A report on Central African Republic

The Bouar Megaliths, pictured here on a 1967 Central African stamp, date back to the very late Neolithic Era (c. 3500–2700 BCE).
The Sultan of Bangassou and his wives, 1906
Charles de Gaulle in Bangui, 1940.
Jean-Bédel Bokassa, self-crowned Emperor of Central Africa
Rebel militia in the northern countryside, 2007.
Refugees of the fighting in the Central African Republic, January 2014
Current military situation in Central African Republic
Falls of Boali on the Mbali River
A village in the Central African Republic
Dzanga-Sangha Reserve
Central African Republic map of Köppen climate classification.
Central African Republic President Faustin Touadera with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, 11 April 2019
President Faustin Touadera with Russian President Vladimir Putin, 23 May 2018
The Aka Pygmies living in the Dzanga-Sangha Special Reserve
Fula women in Paoua
A Christian church in the Central African Republic.
A proportional representation of Central African Republic exports, 2019
GDP per capita development in the Central African Republic
Bangui shopping district
Trucks in Bangui
Classroom in Sam Ouandja
Mothers and babies aged between 0 and 5 years are lining up in a Health Post at Begoua, a district of Bangui, waiting for the two drops of the oral polio vaccine.
A Central African woman

Landlocked country in Central Africa.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Country in Central Africa.

Country in Central Africa.

View of Leopoldville Station and Port in 1884
1908 photograph of a married Christian couple.
Force Publique soldiers in the Belgian Congo in 1918. At its peak, the Force Publique had around 19,000 Congolese soldiers, led by 420 Belgian officers.
The leader of ABAKO, Joseph Kasa-Vubu, first democratically elected President of Congo-Léopoldville
Patrice Lumumba, first democratically elected Prime Minister of the Congo-Léopoldville, was murdered by Belgian-supported Katangan separatists in 1961
Mobutu Sese Seko and Richard Nixon in Washington, D.C., 1973.
Mobutu with the Dutch Prince Bernhard in Kinshasa in 1973
Belligerents of the Second Congo War
Refugees in the Congo
People fleeing their villages due to fighting between FARDC and rebel groups, North Kivu, 2012
Government troops near Goma during the M23 rebellion in May 2013
DR Congo's President Félix Tshisekedi with neighbouring Congolese President Denis Sassou Nguesso in 2020; both wear face masks due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The map of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo map of Köppen climate classification
Ituri Rainforest
Mount Nyiragongo, which last erupted in 2021.
Salonga National Park.
Masisi Territory
Lake Kivu in North Kivu province
Bas-Congo landscape
An Okapi
A male western gorilla
Hippopotami
Joseph Kabila was President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo from January 2001 to January 2019.
President Joseph Kabila with U.S. President Barack Obama in August 2014
FARDC soldiers on patrol in Ituri province
A group of demobilized child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
A proportional representation of Democratic Republic of the Congo exports, 2019
Change in per capita GDP of Congo, 1950–2018. Figures are inflation-adjusted to 2011 International dollars.
Rough diamonds ≈1 to 1.5 mm in size from DR Congo.
DR Congo's Human Development Index scores, 1970–2010.
Collecting firewood in Basankusu.
Train from Lubumbashi arriving in Kindu on a newly refurbished line.
Map of rail network
Major Bantu languages in the Congo
Kongo youth and adults in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Amani festival in Goma
Family in Rutshuru, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
The population pyramid of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Our Lady of Peace Cathedral in Bukavu
A classroom in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Development of life expectancy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Population fleeing their villages due to fighting between FARDC and rebels groups, Sake North Kivu 30 April 2012
A Hemba male statue
Stade des Martyrs in Kinshasa.
The Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral, Lubumbashi

The DRC is located in sub-Saharan Africa, bordered to the northwest by the Republic of the Congo, to the north by the Central African Republic, to the northeast by South Sudan, to the east by Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi, and by Tanzania (across Lake Tanganyika), to the south and southeast by Zambia, to the southwest by Angola, and to the west by the South Atlantic Ocean and the Cabinda exclave of Angola.

