Central African Republic: 'We want peace'


Representatives of Central African Republic's government, the rebel Seleka coalition, and the political opposition have agreed a ceasefire at talks in Gabon brokered by the regional bloc ECCAS.

Among the key issues is the renegotiation of a 2007 peace deal which the rebels say has been violated, prompting them to launch a major offensive last month.

So with the rebellion going for more than a month now, what is life like for people living in the Central African Republic? BBC Africa's reporter Laeila Adjovi is in the capital, Bangui, and spoke to several local people, including lawyer and human rights activist Marie-Edith Douzima Lawson.

"Today we are witnessing abductions which we have denounced," Ms Douzima Lawson said.

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