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Saturday, 08-29-15, 13:20Death Sentences for N'Djamena Bombing Suspects[Deutsche Welle] Chadian authorities says 10 suspected members of Boko Haram have been sentenced to die by firing squad for their alleged roles in twin suicide bombings in N'Djamena. Those attacks in mid-June killed 38 people. read more...
Saturday, 08-29-15, 4:23Boko Haram Members Sentenced to Death[Leadership] Government of the Republic of Chad has sentenced ten members of the dreaded Boko Haram group to death on terror charges. read more...
Friday, 08-28-15, 18:02WFP Continues to Support Sudanese Refugees in Chad[WFP] Since 2003, when millions of civilians fled their homes to seek protection from violence in Sudan, Chad has become home to more than 400,000 Sudanese refugees. WFP is still providing them with food assistance despite their plight, but they risk to fall in oblivion amidst stretched resources as Chad struggles to host more than 750,000 people displaced by conflict, including thousands of people recently displaced by violence spilling across the border from Nigeria. read more...
Friday, 08-28-15, 14:34Aid Community Must Scale-Up Support to Troubled Lake Chad Region, Senior UN Official Urges[UN News] A senior United Nations relief official today called on the international community to ramp up its support in response to the multifaceted humanitarian challenges affecting Chad, the seventh largest refugee-hosting country in the world. read more...
Friday, 08-28-15, 8:37The Fear That Follows Them. Providing Mental Healthcare for Refugees[MSF] Attacks perpetrated by Boko Haram in the Lake Chad region have increased over recent weeks, and military presence in the area has also expanded in response. The number of people who have been forced to flee their homes has more than doubled, bringing the total number of displaced in the area to 75,000. read more...
Thursday, 08-27-15, 13:48The Case of Hissène Habré Before the Extraordinary African Chambers in Senegal[HRW] On July 20, 2015, the former dictator of Chad, Hissène Habré, will stand trial on charges of crimes against humanity, torture and war crimes before the Extraordinary African Chambers in the Senegal court system. The chambers were inaugurated by Senegal and the African Union in February 2013 to prosecute the "person or persons" most responsible for international crimes committed in Chad between 1982 and 1990, the period when Habré ruled Chad. After two days, the trial was adjourned read more...
Thursday, 08-27-15, 11:14'Our Furniture Are Hotcakes in Chad, Niger, Others'[Daily Trust] Kano -Kano is well known for its trading activities, but beyond that, there are many small scale industries that provide thousands of jobs to youth. Our reporter looks at the booming furniture making which attracts customers from many west African and central African countries. read more...
Tuesday, 08-25-15, 12:51Cuper Assembles 27 Players for Chad Clash[CAF] Egypt coach Hector Cuper has unveiled a 27-man squad for next month's Africa Cup of Nations Gabon 2017 Group G qualifier against Chad in Ndjamena. read more...
Friday, 08-21-15, 19:28Tens of Thousands Displaced By Boko Haram in Two Weeks in Chad[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Around 40,000 people have fled their homes in Chad in the past two weeks following attacks by Islamist militant group Boko Haram, according to an aid agency, as the insurgency stokes an escalating humanitarian crisis in the region around Lake Chad. read more...
Friday, 08-21-15, 13:43Chad Offers More Soldiers to 'Finish Off' Boko Haram[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has reaffirmed his conviction that the end of the Boko Haram insurgency is in sight as Nigeria and her allies intensify the war against the terrorist sect. read more...

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