Christian woman appointed interim President in CAR
Posted: 24 Jan 2014 @ 00:23
THE Christian mayor of Bangui, Catherine Samba-Panza, was
appointed interim President of the Central African Republic (CAR)
on Monday. The announcement comes at a time of fresh violence
against Muslims by so-called "anti-balaka" (anti-machete) Christian
self-defence groups, and threats of food shortages.
Members of an interim parliament elected Ms Samba-Panza after
the resignation of the leader of the Seleka coalition of rebels,
Michel Djotodia, on 10 January (News, 17 January). The ...
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