CAR president arrives in Luanda

  • CAR President, Faustin-Archange Touadéra, leaving Luanda after a private visit
Luanda – Central African Republic (CAR)’s president Faustin-Archange Touadéra arrived Monday in Luanda for a few-hour working visit to Angola, Angop has learnt.

CAR statesman’s visiting agenda includes meeting with Angolan head of State, João Lourenço, the chairperson of the International Conference on Great Lakes Region (ICGLR).

 

 The two countries are members of the organisation.

 

The central African country has been facing violence since 2013, after the overthrow of the former president, François Bozizé, by Seleka armed groups.

 

Clashes between the Seleka and Balaka armed groups have forced about a quarter of the country’s more than 4.7 million inhabitants to leave homes.

 

CAR shares borders with Chad (north), Sudan (northeast), South Sudan (east), Republic of the Congo and Democratic Republic of the Congo (south) and Cameroon (west).

CAR statesman’s visiting agenda includes meeting with Angolan head of State, João Lourenço, the chairperson of the International Conference on Great Lakes Region (ICGLR).

 

 The two countries are members of the organisation.

 

The central African country has been facing violence since 2013, after the overthrow of the former president, François Bozizé, by Seleka armed groups.

 

Clashes between the Seleka and Balaka armed groups have forced about a quarter of the country’s more than 4.7 million inhabitants to leave homes.

 

CAR shares borders with Chad (north), Sudan (northeast), South Sudan (east), Republic of the Congo and Democratic Republic of the Congo (south) and Cameroon (west).