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  Politics of the Central African Republic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Politics of the Central African Republic takes place in a framework of a presidential republic, whereby the President is both head of state and head of government (with an executive Prime Minister.
An overview on elections and election results is included in Elections in the Central African Republic.
The Central African Republic is divided in 14 prefectures (prefectures, singular - prefecture), 2 economic prefectures* (prefectures economiques, singular - prefecture economique), and 1 commune**; Bamingui-Bangoran, Bangui**, Basse-Kotto, Gribingui*, Haute-Kotto, Haute-Sangha, Haut-Mbomou, Kemo-Gribingui, Lobaye, Mbomou, Nana-Mambere, Ombella-Mpoko, Ouaka, Ouham, Ouham-Pende, Sangha*, Vakaga.
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 Central African Republic elections, 2005 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Presidential and parliamentary elections were held in the Central African Republic on March 13, 2005 (first round) and May 8, 2005 (second round), marking the end of the transitional process that began with the seizure of power by François Bozizé in a March 2003 coup.
The elections were, however, subsequently delayed to February 13 by a decree of president Bozizé in mid-December 2004.
The 2005 election marked the first time that the country's voters used a single ballot in each of the two polls, presidential and parliamentary, and an awareness campaign about this was launched on February 2, continuing until February 26.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Central_African_Republic_elections,_2005   (3270 words)

  
 Central African Republic elections, 2005 - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
A run-off election between Bozizé, who won the most votes in the first round according to official results, and Martin Ziguélé, a former prime minister under Patassé, was held, and Bozizé won this second round with 64.6 percent of the vote.
André Kolingba, who ruled the Central African Republic from 1981 until his defeat by Ange-Félix Patassé in the 1993 election, was the candidate of the Central African Democratic Rally (Rassemblement démocratique centrafricain).
The 2005 election marked the first time that the country's voters used a single ballot in each of the two polls, presidential and parliamentary, and an awareness campaign about this was launched on February 2.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Central_African_Republic_elections%2C_2005   (2904 words)

  
 Science Fair Projects - Central African Republic elections, 2005
Presidential and parliamentary elections were held in the Central African Republic on March 13, 2005, marking the end of the transitional process that began with the seizure of power by François Bozizé in March 2003.
Partial results (28.9% of polling stations, or 1,198 out of 4,145 stations) from the election on March 18 put Bozizé in the lead with about 55% of the votes, according to the election commission: 184,734 out of 334,732 votes counted were for Bozizé.
In the parliamentary elections, contested by a total of 909 candidates, 17 of the 105 seats were won outright in the first round; the remainder will be decided in the second round on May 8.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Central_African_Republic_elections%2C_2005   (2285 words)

  
 [ whollyshift.info | Central African Republic elections, 2005 Resources ]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Presidential 'n parliamentary elections were held in the Central African Republic on March 13, 2005 (first round) 'n May 8, 2005 (second round), marking the width of the transitional fulfillment that eventuated with the seizure of forcefulness by François Bozizé in a March 2003 coup.
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The 2005 election marked the prime stint that the country's voters used a single ballot in each of the two polls, presidential 'n parliamentary, 'n an discernment straining about that was discharged on February 2, continuing till February 26.
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 Central African Republic - MSN Encarta
Most of the ethnic groups inhabiting the present-day Central African Republic entered the region in the 19th century to escape Fulani armies or to avoid slave traders operating in the Congo River Basin and modern Sudan.
In 1958 the dependency gained autonomy as the Central African Republic; it became fully independent on August 13, 1960, with David Dacko as president.
Elections were held again in September 1993, and Ange-Félix Patassé was elected president.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761574398_4/Central_African_Republic.html   (844 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 2005 (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Based on estimates by NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies, 2005 was the warmest year since reliable wide-spread instrumental measurements became available in the late 1800s, beating the previous record set in 1998 by a few hundredths of a degree Celsius.
Ali Al-Haidri (died January 4, 2005) was the governor of the Iraqi province of Baghdad.
The February 23, 2005 French law on colonialism was an act passed by the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) conservative majority, which imposed to high-school teachers to teach the positive values of colonialism to their students (article 4).
www.nationmaster.com.cob-web.org:8888 /encyclopedia/2005   (6482 words)

  
 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1995 - Central African Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Central African Republic became a democracy in 1993 following free and fair elections in which Ange Felix Patasse, candidate of the Movement for the Liberation of the Central African People, was chosen President.
The Central African Republic is a landlocked and sparsely populated country, most of whose inhabitants practice subsistence agriculture.
The Central African Human Rights League (LCDH) is a nongovernmental organization with multiple goals, including publicizing human rights violations and pleading individual cases of human rights abuse before the courts.
www.usemb.se /human/1995/africa/central_african_republic.html   (3771 words)

