Thousands of people have died and more than a million fled their homes in central African country.
The victims include 15 local chiefs and three members of staff of Doctors Without Borders.
The UN proposes a nearly 12,000-strong peacekeeping force for the conflict-ravaged nation.
Mass killings have continued despite the presence of 2,000 French and 6,000 African Union peacekeepers.
Christian militia have carried out brutal reprisals against the Muslim minority.
EWN's Africa Correspondent Jean-Jacques Cornish reports on the day's top African news.