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War in Africa: Faith or Economics? March 06, 2014
Conflict a year old continues to rage in the Central African Republic. Last March, a coup by Muslim rebels from the north ignited widespread crime and looting. Backlash by the Christian majority has left Muslims fleeing for their lives. But is this conflict really about religious difference? An NPR correspondent says the truth may have more to do with economics and social status.

Pictured: Displaced Central Africans take refuge inside a church after fleeing from their homes.

Gregory Warner, East Africa correspondent for NPR