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Al Jazeera interviews CAR President

The Al Jazeera news network has carried out an interview with President Faustin-Archange Touadéra of the Central African Republic (CAR). You can read about the interview here.

Parliamentary 2016

The results of 30 December 2015 were annulled by the Transitional Constitutional Court and a further ballot took place on 14 February 2016, with run-offs on 31 March 2016. 1st […]

Cabinet of the Central African Republic

Felix Moloua Minister of Economic Planning and Cooperation Joseph Yakete Minister of Defence Henri Marie Dondra Minister of Finance and Budget Jean Serge Bokassa Minister of the Interior, Public Security […]

CAR has a new Cabinet

President Faustin-Archange Touadéra has announced his new Cabinet which is a mixture of allies and former opponents. The 23 strong Cabinet contains six members of the Cabinet of former President […]

Simplice Sarandji named Prime Minister

Newly sworn in President Faustin Archange Touadéra has announced that his new Prime Minister will be his former campaign manager, Simplice Sarandji. Simplice Sarandji (61) has a Ph.D. in Geography […]

Faustin-Archange Touadéra is new CAR President

Former Prime Minister Faustin-Archange Touadéra has been elected as the new President of the Central African Republic. Touadéra of the Union for Central African Renewal faced a second round runoff […]

Presidential 2015/2016

The election took place in two rounds, on 30 December 2015 and 14 February 2016. In the first round the results were as follows: Anicet-Georges Dologuélé (Union for Central African […]

Presidential runoff today

Around 1,954,433 voters will be entitled to vote in a presidential second round runoff and legislative elections today. Following the 30th December elections the legislative votes for 141 seats in […]

Presidential election second round and legislatives set for 14th February

Transitional President Catherine Samba-Panza of the Central African Republic (CAR) has signed two decrees calling the presidential second round runoff and a re-run of the parliamentary elections for 14th February. […]

New election dates announced

According to the United Nations, Central African Republic’s elections commission has announced that the postponed 18th October presidential and general election has been rescheduled for December. The new date for […]

President reshuffles Cabinet

President Catherine Samba-Panza has carried out a reshuffle of her Cabinet, sacking the defence, public security and justice ministers. Five minister have changed their portfolios, 23 remain in place and […]

Elections abandoned as violence escalates

Although there has been no formal announcement, Interim President Catherine Samba-Panza has made it clear that a general election which was scheduled to take place today has been postponed. It […]

Full list of new Cabinet

Prime Minister Mahamat Kamoun has announced his new Cabinet of Ministers with the consent of interim President Catherine Samba-Panza. Despite there being calls from some parties in the current conflict […]

Mahamat Kamoun appointed Prime Minister

President Catherine Samba-Panza of the Central African Republic (CAR) has named Mahamat Kamoun, a Muslim as her new Prime Minister. A former special adviser to the President and Chief of […]

PM and Cabinet resign as fighting continues

Yesterday President Catherine Samba-Panza of the Central African Republic (CAR) asked for and received the resignation of Prime Minister Andre Nzapayeke and his entire cabinet. No replacements have as yet […]

New PM and Cabinet set to tackle violence

Acting President Catherine Samba-Panza on Saturday appointed André Nzapayeké, formerly Vice-President of the Development Bank of Central African States (BDEAC) and previously Secretary General of the African Development Bank (AfDB) […]

Catherine Samba-Panza elected interim President

The National Transitional Council (NTC) has elected Ms. Catherine Samba-Panza, the current Mayor of Bangui as the interim President and head of state transition. Ms. Samba-Panza took 75 votes whilst […]

Eight hopefuls to be considered for interim President

Yesterday the National Transitional Council (CNT) selected eight of 24 hopefuls to stand before them today (Monday) to be their next interim President. The list was released by Ms. Léa […]