Can Peace Be Achieved in the Central African Republic?


The Central African Republic experienced a brutal civil war in 2013, which killed thousands of civilians and displaced over 200,000. The war pitted Seleka’s predominantly Muslim fighters against Christian militias called “anti-balaka”, with identity based attacks amounting to acts of genocide. In recent years, French influence in the CAR, its former colony, has waned and been replaced by Russia, who’s Wagner Group has become involved in supporting the government in its fight against rebel groups. Peace News spoke to experts to understand what obstacles stand in the way of Peace in the CAR.

Source: peacenews