  
 Central African Republic
The Central African Republic (CAR) is a constitutional republic whose population of approximately 3.9 million is governed by a strong executive branch and weak legislative and judicial branches.
The public prosecutor of the republic was very receptive to reports about conditions observed by diplomats and NGOs in detention centers and prisons and said that while his office normally conducted periodic inspections of detention centers, a growing lack of resources and personnel had made it increasingly difficult to conduct inspections.
At the conclusion of National Assembly elections in May, crowds rioted in Bangui after the CEMI announced that a candidate of the pro-Bozize Kwa Na Kwa party had narrowly defeated Nicolas Tiangaye, the speaker of the transitional parliament (which was being replaced by parliamentary elections), in Bangui's fourth administrative district.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2005/61560.htm   (17918 words)

  
 Central African Rep. - Country Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
In November 2004, Amnesty International released a report entitled “Central African Republic: Five Months of War Against Women,” which alleged that rape of women and girls during the five months of turmoil in 2002 and 2003 was systematic and widespread.
According to the 27 June 2005 Report of the Secretary-General to the Security Council on the activities of BONUCA, of the 909 candidates that took part in the Presidential and legislative elections in March and May 2005, 135 women ran for the legislative elections.
The Association of Central African Women Lawyers advises women on their legal rights and has published and disseminated pamphlets on the dangers of FGM and food taboos.
www.womenwarpeace.org /car/central_african.htm   (3112 words)

  
 1996 Human Rights Report: Central African Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
By-elections held in October 1995 to fill two vacant parliamentary seats were harshly criticized by the opposition for alleged irregularities.
The Central African Human Rights League (LCDH) is a nongovernmental organization (NGO) with multiple goals, including publicizing human rights violations and pleading individual cases of human rights abuse before the courts.
In a letter to the President and government authorities, the LCDH criticized the Government's harassment of the press, excessive pretrial detentions in violation of the law, summary executions of suspected bandits, and the deaths of suspects while in police custody in Bangui.
www.usemb.se /human/1996/africa/central_african_republic.html   (4499 words)

  
 The 2005 Central African Republic Economic and Product Market Databook: Industry
Latent demand for Central African Republic is therefore estimated using data collected for relatively efficient markets from independent data sources (e.g.
For some categories, however, the reader must realize that the numbers will reflect the contribution of Central African Republic to global latent demand and may never be realized in the form of local sales.
In this stage of the estimation procedure, low-income countries are assumed to have a latent demand proportional to their income, based on the country closest to it on the aggregate consumption function.
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 Travel Advice for Central African Republic - Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Despite peaceful elections in March 2005, the situation in the Central African Republic continues to be dangerous.
Banditry and crime are common throughout the Central African Republic, especially in the northern and eastern regions of the country.
A convoy was attacked near Bouar in north-western Central African Republic in September 2006 and a number of civilians and their military escorts were killed.
www.smartraveller.gov.au /zw-cgi/view/Advice/Central_African_Republic   (1592 words)

  
 Central African Republic Vote One of Many in Region This Year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
In Central African Republic, initial results are expected from the Sunday's election, which was aimed at ending two years of military rule.
Election officials say turnout was high Sunday, despite intense heat and long lines at some polling stations.
He says these elections -- as well as those coming up in Togo, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast and the Democratic Republic of the Congo – will show whether civil institutions in the West and Central African countries are strong enough to support free and fair elections.
www.voanews.com /english/Africa/2005-03-14-voa30.cfm   (320 words)

  
 History of Central African Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The French constitutional referendum of September 1958 dissolved the A.E.F., and on December 1 of the same year the Assembly declared the birth of the Central African Republic with Boganda as head of government.
On December 4, 1976, the republic became a monarchy with the promulgation of the imperial constitution and the proclamation of the president as Emperor Bokassa I. His regime was characterized by numerous human rights atrocities.
Multi-party presidential elections were conducted in 1992 but were later cancelled due to serious logistical and other irregularities.
www.historyofnations.net /africa/centralafricanrepublic.html   (1121 words)

  
 Top20CentralAfricanRepublic.com - Your Top20 Guide to Central African Republic!
The Central African Republic is a landlocked country in central Africa.
On 13 August 1960 the Central African gained its independence and two of Boganda's closest aides, Abel Goumba and David Dacko, became involved in a power struggle.
A national dialogue was held from 15 September to 27 October 2003, and Bozizé won a fair election as president, on a second ballot, in May 2005.
top20centralafricanrepublic.com   (3457 words)

