Monitoring press freedom and international affairs from Mid-Missouri Public Radio and the Missouri School of Journalism
C.A.R. crisis stirred by diamonds, Russia
By  • 14 September 2018
The Central African Republic is one of the toughest places to live in the world. Since the start of a civil war in 2013, a total of 14 different warring militias now control parts of…
Central African journalist sees light for war-torn nation
By  • 13 September 2018
The data on the Central African Republic can be daunting. The country ranks dead last on the U.N.'s most recent Human Development Index, which assesses well-being by compiling data on health, income and education levels.…
Project Exile: Central African reporter loses family, home after flight
By  • 10 December 2014
"Some of them destroyed my house and arrested my little brother because they wanted to get some information about me. Today, my brother still remains unaccounted for." At one time, Marciano Romaric Kenzo Chembo would…
French photographer slain in CAR
By  • 16 May 2014
A French photojournalist has been killed in the Central African Republic while working on assignment in the war-torn country. French soldiers found the body of Camille Lepage, 26, after stopping a car driven by “anti-balaka”…
Conflict in the Central African Republic
By  • 3 April 2014
The Central African Republic may not be a country on everyone's radar, but for the past two and a half years, it has been the scene of a bloody conflict that's left thousands dead and…
Journalist threatened in CAR as rebels integrate national army
By  • 23 October 2013
Three editors of daily newspapers in the Central African Republic have been interrogated and reprimanded for publishing negative stories about the activities of a new government police organization. The police organization is lead by a…
Central African Republic news outlets damaged in rebel raid
By  • 2 April 2013
Two news outlets were damaged when raided by Central African Republic rebel groups on March 24, the Committee to Protect Journalists reported. The rebel groups, known collectively as Seleka, ousted President François Bozize from the…
Radio journalist appears alive after being declared dead in January
By  • 12 March 2013
A community radio journalist from Central African Republic who was thought dead is actually alive. Reporters Without Borders reported that Elisabeth Blanche Olofio is in the capital Bangui, treating her physical and psychological scars. UNESCO…
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