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Central African Republic articles on Democracy Chronicles
News about the struggle for better democracy in Central African Republic. Central African Republic is not a functioning democracy. The latest elections were largely seen as marked by irregularities and opposition candidates criticized the vote's fairness. Violence has hampered any true attempt at democracy. Also check out our section on World Democracy or our articles on Africa.
In a country bloodily divided by ethnic and religious strife, the National Central African Ballet is a rare unifying factor
Damning report reveals truth behind genocidal Joseph Kony’s Firestone Company ties in rubber trade
Veteran reporter is concerned about the role of aid in supporting African democracy transitions
Now legendary plunder of Zimbabwe’s wealth detailed in dictator Robert Mugabe corruption probe
Violence against women in violent Congo conflict areas has become regular feature of instability plagued region but new group of Congolese men have started a new program to protect women from attack
Blamed for countless atrocities in several of the poorest countries in world, there is very little hope for war criminal Joseph Kony surrender
Major Uganda opposition clampdown as politicians arrested and outrage at repression builds
Impoverished people of Central African Republic peace march in thousands for conflict’s end
Human rights groups denounce new Uganda public demonstration ban as dangerous sign for democracy