  
 Central African Republic - Amnesty International
In November, a new law on freedom of the press, drafted with the financial and logistical support of the UN Office in the Central African Republic, was adopted by the transitional parliament known as the National Transitional Council (Conseil national de transition, CNT).
Their respective foreign supporters from Chad and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) were also involved in the fighting.
According to most survivors, witnesses and human rights and humanitarian representatives, most of the perpetrators were members of the Movement for the Liberation of Congo (Mouvement de libération du Congo, MLC), an armed political group from the neighbouring DRC which had entered the Central African Republic in October 2002, at former President Patassé’s request.
web.amnesty.org /report2005/caf-summary-eng   (876 words)

  
 Central African Republic: History, Geography, Government, and Culture — Infoplease.com (via CobWeb/3.1 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Central African Republic: Economy - Economy The overwhelming majority of the population is engaged in subsistence agriculture, although...
Central African Republic: History - History Between the 16th and 19th cent., much of the region was subject to devastating slave raids.
Central African Republic 1994-95: results from the Demographic and Health Survey.
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 Central African Republic Holds Vote; Turnout Appears High (washingtonpost.com)
BANGUI, Central African Republic, March 13 -- Voters in the Central African Republic turned out in large numbers on Sunday for presidential and parliamentary elections after two years of military rule in their diamond-rich but impoverished country.
Voting operations went generally smoothly but were slow, in the first presidential elections since rebels seized the capital two years ago and installed Francois Bozize, a former army general, as president.
Central Africans also voted for candidates for parliament.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A32032-2005Mar13.html   (428 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Africa | Q&A: Central African Republic elections
Though he pledged new elections when the security situation improved, the vote was delayed for two years due to instability in the north of the country.
President Bozize called simultaneous presidential and parliamentary polls in December 2004, setting 30 January 2005 as the election date, but then attempted to bar seven of his rivals from standing against him, which caused concern regionally.
Troops from the regional Central African Economic and Monetary Community have pledged to help the national army provide security during the polls.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/low/africa/4340777.stm   (831 words)

  
 SECURITY COUNCIL GRATIFIED BY SUCCESSFUL PRESIDENTIAL, LEGISLATIVE ELECTIONS IN CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
The Security Council today welcomed the establishment of the newly elected institutions in the Central African Republic, noting that the stability of those institutions was necessary for ensuring lasting peace in that country.
It acknowledged efforts by the Central African defence and security forces to guarantee satisfactory safety conditions during the electoral process, and commended the Multinational Force of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (FOMUC),
The support of the international community for the action of the Central African authorities is essential for the consolidation of the democratic achievements of recent weeks, the Secretary-General continues.
www.un.org /News/Press/docs/2005/sc8457.doc.htm   (746 words)

  
 Elections in the Central African Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
President: François Bozizé [since 15 March 2003; seized power in 2003 military coup, elected 2005] The President is elected by direct popular vote for a 5-year term.
Prime Minister: Elie Doté [since 13 June 2005] The Prime Minister is appointed by the President.
The two vacant seats and a third seat won by the MESAN party, but declared illegal by Constitutional Council were filled in a by-election held on 25 September 1960.
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 Central African Republic - 999 Central African Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Central African Republic - 999 Central African Republic
The first fair democratic elections were held in 1993 and brought Ange-F©lix Patass©; to power, but President Patass©'s was overthrown by General Fran§ois Boziz© in 2003.
Stanford University - Africa South of the Sahara: ''Central African Republic''
999centralafricanrepublic.com   (519 words)

  
 november 2005central african republic - Security Council Report   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
In May 2005, the country held an election, in which Bozize competed with ten other candidates and won.
The election was observed by a mix of national and international observers and was declared by them to be free and fair.
S/Res/1271 (22 October 1999) noted elections and extended mandate of MINURCA for a final period until February 2000.
www.securitycouncilreport.org /site/c.glKWLeMTIsG/b.1141331/k.B4CD/november_2005brcentral_african_republic.htm   (417 words)

  
 Facts About Central African Republic
Though the government has the tacit support of civil society groups and the main parties, a wide field of candidates contested the municipal, legislative, and presidential elections held in March and May of 2005 in which General BOZIZE was affirmed as president.
elections: under the new constitution, the president elected to a five-year term (eligible for a second term); prime minister appointed by the political party with a parliamentary majority
Factional fighting between the government and its opponents remains a drag on economic revitalization, with GDP growth at only 0.5% in 2004 and 2.5% in 2005.
worldfacts.us /Central-African-Republic.htm   (652 words)

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