Public Servants Resume Work
[Cameroon Tribune] Government on March 14, 2018 committed to pay the backlog of withheld wages.
AllAfrica | 16-Mar-2018 11:59

Bashir Briefed On Outcome of Sheikh Sanousi Visit to Chad
[SNA] Khartoum -The President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Bashir, was thursday briefed on the outcome of the recent visit by Assistant of the President of the Republic, Ibrahim Sanousi to Chad which dealt with relations between the Sudan and Chad.
AllAfrica | 16-Mar-2018 11:16

Nigeria:164,715 Nigerians Taking Refuge in Chad, Niger, Cameroon
[Daily Trust] Over 164, 715 Nigerians from crisis prone areas in the north east are now refugees in Chad, Niger and Cameroun, a humanitarian organization, Social Welfare Network Initiative (SWNI) has said.
AllAfrica | 13-Mar-2018 06:11

Africa:Rex Tillerson Ends Africa Trip With Focus On Security
[Deutsche Welle] After meetings with the AU in Ethiopia and diplomatic meetings in Kenya, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ended his Africa trip in Chad and Nigeria where counter terrorism topped the agenda.
AllAfrica | 13-Mar-2018 00:12

Africa:Tillerson's Tour Is About China's Influence and War On Terrorism
[Nation] Of the Kenya-Ethiopia-Djibouti-Chad-Nigeria circuit United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is covering in his first official African outing, he is perhaps only familiar with Nigeria, where the company he headed before joining government - ExxonMobil - drills a lot of oil.
AllAfrica | 10-Mar-2018 16:18

U.S. Secretary Tillerson's Visit Unlikely to Cut Much Ice With African Leaders
[allAfrica] The visit to Africa by United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, his first since taking office 14 months ago, will do little to shore up the Trump administration's relations with, or reverse America's diminishing influence in the continent.
AllAfrica | 07-Mar-2018 20:08

Time to Recharge Lake Chad
[This Day] The campaign to revive the lake has been a failure. The concerned authorities must do more to catch up with the rhetoric
AllAfrica | 07-Mar-2018 13:33

Africa:U.S. Secretary of State Spells Out Priorities for Africa Visit
[State Department] The text of an address by United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, at George Mason University, Virginia, ahead of his visit to Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Chad and Djibouti. The address is followed by a question-and-answer session.
AllAfrica | 06-Mar-2018 23:24

Senior State Department Officials Previewing Secretary Tillerson's Travel to Africa
[State Department] Washington, DC -MODERATOR: Good afternoon, everyone, and thank you very much for joining us for today's teleconference. Today we will have senior State Department officials previewing the Secretary's upcoming travel to the continent of Africa. I want to remind you that today's call is on background, and I'll describe the attribution in just a few seconds.
AllAfrica | 03-Mar-2018 14:42

Shrinking Lake Chad Waters - Rescue Plan Adopted
[Cameroon Tribune] Lake Chad Basin Commission Heads of State ended a conference in Abuja (Nigeria) on February 28, 2018.
AllAfrica | 02-Mar-2018 12:04

Bakri Briefed On Visit of Transportation Minister to Chad
[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice-President of the Republic, Prime Minister, Lt.Gen, Bakri Hassan Salih, was briefed on the outcome of the visit of the minister of transportation, Roads and Bridge to Chad and his efforts to link two countries with Roads and Railways.
AllAfrica | 02-Mar-2018 10:15

Chad:More Jobs Key to Dealing With Lake Chad Crisis, UNESCO Says
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Protecting the shrinking lake - and preventing a worsening humanitarian crisis - will require helping people find work, UN official says
AllAfrica | 01-Mar-2018 11:14

Sudan:More Chadian Refugees to Return From Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] Azum -Yesterday more than 4,000 Chadian refugees from Mukjar and Um Shalaya camps in Central Darfur bean return operations after conditions have become favourable for return to Chad.
AllAfrica | 01-Mar-2018 10:16

Shrinkage of Lake Chad Contributes to Farmers/Herdsmen Clashes - - Buhari
[Vanguard] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buahri, yesterday, in Abuja said the dwindling fortunes of the Lake Chad have contributed to the upsurge of terrorist activities as well as the constant clashes between farmers and herdsmen.
AllAfrica | 01-Mar-2018 10:06

Nigeria:Buhari Seeks Global Support to Revitalise Lake Chad, Experts Disagree On Funding
[Guardian] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the global community to urgently support effort to save Lake Chad from drying up.He lamented that the lake that used to provide livelihood for over 45 million people living in the basin is gradually going into extinction leading to increased migration and insecurity in the region.
AllAfrica | 01-Mar-2018 07:39

Despite Security Concerns, NNPC to Return to Lake Chad for Oil Exploration
[This Day] Kaduna -Notwithstanding the security concerns in the North-east, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that it will return to the Lake Chad Basin in Borno State to continue the search for crude oil.
AllAfrica | 01-Mar-2018 07:16

