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17 dead in CAR as Djotodia loses control, calls for military back-up

17 dead in CAR as Djotodia loses control, calls for military back-up

Central African Republic coup leader Michel Djotodia, who legitimised his rule after being elected by the National Council of Transition on Sunday, seems to be losing control over the country he helped ‘liberate’ from dictator Francois Bozizé on 24 March 2013. His Seleka rebels – ill-disciplined, hungry and cruel – have been seen last weekend […]

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Eritrea denies supplying weapons to Seleka rebels to overthrow Bozize

Eritrea denies supplying weapons to Seleka rebels to overthrow Bozize

The repressive government of Eritrea has denied news reports, http://moonofthesouth.com/chad-helped-seleka-rebels-overthrow/, that it supplied weapons to the Seleka rebels of the Central African Republic, weapons that were allegedly used to overthrow the government of François Bozize. The Eritrean ministry of foreign affairs released a statement this week, calling these reports ‘fabricated’ and ‘false’, saying that they […]

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