Central African Republic

Central African Republic Journalist Landry Ulrich

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Lome, Togo, July 14, 2021 mdash; Central African Republic authorities should drop their defamation investigation into journalist Landry Ulrich Nguema Ngokp eacute;l eacute; and ensure that members of the press can work freely and safely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. At about ...

Saving the Central African Republic’s Elections and Averting Another Cycle of Vi

Tuesday, December 22, 2020
The Central African Republic is beset with fresh violence days before voting slated for 27 December. If the election is to go forward, and the country to avoid further turmoil, neighbouring heads of state will need to help rival politicians strike a deal. Fighting has broken out in ...

Managing Election Tensions in the Central African Republic

Thursday, December 10, 2020
What rsquo;s new? Almost two years after the government and fourteen rebel groups signed the peace agreement, the Central African Republic (CAR) is facing insecurity, political tensions and administrative delays in the run-up to elections scheduled for late December 2020. Why does it ma ...

BBC Africa offers Covid-19 one minute bulletins across West Africa

Friday, March 27, 2020
BBC News Africa has launched daily one minute video Coronavirus stories in Afrique, Hausa , Igbo , Pidgin and Yoruba . Delivered by 6pm GMT each video will showcase the two top stories with one being a fact-check video. They will give valuable tips and also dispel disinformation about Covi ...

BBC Africa Eye- Anatomy of a Killing

Monday, September 24, 2018
In this edition of Africa eye forensic analysis is used from a video that began to circulate on social media in July this year. The video shows two women and two young children being led away at gunpoint by a group of Cameroonian soldiers. The captives are blindfolded, forced to the ground, and shot ...

BBC Africa Eye looks at 'Sex and the sugar daddy

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
In Kenya, more and more young women are using sugar daddies to fund a lifestyle worth posting on social media. Transactional sex was once driven by poverty, says film-maker Nyasha Kadandara. But now, increasingly, it 39;s driven by vanity. The full article is available here:[TUB ...

BBC Africa Eye - Malawi's Human Harvest

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
The latest programme from BBC Africa Eye is now available to watch in full. It is an investigation by the BBC and Anas Aremeyaw Anas, looking into a series of mysterious murders in rural Malawi said to be linked to ritual magic. The team were working undercover to expose men who claim to suck the bl ...

At least 22 dead in clashes over Central African Republic town

Sunday, May 21, 2017
Fighting this week between rival Christian and Muslim militias in the Central African Republic town of Bria killed at least 22 people, including 17 civilians, and forced some 10,000 others to flee, the country rsquo;s United Nations mission said on Saturday. The clashes come amid a week of intens ...

BBC Africa Debate asks: What will fix Africa’s air transport?

Thursday, May 18, 2017
This month BBC Africa Debate will be in Accra, Ghana, to discuss how best to provide safe, efficient and affordable air transport across the continent. Air travel in Africa can be a challenging and expensive affair. Often the quickest route from one country to another, even over relatively short ...

BBC Africa Debate Asks: What Will It Take To Rebuild Gambia?

Thursday, April 13, 2017
This month marks 100 days since President Adama Barrow was sworn in as the head of state in The Gambia, and next week BBC Africa will be bringing audiences across the world special programmes direct from the country, on radio, online and social media. Presenters Umaru Fofana and Rebecca Kesby, wi ...
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