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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

Central Africa: The Attempt to Replenish Lake Chad's Water May Fail Again. Here's Why
[The Conversation Africa] The Transaqua Project is a big, ambitious initiative to replenish the waters of Lake Chad, a fresh water inland lake in Central Africa.
AllAfrica | 10-Oct-2017 13:20

South Africa and Chad Sign Memorandum of Understanding in Field of Biodiversity Conservation and Management
[Govt of SA] South Africa and chad sign memorandum of understanding in field of biodiversity conservation and management
AllAfrica | 09-Oct-2017 11:40

Sudan: Chadian Ambassador Congratulates Sudan People and Government On Sanctions Revocation
[SNA] Khartoum -The Chadian Ambassador to Khartoum, Saleh Hammed has affirmed that his country was convinced that the US will revoke its economic sanctions imposed on the country as Sudan did much to satisfy its people and the international community.
AllAfrica | 09-Oct-2017 10:50

Africa: Why Is Chad Part of Trump's Travel Ban?
[ISS] Since taking office in January, United States (US) President Donald Trump has made more than his fair share of inexplicable decisions. But the inclusion of Chad in the latest revision of his infamous travel ban may just be the most inexplicable of the lot.
AllAfrica | 05-Oct-2017 07:12

'We Lose Entire Communities in the Blink of an Eye and People Do Not Seem to Look'
[African Arguments] The crisis in Lake Chad Basin is one of the most desperate, and neglected, in the world.
AllAfrica | 28-Sep-2017 09:22

Chad: Key U.S. Ally Chad Baffled by Travel Ban Inclusion
[VOA] Chad's appearance on a new U.S. government list of countries subject to travel restrictions has the central African country bewildered.
AllAfrica | 27-Sep-2017 09:59

Somalia: Trump's Muslim Ban Revision Risks More Suffering
[Shabelle] Following a revision of President Trump's travel ban to now include restrictions on travelers from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen, Naureen Shah, senior campaigns director for Amnesty International USA, released the following statement:
AllAfrica | 26-Sep-2017 15:24

President Debby of Chad Received Message From President Bashir
[SNA] Ndjamena -President Idris Debby on Monday received a verbal message from his Sudanese counterpart, President Omar Bashir dealing with bilateral relations and ways of developing cooperation between the two sides.
AllAfrica | 26-Sep-2017 10:18

Chad Committed to a Secure Border With Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] N'djamena -Chad remains committed to maintain security on the border with Sudan through the joint Sudan-Chad forces.
AllAfrica | 26-Sep-2017 09:56

Trump Adds Chad to U.S. Travel Ban, Lifts Restrictions on Sudan
[allAfrica] Cape Town -President Donald Trump has included Chad in a new list of countries whose citizens are prohibited from entering the United States. But the ban placed on Sudanese travellers earlier this year has been ended.
AllAfrica | 25-Sep-2017 13:14

Chad Welcomes President Al-Bashir's Remarks On Sudan-Chad Borders
[SNA] Ndjamena -Chad has welcomed remarks made by President of the Republic, Field Marshal while he was addressing mass rallies during his recent visit West and South Darfur States in which he stressed that joint Sudanese-Chadian borderline should be a place for exchange of benefits between the two brotherly people and not a crossing for u8nruly groups.
AllAfrica | 25-Sep-2017 12:33

President Assistant Travels to Chad
[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic, Ibrahim Mahmoud, left Khartoum evening Friday heading for Chad. Mahmoud is accompanied by a high level delegation from the ruling National Congress party and a number of businessmen.
AllAfrica | 25-Sep-2017 11:06

Trump Signs Proclamation Restricting Travel From 8 Countries
[State Department] "Our government's first duty is to its people, to our citizens -- to serve their needs, to ensure their safety, to preserve their rights, and to defend their values." -- President Donald J. Trump
AllAfrica | 25-Sep-2017 09:07

Chad: UN Report Falls Short On Humanitarian Crisis Around Lake Chad
[IPS] Stockholm, Sweden -It is encouraging to see that the United Nations Security Council is beginning to acknowledge the transboundary dimensions of fragility and conflict, as demonstrated by its newly launched Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Lake Chad Basin region. The report, which was presented in the Security Council on 13 September 2017, emphasizes the need for regional responses and enhanced cooperation of different UN and humanitarian agencies as an important step to addressing the unfolding humani
AllAfrica | 22-Sep-2017 16:41

