Central African Republic government resigns as part of peace deal

Central African Republic

Newscast Media BANGUL—The government of the Central African Republic has
stepped down. The resignation comes as part of a peace deal aimed at ending
months of sectarian violence in which thousands have died.

Central African Republic’s interim prime minister, Andre Nzapayeke and his Cabinet
stepped down on Tuesday as part of a peace agreement reached last month with
Christian and Muslim rebel factions, interim President Catherine Samba-Panza said.

A spokesman for Samba-Panza told state radio that the resignation was at her
request.

Samba-Panza said that, following talks with both factions, she would make the
transitional government more inclusive. CONTINUE TO FULL STORY>>