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The Central African Republic has been experiencing violence since March 2013.
Our correspondent, Jane Kiyo was back in the country for a series of reports.

She talked to the New Media team on her experience reporting in the country especially the much condemned lynching

As incidents of violent attacks continue in the Central African Republic , France has warned that anti-Balaka militia are emerging as the main threat to peace in the country. French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says those responsible for crimes should be punished .He was speaking on his latest visit to C.A.R.

Human Rights group, Amnesty International has warned that Christian -Muslim tensions may see the country split into two

Religious leaders in the country have also called for an end to the fighting

Other developments have seen the African Union conceding being outnumbered in Bangui. 14 AU  troops have been killed since they were deployed in December last year.

The lynching has since been condemned by AU peacekeepers

Central African Republic soldiers lynched  a suspected Seleka militia member at a military ceremony

Rebels have fled Bangui as more peacekeepers are deployed in the key town

The World Food Programme has raised concerns that insecurity in the Central African Republic is now affecting the distribution of much needed food supplies to hundreds of thousands of displaced people

The country’s newly elected interim president, Catherine Samba-Panza toured the country in a bid to restore peace

Jane Kiyo took these photos during the president’s tour

 

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