South Africa sends more troops to Central African Republic

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With turmoil continuing on the streets of Bangui, questions are raised about the role of South African soldiers in the conflict

The status of the South African troops in Central African Republic remains unclear as looters and gunmen roam the streets of the capital, Bangui. Rebel leaders and regional peacekeepers are said to be battling to restore order after the ousting of President Francois Bozize at the weekend. And in the chaos, little is known of what exactly the South African troops stationed there are doing. Even the events surrounding the battle that cost South Africa 13 lives last Saturday remain murky.

Read the full report on the Guardian.