A church leader was among those killed in the recent outbreak of violence in the Central African Republic, it has emerged. Baptist pastor Ange-Apoléon Ngakolada, 36, leaves behind a wife and eight children.  The President of the Association of Evangelical Baptist Churches in CAR, Singa Gbadia, told World Watch Monitor that Mr. Ngakolada had been targeted

because local Muslims were unhappy about a church he’d recently had built.  Apparently, Mr. Ngakolada had told Mr. Gbadia in a letter that Muslims opposed the church construction, but that he’d received permission from the rebel leader dominating the area at the time, Ali Ndarassa.  “The Muslims used the opportunity of the unrest in Alindao to murder him in his home,” a World Watch Monitor source reported.  READ MORE