Glimmers of hope in Central Africa Republic but peace elusive

March 25, 2015 2:47 PM

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Glimmers of hope in Central Africa Republic but peace elusive

YALOKE, Central African Republic/DAKAR (Reuters) - Hunted through the bush of Central African Republic by Christian militiamen, hundreds of half-starved Muslim herders found sanctuary with U.N. peacekeepers in the town of Yaloke. For months they dared not set foot outside the camp.

Now, after months of talks with local leaders, the frightened Fulani herders have finally ventured outside their small compound into the half-empty town, once home to an estimated 10,000 Muslims.

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