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09 Apr 2003 description
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BANGUI, 9 April (IRIN) - Ten soldiers from the Central African Republic (CAR), who had been in jail in Chad since August 2002, were repatriated on Sunday, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), said.

09 Apr 2003 description
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BANGUI, 9 April (IRIN) - The strength of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central African States (CEMAC) force which will remain in the Central African Republic (CAR), has been set at 350, CEMAC said on Tuesday.

08 Apr 2003 description
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NAIROBI, 8 April (IRIN) - The humanitarian agency Medicos sin Fronteras (MSF-Spain) has delivered drugs to two hospitals in war-ravaged northwestern Central African Republic (CAR), enabling them to resume emergency services.

07 Apr 2003 description
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BANGUI, 7 April (IRIN) - Francois Bozize, the new leader of the Central African Republic (CAR), has established a 63-member National Transitional Council (NTC) to serve as an advisory and transitional law-making organ, the government-owned Radio Centrafrique reported on Friday.

07 Apr 2003 description
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BANGUI, 7 April (IRIN) - A Canadian humanitarian agency, Oxfam Quebec, distributed last Thursday household commodities to 300 Muslim women, victims of the crisis which followed the 25 October 2002 unsuccessful coup attempt by Central African Republic (CAR) President Francois Bozize.

03 Apr 2003 description

NDJAMENA, Chad, April 3 (UNHCR) - The UN refugee agency is sending a first convoy of relief items for thousands of Central African refugees who recently fled fighting and atrocities at home for the safety of southern Chad.

02 Apr 2003 description
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BANGUI, 2 April (IRIN) - The representative of the UN secretary-general in the Central African Republic (CAR), Lamine Cisse, has said the activities of the UN Peace-building Office (BONUCA) in CAR will be revised and adapted to the new situation in the country.

02 Apr 2003 description
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NAIROBI, 2 April (IRIN) - The prime minister of the Central African Republic (CAR), Abel Goumba, said on Tuesday that a transition period would last between one and three years, after which elections would be held to decide on a new government.

01 Apr 2003 description
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BANGUI, 1 avril (IRIN) - Le premier ministre de la République centrafricaine, Abel Goumba, a nommé lundi son gouvernement transitoire, composé de 28 membres provenant de la société civile et de l'ensemble de la classe politique. M. Goumba a également promis de restructurer les services financiers et verser aux fonctionnaires 32 mois d'arriérés de salaire.

01 Apr 2003 description
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BANGUI, 1 April (IRIN) - Prime Minister Abel Goumba of the Central African Republic named his 28-member transitional government on Monday, comprising representatives of civil society and all political parties. He also promised to restructure financial services and pay civil servants 32 months of salary arrears.

01 Apr 2003 description
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BANGUI, 1 April (IRIN) - Francois Bozize and his fighters met little resistance as they carried out a successful coup on 15 March against the Central African Republic president, Ange-Felix Patasse.

01 Apr 2003 description

Bangui, Central African Republic (PANA) - Central African Republic President General Francois Bozize has fulfilled the first phase of his program by appointing a 27-member transitional government in Bangui Monday.

31 Mar 2003 description

Bossongo -- It was only a few years ago that the women of the village of Bossongo in the Central African Republic had to walk several miles to fetch water from the village's only well. Once at the well, they often had to queue for hours to draw just one bucket of water. If they were in a hurry, their only other option was to go down to draw water from the pools in unhygienic conditions and in unhealthy surroundings. The water was then used for all the family's daily needs, often resulting in disastrous health consequences, especially water-borne diseases.

31 Mar 2003 description
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NAIROBI, 31 March (IRIN) - The Ugandan government has denied that the former president of Central African Republic, Andre Kolingba, is in exile in Kampala, according to the Ugandan state-owned New Vision.

27 Mar 2003 description
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BANGUI, 27 mars (IRIN) - Environ 168 tonnes de farine de maïs envoyées par le Programme alimentaire mondial de l'ONU (PAM) depuis le port de Douala au Cameroun, sont arrivées dans la capitale de la République centrafricaine (RCA), Bangui, ont indiqué mercredi des responsables du PAM.
Ce chargement n'est qu'une partie des 1 700 tonnes de nourriture qui seront acheminées depuis Douala, a précisé à IRIN le chef de la logistique du PAM

27 Mar 2003 description
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BANGUI, 27 March (IRIN) - About 168 mt of maize flour belonging to the UN World Food Programme (WFP) has arrived in the Central African Republic capital (CAR), Bangui, from the Cameroon port of Douala, WFP officials said on Wednesday.

27 Mar 2003 description
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BANGUI, 27 March (IRIN) - The 31-member Equatorial Guinea contingent of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central African States (CEMAC) peacekeeping force left the Central African Republic (CAR) on Wednesday.

26 Mar 2003 description

Bangui, Central African Republic (PANA) - The new strongman in Central African Republic, Gen. Francois Bozize, who earlier met with political parties, dignitaries and businesspeople in the capital, was in church last Sunday to ask for God's blessings in view of the task ahead.

26 Mar 2003 description

BANGUI, Central African Republic, March 26 (UNHCR) - In the wake of a recent coup in the Central African Republic (CAR), the UN refugee agency resumed its work in the capital on Tuesday but was unable to help hundreds of Congolese refugees encamped at its former compound to return home immediately.

26 Mar 2003 description
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BANGUI, 26 March (IRIN) - Some 284 refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), camped on the grounds of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Bangui are demanding that they be repatriated, the agency's representative in the Central African Republic (CAR) told IRIN on Tuesday.