Chad News


Friday, 11-21-14, 5:01I Had to Eat Like Animal - Habré Prison Survivor[Hirondelle]Addis Ababa -A man who survived the jails of former Chadian president Hissène Habré says he had to eat directly with his mouth "like an animal" during his four months of detention, because his hands were tied behind his back. read more...
Friday, 11-14-14, 12:32Malaria - MSF Provides Preventive Treatment to 735,000 Children in Niger, Mali and Chad[MSF]Seasonal malaria chemoprevention treatment (SMC) has shown extremely promising results in reducing the burden of malaria in young children in the Sahel region of Africa, according to international medical organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). read more...
Thursday, 11-13-14, 9:06Refugee Security Under Threat in Chad[Deutsche Welle]More than 150,000 people fled to Chad in 2013 to escape the fighting in the neighboring Central African Republic. Hoping for peace and security, they now face an uncertain future as aid agencies' funds run out. read more...
Monday, 11-10-14, 14:25Alleged Habré Accomplices to Stand Trial[HRW]The scheduled trial in Chad of 26 former state security agents of the Hissène Habré dictatorship is a significant step in the long struggle of the survivors for justice, Human Rights Watch said today. read more...
Friday, 11-07-14, 10:26Chad Takes Pre-Emptive Measures Aigainst Boko Haram Incursions[Cameroon Tribune]The authorities have prohibited navigation in Chari, Logone Rivers as well as in Lake Chad. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 12:26Chad's Inaction Won't Prevent Habré Trial[HRW]Dakar -The Chadian government's refusal to transfer two alleged accomplices of former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré to the special court in Senegal trying crimes during his rule will not prevent his trial. The Chadian government should try the two men and others accused of Habré-era crimes in Chad based on international standards. read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 15:39Chad Refuses to Help Habre Case[Hirondelle]Arusha -Chad has rejected a cooperation request from the Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC), further complicating the efforts of this Senegal-based special tribunal to bring to justice those most responsible for crimes committed in Chad under Hissène Habré (1982 -1990). read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 8:33FG Team Heads to Chad for Further Negotiations With Boko Haram[This Day]There are indications that the federal government's negotiating team has departed for N'djamena, the Chadian capital, for the planned negotiations with Boko Haram Islamic sect. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 8:03Refugee Schools in Chad Without Books, Students Drop Out[Radio Dabanga]Eastern Chad -Schools in Sudanese refugee camps in eastern Chard have witnessed a drop-out of students and a complete lack of textbooks since the implementation of a Chadian curriculum this month. read more...
Friday, 10-17-14, 20:49FG Meets With Boko Haram Representatives in Chad[Leadership]The Principal Private Secretary to the President, Ambassador Hassan Tukur, has met with Chadian Government officials as well as representatives of the Boko Haram sect in N'Djamena, Chad, in an effort to secure the release of the 219 Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram. read more...


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