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Bangassou

 

a city in the Central African Republic, on the M’bomu River (Congo Basin). It is the administrative center of M’bomu Prefecture. Population, 18,500(1966). Bangassou is connected with the capital city of Bangui by a highway. There is an airport. Bangassou is the center of the agricultural region (cotton, coffee, sisal). There are cotton-ginning and soap-making enterprises.

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By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 27 November 2017: An Egyptian UN peacekeeper was reportedly murdered by the Anti-balaka militants in Gambo, Bangassou, Central African Republic on Sunday.
Bangassou (Sud-Est), aux Casques bleus marocains et cambodgiens tu?
A UN statement says the peacekeeper was killed in the Southeastern town of Bangassou by suspected anti-Balaka miitants, National Post reported.
BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC--Hundreds of civilians are seeking refuge inside a mosque in the Central African Republic's border town of Bangassou amid ongoing attacks by Christian militias that have killed up to 30 civilians, said U.
WFP started to airlift food to the southeastern border town of Bangassou, to distribute to about 7,200 people, mostly women and children, affected by deadly militia fighting in early- to mid-May.
Death tolls are surely higher, as no one knows what has happened in remote neighborhoods of Bangui, the capital, or outlying cities like Bossangoa in the west or Bangassou or Obo in the east.
Death tolls are undoubtedly higher, as no one knows what has happened in remote neighborhoods of Bangui, the capital, or outlying cities like Bossangoa in the west or Bangassou or Obo in the east.
Bishop Juan Jose Aguirre of Bangassou, Central African Republic on Lord's Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony, who received newfound attention for his war crimes in Africa due to an online video campaign (Fides News Service, March 10)
Berberati (56,867), Bouar (39,676), Bambari (32,603), Bangassou (24,450), Bossangoa (31,723), Mbaiki (16,901), and Carnot (31,324).
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The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the violence by anti-Balaka elements in Bangassou (Mbomou) which intensified on 13 and 14 May 2017, and targeted a Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) field office, civilian populations from particular communities, as well as humanitarian personnel.