Al Bashir in Darfur - Sudan-Chad Border 'A Model of Security'
[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina / Foro Baranga -Sudan's President Omar Al Bashir says that the border between Sudan and Chad is no longer a conduit for illegal weapons, stolen vehicles, and armed rebel groups, but "a model for establishing security" thanks to the joint Sudan-Chad border force.
AllAfrica | 21-Sep-2017 10:21

Central Africa: Fights Over Water Worsening Lake Chad Conflict
[CAJ News] Maiduguri -REPEATED conflicts among nationals of different countries over control of the remaining water in the drying Lake Chad are worsening insecurity in the terror-prone region.
AllAfrica | 20-Sep-2017 16:35

Chad: Stronger Peacebuilding Efforts Needed to Tackle Boko Haram
[UN News] While the efforts of the Governments in Africa's Lake Chad Basin have diminished Boko Haram's combat capacity in the region, the terrorist group has changed its tactics, increasing the use of suicide attacks, the top United Nations political official reported to the Security Council today.
AllAfrica | 14-Sep-2017 10:30

Chad: In Backing Chad, the West Faces Moral Hazards
[ICG] The West sees Chad as a reliable ally in the fight against extremists in the African Sahel. But it needs to take more care. Chad is breaking prior agreements by spending much of its oil revenue on the military, while social services and good governance have suffered.
AllAfrica | 10-Sep-2017 17:19

Khartoum Denies Closing Libya, Chad, South Sudan Borders
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese Minister of Foreign Affairs has denied reports about the closure of the borders with three neighbouring countries.
AllAfrica | 10-Sep-2017 13:05

Chad: From Refugee Hotspot to Promised Land, Chad's Bet At the Paris Roundtable
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Chad needs commitments in its fight against poverty, strengthening resilience of its communities and ensuring long-term stability
AllAfrica | 08-Sep-2017 11:10

Senior Delegation Holds Talks With Chad President
[Shabait] Asmara -Senior Eritrean delegation comprising Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Mr. Yemane Gebreab, head of PFDJ Political Affairs, met and held talks with President Idris Deby of Chad. The senior delegation delivered a letter from President Isaias Afwerki to President Idris Deby focusing on regional, continental and international developments, particularly the need to reform the African Union.
AllAfrica | 07-Sep-2017 10:43

Deadly Malnutrition Soars Among Children in Lake Chad Amid Boko Haram Resurgence
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -The number of children suffering from life-threatening malnutrition across the Lake Chad Basin - about 800,000 - has soared since last year, and could spiral further as Boko Haram ramps up attacks in the region, an aid agency said on Tuesday.
AllAfrica | 06-Sep-2017 08:30

Elections Still a Weak Spot in Central Africa
[Africa Renewal] The special representative of the Secretary-General and head of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA), François Louncény Fall, appeared before the UN Security Council in June to brief it on the situation in the Central African region.
AllAfrica | 02-Sep-2017 11:57

To Be or Not to Be Chadian? Fleeing Central Africans Defy Traditional Ideas of Nationality
[RFI] For Idrissa Haroum, the decision was pure and simple he wants to live where he is accepted. The 55-year-old Muslim from the Central African Republic says that he was called a Chadian in his own country. He now owns that moniker, and has the birth certificate to prove it.
AllAfrica | 31-Aug-2017 12:54

UN Aid Chief Allocates U.S.$45 Million to Tackle Neglected Emergencies in Four Countries
[UN News] The United Nations aid chief released today $45 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to four countries "struggling in crises away from the headlines" - Afghanistan, the Central African Republic, Chad and Sudan - where more than 21 million people need urgent humanitarian assistance.
AllAfrica | 30-Aug-2017 15:25

Chadian PM Concludes Visit to Country
[SNA] Khartoum -The Chadian Prime Minister, Albert Pahimi Padacké, has concluded his three days official visit to the country, during which he met with the President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al -Bashir at the guests house, and the first vice president of the republic, the National Prime Minister, General, Bakri Hassan Salih at the council of ministers.
AllAfrica | 25-Aug-2017 09:56

VP - Sudanese Chadian Relations Are Strategic
[SNA] Khartoum -The Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohammed Abdul Rahman has described the Sudanese-Chadian bilateral relations as strategic, referring that the visit of the Chadian Prime Minister to Sudan comes in the context of strengthening the strategic relations and widening the economic interests between Sudan and Chad.
AllAfrica | 25-Aug-2017 09:56

