Tag: Central Africa

France, West African leaders discuss fighting extremism

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PARIS — French and West African heads of state began a two-day summit Monday on the fight against Islamic extremists in Africa’s Sahel region,...

Congo president names new prime minister, increases control

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KINSHASA, Congo — Congo’s president has appointed a new prime minister, further strengthening his control of the government over which his predecessor used to...

UN chief: CAR peacekeeping force needs 3,700 reinforcements

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UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is recommending an increase of nearly 3,700 military and police to bolster the U.N. peacekeeping force in Central...