Central African Republic President Touadera re-elected

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  • Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Central African Republic President Touadera re-elected” – below is their description.

    The president of Central African Republic has been re-elected for a second term.

    The electoral commission says Faustin-Archange Touadera won with more than 53 percent of the vote.

    Attacks by rebel groups were launched before and after the election and many fear the violence will continue.

    Al Jazeera’s Katia Lopez-Hodoyan reports.

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    In This Story: Central African Republic

    The Central African Republic, or Centrafrique, is a landlocked country in Central Africa.

    It is bordered by Chad to the north, Sudan to the northeast, South Sudan to the southeast, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the south, the Republic of the Congo to the southwest and Cameroon to the west. The CAR covers a land area of about 620,000 square kilometres (240,000 sq mi) and had an estimated population of around 4.7 million as of 2018.

    As of 2020, the CAR is the scene of a civil war, ongoing since 2012.

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