C.Africa reconciliation forum calls for elections to be delayed

 A forum seeking to restore peace in the Central African Republic on Monday called for the country`s upcoming presidential and legislative elections to be delayed to give the transitional authorities more time to organise the closely-watched polls.

Central Africa civil servants moonlight to survive

Claude Deba is a computer engineer in a government ministry in restive Central African Republic, but his abysmally low wage means he can`t put food on the table unless he moonlights as a farmer.

UN staffer freed after new Central African kidnapping

Armed men from the mainly Christian anti-balaka militia released a UN employee in the Central African Republic after holding her briefly on Tuesday, a military spokesman said.

French aid worker kidnapped in Central African Republic

Two aid workers, including a 67-year-old French woman, were kidnapped on Monday in the capital of the strife-torn Central African Republic, the French government said.

Top militia chief arrested in Central African Republic

A powerful vigilante leader in the Central African Republic, accused of masterminding a massacre of some 300 minority Muslims in December 2013, has been arrested, prosecutors said Sunday.

18 killed in fresh wave of violence in Central Africa: Official

At least 18 people have been killed and dozens injured in fresh attacks in the Central African Republic, where dozens have died in a new flare-up in inter-ethnic violence, officials said on Tuesday.

At least 20 killed in Central Africa clashes: Police

 At least 20 people have been killed and dozens injured in the latest clashes between armed groups in the Central African Republic, authorities said on Monday.

Four UN peacekeepers wounded in Central Africa ambush

Four UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic were wounded Wednesday in an ambush in the capital Bangui, the United Nations said.

`Negative forces` seek to destabilise C. Africa: Presidency

The Central African Republic`s presidency on Wednesday said "negative forces" were trying to destabilise the interim government after fresh violence claimed four lives overnight.

35 people killed in road accident in CAR

At least 35 people were killed and dozens were injured in a road accident in Central African Republic (CAR), a health ministry official said Saturday.

At least 22 killed in clashes in Central African Republic: Witnesses

At least 22 people have been killed in two days of clashes in Central African Republic, witnesses said on Tuesday, as foreign troops struggle to curb cycles of violence between Muslim and Christian communities.

Two protesters killed in CAR capital Bangui

Two people were killed and several others were wounded Friday when gunfire erupted during protests in Bangui calling for the resignation of the interim government, witnesses and a military source said.

Gunfire in CAR capital amid anti-government protests

Security forces fired warning shots as protesters in Bangui demanded the resignation of the interim government and the removal of foreign troops from Central African Republic on Friday, a military source said.

30 killed at Central African Rep church

Muslim rebels stormed a Catholic church compound in the capital of Central African Republic on Wednesday, killing at least 30 people in a hail of gunfire and grenades, witnesses said.

French troops battle Muslim rebels in Central African Republic town

French peacekeeping troops in Central African Republic using helicopter gunships and mortars fought Muslim rebels on Saturday at a bridge in the town of Bambari northeast of the capital Bangui, a Reuters witness said.

Fleeing Muslim convoy in C. Africa ambushed, two dead: Peacekeepers

Two civilians were killed when gunmen ambushed a convoy of Muslims fleeing violence in the capital of the strife-torn Central African Republic, international peacekeepers said on Tuesday.

Three aid workers killed in Central African Republic

A spokesman for the global aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres says three of its workers have been killed in Central African Republic.

1,300 Muslims quit Bangui, deepening Central Africa`s religious divide

Some 1,300 Muslims fearing attack by mainly Christian militias left the Central African capital Bangui on Sunday under heavy guard, deepening the religious divide in the strife-torn country.

Chadian troops kill at least 8 people in CAR capital: African force

Chadian soldiers sent to repatriate their compatriots from the Central African Republic opened fire on residents in Bangui, killing at least eight people, the African peacekeeping force MISCA said Sunday.

Twenty killed in grenade attack in Bangui

At least 20 people were killed when extremists threw hand grenades at mourners during a Christian funeral service in the Central African Republic capital of Bangui, the government said on Friday.