[This Day] The Centre for China Studies on Wednesday advised the federal government to key into Chinese Government's Belt and Road Initiative in order to reclaim the Lake Chad which has been receding over the years and has given oxygen to terrorism in Nigeria and parts of sub-Saharan Africa.
[DW] Chad's transitional government has declared a food and nutrition emergency in the wake of the Ukraine war and a poor harvest. In neighboring Niger and much of the African continent, food insecurity is skyrocketing.
[UN News] Late Captain Abdelrazakh Hamit Bahar of Chad, was named on Tuesday as the recipient of United Nations Peacekeeping's highest award, for exceptional courage, serving in Mali, which will be presented on Thursday at UN Headquarters in New York.
[CPJ] Dakar -- Authorities in Chad should cease their harassment of reporter Olivier Memnguidé and ensure journalists can cover events of public interest, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday.
[IPS] Lake Chad -- Fourteen-year-old Hadiza smiles as she clutches a purple bag in her hands. Inside the cloth bag is a Menstrual Hygiene Management kit, an essential item that gives her dignity and enables her to continue with school even when menstruating.
[The Conversation Africa] Troop contributions to international interventions by authoritarian states pose a puzzle. On the one hand, participation in such interventions indicates support for a liberal-cosmopolitan order that entails the protection of human rights at an international level. On the other, authoritarian regimes deny these rights to their own citizens.
[Leadership] Troops of multinational joint task force say they have neutralised 25 Boko Haram and the Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists after repelling an attack by the terrorists in the North Eastern Lake Chad.
[This Day] The troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), weekend, eliminated 26 Boko Haram and the Islamic State for West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters during an attack by terrorists in the North Lake Chad.
[Leadership] Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) Nigeria and Niger Republics have neutralised over 25 terrorists and rescued six kidnapped victims during clearance operations into insurgents enclaves in the North-East.
[DW] The ruling Chadian military junta is yet to make any significant progress in returning the country to civilian rule since seizing power after the sudden death of former leader Idriss Déby last year.
[The Conversation Africa] Many Chadians are looking to the capital of Qatar where almost 50 political-military movements and representatives of the Chadian transitional government have been engaged in talks since early March.
[Leadership] Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), have eliminated a top leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Ammar Bin-Umar, in the Lake Chad region during massive airstrikes, a military source revealed.
[Dabanga] Goz Amer Camp -- A 13-year-old Sudanese girl has drowned, her friend injured, and her sister narrowly escaped, after getting into difficulty in a river that runs past the Goz Amer camp near to the South Darfur border in eastern Chad, that refugees have dubbed 'the valley of death'.
[This Day] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has that international collaborations, cooperation and synergy among Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger are key actions that would determine the speed and effectiveness of the delivery of economic stability, peace,and containing humanitarian crisis in the Lake Chad region
[Vanguard] At least 10 terrorists of the Islamic State of the West African Province (ISWAP), including top commanders, were executed by its affiliates, Jama'at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da'wah wa'l-Jihad faction of Boko Haram in the North East of Lake Chad.
[Leadership] Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), have eliminated scores of Boko Haram/Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in the ongoing clearance operations around Lake Chad region.
[The Point] The Gambia senior national team on Monday arrived in Douala, Cameroon, ahead of their first-leg clash of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations preliminary qualifiers against Chad on 23rd March 2022.
[United States Senate] Washington, DC -- U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is calling on the Biden Administration to recalibrate U.S.-Chad policy to better balance the African nation's defense needs with that of diplomacy and development, including a greater role in supporting Chad's transition to civilian rule. In a new letter to Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs Molly Phee, Chairman Menendez specifically called for the Administration to publicly lay o
[State Department] Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Molly Phee will visit N'Djamena, Chad, March 20-22 for bilateral meetings. Assistant Secretary Phee will meet with the President of the Transitional Military Council Mahamat Déby and other senior officials to highlight the importance of an inclusive national dialogue and a timely transition to a freely elected civilian government. She will discuss our shared interest in security in the Sahel and Lake Chad region. Assistant Secretary Phee will reinforc
[Rwanda Govt] Kigali, Saturday -- His Excellency General Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno, Chairman of the Transitional Military Council and President of the Republic of Chad paid a two-day state visit to Rwanda from Friday 18 March 2022.
[New Times] President Paul Kagame on Friday hosted his Chadian counterpart General Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno, who is also the country's Chairman of the Transitional Military Council at Village Urugwiro.
[The Point] Chad national team on Monday held its first training season at the Munda Hotel Complex Football Field in Yaoundé, Cameroon ahead of their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations preliminary qualifiers against The Gambia on 23rd March 2022.
[CAF] The Gambia coach Tom Saintfiet says his charges needs to be wary of the threat posed by Chad when they face each other in the preliminary qualifiers of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Cote d'Ivoire 2023.
[Centre 4s] The war raging in Ukrainia since February 24 is tragic in terms of its ensuing human losses and the massive material destruction that have already been done. It is particularly central due to the issues opposing the many states involved. World economic and military powers clashing in a Europe that, since 1940, has not known an armed conflict of this dimension! The last one, horrendous, that of the former Yugoslavia (today recomposed of several sovereign states), did not include either the same strategic st
[The Point] Scorpions coach Tom Saintfiet has told Gambia Football Federation (GFF) media that he has spoken to Bakery Jatta's agent in an attempt to make him available for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations preliminary qualifiers against Chad.
[RFI] Chad says it will increase its contribution to the United Nations Minusma peacekeeping mission in Mali, as France discusses with the UN Security Council how its decision to pull troops out of Mali will impact the mission.
[Centre 4s] Paris, Niamey -- The 4S Centre and Promediation are organising a high-level seminar in Niamey on February 23 and 24, 2022 on the regional reconfiguration of the Eastern Sahel (Libya, Chad, Sudan, Niger) at a time of great danger for the region: disputed political transitions and contested elections in Libya, Sudan and Chad; difficult negotiations and demobilisation of armed groups; the departure of Barkhane forces from Mali, etc. The sixty decision-makers and participants, hand-picked for their interest and experience in t
[Vanguard] Nigerian Airforce fighter aircraft eliminated 26 terrorist kingpins including top ISWAP Commander Mallam Buba Danfulani during a raid on Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorist's strongholds around the Tumbuns area in Lake Chad and Sambisa Forests surroundings.
[UNFPA in WCA] Dakar, Senegal / Bobo-Dioulasso 01, Burkina Faso -- 10 February, 2022: To promote inter-regional and inter-institutional cooperation and collaboration, the Director-General of the West African Health Organisation (WAHO), the Regional Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Commissioner for Gender, Human and Social Development, Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) are undertaking a supervisory and advocacy missions to the non-ECOWAS SWEDD countries namely Ma
[IPS] United Nations -- A rash of military coups in Africa has resurrected a long dormant question: should leaders who take power through armed insurrections be barred from addressing the United Nations--an institution which swears by, and promotes, multi-party democracy?