Bozizé in Brussels, 2007

François Bozizé

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Bozizé in Brussels, 2007
Bozizé at the CAR Development Partner Round Table in Brussels (2007)
Bozizé at the Security Sector Reform Meeting in Bangui (2008)

François Bozizé Yangouvonda (born 14 October 1946) is a Central African politician who was President of the Central African Republic from 2003 to 2013.

Bangui

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A street scene in Bangui, 1912
A local woman together with Free French soldiers near Bangui in 1940
A family uses tarpaulins from a refugee camp to get shelter from the sun, with bricks for rebuilding their homes all around them in the PK5 neighbourhood.
Satellite view of Bangui.
Ubangi (Oubangui) River at the outskirts of Bangui.
Map of Arrondissements and Quartiers in the area of Bangui
Local traders
Oubangui Hotel
A French boulangerie in Bangui.
The balafon.
The boat race on the Ubangi River in Bangui.
People at a Bangui local school.

Bangui (or Bangî in Sango, formerly written Bangi in English) is the capital and largest city of the Central African Republic.

Chad

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Landlocked country at the crossroads of North and Central Africa.

Landlocked country at the crossroads of North and Central Africa.

Group of Kanem-Bu warriors. The Kanem–Bornu Empire controlled almost all of what is today Chad.
A Chadian soldier fighting for Free France during World War II. The Free French Forces included 15,000 soldiers from Chad.
Despite internal political opposition, coup attempts, and a civil war, Idriss Déby continuously ruled Chad from 1990 until his death in 2021.
Chad is divided into three distinct zones, the Sudanian Savanna in the south, the Sahara Desert in the north, and the Sahelian belt in the center.
An African bush elephant
Toubou nomads in the Ennedi Mountains
Mboum girls dancing in Chad
Chadian woman voting during the 2016 presidential election
Embassy of Chad in Washington, D.C.
A proportional representation of Chad exports, 2019
GDP per capita development of Chad, since 1950
Women in Mao, where water is provided by a water tower. Access to clean water is often a problem in Chad.
A Chadian tailor sells traditional dresses.
Criquets grillés ou fris

It is bordered by Libya to the north, Sudan to the east, the Central African Republic to the south, Cameroon to the south-west, Nigeria to the southwest (at Lake Chad), and Niger to the west.

Cameroon

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Country in west-central Africa.

Country in west-central Africa.

Bamum script is a writing system developed by King Njoya in the late 19th century.
Former president Ahmadou Ahidjo ruled from 1960 until 1982.
Paul Biya has ruled the country since 1982.
Unity Palace – Cameroon Presidency
A statue of a chief in Bana, West Region
President Paul Biya with U.S. President Barack Obama in 2014
Military vehicles during a parade
Cameroon is divided into 10 regions.
Volcanic plugs dot the landscape near Rhumsiki, Far North Region.
Elephants in Waza National Park
School children in Cameroon
Life expectancy in Cameroon
Dutch bulls and cows at Wallya community during the rainy season in Cameroon
Douala seaport
Cameroonian women on Women's Day Celebration
The homes of the Musgum, in the Far North Region, are made of earth and grass.
Map of the region's indigenous languages
Dancers greet visitors to the East Region.
Plantains and "Bobolo" (made from cassava) served with Ndolè (meat and shrimp)
Cameroonian fashion is varied and often mixes modern and traditional elements. Note the wearing of sun glasses, Monk shoes, sandals, and a Smartwatch.
A woman weaves a basket near Lake Ossa, Littoral Region. Cameroonians practise such handicrafts throughout the country.
Cameroon faces Germany at Zentralstadion in Leipzig, 17 November 2004.
Our Lady of Victories Cathedral, catholic church in Yaoundé

It is bordered by Nigeria to the west and north; Chad to the northeast; the Central African Republic to the east; and Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and the Republic of the Congo to the south.

