A Dozen Shades of Khaki - Counter-Insurgency Operations in the Sahel
[IRIN] Dakar -The region has never been so militarised. Here's an overview of the international players in uniform.
AllAfrica | 15-Jan-2018 05:00

Nigeria:Herdsmen Challenge - Grow Grass in Chad and Mali
[Guardian] The murderous herdsmen are once again on the rampage; about a score of innocent Nigerian lives have been lost in the latest attacks. (Our hearts go out to the victim families in Benue State). This challenge has become insufferable; it is time we found an enduring solution to it. The unsettling incidences of foreign-looking herdsmen attacks on Nigerians on their legitimate lands are fast approaching emergency proportions, with the Federal Government seeming unnervingly clueless on how to curb the menace, ev
AllAfrica | 12-Jan-2018 11:49

Equatorial Guinea:Was There Really a Coup Attempt Against Obiang?
[Deutsche Welle] In late December, Teodoro Obiang's government reported a border crossing by foreign mercenaries. A UN special envoy has now visited the country and pledged support.
AllAfrica | 10-Jan-2018 10:04

Sudanese Gold Miners Killed in Chad Attack
[Radio Dabanga] Chad -At least 12 Sudanese nationals were killed and 17 others are missing after an attack on Monday by Chadian militants on a gold mine in Chad's Chré district on the country's border with Libya.
AllAfrica | 30-Dec-2017 13:09

Buhari Inaugurates Conference On Recharging Lake Chad February
[Leadership] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the hosting by Nigeria of an international conference on saving the Lake Chad. The conference is to revitalize the basin's ecosystem for sustainable livelihood, security and development.
AllAfrica | 27-Dec-2017 07:30

Buhari Hosts Int'l Conference On Lake Chad Early Next Year
[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari will in February next year, host a three-day international conference tagged: 'Saving the Lake Chad' in Abuja.
AllAfrica | 27-Dec-2017 07:17

Buhari to Inaugurate International Conferernce On Restoration of Lake Chad
[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the hosting by Nigeria of an international conference on saving the Lake Chad. The conference is to revitalize the basin's ecosystem for sustainable livelihood, security and development.
AllAfrica | 27-Dec-2017 06:03

Africa:Turkey's President Erdogan on Africa - allAfrica's Exclusive Interview
[allAfrica] Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an, speaking in an interview with AllAfrica ahead of a visit to three Muslim-majority African nations, has spoken out strongly against the selling of African migrants into slavery, and in favour of women's rights. He has also rejected criticism of Turkey's record on media freedom.
AllAfrica | 23-Dec-2017 07:17

Picture What It Means to Be a Chadian Woman
[RFI] They work as pilots, potters or footballers, sometimes against incredible odds, to build a better future for themselves and their families. Now for the first time, more than two hundred women are being honoured in a new book called "Portraits of Chadian Women", by artists Salma Khalil and Aché Coelo, who are challenging the way society sees African women.
AllAfrica | 21-Dec-2017 06:28

Sudan:Thousands of Chadian Refugees Set to Return From Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] Azum -More than 4,000 Chadian refugees in Central Darfur have started their voluntary return home after more than ten years in a Darfur refugee camp.
AllAfrica | 20-Dec-2017 10:05

Chad:Rfi English Service Journalist Recognised By UNCA for Work in Chad
[RFI] Laura Angela Bagnetto, a journalist with RFI's English service, has received the Bronze medal from the United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) for her series of reports on refugees in Chad.
AllAfrica | 19-Dec-2017 12:21

Niger:Former Boko Haram Fighters Wait for Rehabilitation Facility
[VOA] The multinational joint task force fighting the Boko Haram insurgency in Cameroon, Chad and Nigeria says it will hold some 200 former terrorists until Cameroon can construct a rehabilitation center where they will be socially integrated before returning to their communities. The ex-terrorists are currently at the barracks of the multinational joint task force in Mora, on Cameroon's northern border with Nigeria.
AllAfrica | 18-Dec-2017 08:25

West Africa:Finding the Right Role for the G5 Sahel Joint Force
[ICG] Ten months after its launch, the G5 Sahel joint force (FC-G5S), a joint project under- taken by the five countries of the Sahel (Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Chad) is slowly taking shape.
AllAfrica | 12-Dec-2017 01:33

A Move Toward Justice for Exploited Talibé Children
[HRW] Last month, the Senegalese government quietly teamed up with Interpol for a two-day anti-trafficking operation in Dakar. As part of Opération Épervier, a team of Senegalese police officers and social workers -- along with the national anti-trafficking unit and Interpol -- picked up over 50 children from the streets. The majority were talibés, or Quranic students, forced to beg by abusive teachers.
AllAfrica | 06-Dec-2017 15:20

