Central African Republic

February 28, 2011|

Kony's Children

The victims left behind in the Lord's Resistance Army's campaign of terror.

October 22, 2010|

Kidnapped: Obo

In the Central African Republic, abduction by the Lord's Resistance Army, rape and pregnancy rob a girl of her childhood.

October 20, 2010|

Places We Run To: Central African Republic

Lord's Resistance Army attacks have left many internally displaced in the Central African Republic. Pictured are some of the places they find shelter, leading lives sometimes as stressful as the lives of fear from which they fled.

July 12, 2016

Central African Republic: Conflict and Promise

Elliott Woods

With a population numbering just 5 million, Central African Republic is a microcosm of sub-Saharan Africa's most enduring political and humanitarian crises. It is also the site of one of the continent's most ambitious attempts at preserving biodiversity.

November 21, 2014

Central African Republic: Hidden Heart of Africa

Peter Gwin, Marcus Bleasdale

The Central African Republic is one of the last truly wild places on earth, a sparsely populated country that until recently remained quietly anonymous. So why did it descend into chaos?

February 06, 2010|

In Focus: Infrastructure and Instability in the Central African Republic

Among the poorest countries in an embattled region absent from international headlines, the Central African Republic combats challenges of corruption and underdevelopment similar to those faced by its neighbors. A hotbed for sectarian violence, three civil wars ravaged the CAR in the past decade. Existing population security is credited predominately to UN aid and multilateral foreign assistance, creating a state essentially reliant on political life support.