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Boko Haram

Boko Haram Ambushes and Kills 23 Chadian Soldiers

At least 23 Chadian soldiers lost their lives in an ambush by the terror group Boko Haram in the night from Thursday to Friday,...
Chad

10 killed in attack on prisoner convoy in Chad

An attack on a convoy of prisoners on Wednesday morning in Chadian capital N'Djamena killed nine prisoners and one security guard, the country's chief...
blood

UN staff in Chad launch blood donation campaign

There are more than 140 UN staff in Chad who came to the clinic run by the institution The representative of the...
Heads of the African Union (AU) members and guests pose for a group photo during the 26th AU summit in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, on Jan. 30, 2016. The 26th ordinary session of the African Union (AU) heads of states and governments kicks off on Saturday at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

AU supports WFP with US$200k for refugees in Lake Chad

Ghana Ambassador to AU Albert Yankey said at the donating ceremony that the money will strengthen the WFP program in the fight against malnutrition,...

Chadian government bans students march scheduled Wednesday

The National Union of Students in Chad (UNET) called students of all public higher education institutions of the country, to peacefully protest in various...

Chad opens command center for law enforcement

The center, funded by the European Union, was inaugurated in N'Djamena, capital of Chad, by Public Security and Immigration Minister Ahmat Mahamat Bachir. ...
malaria

Malaria kills more than 1,000 in Chad this year

From Jan. 3 to Sept. 3, 833,628 suspected cases have been recorded across the country, with 1,302 deaths, the fatality rate is 0.16 percent. ...
Cuban Doctors

30 Cuban health professionals due in Chad for cooperation

Martinez said while meeting with his Chadian counterpart Assane Ngueadoum that the health professionals will come in two groups separately, one with 12 and...
Cameroonian President Paul Biya (R, front) converses with Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno during the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) leaders summit in Yaounde, capital of Cameroon, Feb. 16, 2015. The leaders of ECCAS agreed Monday in an extraordinary summit to provide Cameroon and Chad with an emergency aid of 50 billion FCFA (about 100 million U.S. dollars) to combat Boko Haram. (Xinhua/Fabrice Ngon)

14 presidents to attend Chad president’s swearing-in ceremony

They include presidents Paul Kagame of Rwanda, Omar Hassan al-Bashir of Sudan and Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger. Senegal will be represented by...
malaria

Chad launches preventive campaign against malaria

The campaign was launched in the capital N'Djamena by the secretary general in Chad's public health ministry Dr. Hamid Djabar. The campaign,...

Less than 1 pct of Chadian women exclusively breastfeed in first 6 months

In its statement, UNICEF noted that this situation increases the risk of death of the infants by 80 percent. "Delaying contact between...
Chadian and Cameroonian soldiers try to cross the El Beid bridge, which separates Fotokol from Gamboru, on February 3, 2015

Chinese firm offers beautification materials to Chad’s capital

The donation comprised 48 pieces of red carpets, 50 round tables, 250 telescopic insulation batteries and other accessories. The equipments will be...
Dollar

Communities around Lake Chad region to get US$4 million aid

Chad's Planing Minister Mahamat Mariam Nour on Tuesday launched a resilience support project for communities within Lake Chad region. "The project which...

Massive garbage collection operation launched in Chadian capital

The operation, which was launched at the start of the rainy season, aims to clear the city's ten communes of some 12,500 cubic meters...

103 Chadian orphans repatriated from Algeria

They were among the 503 people who, in 2014, left in search for gold in Tibesti region, northern Chad. They proceeded towards northern Niger...
Chadian military

Chadian bishops concerned with tension after presidential election

According to an official statement released by Bishop Jean-Claude Bouchard, the president of Episcopal Conference of Chad, the bishops urged the players in power...
Chad

Candidates start campaigning for the April 10 presidential election in Chad

Independent National Electoral Commission President Royoumbaye Nanadoumngar told Xinhua this campaign will last twenty days and will end on April 8 at midnight. ...
Sacrificial animals are seen at a livestock market set for the upcoming Muslim sacrificial festival Eid al-Adha, 60 km north of Cairo, Egypt, on Sept. 19, 2015. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

US$50 million to be spent on improving Chad’s livestock sector

The six-year project has been co-financed by the World Bank, Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel and the Chadian state. ...

Chadian soldiers deployed in Nigeria, Niger to return

Bakari urged his fellow citizens to come out in large numbers to welcome the soldiers who have accomplished their mission. On Nov. 7,...
Boko Haram

Chadian government declares state of emergency in Lake Chad Region

The state of emergency gives power to the governor of the Lake Chad Region to prohibit the movement of people and vehicles in certain...
Strike

Chadian civil servants begin three-day strike

Chad's main trade union called for the strike to protest against delayed payment of salaries as well as delayed disbursement of retirees' pensions, student...
Malaria Prevention

Chadian capital launches mosquito control program to curb malaria

Authorities in Chad's capital N'Djamena on Wednesday launched a vast mosquito control program in a bid to mitigate the prevalence of malaria. ...
Boko Haram

Boko Haram militants kill 18 villagers in Chad

Nigerian Islamic sect Boko Haram militants killed 18 villagers in Monday's attack on Memorom, a Chadian village near Lake Chad, local media reported Wednesday....

Two heavy explosions hit Chadian capital

Two heavy explosions, whose origin is not yet known, were heard on Monday morning in front of a police station and a national police...

Two heavy explosions hit Chadian capital

Two heavy explosions, whose origin is not yet known, were heard on Monday in front of a police station and a national police school...
elections

Chad seeks $62 million to organize elections

Chad needs 32 billion CFA Francs (62 million U.S. dollars) to organize the forthcoming presidential, legislative and local elections, Planing and International Cooperation Minister...
Ghana energy supply

African countries urged to fund energy projects

France's former energy minister Jean Louis Borloo has urged African countries to fund energy projects to achieve universal access to energy on the entire...
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AU launches joint forces to fight Boko Haram

The African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security Ismail Chergui on Monday officially launched the Joint Force of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (CBLT)...

8 Chadian police officers imprisoned for torturing students

Eight Chadian police officers were on Wednesday sentenced to six months in prison for having tortured students during a protest against mandatory wearing of...
Chadian military

Chad to expand its military intervention against Boko Haram

Chad's military intervention against Boko Haram in Nigeria should be extended until the threat posed by the Islamist sect can be eradicated, c said...