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Wednesday, 08-20-14, 11:53Chad Makes Progress Through a 'Desert Sandstorm'[allAfrica]On August 1, Chad obtained the approval of the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to institute a three-year program under its Extended Credit Facility for about U.S. $122.4 million, with a first disbursement of about $20.4 million. read more...
Monday, 08-18-14, 12:16Chadian Troops Rescue 85 Nigerians From Boko Haram[Daily Independent]Chadian troops have rescued around 85 Nigerians kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents last weekend from fishing communities in Nigeria's extreme northeast border, security and human rights sources said Saturday. read more...
Sunday, 08-17-14, 17:47Chadian Troops Rescue Boko Haram Hostages[VOA]Officials say security forces in Chad have rescued Nigerians who were recently kidnapped by Boko Haram, a Nigerian militant group. read more...
Sunday, 08-17-14, 12:44Boko Haram Hostages 'Freed By Chadian Troops'[Deutsche Welle]Chadian troops have reportedly freed several hostages captured by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram in Nigeria on August 10. However, a number still remain in captivity, according to authorities. read more...
Wednesday, 08-13-14, 15:35CAR - 'I Feel Neither Chadian Nor Central African and I Do Not Know Where to Go'[MSF]Abdel Haffis is Muslim. He was born of a Chadian father and a Central African mother 40 years ago in the capital of CAR, Bangui, where he had lived all his life. Now, he waits along with his family in an IDP camp in Kabo - in the north of the country - for the reopening of the border with Chad to escape the violence and flee into a land he does not even know. read more...
Monday, 08-11-14, 15:47Obama Directs U.S. $10 million in Emergency Defense Spending to Fight Terrorists in Northern Africa[White House]Washington, DC -MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE and THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE read more...
Monday, 08-11-14, 11:50Magnificent Seven for Chad Le Clos in Glasgow[SA Info]Chad le Clos claimed an individual bronze medal and added a further bronze as a member of the South African medley relay team at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Tuesday evening. read more...
Friday, 08-08-14, 9:49National Assembly - Chadian Ambassador Bids Farewell[Cameroon Tribune]The out-going Chadian Ambassador to Cameroon who also doubled as the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Yoosem-Kontou Noudjiamlao, has expressed joy at the hospitality of Cameroon and its people, referring to them as "loving." He told the press after bidding farewell to House Speaker, Cavaye Yeguie Djibril, yesterday August 7, 2014 that his stay in Cameroon was full of delight and also beneficial. "The House Speaker wished me a happy return, and I expressed regret at leaving a dynamic and beautiful people," the read more...
Thursday, 08-07-14, 13:13Nigerians Flee From Insurgent Attacks Into Chad[UNHCR]This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Ariane Rummery - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 5 August 2014, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. read more...
Wednesday, 08-06-14, 11:32Boko Haram Trails Nigerians to Chad, Kills Six[Daily Trust]Maiduguri -Gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect Monday crossed over to a village in Chad and killed six Nigerians who were taking refuge there. read more...

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