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Latest update : 2013-03-29

Why the coup? Old story, new players in Central African Republic

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.

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By Anelise Borges

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2017-10-11 Europe

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