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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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2015-07-28 Africa

Obama's Africa Legacy: US president warns against 'cancer of corruption' part 2

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2015-07-28 Africa

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It's time for the world to reboot its view of Africa. That was the message to the continent's leaders when Barack Obama addressed the African Union this Tuesday. His speech...

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2015-07-27 Turkey

Turkey targets both IS group and Kurds in Iraq (part 2)

The ripples from the ongoing battle with the Islamic State group have well and truly extended into neighbouring Turkey. As Ankara continues its bombing campaign against the...

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2015-07-27 Turkey

Turkey targets both IS group and Kurds in Iraq

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2015-07-23 Turkey

Turning point for Turkey? Ankara steps up fight against IS group (part 2)

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