Catherine states that the international medias focus on religious differences in the Central African Republic, is obscuring the real issues, and the real cause/s of the conflict
'This is not a religious conflict'.. she asserts, it's causes are ultimately economic, of poverty, of exclusion, poor governance, and inequality
Catherine Samba - Panza is only in office for 1yr, and apparently as interim president will not be able to stand for office. Seeing herself as a mother to all, Catherine is confidant she can achieve and fulfill her mandate.
Watch Catherine's interview in full on AlJazeera [here]