The Africa Report: 23 April

EWN's Africa Correspondent, Jean-Jacques Cornish, reports on the days top African news

Central African Republic's self-appointed president, Michel Djotodia. Djotodia seized control of country after thousands of his rebel fighters swept into the riverside capital on 24 March 2013 ousting President Francois Bozize. Picture: AFP.

UN POLITICAL CHIEF CALLS FOR STABILITY IN THE CAR

On Monday, the United Nations (UN) political chief urged the Seleka rebel leaders to establish stability in the Central African Republic (CAR).

Jeffrey Feltman has been visiting the CAR and has called for the rebels to end the killing, rape and looting occurring in the conflict zone.

It seems, however, that heeding Feltman's calls are the least of the Seleka rebels concerns.

Their rebel leader and self-proclaimed CAR president, Michel Djotodia, currently finds himself on the receiving end of rebel dissatisfaction.

Rebels are calling for bonuses that Djotodia had promised them and have not yet received, whilst the interim president has found a home in a luxury hotel.

In addition to the chaos that is the current CAR, the rebel-led government will be deploying 2000 extra troops sourced from the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS).

They have reportedly called for South African troops to be redeployed - this time to fight against the very rebels who killed 13 of our soldiers.

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OVERGENEROUS UGANDAN PRESIDENT IN HOT WATER

Ugandan president, Yoweri Museveni, has caused anger amongst his political opposition after handing a sack of money to a youth group.

Museveni claims he had promised the sack containing $100 000 to a youth group at last years elections.

The donation was broadcast on national television, with many social media comments condemning it.

Questions were raised about how the money will be spent.

Whether this was an act of kindness or rather very expensive politicking is irrelevant.

Uganda relies extensively on budgetary support from the West and an act as such can threaten Uganda's "income".

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BARE-BREASTED TUNISIAN PROTESTOR MAKES PEACE WITH HER FAMILY

The 19 year old Tunisian protestor, Amina Tyler, who sparked controversy with a bare-breasted online photo has finally made peace with her family.

The young lady had posted a topless photo of herself to social media site, Facebook, in support of Arab women's rights.

The photo saw Tyler's breasts covered by the words, "My Body Belongs to Me".

Tyler claims that her parents had allegedly drugged her and detained her as if she were a prisoner.

Hardline religious believers even threatened to kill her.

However, she has now made peace with her parents and is working very hard to go to France and study journalism