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Journalists in Hiding After Threats
[CPJ] Abuja -Chadian domestic intelligence officers should cease harassing and attempting to intimidate journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. At least two journalists have gone into hiding following harassment from National Security Agency (ANS) officers in recent weeks, and another was detained and forced to apologize for his work.
AllAfrica | 25-Mar-2017 10:31

Moment of Truth for Chadian Dictator Convicted of Crimes Against Humanity
[The Conversation Africa] On May 30, 2016 an ad hoc tribunal in Dakar found the former Chadian head of state Hissène Habré guilty of crimes against humanity, war crimes, and torture. Part domestic, part international, the hybrid Chambres Africaines Extraordinaires sentenced him to life in prison.
AllAfrica | 24-Mar-2017 05:01

French National Kidnapped in Chad
[RFI] A French national was kidnapped on Thursday in eastern Chad, a French military source and a Chadian security source said.
AllAfrica | 23-Mar-2017 15:28

Africa: Le Pen Visit to Chad Causes Outcry
[Deutsche Welle] The French far-right presidential candidate has positioned herself as a champion of African sovereignty. But her visit to the French military base in N'Djamena was condemned by some local politicians.
AllAfrica | 23-Mar-2017 08:50

Chad: Chad - Cave Paintings Defaced
[Cameroon Tribune] Chad's culture minister says that ancient cave paintings at a world heritage site have been defaced. Mahamat Saleh Haroun told the AFP news agency that unknown vandals had scrawled over the 4000-year-old depictions of animals and people that decorate the sandstone caves of the Ennedi Plateau in the north-east of the country. When Mr Haroun became culture minister in February, he said one of his aims was to promote the country's tourist sites. The natural and cultural landscape of the Ennedi Massif was decl
AllAfrica | 21-Mar-2017 12:37

Africa: The Hidden Opportunity of the Lake Chad Basin Crisis
[ISS] While the Boko Haram-sparked humanitarian crisis raging in the Lake Chad Basin has largely been overlooked outside of the region, recent high-level efforts have sought to change that.
AllAfrica | 20-Mar-2017 16:15

Africa: Who Is New AU Head and What Does He Stand For?
[Deutsche Welle] New African Union Commission chief Moussa Faki Mahamat officially takes up his post on Tuesday. But who is Faki and what does he stand for?
AllAfrica | 14-Mar-2017 14:04

Sudanese Chadian Talks On Transports, Roads and Infrastructures Issue Recommendations
[SNA] Khartoum -The Joint Sudanese Chadian talks on Transport, Roads, Bridges and Infrastructures, issued their recommendations on Sunday, calling for a convening of the joint Technical Committee in a month's time, and a preparations of a feasibility study by know how house for construction of railway line linking Nyala of Sudan to Adre of Chad.
AllAfrica | 14-Mar-2017 10:45

'Holistic Thinking' Needed for Peace, Development in Lake Chad Region - Deputy UN Chief Mohammed
[UN News] Highlighting the multifaceted nature of the crisis in Africa's Lake Chad Basin, the deputy United Nations chief underlined the need for a holistic approach that includes responding to the Boko Haram as well as closing the gap between humanitarian assistance and development interventions.
AllAfrica | 10-Mar-2017 17:19

West Africa: Fighting Boko Haram in Chad: Beyond Military Measures
[ICG] Since 2015, the conflict between Chad's armed forces and Boko Haram has destabilised the Lake Chad region in the west of the country. Defeating this resilient insurgency requires the state to go beyond a purely military campaign and relaunch trade, improve public services and reintegrate demobilised militants.
AllAfrica | 10-Mar-2017 16:42

Chad Journalists in Hiding After Threats
[PR Newswire] New York -Chadian domestic intelligence officers should cease harassing and attempting to intimidate journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. At least two journalists have gone into hiding following harassment from National Security Agency (ANS) officers in recent weeks, and another was detained and forced to apologize for his work.
AllAfrica | 08-Mar-2017 14:05

Nigeria Did Not Pledge $1 Billion to Recharge Lake Chad - Minister
[Premium Times] The Federal Government says it did not pledge $1 billion for recharging of Lake Chad or humanitarian assistance to the region contrary to claims by the UN Security Council, UNSC.
AllAfrica | 08-Mar-2017 09:13

