Bambari


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Bambari

 

a city in the Central African Republic; located on the Ouaka River (Congo Basin); administrative center of Ouaka Prefecture. Population, 25,500 (1966).

Bambari is a highway junction. It is the commercial center of the surrounding agricultural region (cotton growing and livestock breeding). Bambari has a cotton ginning factory, an oil mill, and a soap factory.

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A UN peacekeeper was slightly wounded when the MINUSCA force intervened at the Ngakobo camp near the central city of Bambari, where tensions have been running high after several incidents.
At least 13 people died, including a UN peace-keeper, and hundreds were injured this month in the latest clashes in Bangui, Bambari and Batangafo, including attacks on IDP sites.
On the Central African Republic, subject of this morning's Council consultations, Wilson said "We heard about the concerning escalation in violence since the end of September, most recently seen though attacks on IDP camps in Bambari and Batangofo.
official Monday condemned the August 20 attack in Bambari, Central African Republic (CAR), against humanitarian workers that resulted in the injury of one staff member from the Red Cross Movement.
For our part, there's no problem, but it's up to the leaders of the Seleka to convince their leaders who are in Bambari to have faith in this process," Sebastien Wenezoui, an assistant coordinator of the anti-Balaka, said.
Seventeen people, all of them from the (Muslim) Fulani minority, were killed on Monday by young gunmen claiming to be from the (mostly Christian) anti-balaka" militia near the town of Bambari, an officer from the African Union force told on condition of anonymity.
A man waves a machete during a protest against French peacekeeping troops in Bambari on May 23.
The Bambari have potent herbs for the treatment of measles while the Shona of Zimbabwe have several common herbs for alleviating of symptoms associated with scurvy (Baronov 2008, 130).
Johnson Smith served with the Peace Corps from 1987 to 1989 and lived in Bambari, the second-largest city in the Central African Republic, instructing budding teachers about health education.
The courtroom in Bambari town has broken doors and no windows.
Les forces armees centrafricaines ont declenche vendredi une contre-offensive pour reprendre aux rebelles la ville strategique de Bambari (centre), tandis qu'ont ete annoncees des negociations "sans delai" et "sans conditions" sous l'egide de la Communaute economique des Etats d'Afrique centrale (CEEAC).
After seizing Bambari, about 380km (240 miles) northeast of Bangui, rebels advanced to within 75km of the capital.