In Focus | Central African Republic
Guterres gets tough in wake of peacekeeper abuse scandals

The decision was as sudden as it was shrouded in mystery: on 15 September, four months before Gabon joined the Security Council, the UN told Gabonese peacekeepers deployed in the Central African Republic to leave the country, citing cases of sexual abuse. Facing a considerable financial loss, Gabon, denounced an investigation it said lacked any identified complainants. Africa Intelligence has pieced together the facts behind the war of communiqués. [...]
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The Gabonese contingent of the Minusca in 2019.
The Gabonese contingent of the Minusca in 2019. © UN/Minusca/Igor Rugwiza
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