NewsIDB signs a 3.14 million US Dollar agreement to support education development in Chad
WAM JEDDAH, 11th March, 2014 -- The Islamic Development Bank Group and the Republic of Chad, today signed an agreement worth 3.14 million US Dollars to support a dual Arabic-French education development project in the first level of secondary education, through a loan from the IDB and the Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development affiliated to the ... (more)
Topix.net | 11-Mar-2014 12:31
Chad oil drilling workers start three-day strike over pay
Around 1,600 workers in Chad's oil exploration sector began a three-day strike on Sunday after rejecting a pay offer from two Chinese firms employing them, a union official said.
Topix.net | 09-Mar-2014 20:29
Chad: Refugees in Chad Need Urgent Aid, Protection
Chad is now home to more than 80,000 refugees from the Central African Republic .
Topix.net | 08-Mar-2014 09:12
Skilled Central African workers, students and professionals find shelter in Chad
N'DJAMENA, Chad, March 5 - In the past three months, the government of Chad has evacuated about 16,000 people to N'Djamena from the Central African Republic amid mounting violence and religious persecution in the neighbouring country.
Topix.net | 05-Mar-2014 17:33
Central Africa: Central Africa's Extractive Industry Must Create Jobs and Wealth - Chadian Minister
N'djamena - Central Africa is a mineral-rich sub-region, but the contribution of extractive industries to the development of other economic sectors is limited.
Topix.net | 04-Mar-2014 13:36
Committee on Post 2015 Development Agenda holds meeting in Ndjamena - Monday, 03 March 2014 07:20
Addis Ababa, 3 March 2014 - The High Level Committee of Heads of State and Governments on the Post 2015 Development Agenda held a meeting yesterday in Ndjamena, Chad.
Topix.net | 03-Mar-2014 11:38
Caracal Energy Inc.
Caracal Energy Inc. is a publicly traded Canadian energy company involved in the exploration, development and production of oil in the Republic of Chad in Africa.
Topix.net | 03-Mar-2014 07:29
Analysis: Evacuation dilemma in the Central African Republic
Zannah Bassar, a Muslim woman living in the Central African Republic capital, Bangui, has a simple message for the international community - she wants to be evacuated.
Topix.net | 28-Feb-2014 13:40
Long road to an African rapid reaction force
JOHANNESBURG 21 February 2014 (IRIN) - The African Union (AU) is rethinking on how it can most effectively deploy military forces to tackle the continent’s crises.
irinnews.org | 21-Feb-2014 01:00
Heavy fighting near C. African Republic airport
Heavy fighting including rocket and grenade attacks broke out Wednesday near the airport in Central African Republic's capital, sparking fear and panic in a nearby displacement camp home to some 100,000 people.
Topix.net | 19-Feb-2014 20:00
Central Africa: N'djamena Meeting to Establish Roadmap for Green Industrialisation
At the invitation of the Government of the Republic of Chad, the Economic Commission for Africa will organise the 30th session of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts of Central Africa from 5 to 7 March 2014 in N'Djamena, the Chadian capital.
Topix.net | 18-Feb-2014 18:57
Chad says U.N. force needed to stabilize Central African Republic
Chad's President Idriss Deby has called for the creation of a U.N. peacekeeping mission to contain violence in Central African Republic, the first time the region's military heavyweight has publicly sought U.N. intervention.
Topix.net | 18-Feb-2014 14:47
Chad: Court Reduces Jail Terms for French Children Smugglers
Two French NGO leaders were given suspended jail sentences for trying to to smuggle 103 Chadian children to France in 2007 on Friday.
Topix.net | 16-Feb-2014 10:27
Muslim flight from C.African Republic leaves broken homes, swamps UN
Muslims gather at a camp for displaced people at Mpoko international airport in Bangui, CAR< as they wait to leave the capital, February 13, 2014.
Topix.net | 14-Feb-2014 20:52
Africa: Fallout From 1960s French Nuclear Test Reached Sicily, Chad
The French defence ministry lied about the fallout from France's first nuclear test in the Sahara desert in 1960.
Topix.net | 14-Feb-2014 16:43
Chad to privatise third-largest mobile operator Sotel
Chad has launched the privatisation of the central African country's third-largest mobile operator Sotel, nearly four years after a failed attempt to sell a controlling stake to Libya's sovereign wealth fund.
