Bangassou


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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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Mueller visited Bria in eastern CAR as well as Alindao and Bangassou in the south-east, where she noted in some areas, increased freedom of movement and humanitarian access, creating new hope for civilians.
BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC * Hundreds of Muslims are trapped on the grounds of a Roman Catholic cathedral in the southern city of Bangassou, unable to leave the compound for fear of being attacked by a Christian militia.
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?s au d?but de l'ann?e dans l'exercice de leur noble mission de maintien de la paix et de protection de la population locale.
A UN statement says the peacekeeper was killed in the Southeastern town of Bangassou by suspected anti-Balaka miitants, National Post reported.
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)
Other cities--Kaga Bandoro (68,000 est.) Berberati (56,867), Bouar (39,676), Bambari (32,603), Bangassou (24,450), Bossangoa (31,723), Mbaiki (16,901), and Carnot (31,324).