Revised U.S. Travel Ban Stops Refugee Admissions for 120 Days
[Vanguard] The US Supreme Court on Monday issued an order allowing full enforcement of President Donald Trump's revised travel ban to go into effect while legal challenges are argued in lower courts.
AllAfrica | 06-Dec-2017 10:41

Cameroon:Ex-Boko Haram Fighters Hardly Finding Peace
[VOA] The U.N. is working with the governments of Cameroon, Nigeria and Chad to encourage communities to reintegrate rehabilitated ex-Boko Haram fighters and people held captive by the militant sect. The initiative faces continued resistance.
AllAfrica | 05-Dec-2017 09:52

Africa:Trump Travel Ban Can Stay - Supreme Court
[VOA] In a victory for President Donald Trump, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Monday to allow his latest travel ban to remain in force while the legal fight continues in the lower courts.
AllAfrica | 05-Dec-2017 06:08

President Al-Bashir Retuns From Chad
[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omar Al-Bashir, Saturday returned home following a two-day visit to Chad where he took part in the celebrations marking Chad's National Day.
AllAfrica | 04-Dec-2017 11:20

Debby Lauds Sudan Firearms Collection Experiment
[SNA] Khartoum -State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador, Atta Al-Manan Bakheit said the Chadian President Idriss Debby has lauded Sudan Firearms Collection campaign, affirming his government's support to the step.
AllAfrica | 04-Dec-2017 11:20

Chadian Foreign Minister - Presidents Al-Bashir and Deby Gave Instructions for Implementing Agreements On the Ground
[SNA] Ndjamena -The Chadian Foreign Minister, Hussein Ibrahim Taha, has described the visit of the President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, to Ndjamena as historic and conducive to cementing the relations between the two nations.
AllAfrica | 04-Dec-2017 11:09

President Bashir Witnesses Chad's Freedom and Democracy Festival Celebrations
[SNA] Ndjamena -President of the Republic Omar Bashir and his accompanying delegation on Friday witnessed with President Idriss Debby, the freedom and democracy celebrations.
AllAfrica | 04-Dec-2017 10:32

President Bashir Arrives in Chad
[SNA] Ndjamena, Chad -President of the Republic, Omar Bashir, on Friday arrived in Ndjamena, Chad, in a two day visit to Ndjamena, at the head of government delegation to take part in the celebrations marking the Chad National Day.
AllAfrica | 01-Dec-2017 14:15

Al-Bashir to Head to Chad to Participate in Its National Day Celebrations
[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir is due to leave for Chad Friday on a two-day visit to take part in Chad's National Day celebrations.
AllAfrica | 01-Dec-2017 09:22

Chad-Cameroon Pipeline - Safety, Security Prioritised
[Cameroon Tribune] The latest magazine of the Cameroon Oil Transportation Company (COTCO) shows that no accident has been recorded in the last 25 million hours of Work.
AllAfrica | 30-Nov-2017 09:35

Good Morning Africa On the Day Chad and Burundi Were Declared Republics
[This is Africa] The people of Burundi and Chad annually celebrate Republic Day on November 28.
AllAfrica | 28-Nov-2017 11:46

Chad:The Unexpected Migration Debate
[Deutsche Welle] Many Chadians are surprised: Since France's President Emmanuel Macron has been planning to set up asylum centers in Chad, the country has been the focus of a migration debate. But on the ground, it's not really an issue.
AllAfrica | 27-Nov-2017 13:30

U.S. Arrests Former Officials in Africa Bribery Schemes
[VOA] The bribery scheme was hatched in the halls of the United Nations in New York and spanned several continents.
AllAfrica | 21-Nov-2017 10:42

Mayor of N'djamena Briefed On Experiment of Vocational Training in Khartoum State
[SNA] Khartoum -The Mayor of N'Djamena municipality in Chad state, Mariam Jouma'a, Monday inspected the experiment of the Ministry of Manpower and Labour of Khartoum state in the field of vocational training, accompanied by Dr. Abdul A'atee Mohamed Khair the director general and number of the ministry's officials.
AllAfrica | 15-Nov-2017 10:18

Global-Warming Ground Zero - Chad Grapples With Climate Damage
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dosseye -From floods hitting refugee camps to shrinking lakes, Chad is suffering the impacts of climate change - could planting trees help?
AllAfrica | 14-Nov-2017 11:35

Commonly Used Drug May Be Key to Stopping Thousands of Mothers Dying
[allAfrica] Roughly every six minutes, a woman somewhere in the world bleeds to death in child birth. But a new medical trial shows that there is a way of combating the problem.
AllAfrica | 10-Nov-2017 11:25

Chad:Sell Sex or Starve - Grim Choices for Chad's 'Ghost' Girls
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Danamaja -"I stay because I don't have a choice. I'll put up with it until I can't take it anymore."
AllAfrica | 09-Nov-2017 14:12

