About: Central Africa

Development Policy 21-12-2016

Huge solar plant beams power, hope to rural Uganda

When power goes out in the rural town of Soroti in eastern Uganda, store manager Hussein Samsudin can only hope it won't go on so long it spoils his fresh goods.
Ban Ki-moon, secretary general of the UN [World Economic Forum]
Global Europe 16-04-2014

Hole in the heart of Africa

"Desperate is an understatement", writes Ban Ki-moon on the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR). The recently approved UN peacekeeping mission gives European countries a heavy responsibility: bring security and stability to this nation in ruins.
Development Policy 02-04-2014

EU help planned for Central African Republic

After several weeks delay, the European Council has finally unveiled plans to launch the EUFOR mission to the Central African Republic (CAR). 1000 troops would be deployed, in support of French and African forces already on the ground. EURACTIV France reports.