Current military situation in Central African Republic
(For a detailed map of the current military situation, see here)

Central African Republic Civil War

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Current military situation in Central African Republic
(For a detailed map of the current military situation, see here)
Rebels in northern Central African Republic in June 2007.
In 2008, the regional organization ECCAS (light and dark blue) formed MICOPAX, taking over peacekeeping from FOMUC, which was established by the economic community, CEMAC (light blue subset only).
Séléka advances in C.A.R. (December 2012 – March 2013).
Peacekeepers from the Democratic Republic of the Congo in CAR, 2014.
In late 2013, peacekeeping mission transitioned from the ECCAS led MICOPAX to the larger African Union (flag above) led MISCA.
A destroyed mosque during coordinated attack against Muslims, called the "Battle of Bangui".
French soldiers as part of Operation Sangaris, authorized after communal violence in the capital in 2013.
Militia groups called Anti-balaka formed to fight against Séléka and its succeeding rebel militias.
Burundian peacekeepers in Bangui.
The United Nations Security Council authorized the transition of peacekeeping from the African Union led MISCA to a United Nations peacekeeping mission called MINUSCA in 2014.
Flag of the self-proclaimed Republic of Dar El Kuti.
Faustin Touadéra succeeds interim head Catherine Samba-Panza to become President following the 2016 election.
Map of situation in C.A.R. in May 2017
Delivery of Russian BRDM-2 armored vehicles to Central African Republic, October 2020
Situation in Central African Republic on 3 January 2021 at the height of CPC control.
Monument built for Russian mercenaries in Bangui.
A Rwandan soldier near a refugee camp full of displaced residents

The Central African Republic Civil War is an ongoing civil war in the Central African Republic (CAR) involving the government, rebels from the Séléka coalition, and Anti-balaka militias.

Republic of the Congo

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Country located in the western coast of Central Africa to the west of the Congo river.

Country located in the western coast of Central Africa to the west of the Congo river.

The court of N'Gangue M'voumbe Niambi, from the book Description of Africa (1668)
Alphonse Massamba-Débat's one-party rule (1963–1968) attempted to implement a political economic strategy of "scientific socialism".
Marien Ngouabi changed the country's name to the People's Republic of the Congo, declaring it Africa's first Marxist–Leninist state. He was assassinated in 1977.
A pro-constitutional reform rally in Brazzaville during October 2015. The constitution's controversial reforms were subsequently approved in a disputed election which saw demonstrations and violence.
Denis Sassou Nguesso served as president from 1979 to 1992 and has remained in power ever since his rebel forces ousted President Pascal Lissouba during the 1997 Civil War.
Map of the Republic of the Congo exhibiting its twelve departments
Climate diagram for Brazzaville
GDP per capita development in the Republic of Congo, 1950 to 2018
A proportional representation of Republic of the Congo exports, 2019
Cassava is an important food crop in the Republic of the Congo.
Young women learning to sew, Brazzaville
Maya-Maya Airport in Brazzaville
Trois Pieces, a Congo-Brazzaville food
School children in the classroom, Republic of the Congo

It is bordered to the west by Gabon, to its northwest by Cameroon and its northeast by the Central African Republic, to the southeast by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to its south by the Angolan exclave of Cabinda and to its southwest by the Atlantic Ocean.

Dacko in 1962

David Dacko

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Dacko in 1962
President of Israel, Yitzhak Ben-Zvi during a visit to the Central African Republic. Both wearing the sash of the Grand Officer of the Order of Central African Merit.

David Dacko (1927 – 21 November 2003) was a Central African politician who served as the first president of the Central African Republic from 14 August 1960 to 1 January 1966, and 3rd President from 21 September 1979 to 1 September 1981.

Ange-Félix Patassé

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Ange-Félix Patassé (January 25, 1937 – April 5, 2011) was a Central African politician who was President of the Central African Republic from 1993 until 2003, when he was deposed by the rebel leader François Bozizé.

Membership of ECCAS

Central Africa

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Subregion of the African continent comprising various countries according to different definitions.

Subregion of the African continent comprising various countries according to different definitions.

Membership of ECCAS
Congo Basin
The Kanem and Bornu Empires in 1810
Abéché, capital of Wadai, in 1918 after the French had taken over
Lunda town and dwelling
Kongo in 1711
French explorer Paul Du Chaillu confirmed the existence of Pygmy peoples of central Africa
Fishing in Central Africa
UN Macroregion of Central Africa
Art from Cameroon
ECCAS/CEMAC state, part of Middle Africa
ECCAS state, part of Middle Africa
ECCAS state only

Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Rwanda, and São Tomé and Príncipe are members of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS).