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2014-10-21 Chad 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).

2014-10-22 Chad'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.

2014-10-22 Hunger Hits Over Three Million Chadians
[Cameroon Tribune]The statistics were disclosed by a joint government, FAO and WFP report.

2014-10-20 Region to Tighten Noose on Boko Haram
[Cameroon Tribune]They ended a workshop in Yaounde over the weekend on defining a common strategy for combatting the militants.

2014-10-21 FG 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.

2014-10-20 Refugee 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.

2014-10-17 Refugee Exodus Grows
[UN News]Amid an intensifying campaign of violence committed by insurgent groups in north-eastern Nigeria, the number of refugees fleeing the conflict into the West African country's neighbouring States has steadily increased significantly, the UN refugee agency warned today.

2014-10-17 FG 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.

2014-10-17 On-Going Violence in Nigeria Continues to Displace People to Neighbouring Countries
[UNHCR]This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson William Spindler - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 17 October 2014, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

2014-10-16 Nigeria 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.

2014-10-13 Regional Ministers Meet on Boko Haram Action
[Premium Times]The foreign ministers of Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, Benin Republic and Niger will meet in Abuja on Monday to agree on appropriate legal framework for cross border military operations against Boko Haram insurgency in the region.

2014-10-14 NNPC 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.

2014-10-13 Terrorism - 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.

2014-10-10 President 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.

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