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Operations of CAR transition govt under audit

Operations of CAR transition govt under audit

Central African Republic

An audit of the management of the former transitional authorities in the Central African Republic (CAR) has been put in place.

Diplomatic sources have named Former Transition leader of the Central African Republic (CAR), Catherine Samba-Panza and several of his relatives in cases of diversion of public funds.

According to the diplomatic sources, several personalities including Samba-Panza are accused of embezzlement of public funds. One of the relatives of the ex transitional President and former Head of Bangui Town, Hyacinthe Wodobodé was also cited in a case of diversion of 50 vehicles offered by the Angola government during the last presidential election.

The day when the job of the Audit or the judiciary of the country would be closer to it, he would explain.

The sources said, the former Mayor of Bangui and later a Prime Minister, Mahamat Kamoun, took charge of Angola’s donations and would have stored the cars in Yaounde.

Responding to the accusations of personal enrichment, and the case involving the diversion of $10 million of Angolan donation to the Central African Republic, Samba-Panza stated in an interview to Young Africa in March 2016 that, “The day when the job of the Audit or the judiciary of the country would be closer to it, he would explain.”

Samba-Panza had last year asked for forgiveness from Pope Francis over the sectarian violence that has gripped the country over the past two years.

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