Central African Republic

Country Data


Last updated

Sep, 2022

President/Head of StateFaustin-Archange Touadéra
Prime MinisterFélix Moloua
Size of Cabinet30
National AssemblyAssemblée Nationale
Seats in NA140
Parties in NA24 + 17 Indp
Female MPs in NA10.48%
Term of National Assembly5 Years
Term of President5 Years
Number of NA Elections held6
Number of PE held6
Next General Elections2025

List of cabinet

Head of StatePresidentFaustin-Archange Touadéra
Head of GovernmentPrime MinisterFélix Moloua
FinanceMinister of Finance and BudgetHerve Ndoba
ForeignMinister of Foreign Affairs and Central Africans AbroadSylvie Valérie Baipo Temon
DefenseMinister of National Defense, and Army ReconstructionRameaux-Claude Bireau
HealthMinister of Health and PopulationPierre Somse
JusticeMinister of Justice, the Promotion of Human Rights, Keeper of the SealsArnaud Djoubaye Abazene
AgricultureMinister of Agriculture and Rural DevelopmentEric Rekosse Kemot
Minister of Livestock and Animal HealthHassan Bouba
EnergyMinister of Water, Forests, Hunting and FishingAmine Idriss
Natural ResourcesMinister of Mines and GeologyRufin Benam Beltoungou
EducationMinister of National Education Moukadas Noure
Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Reserach and Technological Innovation Jean Laurent Syssa Magale
EconomyMinister of Trade and Industry Lea Mbouna Koyassoum Doumta
Digital/ITMinister of Digital Economy, Post and TelecommunicationsJustin Gourna-Zacko
Minister of Small and Medium- sized Enterprisees and Private Sector PromotionMohammed Lawa
InteriorMinister of the Interior in charge of Public SecurityMichel Nicaise Nassin
MediaMinister of Communication and Media, Goverment SpokespersonSerge Ghislain Djorie
EnvironmentMinister of Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentThierry Kamach
LaborMinister of Labor, Employment, and Vocational TrainingMichelle Mwanga
OthersMinister of Transport and Civil AviationGontran Ndjono-Ahaba
Minister of Equipment and Public worksGuistmala Hamza
Minister of Promotion of Youth and Sports and Civic EducationAristide Briand Reboas
Minister of Arts, Culture and Tourism Jennifer Saraiva Yanzere
Minister of Humanitarian Action and National ReconciliationVirginie Mbaikoua
Minister of the Gender Promotion,Protection of Women, Families and Children Marguerite Ramadan
Minister of Territorial Administration, Decentralization and Local DevelopmentBurno Yapande
Minister responsible for Disarmament, Demobilization, Reintegration and RepatriationJean Willybiro sako
Minister of Public Service and Administrative ReformMarcel Djimassé
Minister of Town Planning, Land Reform, Town and Housing Nicole Nkoue
Minister in charge of the General Secretariat of the GovernmentMaxime Balalou

Main political party

Name of partyFoundationTimes Elected to NATimes Won at NATimes Won at PE
United Hearts Movement - Mouvement Cœurs Unis (MCU)2018111
Movement for the Liberation of the Central African People - Mouvement pour la libération du peuple centrafricain (MLPC)1979612
National Convergence "Kwa Na Kwa" - Convergence nationale "Kwa Na Kwa" (KNK)2004421
Central African Democratic Rally - Rassemblement démocratique centrafricain (RDC)1986600

Last NA elections results

NA elections/Parties winning seatsSeats
United Hearts Movement (MCU)61
National Movement of Independents (MOUNI)9
Union for Central African Renewal (URCA)7
Movement for the Liberation of the Central African People (MLPC)6
Central African Democratic Rally (RDC)5
African Party for a Radical Transformation and the Integration of States (PATRIE)3
National Convergence "Kwa Na Kwa" (KNK)3
Path of Hope (CDE)2
Renaissance for Sustainable Development (RDD)2
Movement for Democracy and Development (MDD)2
Party for Democratic Governance (PGD)2
Action Party for Development (PAD)2
Party for Democracy and Solidarity - Kélémba (KPDS)1
Kodro Ti Mo Kozo Si Movement (MKMKS)1
Transformation Through Action Initiative (ITA)1
Alliance for Democracy and Progress (ADP)1
Democratic Movement for the Renewal and Evolution of Central Africa (MDREC)1
National Union of Republican Democrats (UNADER)1
National Union for Democracy and Progress (UNDP)1
Union for Renaissance and Development (URD)1
Be Afrika ti é Kwè ("Central Africa for Us All”, BTK)1
Socialist Party (PS)1
New Impetus for Central Africa (CANE)1
Central African Party for Integrated Development (PCDI)1
Number of parties winning seats24
Number of parties contesting
Female MPs10.48%
Voter turnout

Last Presidential elections results

Presidential elections  
Faustin Archange TouaderaMUC53.9
Anicet Georges DologueleURC21
Martin ZigueleMLPC7.5
Desire KolingbaRDC3.8
Total no of candidatesn/a
Voter Turnout76.3%

Voting System

  • PE: Under the 2015 constitution, the president is elected by universal direct suffrage for a period of 5 years (eligible for a second term)
  • NA: Members directly elected in single-seat constituencies by absolute majority vote with a second round if needed; members serve 5-year terms

Source: CIA World Factbook