the EACACA next week. Originally to be held in Tanzania on August 20, 21 and 22, the tournament is likely to be delayed following a request from the Tanzania Cricket Association.
“Egypt appreciates all sacrifices made by the UN's peacekeeping forces in central Africa to combat terrorism in the Sahel region,” the statement concluded. The Egyptian statement comes two days after the UN said that Christian anti-balaka militias assaulted UN peacekeeping forces base in Tagbara, about ...
This photo taken on January 12, 2018 shows Cameroonian soldiers with the UN mission in the Central African Republic (Minusca) patrolling during a UN inspection in the northwestern village of Bedaya. A peacekeeper was killed and 11 others wounded when a United Nations base was attacked early on ...
UNITED NATIONS: A peacekeeper was killed and 11 others wounded when a UN base came under heavy attack on Tuesday in the Central African Republic in fighting that also left 22 rebels dead, the UN said. Anti-balaka fighters launched the attack early Tuesday on the temporary UN base in Tagbara, ...
At least 500 people uprooted by the recent armed clashes in Tagbara village in the eastern Ouaka prefecture have gathered around the local UN peacekeepers' base. Nearly all their houses were burned down during the attack. A nearby clinic where several wounded people have sought help has run out ...
And in West and Central Africa, 80% of infected children are not receiving antiretroviral therapy, making it the region with the world's lowest rate of access to that type of treatment. According to the most recent UNICEF and UNAIDS research, the crisis there is becoming more fatal for young people: The ...
File: On Wednesday, Nimery Matar Jamous, head of the main "self-defence" group in PK5, threatened MINUSCA, telling AFP that "if the UN blue helmets want a war, they only have to tell residents to leave the area and we will defeat them". Photo: AFP PHOTO / SIA KAMBOU. BANGUI - UN peacekeepers ...
Uganda has dispatched a team of 75 riders to take on their Kenyan counterparts in the first round of the 2018 FIM Central Africa Motocross Championship due this weekend.The Easter Weekend event will take place at Busiika Uganda Motorsports Arena in Luwero district.
Cotonou, 27 March 2018 - The search for innovative and effective ways of tackling tuberculosis (TB) in the African Region is gaining momentum. TB experts from West and Central African countries are meeting in Cotonou, Benin to share best practices and lessons learnt in Tuberculosis case finding and ...
The senior national team of the Gambia- the scorpions were on Friday held to a one all draw against the Central African Senior team in match held at the Independence Stadium in Bakau. The Scorpions were the first to score in the early part of the first half through a penalty by Assan Ceesay-11 whose ...
Ministers of Transport and Director Generals of Maritime administration from 17 West and Central African countries have converged in Accra for the third Ministerial Conference on the Abuja Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The conference which takes off today, is a platform for the participants to ...

The senior national team of the Gambia- the scorpions were on Friday held to a one all draw against the Central African Senior team in match held at the Independence Stadium in Bakau. The Scorpions were the first to score in the early part of the first half through a penalty by Assan Ceesay-11 whose ...
It is critical to shore up areas of Africa's Lake Chad Basin freed from the grip of Boko Haram, the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General told the Security Council on Thursday, as she also called for efforts to rebuild the lives of women and girls that have suffered at the hands of the terrorist group.
YAOUNDE, Cameroon--The Economic Community of Central African States, or CEMAC, is predicting economic growth at 2.1% in 2018, up from -0.1% the previous year, Abbas Mahamat Tolli, governor of the Bank of Central African States, or BEAC said Wednesday. The improvement observed in CEMAC ...
Matthias, delegate of the Mobaye refugees, leaves for work along the Oubangui River, at the Longo island, in Damara district, on March 01, 2018. The island of Longo, like other villages along the Oubangui River, has become a refuge for fishermen of the Haute-Kotto. They flee from the Anti-balaka who ...
The 'African Regional Data Cube' has been launched today at the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data GPSDD's inaugural Data for Development festival in the United Kingdom. This new tool harnesses the latest earth observation and satellite technology to help Kenya, Senegal, Sierra ...
This picture taken on March 28 1, 2018 shows Central African Republic banks of the Oubangui river, in Longo, in Damara district. — AFP picBANGUI, March 20 — For a few months each year, the Ubangi, a tributary of the mighty River Congo, dries up and a cluster of ephemeral islands emerge from its ...
Armed men on 9 March raided the compounds of two international NGOs in the south-eastern Bangassou town where insecurity has heightened in recent weeks. A similar attempt on the base of another aid agency was thwarted by UN peacekeepers who have since reinforced patrols in the town. An armed ...
West and Central Africa: WFP Regional Markets Update: March 2018. Report. from World Food Programme. Published on 13 Mar 2018. preview · Download PDF (1.23 MB). Highlights. • Despite increasing estimates for regional agricultural estimates production (6% above the 2016/17 level, and 14% above ...
“Without intervention to stop poaching, as much as 96 percent of Central Africa's forests will undergo major changes in tree-species composition and structure as local populations of elephants are extirpated and surviving populations are crowded into ever-smaller forest remnants,” said John Poulsen, ...
How music and dance are unifying people in war-torn Central Africa. For two days a week, the conflicts that ravage most of the Central African Republic seem far away in downtown Bangui, where 30 or so professional artists gather and perform a mix of traditional dances from 16 regions. art and culture ...
The CAR is struggling to recover. Countries in Central Africa had a turbulent 2017 – and forecasts suggest that the region's problems aren't going away any time soon. The oil-dependent region continues its tepid recovery from the 2014 bust in commodity prices. At the same time, socio-political restiveness ...
Countries in Central Africa had a turbulent 2017 - and forecasts suggest that the region's problems aren't going away any time soon. The oil-dependent region continues its tepid recovery from the 2014 bust in commodity prices. At the same time, socio-political restiveness simmers against a backdrop of ...
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Countries in Central Africa had a turbulent 2017 - and forecasts suggest that the region's problems aren't going away any time soon. The oil-dependent region continues its tepid recovery from the 2014 bust in commodity prices. At the same time, socio-political restiveness simmers against a backdrop of ...
Six aid workers were killed in an ambush by armed attackers on 25 February in the northern Ouham prefecture. The six, including a UNICEF consultant, were on their way to an emergency education project when they were attacked near Markouda, a remote area close to the Chadian border. More than ...
Countries in Central Africa had a turbulent 2017 – and forecasts suggest that the region's problems aren't going away any time soon. The oil-dependent region continues its tepid recovery from the 2014 bust in commodity prices. At the same time, socio-political restiveness simmers against a backdrop of ...
“We are deeply saddened and shocked by the death of our colleague as well as the five other education workers on February 25,” said UNICEF regional director for west and central Africa Marie-Pierre Poirier. “The car carrying the UNICEF humanitarian worker and the five other people, including two ...
Although west and central Africa have long had a lower prevalence of HIV than the south and east (see map), the region still has a stubbornly high rate of new infections. In south and east Africa close on 20m people have the virus, almost four times more than in west and central Africa. From this high base, ...
You are not signed in as a Premium user; we rely on Premium users to support our news reporting. Sign in or Sign up today! KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo (ChurchMilitant.com) - Arrests, injuries and deaths afflict Catholic-led protests as people march against an African dictator.
The accord penned on February 26, 2018 at the Ministry of External Relations has the objective of facilitating the harmonisation of policies and programmes in Central Africa. Cameroon and the Steering Committee for the Rationalisation of Regional Economic Activities in Central Africa (COPIL/CER-AC) on ...
Around 350 people in the northern Ouham prefecture have fled their villages to the nearby Batangafo town after the arrival of pastoralists sparked fear and tension. Villagers are reportedly unable to go to their farms into which the migratory herders have driven their cattle. Other villagers have been emptied ...
The Douala Consensus, a clarion call made in September 2017 for the rapid diversification and industrialization of economies of countries across Central Africa, by ECA experts and over a hundred high-level planners and other stakeholders of the sub-region, is producing spinoffs. Attendees of the ...
On the other hand, the influence of humans was debated in Central Africa where major interventions seem to have occurred there 2,600 years ago: Potsdam geoscientist Yannick Garcin and his team have published a report on their findings in the journal PNAS. The research team examined lake sediments ...
The Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) has contracted UK engineering consultant, WSP, to develop a proposed 330 kV interconnector between Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to improve energy access. The project has received financial backing from the African Development ...
Thousands flee militia violence in Central Africa. Africa; Friday 9 February 2018 - 12:32am. An armed militiaman, stands guard at the entrance of the headquarters of the Muslim "self-defence force" group of the PK5 majority Muslim district of Bangui, on November 15, 2017. Photo: FLORENT VERGNES / AFP. BANGUI ...
Thousands flee militia violence in Central Africa. Africa; Friday 9 February 2018 - 12:32am. An armed militiaman, stands guard at the entrance of the headquarters of the Muslim "self-defence force" group of the PK5 majority Muslim district of Bangui, on November 15, 2017. Photo: FLORENT VERGNES / AFP. BANGUI ...
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC. TENSIONS HAMPER HUMANITARIAN MOVEMENTS. Humanitarian movements to and within several towns were disrupted following the 10 April crackdown by UN peacekeepers on armed vigilantes in the capital Bangui. The crackdown prompted sympathetic armed ...
On the other hand, the influence of humans was debated in Central Africa where major interventions seem to have occurred there 2,600 years ago: Potsdam geoscientist Yannick Garcin and his team have published a report on their findings in the journal PNAS. The research team examined lake sediments ...
You are not signed in as a Premium user; we rely on Premium users to support our news reporting. Sign in or Sign up today! KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo (ChurchMilitant.com) - Arrests, injuries and deaths afflict Catholic-led protests as people march against an African dictator.
The Douala Consensus, a clarion call made in September 2017 for the rapid diversification and industrialization of economies of countries across Central Africa, by ECA experts and over a hundred high-level planners and other stakeholders of the sub-region, is producing spinoffs. Attendees of the ...
The Peace, Security & Cooperation Framework (PSCF) for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Great Lakes region came into being half a decade ago, generating a new hope for peace and stability in the Great Lakes region and beyond. But sources of conflict remain, which need to be addressed ...
North Africa · East & Horn Africa · West Africa · Central Africa · Southern Africa · International · In Depth · Columns · Soapbox · The Question · Frontline · Polls · Letters · Business · Companies · Executives · Sectors · Country Focus · Technology · Events · Business news feed · Media release · Business ...
Around 350 people in the northern Ouham prefecture have fled their villages to the nearby Batangafo town after the arrival of pastoralists sparked fear and tension. Villagers are reportedly unable to go to their farms into which the migratory herders have driven their cattle. Other villagers have been emptied ...


 

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