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Latest update : 2013-03-29

Why the coup? Old story, new players in Central African Republic (part 2)

It’s an all-too familiar tale, but with some new players: the latest coup in the resource-rich Central African Republic raises questions over South Africa’s support to ousted president François Bozizé and interests that go as far as France and China.

  • Julie OWONO. Global Voices Online author for Sub-Saharan Africa. Head of Africa Desk, Internet Without Borders;
  • Ebba KALONDO. Senior Producer, France 24;
  • Emmanuel DUPUY. President, Institute for Prospective and Security Studies in Europe;
  • Louisa LOMBARD. Ciriacy-Wantrup Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Geography at the University of California (from Berkeley).

Produced by Anelise Borges, François Picard, Valeriane Gauthier, Christopher Davis.

Watch the first part here.

By Anelise Borges

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2017-09-20 Debate

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Call it rebuttal time. After Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu, it’s Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s turn to address the UN General Assembly. He criticised Trump’s "rogue...

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2017-09-18 Donald Trump

Trump goes to the UN: What role for the United States on the world stage?

As a candidate he spoke out against the United Nations, but today the US president is chairing a conference on reforming its institutions at the annual opening of the UN General...

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