Chad News


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...
Thursday, 10-16-14, 5:30Nigeria to Host Ministerial Meeting of Member States of the Lake Chad Basin Commission and Benin Republic On Security[Nigerian Govt]The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Bashir Aminu Wali, in conjunction with his Defence counterpart, Major General Aliyu Gusau (Rtd) will be hosting a Ministerial meeting of member States of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Nigeria)and Benin Republic on Boko Haram insurgency and cross-border terrorism in the sub-region. read more...
Tuesday, 10-14-14, 6:08NNPC Loses Millions of Dollars on Crude Oil Exploration in Chad Basin[This Day]The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has lost millions of dollars in its fruitless search for crude oil in the Chad Basin, without any strong indications that the efforts, which have been described as "political" would yield positive results, THISDAY's investigations have revealed. read more...
Monday, 10-13-14, 7:42Terrorism - Jonathan Welcomes Renewed Commitment From Cameroon, Chad, Others[This Day]President Goodluck Jonathan friday in Abuja welcomed the renewed support for the war against terrorism coming from Nigeria's neighbours in the last few days. read more...
Friday, 10-10-14, 13:45President Must Scrap Homophobic Bill[AI London]The President of Chad, Idriss Deby, has been directly warned that if a homophobic bill currently before parliament is passed, he will be showing a blatant disregard for the country's human rights obligations. read more...
Friday, 09-19-14, 10:04United Nations Loses Chad Peacekeepers to Bomb in Mali[Deutsche Welle]At least five UN peacekeepers have been killed in northern Mali by an explosive. In addition, three were wounded. read more...


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