NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Religious leaders in the Central African Republic hope a new peace agreement will last.
BANGUI, Central African Republic (RNS) — In Bangassou, St. Peter Claver Cathedral has opened its doors to some 2,000 Muslims. But Muslims and their protectors live in constant fear of attack amid threats from Christian militia.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Move over Al-Qaida. Africa's growing Islamic extremist groups include Boko Haram, Al-Shaabab and Seleka.
(RNS) On March 7, U.N Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos said that less than 1 percent of Bangui's 100,000 Muslims remained in the capital of the Central African Republic.
(RNS) In recent weeks, a pro-Christian militia known as anti-Balaka (or anti-machete) has killed and mutilated Muslims as they have tried to leave the capital Bangui by the truckload.