The Central African Republic has been engulfed in violent chaos since rebel leader Michel Djotodia ousted President François Bozizé in a coup in March of last year.
Djotodia, the first Muslim leader in the Christian majority country, agreed to resign today as part of the effort to end the fighting between rival Muslim and Christian militias.
But there are concerns that his resignation will only provoke additional violence. Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Ofeibea Quirst-Arcton about the situation.
- Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, international correspondent for NPR, based in Dakar.
This segment aired on January 10, 2014.