Central African Republic may be getting safer, according to new figures from the United Nations (UN) that show a sharp drop in the number of attacks and human rights abuses since 2018.
So far, 1,790 people have died of the dreaded haemorrhagic virus since the first cases were recorded on August 1 last year.
The International Committee of the Red Cross’s Head of Delegation in the Central African Republic, Valerie Petitpierre, says 60% of the population of Central African Republic urgently need humanitarian assistance.
South Africa has called on members of the United Nations Security Council to fully support the global peace agreement signed by the warring parties of the Central African Republic earlier this month.
The government of Central African Republic and armed groups in control of most of the country signed a deal in Bangui Wednesday aimed at ending a bloody, years-long conflict.