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CAR: Major security challenges ahead for interim leader

22 January 2014 Last updated at 15:25 GMT

Central African Republic leader Catherine Samba-Panza faces tough challenges as the country's new interim president.

She is seen as a neutral figure who crosses the political divide - since she does not belong to any militant group or political party.

As interim president, she is required to organize a general election by mid-2015.

Thomas Fessy reports from Bangui.

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