Nigeria, Lake Chad Region Porous Borders Pose Threats to Security, Lives
[Vanguard] The Theatre Commander Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen. Lucky Irabor has said that the greatest challenge of troops before now is the porosity of borders between the neighbouring countries of Niger, Chad and Cameroon and in Lake Chad region.
AllAfrica | 07-Mar-2017 06:40

Humanitarian Crisis in Lake Chad Basin - UN Security Council Promises Continued Support
[Cameroon Tribune] The visiting delegation proffered solutions during a working session with President Paul Biya at the State House on Friday March 3, 2017
AllAfrica | 06-Mar-2017 17:55

Donors Meeting in Oslo Pledge Aid to Crisis Hit Lake Chad Region
[Deutsche Welle] Donors at a one-day conference have pledged a third of the UN's humanitarian appeal for the Lake Chad region. More than half of the region's population are in need of humanitarian aid.
AllAfrica | 01-Mar-2017 11:30

Lake Chad Basin - World's Most Neglected Crisis Rages On
[Al Jazeera] On Friday, February 24, the countries of the Lake Chad region - Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria, donor governments such as Norway and Germany, the United States and the United Kingdom, and international organisations are gathering for the Oslo Humanitarian Conference on Nigeria and the Lake Chad Region.
AllAfrica | 01-Mar-2017 11:03

Germany Backs $1.5 Billion Aid Call for Lake Chad Region
[Deutsche Welle] A new funding appeal for the Lake Chad region is to be launched at an international donors' conference in Oslo on Friday. Two million people have been displaced and many more are trapped in a humanitarian crisis.
AllAfrica | 01-Mar-2017 10:58

Chad: Orlando Bloom Says Children's Suffering in Lake Chad Region "Hard to Comprehend"
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Orlando Bloom, star of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "Lord of the Rings" movies, said on Friday it was hard to grasp the scale of the suffering in Africa's Lake Chad region after visiting some of the children uprooted by years of conflict.
AllAfrica | 25-Feb-2017 07:56

Central Africa: Lake Chad - Building Walls or Bridges?
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] In Nigeria and the Lake Chad region today, unbeknownst to the world, some 11 million people need emergency relief
AllAfrica | 24-Feb-2017 13:48

Chad: Lake Chad Money, Oxfam-Goal Merger, and Serial Syria Talks - the Cheat Sheet
[IRIN] Every week, IRIN's team of editors takes a look at what lies ahead on the humanitarian agenda and curates a selection of some of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed:
AllAfrica | 21-Feb-2017 10:01

Central Africa: Cemac - President Idriss Deby Takes Over Presidency
[Cameroon Tribune] Cameroon's Prime Minister, Head of Government Philemon Yang represented President Paul Biya at the 13th Heads of State and Government summit of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) on February 17, 2017 in Djibloho, Equatorial Guinea. The Djibloho summit that came on the heels of the Yaounde extraordinary summit on December 23, 2016 was crowned with key resolutions contained in the final communiqué intended to further consolidate integration within the CEMAC zone and enhance so
AllAfrica | 20-Feb-2017 14:27

Sudan: FM Phones His Chadian Counterpart
[SNA] Khartoum -The Foreign Minister, Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour, Monday made a phone call with his new Chadian counterpart, Hussein IbrahimTaha, during which he congratulated him for winning confidence of President Idris Debby, and affirmed his keenness to work with him to enhance the cooperation and coordination between the two countries on all the regional and international issues.
AllAfrica | 14-Feb-2017 10:40

Sudan: Homes Devoured by Flames in Darfur, Eastern Chad
[Radio Dabanga] Assalaya / Gireida / Goz Amer -Fires destroyed more than 100 houses and shelters in Darfur and eastern Chad over the weekend. On Sunday, a fire destroyed the full contents of 95 houses in Assalaya in East Darfur.
AllAfrica | 13-Feb-2017 14:49

Africa: Who Is the New African Union Chief?
[ISS] The new AUC chairperson will focus on peace and security issues, but what about ensuring free and fair elections?
AllAfrica | 10-Feb-2017 13:57

Hepatitis E Outbreak Kills 11, Threatens Hundreds More - NGO
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -MSF has recorded 70 cases of people suffering from hepatitis E, a liver disease that spreads through water contaminated with faeces
AllAfrica | 09-Feb-2017 13:07

