NewsChad: 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