Central African Republic's PM, cabinet resign: state radio

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File photo of Catherine Samba-Panza, interim president of the Central African Republic, addressing Central African Army Forces soldiers as Prime Minister Andre Nzapayeke in Bangui
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Catherine Samba-Panza, interim president of the Central African Republic, addresses Central African Army Forces (FACA) soldiers as Prime Minister Andre Nzapayeke (L) looks on, at the National College of Administration and Magistrature in the capital Bangui in this file photo taken February 5, 2014. Central African Republic's prime minister Nzapayeke and his cabinet have resigned, a spokesman for President Catherine Samba-Panza said on state radio on August 5, 2014. REUTERS/Siegfried Modola/Files (CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)

Central African Republic's prime minister and his cabinet have resigned, a spokesman for President Catherine Samba-Panza said on state radio on Tuesday.

"The head of state asked for and obtained the resignation of the Prime Minister Andre Nzapayeke and his government," the spokesman said, without naming a new premier.

(Reporting by Crispin Dembassa-Kette; Writing by Emma Farge; Editing by Daniel Flynn)

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