Amid the ongoing violence in the
As part of its efforts to safeguard core Government services in the country's war-torn capital,
Police officers have been patrolling the streets of the capital with the African-led peacekeeping force known as MISCA and French Sangaris force, however, their often do not receive any monetary compensation.
"If police aren't on a proper payroll, the chances they will help to maintain law and order are very slim. In the present situation, which is extremely volatile, making sure they get a salary payment is a good start," noted AurÉlien AgbÉnonci, Resident Representative of the UNDP in CAR.
The sectarian violence in the
The payroll has been welcomed by the Prime Minister in May, who believes that it was "dictated by the need to respect the basic rules of good governance".
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