NNPC Returns Full Force to Explore Lake Chad Oil After Kidnap
[Daily Trust] Barely two weeks after the release of some lecturers prospecting for oil in the Chad Basin, the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has concluded arrangement to recommence exploration activities at the basin, Group Managing Director of NNPC, Maikanti Kacalla Baru, has said.
AllAfrica | 01-Mar-2018 06:28

Nigeria:Buhari Links Herdsmen Crisis, Terrorism to Shrinking Lake Chad
[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday described the negative effects of the shrinkage of Lake Chad as enormous.
AllAfrica | 01-Mar-2018 06:23

Sudan:Third Session of Sudanese-Chadian Transport Committee Held in N'djamena
[SNA] N'djamena -The Third Session of the Sudanese-Chadian Transport Committee was held in the capital of Chad, N'Djamena during the 26th-27th the current February. The Sudanese side was headed by the Minister of Transport, Roads and Bridges Engineer Makkawi Mohamed Awad and the Chadian side by the Minister of Infrastructure, Dismantling of Isolation and Civil Aviation.
AllAfrica | 28-Feb-2018 12:46

Nigeria:Best Way to Transform Lake Chad Basin - Freeman
[Daily Trust] A political-economic analyst for Africa, Lawrence Freeman, has suggested that the most ambitious and visionary inter-basin water project to recharge the Lake Chad is transaqua, proposed over three decades ago.
AllAfrica | 28-Feb-2018 07:21

The World Would Pay Dearly If Lake Chad Goes Into Extinction - President
[Guardian] Abuja -President Buhari has warned that the world would pay deadly if Lake Chad is allowed to go into extinction.
AllAfrica | 27-Feb-2018 07:14

Why Nigeria Must Lead Efforts to Save Lake Chad - Osinbajo
[Vanguard] Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has said that Nigeria must lead the efforts to save Lake Chad and pulling the region back from a major economic, social and ecological disaster.
AllAfrica | 27-Feb-2018 06:18

Nigeria:Why Lake Chad Requires Urgent Attention
[Guardian] Lives of people and natural resources in northern Nigeria and the seven other African countries that rely on Lake Chad for survival are under serious threat as the climate change challenge facing the lake worsens.
AllAfrica | 26-Feb-2018 15:06

Central Africa:Chad - the Drying Up of the Lake, Seeing Global Warming Up Close
[Fahamu] Travelling to Chad to see the lake and the Lake Chad Basin Commission
AllAfrica | 23-Feb-2018 13:49

FM - Sudan-Chad Borders Conference Is a Shift in Cooperation in Security, Economic and Cultural Fields
[SNA] Khartoum -The Sudan-Chad Borders Conference will be held in Al-Genaina, capital of Qwest Darfur State during March 24-25 under the theme" Borders for Contact not Barriers " with participation of bordering states of the two countries and a number of guests from neighboring countries.
AllAfrica | 21-Feb-2018 10:17

Nigeria:Lake Chad - 7 Million People Struggling With Food Insecurity - Report
[Leadership] A 2017 report from the United Nations (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Nigeria has pointed out that about 7 million people across the Lake Chad basin struggling with food insecurity need assistance.
AllAfrica | 20-Feb-2018 07:30

Information Ministry Undersecretary Arrives in N'djamena
[SNA] N'djamena -The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Information, Ambassador, Yasser Khider arrived Sunday, in the Chadian capital leading media delegation including the heads of the official media institutions.
AllAfrica | 19-Feb-2018 12:24

Chad Militiamen Kill Seven in West Darfur Cattle Raid
[Radio Dabanga] Beida Locality -Seven people were shot dead and eight others were wounded in an armed cattle theft operation allegedly carried out by militiamen from Chad at Mitere administrative unit of Beida locality in West Darfur on Monday.
AllAfrica | 16-Feb-2018 09:38

House Orders Stoppage of Nigeria's Contribution to Lake Chad Commission
[This Day] Abuja -The House of Representatives thursday passed a motion ordering the suspension of Nigeria's contribution to the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) until all issues of allegations of corruption against its Executive Secretary (ES), Mr. Sanusi Abdullahi, are satisfactorily investigated and resolved.
AllAfrica | 16-Feb-2018 07:13

Africa:Tutu Steps Down From Oxfam Role After Scandal
[News24Wire] Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has instructed his office to write to Oxfam International to inform them of his retirement as their global ambassador.
AllAfrica | 15-Feb-2018 21:04

Africa:Don't Scapegoat Oxfam Over Sex Abuse Scandal in Haiti, Agencies Say
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -"In the humanitarian world, this (behavior) happens"
AllAfrica | 15-Feb-2018 08:52

Chad:Oxfam Great Britain Announces Resignation of Deputy Chief Executive
[Oxfam] Penny Lawrence today resigned as Deputy Chief Executive of Oxfam Great Britain.
AllAfrica | 13-Feb-2018 08:01

Chad:Response to Allegations That Oxfam Staff Used Sex Workers in Chad in 2006
[Oxfam] In 2011, several Oxfam staff were accused of sexual exploitation and abuse in Haiti during the earthquake response. We have now heard of further allegations about the use of sex workers by Oxfam staff in Chad in 2006. We are shocked and dismayed about these latest revelations. While we can't corroborate the information from Chad at the moment, it highlights again unacceptable behavior by a small number of people and the need for a sector-wide approach to tackle the problem.
AllAfrica | 13-Feb-2018 08:00

Chad:Justice At Last for Chadian Dictator's Victims
[CAJ News] Addis Ababa -HUMAN rights groups believe the African Union's adoption of a trust fund for victims of former Chadian dictator, Hisse?ne Habre?, is a major step towards justice.
AllAfrica | 09-Feb-2018 10:52

Cabinet Approves Voluntary Repatriation Agreements
[SNA] Khartoum -The Council of Ministers in its regular meeting Thursday approved two agreements on the repatriation of Sudanese and Chadian refugees, as presented by the state minister at the Ministry of Interior, Babikir Osman Digna.
AllAfrica | 09-Feb-2018 09:57

Chad:Hissène Habré Case - Trust Fund for Victims
[HRW] Addis Ababa -The African Union's adoption of the Trust Fund Statute for victims of Hissène Habré's crimes is a major step toward justice, four human rights groups said today. The Trust Fund will now be able to start collecting and disbursing reparations for victims of the Habré regime.
AllAfrica | 08-Feb-2018 09:37

New Leaders Revive Process to Improve Governance, But More Work Needed
[SAIIA] In the Americas, when a young Latina girl turns 15, she celebrates her fiesta de quinceañera , a coming of age ceremony. Across the Atlantic Ocean, Africa's most important governance self-evaluation and promotion instrument -- the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) -- will also officially turn 15 on 9 March 2018.
AllAfrica | 07-Feb-2018 14:56

Presidents Al-Bashir and Deby to Attend Borders Conference in Al-Genaina
[SNA] Khartoum -The President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir and President Idris Deby of Chad will attend opening sessions of Conference of Sudan-Chad Borders which will run from 21-22 of current February in Al-Genaina, capital of West Darfur State.
AllAfrica | 07-Feb-2018 09:43

Nigeria:Over 300,000 Displaced Nigerians Taking Refuge in Cameroon, Chad, Niger - Minister
[Premium Times] The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmad, on Monday, says no fewer than 300, 000 Nigerians displaced by Boko Haram insurgency are taking refuge in Cameroon, Chad and Niger republics.
AllAfrica | 06-Feb-2018 06:27

Cameroon:Chad Deploys Military to Southern Cameroons as Crisis Persists
[allAfrica] According to multiple sources Chadian soldiers, dispatched by Chadian President Idriss Deby at the request of Cameroonian President Paul Biya, have been fighting for several weeks alongside Cameroonian's armed forces against the English-speaking separatists.
AllAfrica | 05-Feb-2018 12:00

Chad Arrests Local Journalist Over Satire Piece
[CPJ] Judicial police in Chad's capital N'Djamena on January 29, 2018, released Mahamat Abakar Issa, the director of the weekly newspaper Alchahed, after detaining him for seven days, according to Djimet Witche Wahili, the director of the privately owned news site Alwihda Info.
AllAfrica | 02-Feb-2018 06:12

Nigeria Hosts Global Conference to Save Lake Chad From Extinction
[This Day] The Federal Government of Nigeria, on behalf of other Heads of States and Government of the Lake Chad Basin Commission, is planning to host an international Conference from February 26 to 28 in Abuja on proffering solutions on saving the drying Lake Chad.
AllAfrica | 01-Feb-2018 06:32

Nigeria:Insecurity Stalling Oil Exploration in Chad Basin, Says NNPC
[Guardian] Kaduna -The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that, there is prospect in the exploration of oil in the Chad Basin, but security challenge has been the major impediment to the success of the project.
AllAfrica | 31-Jan-2018 14:20

Govt Plans Conference to Save Lake Chad
[Daily Trust] The Federal Government is organizing an international conference aimed at saving the drying Lake Chad.
AllAfrica | 30-Jan-2018 07:16

Boko Haram - Lake Chad Fish Traders Lament High Tariffs
[Premium Times] Fish traders in Borno State are accusing their union leaders of harming their trade by forcing them to fix prohibitive prices on the commodity from the Lake Chad area.
AllAfrica | 30-Jan-2018 06:27

Govt Mulls Cheaper Solution to Recharge Drying Lake Chad
[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Government may be considering cheaper options to recharge Lake Chad Basin other than the initial plan of transferring water from River Congo to the Basin.
AllAfrica | 16-Jan-2018 08:05

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