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African Republic rebel chief to name power-sharing government

Seleka rebels patrol the deserted streets of Bangui, the capital of the Central African Repubic. Despite a curfew, looters and armed gangs have been roaming the streets. While the rebels have been accused of pillaging and killings, they claim there have been allegations of abuses on the government's side. (SOUNDBITE) (French) SELEKA GENERAL, ARDA AHKOMA, SAYING: "That's true, there is a lot of looting, but it's not the Seleka people that do that, it's the others, who are well armed and organised by President (Francois) Bozize." About 5,000 Seleka fighters swept into Bangui on Sunday after the collapse of a power sharing deal. Thirteen South African soldiers were killed in the nine hour battle. And now the presidential palace is empty after ousted leader Francois Bozize fled to neighbouring Cameroon. French troops with tanks guard the international airport and organise checkpoints. Regional peace keepers say the leader of the rebel c

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