A gold mine collapses in the Central African Republic killing at least 37 people.
Three people are killed and robbed in an ambush near Sibut, Central African Republic. The Mikhail Khodorkovsky-financed "Investigations Management Center" says that they were Russian journalists who worked with them on a documentary about Wagner Group mercenaries and Russian mining interests in the country.
The International Criminal Court finds ex-Vice President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Jean-Pierre Bemba guilty of war crimes. Bemba is accused of not taking steps to stop his militia from committing mass murder, rape and pillage in neighbouring Central African Republic.
At least 22 people are killed this week in a string of raids on villages in the Central African Republic. The escalation of violence threatens to derail a visit by Pope Francis and crucial elections scheduled for December 27, 2015.