US pledges $60 million in Central African Republic aid

The US has pledged $60 million in aid for the Central African Republic.
The US has pledged $60 million in aid for the Central African Republic. Credit: Reuters

The US has announced it will provide $60 million in defence aid to the Central African Republic. America has already pledged to help transport French troops which were deployed to the former French colony amid ongoing violence between Muslim and Christian communities.

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$60m US defence aid to Central African Republic

The US has announced it will provide $60 million in defence aid to the Central African Republic. It already pledged to help transport French troops deployed to the former French colony amid ongoing violence between Muslim and Christian communities.