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