Chadian PM Praises Visit to Sudan
[SNA] Khartoum -The Chadian Prime Minister, Albert Pahimi Padacké, has praised his visit to the Sudan, stressing that the visit has achieved its goals, noting that the visit comes in context of the friendship and good neighborhood relations between the Sudan and Chad that gains concern from the leaderships of the two countries, President Omer Al Bashir and Idriss Debbi.
AllAfrica | 25-Aug-2017 09:56

Chadian PM Visits Amipharma Drugs Factory and Zadna Farms
[SNA] Khartoum -The Chadian Prime Minister, Albert Pahimi Padacké, and the accompanying delegation have visited, Tuesday , the Amipharam Factory for Drugs Manufacturing , in Bahri area (north Khartoum), accompanied by the Vice President of the republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman and the Federal Health Minister, Bahar Iddris Abu-Garda.
AllAfrica | 23-Aug-2017 12:30

Chadian PM Visits Number of Factories, Expresses Desire to Transfer Sudan's Experiences
[SNA] Khartoum -The Chadian prime minister, informed during a tour on the country's industrial capabilities.
AllAfrica | 23-Aug-2017 11:05

Bakri Discusses With Chadian PM Enhancing Cooperation Between Two Countries
[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice President of the Republic, the National Prime Minister, General, Bakri Hassan Salih, discussed, Monday, with the visiting Chadian Prime Minister, Pahimi Padacké, the bilateral relations and ways for enhancing them further for the interest of the two countries, and pushing forward prospects for cooperation between them.
AllAfrica | 22-Aug-2017 10:53

Al-Bahir Affirms Sudan-Chad Strong, Eternal Relations
[SNA] Khartoum -The President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al -Bashir, has affirmed the eternal and strong relations between the Sudan and Chad on both the official and popular levels, and the Sudan's keenness to promote them in all domains.
AllAfrica | 22-Aug-2017 10:53

Sudan, Chad Agree to Continue Dialogue On Joint Issues
[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan and Chad have agreed to continue dialogue on the common issues between the two countries, especially the security, economic and political issues for boosting joint cooperation between them.
AllAfrica | 22-Aug-2017 09:54

Prime Minister of Chad Arrived in the Country
[SNA] Khartoum -The Chadian Premier, Albert Pahimi Padacké arrived here Monday, on a three-day visit during which he will hold talks with the government officials on enhancement of eternal relations between Sudan and Chad.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 16:22

Chadian Premier to Start Three-Day Visit to Sudan Monday
[SNA] Khartoum -The Prime Minister of Chad, Albert Pahimi Padacké, will arrive here Monday on a three-day visit during which he will meet with President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, First Vice-President and National Prime Minister, Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, and the Vice-President, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman to discuss ways and means of boosting relations between the two countries and issues of common interest.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 12:12

Chad Welcomes Sudanese Government Decision to Collect Weapons - Ambassador
[SNA] Khartoum -The Ambassador of Chad to Sudan, Salah Hamid Shegaira has affirmed that the visit of the Chadian Premier to Sudan Monday comes within context of enhancement of relations between Chad and Sudan and that the Prime Minister of Chad will discuss with the Sudanese government officials some scheduled files.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 12:12

Chadian Prime Minister to Visit Sudan On Monday
[SNA] Khartoum -Chadian Prime Minister,Albert Pahimi Padacké will visit Sudan next Monday, leading a high level delegation in response to an invitation extended by the Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohammed Abdul Rahman.
AllAfrica | 21-Aug-2017 10:47

Sudan: Sudan and Chad Discuss Exporting Goods, Establishing Trade Fairs
[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan and Chad have discussed the possibility of exporting Sudanese goods to the Chadian market and establishing exhibitions in Chad, they also emphasized the importance of the transit trade from Port Sudan to Chad.
AllAfrica | 08-Aug-2017 10:31

European Parliament President Meets the President of the Republic of Chad, Idriss Deby Itno
[PR Newswire] Brussels -The President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani met today the President of the Republic of Chad, Idriss Deby Itno. The meeting focused on the fragility of Sahel´s region security.
AllAfrica | 01-Aug-2017 12:26

Army Recovers 21 More Bodies in Lake Chad Basin Attack
[Leadership] Maiduguri -The Nigerian Army, yesterday, said that its search and rescue team has recovered additional bodies of 5 Soldiers , 11 Civilian JTF members and 5 members of the oil exploration team missing after Tuesday ambush of Oil exploration team convoy at Borno Yesu District of Magumeri, in Northern part of Borno state.
AllAfrica | 01-Aug-2017 08:08

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