President of Central Africa announces cabinet reshuffle

The President of the Central African Republic, Faustin Arshang Twadera, announced a cabinet reshuffle involving some former relatives of armed groups.

Of 34 ministers, Lambert Mokove Lissan is the minister of water and forestry and director of the office of the head of the Popular Front for the Revitalization of the Central African Republic (CELECA), and the reshuffle did not include 18 officials who will remain in office, Radio Africa 1 reported on Wednesday.

The radio added that 16 new figures would join the new cabinet formation, including General Henri Andzette Lengesara, minister of interior and public security, while four cabinet ministers would leave, including Defense Minister Joseph Yakiti.

Central Africa is trying to get out of the conflict that began with the overthrow of President Francois Bozize in 2013 by the former Muslim-majority Silica. This led to a counter-attack by the self-defense elements (Enti Balaka) Of France’s intervention in 2013 and 2016 and the United Nations Integrated Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic