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Sadly, the nation [[CrapsackWorld hasnít improved much since then]], having political instability, high HIV/AIDS rate (about 11%) and being one of the poorest nations in the world. In a 2003 coup, democratically elected but notoriously corrupt president Ange-Félix Patassé was overtrown by General François Bozizé. A bush war between Bozizé's forces and various insurgent groups began in 2004. The Muslim groups joined forces in 2012, forming a new insurgent group called Séléka and attempting to overthow Bozizé. Despite succeeding in its goal, the group split up due to dispute over the spoils of victory. Faction led by one Michel Djotodia took control over the nation's capital city of Bangui and excluded the others from power. Some splinter factions of Séléka began attacking and plundering Christian communities; in return, the Christians formed a group called Anti-Balaka ("Anti-Machete"). [[FromBadToWorse At this point, the conflict became religious.]] In response to that, in December 2015 several factions of the ex-Séléka declared an independent, Muslim-dominated "Republic of Logone" in central regions of the country. As for Djotodia, he had to be evacuated from Bangui by armored peacekeepers. As if the situation is not complicated enough, there are also [[TheRemnant remnants]] of the Bozizé regime, as well as foreign extremist groups from neighbouring countries (most notably Chad and Sudan). The result is, more or less, a DeathWorld.

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Sadly, the nation [[CrapsackWorld hasnít improved much since then]], having political instability, high HIV/AIDS rate (about 11%) and being one of the poorest nations in the world. In a 2003 coup, democratically elected but notoriously corrupt president Ange-Félix Patassé was overtrown by General François Bozizé. A bush war between Bozizé's forces and various insurgent groups began in 2004. The Muslim groups joined forces in 2012, forming a new insurgent group called Séléka and attempting to overthow Bozizé. Despite succeeding in its goal, the group split up due to dispute over the spoils of victory. Faction led by one Michel Djotodia took control over the nation's capital city of Bangui and excluded the others from power. Some splinter factions of Séléka began attacking and plundering Christian communities; in return, the Christians formed a group called Anti-Balaka ("Anti-Machete"). [[FromBadToWorse At this point, the conflict became religious.]] In response to that, in December 2015 several factions of the ex-Séléka declared an independent, Muslim-dominated "Republic of Logone" in central regions of the country. As for Djotodia, he had to be evacuated from Bangui by armored armed peacekeepers. As if the situation is not complicated enough, there are also present are: [[TheRemnant remnants]] of the Bozizé regime, [[LegionofLostSouls French Foreign Legion]], African peacekeepers, Russian PrivateMilitaryContractors, as well as foreign extremist groups from neighbouring countries (most notably Chad and Sudan). The result is, more or less, a DeathWorld.


Sadly, the nation [[CrapsackWorld hasnít improved much since then]], having political instability, high HIV/AIDS rate (about 11%) and being one of the poorest nations in the world. In a 2003 coup, democratically elected but notoriously corrupt president Ange-Félix Patassé was overtrown by General François Bozizé. A bush war between Bozizé's forces and various insurgent groups began in 2004. The Muslim groups joined forces in 2012, forming a new insurgent group called Séléka and attempting to overthow Bozizé. Despite being close to success, the group fell short and fell apart. Some splinter factions of Séléka began attacking Christian communities; in return, the Christians formed a group called Anti-Balaka ("Anti-Machete"). [[FromBadToWorse At this point, the conflict became religious.]] In response to that, in December 2015 the ex-Séléka declared an independent "Republic of Logone" in central regions of the country. As if the situation is not complicated enough, there are also [[TheRemnant remnants]] of the Bozizé regime (now led by a new president, Michel Djotodia) and the various extremist groups from neighbouring countries (most notably Chad and Sudan). The result is, more or less, a DeathWorld.

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Sadly, the nation [[CrapsackWorld hasnít improved much since then]], having political instability, high HIV/AIDS rate (about 11%) and being one of the poorest nations in the world. In a 2003 coup, democratically elected but notoriously corrupt president Ange-Félix Patassé was overtrown by General François Bozizé. A bush war between Bozizé's forces and various insurgent groups began in 2004. The Muslim groups joined forces in 2012, forming a new insurgent group called Séléka and attempting to overthow Bozizé. Despite being close to success, succeeding in its goal, the group fell short split up due to dispute over the spoils of victory. Faction led by one Michel Djotodia took control over the nation's capital city of Bangui and fell apart. excluded the others from power. Some splinter factions of Séléka began attacking and plundering Christian communities; in return, the Christians formed a group called Anti-Balaka ("Anti-Machete"). [[FromBadToWorse At this point, the conflict became religious.]] In response to that, in December 2015 several factions of the ex-Séléka declared an independent independent, Muslim-dominated "Republic of Logone" in central regions of the country. As for Djotodia, he had to be evacuated from Bangui by armored peacekeepers. As if the situation is not complicated enough, there are also [[TheRemnant remnants]] of the Bozizé regime (now led by a new president, Michel Djotodia) and the various regime, as well as foreign extremist groups from neighbouring countries (most notably Chad and Sudan). The result is, more or less, a DeathWorld.


The Central African Republic started as a French colony until it gained its independence in 1958, which kicked off a series of power struggles, and the country ended up falling in the hands of Col. Jean-Bédel Bokassa, a [[PresidentEvil certified nutcase]]. Bokassa quickly turned the repression machine on [[AxCrazy high speed]], decided to transform the republic into [[TheEmperor an empire]] (the Central African Empire), where he crowned himself in a [[SmallNameBigEgo ridiculously expensive ceremony]] (which cost roughly 1/3 of the national GDP for that year), and generally made a spectacle of himself internationally until he was eventually deposed and tried.

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The Central African Republic started as a French colony until it gained its independence in 1958, which kicked off a series of power struggles, and the country ended up falling in the hands of Col. Jean-Bédel Bokassa, a [[PresidentEvil certified nutcase]].nutcase. Bokassa quickly turned the repression machine on [[AxCrazy high speed]], decided to transform the republic into [[TheEmperor an empire]] (the Central African Empire), where he crowned himself in a [[SmallNameBigEgo ridiculously expensive ceremony]] (which cost roughly 1/3 of the national GDP for that year), and generally made a spectacle of himself internationally until he was eventually deposed and tried.


Sadly, the nation [[CrapsackWorld hasnít improved much since then]], having political instability, high HIV/AIDS rate (about 11%) and being one of the poorest nations in the world. In a 2003 coup, democratically elected but notoriously corrupt president Ange-Félix Patassé was overtrown by General François Bozizé. A bush war between Bozizé's forces and various insurgent groups began in 2004. The Muslim groups joined forces in 2012, forming a new group called Séléka and attempting to overthow Bozizé. Despite being close to success, the group fell short and fell apart. Some splinter factions of Séléka began attacking Christian communities; in return, the Christians formed a group called Anti-Balaka ("Anti-Machete"). [[FromBadToWorse At this point, the conflict became religious.]] In response to that, in December 2015 the ex-Séléka declared an independent "Republic of Logone" in central regions of the country. As if the situation is not complicated enough, there are also [[TheRemnant remnants]] of the Bozizé regime (now led by a new president, Michel Djotodia) and the various extremist groups from neighbouring countries (most notably Chad and Sudan). The result is, more or less, a DeathWorld.

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Sadly, the nation [[CrapsackWorld hasnít improved much since then]], having political instability, high HIV/AIDS rate (about 11%) and being one of the poorest nations in the world. In a 2003 coup, democratically elected but notoriously corrupt president Ange-Félix Patassé was overtrown by General François Bozizé. A bush war between Bozizé's forces and various insurgent groups began in 2004. The Muslim groups joined forces in 2012, forming a new insurgent group called Séléka and attempting to overthow Bozizé. Despite being close to success, the group fell short and fell apart. Some splinter factions of Séléka began attacking Christian communities; in return, the Christians formed a group called Anti-Balaka ("Anti-Machete"). [[FromBadToWorse At this point, the conflict became religious.]] In response to that, in December 2015 the ex-Séléka declared an independent "Republic of Logone" in central regions of the country. As if the situation is not complicated enough, there are also [[TheRemnant remnants]] of the Bozizé regime (now led by a new president, Michel Djotodia) and the various extremist groups from neighbouring countries (most notably Chad and Sudan). The result is, more or less, a DeathWorld.


Sadly, the nation [[CrapsackWorld hasnít improved much since then]], having political instability, high HIV/AIDS rate (about 11%) and being one of the poorest nations in the world. In a 2003 coup, democratically elected but notoriously corrupt president Ange-Félix Patassé was overtrown by General François Bozizé. A bush war between Bozizé's forces and various insurgent groups began in 2004. The Muslim groups joined forces in 2012, forming a new group called Séléka and attempting to overthow Bozizé. Despite being close to success, the group fell short and fell apart. Some splinter factions of Séléka began attacking Christian communities; in return, the Christians formed a group called Anti-Balaka ("Anti-Machete"). [[SealedEvilinaCan At this point, the conflict became religious.]] In response to that, in December 2015 the ex-Séléka declared an independent "Republic of Logone" in central regions of the country. As if the situation is not complicated enough, there are also [[TheRemnant remnants]] of the Bozizé regime (now led by a new president, Michel Djotodia) and the various extremist groups from neighbouring countries (most notably Chad and Sudan). The result is, more or less, a DeathWorld.

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Sadly, the nation [[CrapsackWorld hasnít improved much since then]], having political instability, high HIV/AIDS rate (about 11%) and being one of the poorest nations in the world. In a 2003 coup, democratically elected but notoriously corrupt president Ange-Félix Patassé was overtrown by General François Bozizé. A bush war between Bozizé's forces and various insurgent groups began in 2004. The Muslim groups joined forces in 2012, forming a new group called Séléka and attempting to overthow Bozizé. Despite being close to success, the group fell short and fell apart. Some splinter factions of Séléka began attacking Christian communities; in return, the Christians formed a group called Anti-Balaka ("Anti-Machete"). [[SealedEvilinaCan [[FromBadToWorse At this point, the conflict became religious.]] In response to that, in December 2015 the ex-Séléka declared an independent "Republic of Logone" in central regions of the country. As if the situation is not complicated enough, there are also [[TheRemnant remnants]] of the Bozizé regime (now led by a new president, Michel Djotodia) and the various extremist groups from neighbouring countries (most notably Chad and Sudan). The result is, more or less, a DeathWorld.


Most of the country is a jungle, which has the potential of attracting hundreds of tourists. Diamonds are its main export, but the poor economic development prevents its full potential.

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Most of the country is a jungle, which has the potential of attracting hundreds of tourists.tourists (were it not for the war). Diamonds are its main export, but the poor economic development prevents its full potential.


Sadly, the nation [[CrapsackWorld hasnít improved much since then]], having political instability, high HIV/AIDS rate (about 11%) and being one of the poorest nations in the world. In a 2003 coup, democratilly elected but notoriously corrupt president Ange-Félix Patassé was overtrown by General François Bozizé. A bush war between Bozizé's forces and various insurgent groups began in 2004. The Muslim groups joined forces in 2012, forming a new group called Séléka and attempting to overthow Bozizé. Despite being close to success, the group fell short and fell apart. Some splinter factions of Séléka began attacking Christian communities; in return, the Christians formed a group called Anti-Balaka ("Anti-Machete"). [[SealedEvilinaCan At this point, the conflict became religious.]] In response to that, in December 2015 the ex-Séléka declared an independent "Republic of Logone" in central regions of the country. As if the situation is not complicated enough, there are also [[TheRemnant remnants]] of the Bozizé regime (now led by a new president, Michel Djotodia) and the various extremist groups from neighbouring countries (most notably Chad and Sudan). The result is, more or less, a DeathWorld.

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Sadly, the nation [[CrapsackWorld hasnít improved much since then]], having political instability, high HIV/AIDS rate (about 11%) and being one of the poorest nations in the world. In a 2003 coup, democratilly democratically elected but notoriously corrupt president Ange-Félix Patassé was overtrown by General François Bozizé. A bush war between Bozizé's forces and various insurgent groups began in 2004. The Muslim groups joined forces in 2012, forming a new group called Séléka and attempting to overthow Bozizé. Despite being close to success, the group fell short and fell apart. Some splinter factions of Séléka began attacking Christian communities; in return, the Christians formed a group called Anti-Balaka ("Anti-Machete"). [[SealedEvilinaCan At this point, the conflict became religious.]] In response to that, in December 2015 the ex-Séléka declared an independent "Republic of Logone" in central regions of the country. As if the situation is not complicated enough, there are also [[TheRemnant remnants]] of the Bozizé regime (now led by a new president, Michel Djotodia) and the various extremist groups from neighbouring countries (most notably Chad and Sudan). The result is, more or less, a DeathWorld.


Sadly, the nation [[CrapsackWorld hasnít improved much since then]], having political instability, high HIV/AIDS rate (about 11%) and being one of the poorest nations in the world. In a 2003 coup, president Ange-Félix Patassé was overtrown by General François Bozizé. A bush war between Bozizé's forces and various insurgent groups began in 2004. The Muslim groups joined forces in 2012, forming a new group called Séléka and attempting to overthow Bozizé. Despite being close to success, the group fell short and fell apart. Some splinter factions of Séléka began attacking Christian communities; in return, the Christians formed a group called Anti-Balaka ("Anti-Machete"). [[SealedEvilinaCan The conflict now became religious.]] In response to that, in December 2015 the ex-Séléka declared an independent "Republic of Logone" in central regions of the country. As if the situation is not complicated enough, there are also [[TheRemnant remnants]] of the Bozizé regime (now led by a new president) and the various extremist groups from neighbouring countries (most notably Chad and Sudan). The result is, more or less, a DeathWorld.

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Sadly, the nation [[CrapsackWorld hasnít improved much since then]], having political instability, high HIV/AIDS rate (about 11%) and being one of the poorest nations in the world. In a 2003 coup, democratilly elected but notoriously corrupt president Ange-Félix Patassé was overtrown by General François Bozizé. A bush war between Bozizé's forces and various insurgent groups began in 2004. The Muslim groups joined forces in 2012, forming a new group called Séléka and attempting to overthow Bozizé. Despite being close to success, the group fell short and fell apart. Some splinter factions of Séléka began attacking Christian communities; in return, the Christians formed a group called Anti-Balaka ("Anti-Machete"). [[SealedEvilinaCan The At this point, the conflict now became religious.]] In response to that, in December 2015 the ex-Séléka declared an independent "Republic of Logone" in central regions of the country. As if the situation is not complicated enough, there are also [[TheRemnant remnants]] of the Bozizé regime (now led by a new president) president, Michel Djotodia) and the various extremist groups from neighbouring countries (most notably Chad and Sudan). The result is, more or less, a DeathWorld.


Sadly, the nation [[CrapsackWorld hasnít improved much since then]], having political instability, high HIV/AIDS rate (about 11%) and being one of the poorest nations in the world. In a 2003 coup, president Ange-Félix Patassé was overtrown by General François Bozizé. A bush war between Bozizé's forces and various insurgent groups began in 2004. The Muslim groups joined forces in 2012, forming a new group called Séléka and attempting to overthow Bozizé. Despite being close to success, the group fell short and fell apart. Some splinter factions of Séléka began attacking Christian communities; in return, the Christians formed a group called Anti-Balaka ("Anti-Machete"). [[SealedEvilinaCan The conflict now became religious.]] Throw in the [[TheRemnant remnants]] of the regime and various extremist groups from neighbouring countries (most notably Chad and Sudan) and you got yourself a DeathWorld.

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Sadly, the nation [[CrapsackWorld hasnít improved much since then]], having political instability, high HIV/AIDS rate (about 11%) and being one of the poorest nations in the world. In a 2003 coup, president Ange-Félix Patassé was overtrown by General François Bozizé. A bush war between Bozizé's forces and various insurgent groups began in 2004. The Muslim groups joined forces in 2012, forming a new group called Séléka and attempting to overthow Bozizé. Despite being close to success, the group fell short and fell apart. Some splinter factions of Séléka began attacking Christian communities; in return, the Christians formed a group called Anti-Balaka ("Anti-Machete"). [[SealedEvilinaCan The conflict now became religious.]] Throw In response to that, in December 2015 the ex-Séléka declared an independent "Republic of Logone" in central regions of the country. As if the situation is not complicated enough, there are also [[TheRemnant remnants]] of the Bozizé regime (now led by a new president) and the various extremist groups from neighbouring countries (most notably Chad and Sudan) and you got yourself Sudan). The result is, more or less, a DeathWorld.


A minor bit of MemeticMutation on ''{{Pointless}}'' has the CAR being used as the default example of 'an obscure country' whenever one is needed for a question.

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A minor bit of MemeticMutation on ''{{Pointless}}'' ''Series/{{Pointless}}'' has the CAR being used as the default example of 'an obscure country' whenever one is needed for a question.


Sadly, the nation [[CrapsackWorld hasnít improved much since then]], having political instability, high HIV/AIDS rate (about 11%) and being one of the poorest nations in the world. In a 2003 coup, president Ange-Félix Patassé was overtrown by General François Bozizé. A bush war between Bozizé's forces and various insurgent groups began in 2004. The Muslim groups joined forces in 2012, forming a new group called Seleka and attempting to overthow Bozizé. Despite being close to success, the group fell short and fell apart. Some splinter factions of Seleka began attacking Christian communities; in return, the Christians formed a group called Anti-Balaka ("Anti-Machete"). [[SealedEvilinaCan The conflict now became religious.]] Throw in the [[TheRemnant remnants]] of the regime and various extremist groups from neighbouring countries (most notably Chad and Sudan) and you got yourself a DeathWorld.

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Sadly, the nation [[CrapsackWorld hasnít improved much since then]], having political instability, high HIV/AIDS rate (about 11%) and being one of the poorest nations in the world. In a 2003 coup, president Ange-Félix Patassé was overtrown by General François Bozizé. A bush war between Bozizé's forces and various insurgent groups began in 2004. The Muslim groups joined forces in 2012, forming a new group called Seleka Séléka and attempting to overthow Bozizé. Despite being close to success, the group fell short and fell apart. Some splinter factions of Seleka Séléka began attacking Christian communities; in return, the Christians formed a group called Anti-Balaka ("Anti-Machete"). [[SealedEvilinaCan The conflict now became religious.]] Throw in the [[TheRemnant remnants]] of the regime and various extremist groups from neighbouring countries (most notably Chad and Sudan) and you got yourself a DeathWorld.


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If you want to see a documentary about the recent religious war, you can watch ''The Devil Tried to Divide Us'', made by VICE News.


Sadly, the nation [[CrapsackWorld hasnít improved much since then]], having political instability, high HIV/AIDS rate (about 11%) and being one of the poorest nations in the world. In a 2003 coup, president Ange-Félix Patassé was overtrown by General François Bozizé. A bush war between Bozizé's forces and various insurgent groups began in 2004. The Muslim groups joined forces in 2012, forming a new group called Seleka and attempting to overthow Bozizé. Despite being close to success, the group fell short and fell apart. Some splinter factions of Seleka began attacking Christian communities; in return, the Christians formed a group called Anti-Balaka ("Anti-Machete"). [[SealedEvilinaCan The conflict now became religious.]] Throw in the [[TheRemnant remnants]] of the regime and various extremist groups from neighbouring countries (most notably Chad and Uganda) and you got yourself a DeathWorld.

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Sadly, the nation [[CrapsackWorld hasnít improved much since then]], having political instability, high HIV/AIDS rate (about 11%) and being one of the poorest nations in the world. In a 2003 coup, president Ange-Félix Patassé was overtrown by General François Bozizé. A bush war between Bozizé's forces and various insurgent groups began in 2004. The Muslim groups joined forces in 2012, forming a new group called Seleka and attempting to overthow Bozizé. Despite being close to success, the group fell short and fell apart. Some splinter factions of Seleka began attacking Christian communities; in return, the Christians formed a group called Anti-Balaka ("Anti-Machete"). [[SealedEvilinaCan The conflict now became religious.]] Throw in the [[TheRemnant remnants]] of the regime and various extremist groups from neighbouring countries (most notably Chad and Uganda) Sudan) and you got yourself a DeathWorld.


Sadly, the nation [[CrapsackWorld hasnít improved much since then]], having political instability, high HIV/AIDS rate (about 11%) and being one of the poorest nations in the world. In a 2003 coup, president Ange-Félix Patassé was overtrown by General François Bozizé. A bush war between Bozizé's forces and various insurgent groups began in 2004. The Muslim groups joined forces in 2012, forming a new group called Seleka and attempting to overthow Bozizé. Despite being close to success, the group fell short and fell apart. Some splinter factions of Seleka began attacking Christian communities; in return, the Christians formed a group called Anti-Balaka ("Anti-Machete"). [[SealedEvilinaCan The conflict now became religious.]] Throw in the [[TheRemnant remnants]] of the regime and various extremist groups from neighbouring countries (most notably Chad and Uganda) and you got yorself a DeathWorld.

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Sadly, the nation [[CrapsackWorld hasnít improved much since then]], having political instability, high HIV/AIDS rate (about 11%) and being one of the poorest nations in the world. In a 2003 coup, president Ange-Félix Patassé was overtrown by General François Bozizé. A bush war between Bozizé's forces and various insurgent groups began in 2004. The Muslim groups joined forces in 2012, forming a new group called Seleka and attempting to overthow Bozizé. Despite being close to success, the group fell short and fell apart. Some splinter factions of Seleka began attacking Christian communities; in return, the Christians formed a group called Anti-Balaka ("Anti-Machete"). [[SealedEvilinaCan The conflict now became religious.]] Throw in the [[TheRemnant remnants]] of the regime and various extremist groups from neighbouring countries (most notably Chad and Uganda) and you got yorself yourself a DeathWorld.


Sadly, the nation [[CrapsackWorld hasnít improved much since then]], having political instability, high HIV/AIDS rate (about 11%) and being one of the poorest nations in the world.

The whole country is a jungle, which has the potential of attracting hundreds of tourists. Diamonds are its main export, but the poor economic development prevents its full potential.

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Sadly, the nation [[CrapsackWorld hasnít improved much since then]], having political instability, high HIV/AIDS rate (about 11%) and being one of the poorest nations in the world.

world. In a 2003 coup, president Ange-Félix Patassé was overtrown by General François Bozizé. A bush war between Bozizé's forces and various insurgent groups began in 2004. The whole Muslim groups joined forces in 2012, forming a new group called Seleka and attempting to overthow Bozizé. Despite being close to success, the group fell short and fell apart. Some splinter factions of Seleka began attacking Christian communities; in return, the Christians formed a group called Anti-Balaka ("Anti-Machete"). [[SealedEvilinaCan The conflict now became religious.]] Throw in the [[TheRemnant remnants]] of the regime and various extremist groups from neighbouring countries (most notably Chad and Uganda) and you got yorself a DeathWorld.

Most of the
country is a jungle, which has the potential of attracting hundreds of tourists. Diamonds are its main export, but the poor economic development prevents its full potential.


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If you want to see how the last years of Bozizé's rule looked like, you can watch ''The Ambassador'', made by Mads Brügger.


The Central African Republic started as a French colony until it gained its independence in 1958, which kicked off a series of power struggles, and the country ended up falling in the hands of Col. Jean-Bédel Bokassa, a [[PresidentBuffoon certified]] [[PresidentEvil nutcase]]. Bokassa quickly turned the repression machine on high speed, decided to transform the republic into [[TheEmperor an empire]] (the Central African Empire), where he crowned himself in a [[SmallNameBigEgo ridiculously expensive ceremony]] (which cost roughly 1/3 of the national GDP for that year), and generally made a spectacle of himself internationally until he was eventually deposed and tried.

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The Central African Republic started as a French colony until it gained its independence in 1958, which kicked off a series of power struggles, and the country ended up falling in the hands of Col. Jean-Bédel Bokassa, a [[PresidentBuffoon certified]] [[PresidentEvil certified nutcase]]. Bokassa quickly turned the repression machine on [[AxCrazy high speed, speed]], decided to transform the republic into [[TheEmperor an empire]] (the Central African Empire), where he crowned himself in a [[SmallNameBigEgo ridiculously expensive ceremony]] (which cost roughly 1/3 of the national GDP for that year), and generally made a spectacle of himself internationally until he was eventually deposed and tried.

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