French peacekeeping soldiers leave their base in Mpoko international airport in Bangui last December. Photograph: Emmanuel Braun/Reuters

The road from Bangui to Brussels goes through Paris, literally and figuratively. Catherine Samba Panza, the interim president of the Central A(...)

Central African Army Forces soldiers gather during a speech by interim president  Catherine Samba-Panza  at the National College of Administration and Magistrature in the capital Bangui today. Photograph: Siegfried Modola/Reuters.

A group of soldiers in Central African Republic’s capital today lynched a man whom they suspected of having been a rebel, minutes after hearing the n(...)

A man reacts as a crowd barricades a street in the capital Bangui yesterday. Central African Republic’s new interim president said on Tuesday she would hold talks with armed groups in an effort to restore order to the former French colony, where at least seven more people were killed in sectarian violence in the north. Photograph: Siegfried Modola/Reuters

The UN chief’s special adviser on genocide prevention is warning of a “high risk of crimes against humanity and of genocide” in the Central African Re(...)

Seleka soldiers raise their fists while riding in a pick-up truck amid fighting today in Bangui, Central African Republic. Photograph: Emmanuel Braun/Reuters

Fighting swept through the capital of Central African Republic today, leaving dozens of casualties and posing the biggest threat yet to the country(...)

Armed fighters from the Seleka rebel alliance patrol the streets in pickup trucks to stop looting in Bangui. Photograph: Reuters

The remains of 13 South African soldiers who died fighting rebels in the Central African Republic h(...)