Plumbing is the profession of choice for 20 inmates at the Ngaragba central men’s prison in Bangui, Central African Republic. Among them is Aubin (not his real name), whose day begins with the same ritual: donning the obligatory work clothes and especially the safety shoes.
The UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) has a new police commissioner – General Christophe Kabango Bizimungu from Rwanda. He was today officially welcomed to the Mission during a ceremony held in Bangui.
For over a half-century, the Republic of Serbia has answered the United Nations call for peacekeeping in the world. Peacekeepers serving with the MINUSCA Serbian Contingent were today awarded the UN service medal for their contribution to peace in the Central African Republic (CAR).
Defense forces, soldiers from nearby countries and other security personnel have been fighting an “asymmetric war” against armed groups, sparking an “unprecedented humanitarian crisis”, the top UN official in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday.