Home Tags Francois Bozize

Tag: Francois Bozize

What’s Really Behind France’s Sudden Scramble To “Save Central Africa”

AFRICANGLOBE - The United Nations Security Council has announced sanctions against the Central African Republic (CAR) and has also given the French a big green light to use its military, as well as spearhead African Union forces in order to put down violence and restore “security, law and order” in the former French colony.

Bozize Falls and Jacob Zuma Fails in Central African Republic

AFRICANGLOBE - One of the tangential aspects of the deteriorating situation in the Central African Republic is the controversial role of South African Defence Forces (SADF). Sent in via a 2007 bilateral agreement between Presidents Bozize and Zuma, the SADF forces (originally called trainers in some reports and peacekeepers in others) suffered up to a dozen casualties over the weekend, making it the greatest loss of South African soldiery since the end of apartheid.

Central African Republic President Flees as Rebels Seize Capital

AFRICANGLOBE - Central African Republic President Francois Bozize was forced out of the country Saturday as Seleka rebels seized the presidential palace in the capital of Bangui.

Central African Republic SOS to Uganda As Rebels Advance On Capital

AFRICANGLOBE - The embattled president of the Central African Republic, Francois Bozize has reportedly sent an SOS message to Uganda's president Yoweri Museveni. In the face of a growing rebellion, which has seen insurgents seizing much of the Central African Republic in the last three weeks