NNPC Intensifies Oil Search in Chad Basins As Buhari Orders Further Exploration in North-East
[Premium Times] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is stepping up measures to ensure a successful operation in the ongoing search for crude oil in the Chad Basin and other parts of the Inland Sedimentary Basin.
Senior UN Relief Official Welcomes US and EU Funding for Emergency Response in Lake Chad Basin
[UN News] The top United Nations humanitarian official for Africa's Sahel region has expressed gratitude to the United States and the European Union for their financial support for people affected by violence in countries surrounding the Lake Chad Basin region - and called for greater international support.
Lake Chad Basin - U.S. Offers Additional FCFA 16 Billion
[Cameroon Tribune] Visiting US Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration made the announcement in a press briefing on July 13, 2016 in Yaounde.
Al Bashir Invites Chad's Deby to Darfur Celebration
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / El Fasher -Sudan's President Omar Al Bashir has sent an invitation to Chadian President Idriss Deby to participate in the celebration of the end of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD) scheduled for July 20.
EU Steps Up Humanitarian Aid for Victims of Boko Haram in Africa's Lake Chad Region
[PR Newswire] Brussels -The European Commission has today announced ?58.2 million in humanitarian aid to support the populations in the Lake Chad region in Africa. The funding brings the overall EU humanitarian aid package for the Sahel region to over ?203 million in 2016.
Army Clears Boko Haram From Major Trade Route With Chad, Cameroun
[Leadership] The Nigerian army has cleared a major road that links the country to Cameroon and Chad after wrestling control from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, according to military spokesman Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman.
Violence Around Lake Chad is Leading Nowhere - Just Deepening Divides
[Guardian Network] The male recovery ward in the hospital is all in blue: blue sheets, pillows, curtains. Outside, the temperature hovers around 40 degrees: inside, large fans keep the air moving. All the beds are occupied by adults -- except one. Eight-year-old Abba is the exception.
FAO Boosts Support in Lake Chad Basin to Safeguard Agricultural Livelihoods
[UN News] The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today it is providing agricultural and livelihood assistance to affected host communities and displaced people in the Lake Chad Basin as a result of massive population displacements and insecurity that are putting livelihoods and food security at high risk.
The HabrĂ© Case and Access to Justice
[Daily Maverick] On 30 May 2016, HissĂ¨ne HabrĂ©, the former President of Chad, was convicted of war crimes, crimes against humanity, rape, forced sexual slavery and kidnapping by the Extraordinary Chambers of the African Union, sitting in Dakar, Senegal.