Chadian President Sends Message to President
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno sent a message to the Angolan Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos.
AllAfrica | 09-Feb-2017 11:01

Lake Chad - 'Countries Need to Recognize the Gravity of the Crisis'
[Deutsche Welle] The Lake Chad Basin crisis is now at a turning point. Boko Haram's attacks and military counter-offensives have displaced at least 2.3 million people.
AllAfrica | 08-Feb-2017 11:42

Amina Loses African Union Commission Chair Vote to Chad's Mahamat
[Dalsan Radio] Foreign Affairs CS Amina Mohamed has lost the election for African Union Commission chairperson to Chad's Moussa Mahamat.
AllAfrica | 01-Feb-2017 14:53

How Kenya's Amina Lost to Chad's Mahamat in Race for AUC Chair
[East African] A last-minute change of the agenda and the refusal by Uganda, Djibouti and Burundi to vote for Kenya were Monday evening blamed for the defeat of Kenya's Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed in the race to become chairperson of African Union Commission.
AllAfrica | 01-Feb-2017 08:39

Kenya Loses AU Commission Chairmanship to Chad
[Capital FM] Addis Ababa -There were actual tears shed by the Kenyan delegation when it became clear that Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed would not become Chairperson of the African Union Commission.
AllAfrica | 31-Jan-2017 08:41

Kenya's Amina Loses AU Chair to Chad Foreign Minister
[Citizen] Addis Ababa -Kenya has lost its bid to have one of its own as chairperson of the African Union Commission.
AllAfrica | 31-Jan-2017 06:31

Chad's Mahamat to Chair AU Commission
[News24Wire] Chad's foreign minister Moussa Faki Mahamat is the next AU Commission chairperson.
AllAfrica | 30-Jan-2017 16:03

Africa: Chad's Moussa Faki Mahamat to Head AU Commission
[allAfrica] It is being reported that Chad's foreign minister Moussa Faki Mahamat has been elected the new AU Commission Chairperson. He won by 28 votes to Amina Mohamed of Kenya's 25.
AllAfrica | 30-Jan-2017 15:48

Nigeria, Chad Seek $50 Billion Aid to Recharge Shrinking Lake Chad
[Leadership] Nigeria and the Republic of Chad are seeking a $50 billion aid for the recharging and refilling of the drying Lake Chad.
AllAfrica | 30-Jan-2017 09:59

Nigeria, Chad Seek U.S.$50 Billion to Recharge Shrinking Lake Chad
[Premium Times] Nigeria and Republic of Chad have called on the African Union, AU, and international donors to assist in raising $50 billion dollars for recharging of drying Lake Chad.
AllAfrica | 30-Jan-2017 07:01

Assistant of President Hails Efforts of Qatar and Chad for Realizing Peace in Darfur
[SNA] Doha -Assistant of the President of the Republic, Musa Mohamed Ahmed, has hailed the efforts of Qatar and its Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, for boosting realization of peace in Sudan and sponsoring the peace negotiations for acieving peace in Darfur in the context of Doha Document for peace in Darfur.
AllAfrica | 24-Jan-2017 09:07

Ghandour Receives Envoy of Chadian President
[SNA] Khartoum -The Foreign Minister, Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour, on Sunday, received in his Office the Foreign Minister of and Envoy of Chadian President, Musa Faki Mohamed who is visiting the Country these days carrying a message from President of Chad, Idris Deby to President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir.
AllAfrica | 23-Jan-2017 13:00

SA, Chad Sign Bilateral Agreement On Aviation
[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -South Africa and Chad have signed a Bilateral Air Services Agreement (BASA) which is expected to bring opportunities that will grow the aviation industry in both countries.
AllAfrica | 23-Jan-2017 11:16

Sir Anerood Meets Special Envoy of the President of the Republic of Chad
[Government of Mauritius] The Republic of Chad has solicited the support of the Republic of Mauritius regarding its candidature to chair the African Union (AU) Commission.
AllAfrica | 18-Jan-2017 13:46

Humanitarian Crisis in Lake Chad Basin 'Growing in Dramatic Fashion,' Security Council Told
[UN News] Briefing the Security Council today, senior United Nations officials underlined the significant challenges and deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Lake Chad Basin region, including in particular those posed by the militant group, Boko Haram, and urged for sustained support to national and regional security, political and humanitarian action.
AllAfrica | 16-Jan-2017 11:03

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