Topix.net | 13-Feb-2014 22:04
Chad: Assistance to CAR and Sudanese refugees, and host communities inside Chad
Appeal Chad Assistance to CAR and Sudanese refugees, and Host communities inside Chad - TCD141 Appeal Target: US$ US$ 899,696 Balance Requested: US$ US$ 899,696 Geneva, 12 February 2014 During 2013 Chad has been dealing with two new influxes of refugees from the Central African Republic and from Sudan who are fleeing fighting in their countries.
Topix.net | 13-Feb-2014 12:45
Central African Republic: Chad's Role Behind the Scenes in the CAR
A bloody conflict is threatening to tear the Central African Republic apart. The African Union has sent troops, the EU wants to follow suit - but it is Chad which is pulling the strings militarily and politically.
Topix.net | 13-Feb-2014 09:45
Elephants, rangers face growing threats in Chad
Rian Labuschagne pilots his single-engine bush plane low over a herd of elephants, his trained eye scanning for calves.
Topix.net | 12-Feb-2014 08:55
ERHC Energy Inc. Completes Farm-Out to CEPSA
ERHC Energy Inc. , a publicly traded American company with oil and gas assets in Sub-Saharan Africa, is pleased to announce the completion of its farm-out agreement with CEPSA , an international integrated oil and gas company.
Topix.net | 10-Feb-2014 22:23
Clashes in Bangui leave at least 11 dead: witnesses
A weekend of violence and looting in the Central African capital has left at least 11 people reported dead, including two Muslims who were gruesomely lynched and a lawmaker gunned down in a drive-by shooting.
Topix.net | 10-Feb-2014 01:25
Breaking the cycle of youth unemployment, poverty
DAKAR 10 February 2014 (IRIN) - Youth unemployment and underemployment are among the main barriers to development in West Africa, say experts. Not only does the exclusion of young people from the labour force perpetuate generational cycles of poverty, it also breaks down social cohesion and can be associated with higher levels of crime and violence among idle youth.
irinnews.org | 10-Feb-2014 01:00
Helping Africa’s urban poor gain from modernization
NAIROBI 04 February 2014 (IRIN) - Plans to reshape and modernize African cities, in part driven by investment, architecture and construction companies seeking new markets, could deepen existing social inequalities, according to recent research. But these development plans could also benefit the poor if governments are responsive to the needs of their citizens, argue analysts.
irinnews.org | 04-Feb-2014 01:00
Central African Republic: Chadian refugees leave their home of decades
BANGUI, Central African Republic, February 3 - Forty-year-old Adidja* recently flew out of the Central African Republic , her home for decades, with a heavy heart and a terrible sense of loss.
Topix.net | 03-Feb-2014 18:55
Caracal Energy Inc. - Total Voting Rights
CALGARY , Feb. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Caracal Energy Inc. notifies the market that the Company's issued share capital as at the close of business on 31 January 2014 was 146,596,258 common shares.
Topix.net | 03-Feb-2014 09:41
UN shifts approach to help Sahel’s 20 million hungry
DAKAR 03 February 2014 (IRIN) - Over 20 million people in the Sahel will need humanitarian assistance in 2014, up 8.7 million over the number of people in need in 2013, estimates the UN, which launched an ambitious three-year Sahel strategy today.
irinnews.org | 03-Feb-2014 01:00
30 killed in capital in three days as C.Africa violence spreads
An "unprecedented level of violence" in the Central African Republic capital has left 30 dead in three days, the Red Cross said Friday, as French troops converged on a rebel-held northern town.
Topix.net | 31-Jan-2014 22:17
Chad: DA by's Misstep in the Central African Republic
By allegedly backing the Slka rebels in early 2013, President Dby of Chad thought he could finally solve his southern problem.
Topix.net | 29-Jan-2014 12:12
Refugees flee war-torn CAR
N'DJAMENA, Chad-Chadian citizens living in the Central African Republic are flooding back to N'djamena, Chad's capital, to escape the country's escalating warfare and associated mob violence.
Topix.net | 27-Jan-2014 20:52
Chad: Influx of People Fleeing Conflict in Central African Republic
More than 40,000 people have already crossed the border into Chad, fleeing conflict and violence in Central African Republic .
Topix.net | 27-Jan-2014 16:42
Central African Republic: New management, old divisions
AFTER a year of violence that left more than 1,000 people dead in December alone, many in the Central African Republic will be glad to see the back of Michel Djotodia.
Topix.net | 16-Jan-2014 18:12
Central African Republic: Will the Post-Djotodia Era Usher in Peace or Increased Volatility
With the president and prime minister gone, a vast host of parties and opportunists are pushing for a role in the next administration.
Topix.net | 16-Jan-2014 08:53
Good African elephant news
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Topix.net | 15-Jan-2014 13:15
ERHC Energy Inc. Awards Contract for 2D Seismic Survey in Kenya Block 11A
ERHC Energy Inc. , a publicly traded American company with oil and gas assets in Sub-Saharan Africa, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, ERHC Energy Kenya Limited, has awarded BGP Kenya Limited a contract to conduct a 2D seismic survey of Block 11A in northwestern Kenya.
Topix.net | 14-Jan-2014 14:12
CARE warns that plight of Central African Republic refugees and returnees should not be ignored
Need for more funding as refugees and returnees continue crossing into Chad/CARE supports camps with water, sanitation and food N'Djamena, Chad : Amidst recurring warnings that the Central African Republic is heading for a humanitarian disaster, the volatile situation and the mounting humanitarian needs in CAR are gravely concerning, and require ... (more)
Topix.net | 13-Jan-2014 15:58
CAR parliament to elect interim president within 10 days, report says
The Central African Republic parliament will elect a successor to former interim president Michel Djotodia within 10 days, Radio France International reported Monday.
Topix.net | 13-Jan-2014 11:44
Gay 'prisoner of conscience' dies in Cameroon
An unidentified attendee, President of Gabon Ali Bongo, President of the Republic of the Congo Denis Sassou Nguesso, Chadian President Idriss Deby, President of Sao Tome and Principe Manuel Pinto da Costa, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Joseph Kabila, Central African President Michel Djotodia, Prime Minister of Cameroon Philemon ... (more)
Topix.net | 12-Jan-2014 13:41
Airlift for stranded foreigners in CAR begins
An operation to airlift thousands of African migrants stranded in violence-ravaged Central African Republic in dire humanitarian conditions started Saturday.
Topix.net | 11-Jan-2014 17:03
C. African Republic president, PM stepping down
Michel Djotodia, the rebel leader who seized control of Central African Republic only to see the desperately poor country tumble toward anarchy and sectarian bloodshed, agreed to resign Friday along with his prime minister, regional officials announced.
Topix.net | 10-Jan-2014 16:20
Exodus adds to CAR crisis
About a century after she says she was born in CAR, Rame Higa is heading for Chad after her home was torched and two sons killed.
Topix.net | 09-Jan-2014 23:47
the World Food Programme Welcomes Chad's Historic Contribution to School Meals
For the first time since the beginning of its operations in Chad 50 years ago, the United Nations World Food Programme has received a contribution of 182 metrics tons of food from the Chadian government for its school meals programme.
Topix.net | 09-Jan-2014 19:32
Regional leaders to pile pressure on C....
African leaders began talks on Thursday to tackle the sectarian violence wracking the Central African Republic, with the pressure piling on the country's embattled president.
Topix.net | 09-Jan-2014 15:17
Exodus adds to CAR crisis
BANGUI 09 January 2014 (IRIN) - Tens of thousands of people of Chadian origin are desparate to flee violence in the Central African Republic. Their sudden departure is bad news for both countries.
irinnews.org | 09-Jan-2014 01:00
Central African president to step down at regional summit: sources
Central African Republic's interim President Michel Djotodia is expected to step down at a summit of regional leaders on Thursday amid frustration at his failure to quell religious violence in his nation, diplomatic and political sources said on Wednesday.
Topix.net | 08-Jan-2014 17:40
Crisis in CAR: Chadian envoy received at State House
The President of the Republic, Paul Biya has received in audience a special envoy of President Idriss Deby Itno of Chad.
Topix.net | 06-Jan-2014 17:59
Chad Says 23 Soldiers Lost in Central African Republic
Chad says 23 soldiers lost in Central African Republic Xinhua | Agencies Published on January 03, 2014 16:09 In the last two decades, Chad lost 23 soldiers in peace efforts in neighboring Central African Republic, Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno said on Thursday.
Topix.net | 04-Jan-2014 14:14