Joseph Kalite

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Joseph Kalite

Joseph Kalite (died 24 January 2014) was a Central African politician. As a government minister he either held the housing[1] or health portfolio.[2] Kalite, a Muslim,[1] was reported to be killed by anti-balaka outside the Central Mosque in the capital Bangui during the Central African Republic conflict.[1] He was killed with machetes on the day in Bangui after interim president Catherine Samba-Panza took power. At the time of the attack Kalite held no government position, nor did he under the Séléka rule. He was reported to have supported the rule of Séléka leader Michel Djotodia.[2][3]


  1. ^ a b c "CAR ex-minister hacked to death with machetes". Al Jazeera. 25 January 2014. Retrieved 18 February 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Former Central African Republic minister is killed by Christian militia". The Guardian. 24 January 2014. Retrieved 18 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Central African Republic attack kills Muslim ex-leader". CBC. 24 January 2014. Retrieved 18 February 2014.