'Nigeria, Somalia, Chad Have Highest Pneumonia, Diarrhoea Deaths'
[Guardian] Nigeria, Somalia and Chad have the highest number of deaths from child pneumonia and diarrhoea in the world. This was contained in a report by the International Vaccine Access Centre (IVAC), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, U.S.A.
AllAfrica | 06-Nov-2017 10:05

Cameroon:First Ladies Against Miseries...
[Cameroon Tribune] Mrs Chantal Biya had a satisfactory time in Chad encouraging her Chadian sister, Hinda Deby Itno in their humanitarian crusade.
AllAfrica | 03-Nov-2017 09:03

Chad's Survivors of Torture and Rape Seek Justice for Fellow Africans
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] N'djamena -Ginette Ngarbaye, 52, rises from her seat, leans forward and glares intensely at the ghost of her tormentor.
AllAfrica | 02-Nov-2017 09:47

Chantal Biya Visits 'Great Heart Foundation'
[Cameroon Tribune] This was one of her main activities as she participated in the extraordinary summit of CEMAC Heads of State in N'Djamena, Chad on October 31, 2017.
AllAfrica | 02-Nov-2017 08:54

Chadian Journalist Imprisoned After Report On Airline's Alleged Weapons Smuggling
[CPJ] New York -Chadian authorities should immediately release from detention and drop all charges against Juda Allahondoum, publisher of the weekly Le Visionnaire newspaper, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
AllAfrica | 01-Nov-2017 13:03

Sudan:West Darfur Koran Student Abducted by Chad Soldiers
[Radio Dabanga] Sirba -A group of Chadian soldiers abducted a Koran student in West Darfur's Sirba locality on Sunday.
AllAfrica | 31-Oct-2017 15:09

Sudan:UNHCR - Refugee Leaders From Chad Visit Darfur to Assess Return Prospects
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Darfur -After more than a decade in exile, Sudanese refugees begin to look more seriously at returning to Darfur; 25 Sudanese refugee leaders are returning to their home villages for the first time this week on go-and-see visits organised by the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and its government counterparts in Chad and Sudan.
AllAfrica | 27-Oct-2017 11:42

Lake Chad Basin Calm but Unpredictable, Says Military
[This Day] Maiduguri -The military has described the security situation around the Lake Chad Basin as unpredictable but calm, revealing that some islands around the area are still held by Boko Haram insurgents.
AllAfrica | 26-Oct-2017 07:36

Sudan, Chad Hold Third Boarders Meeting for Refugees Return
[SNA] Al- Genena -The Sudan and Chad have launched, Sunday, the third borders meeting for the return of the Sudanese refugees in camps in eastern chad, and the return of the Chadian refugees from the Sudan to their areas.
AllAfrica | 23-Oct-2017 14:27

25 Dead As Chad Camel Raiders Clash With West Darfur Posse
[Radio Dabanga] Kulbus / Kabkabiya -At least 25 people were killed and an unknown number wounded when armed camel rustlers from Chad clashed with a local rescue team in West Darfur this week. The situation in the area is reportedly still tense.
AllAfrica | 20-Oct-2017 10:37

Hawaii Judge Bars Travel Order From Taking Effect
[VOA] A federal judge in Hawaii has blocked President Donald Trump's latest order restricting travel which was to go into effect at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday.
AllAfrica | 18-Oct-2017 09:46

Pan African Parliament Asks Us to Lift Travel Ban On Chad
[Independent (Kampala)] The Pan African Parliament has expressed shock with the decision by the United States to ban Chadians from entering the US and has adopted a motion calling for the immediate lifting of the travel ban.
AllAfrica | 17-Oct-2017 16:09

Nigeria: More U.S. Backing 'Forthcoming' for Buhari's Drives Against Corruption & Boko Haram – New Ambassador
[allAfrica] The Nigerian embassy in Washington, DC - arguably one of the country's key diplomatic outposts - has an ambassador at the helm for the first time since Professor Adebowale Adefuye died unexpectedly two years ago, after serving as Nigeria's envoy to the United States for five years. Hassan Mohammed Hassan, a career diplomat, took up his assignment last month as deputy chief of mission with the rank of ambassador -- more than two years after President Mohammadu Buhari took office.
AllAfrica | 12-Oct-2017 09:23

Chad: Refugees On Aid Pittance Turn to Knitting and Hairdressing
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Diba 1 -Humanitarian agencies are helping refugees learn new skills and set up businesses in Chadian towns, working with - and serving - local people
AllAfrica | 11-Oct-2017 12:06

Chad Welcomes Revocation of Sanctions On Sudan, Deby Congratulates Al-Bashir
[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan Ambassador to Chad, Abdul-Aziz Hassan Saleh said that the Foreign Ministry of Chad issued a statement on Tuesday, welcomed lifting of sanctions against Sudan.
AllAfrica | 10-Oct-2017 13:31

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