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2015-03-05 We Know Shekau's Hideout - Chadian President
[Leadership] Chadian president, Idriss Deby, has said that he knew where the outlawed Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, was hiding and vowed to hunt him out, Hausa Service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) monitored in Abuja, yesterday, reports.

2015-03-05 Boko Haram: Chadian President Tells Shekau to Surrender or Be Killed
[Premium Times] President Idriss Deby of Chad said Wednesday he knew the hideout of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, and vowed that the leader of the insurgent group will be killed if he fails to surrender.

2015-03-05 Chadian President - We Know Where Abubakar Shekau Is
[This Day] Chadian President, Idriss Deby, yesterday vowed to "wipe out" Boko Haram and called on the group's chief, Abubakar Shekau, to give himself up, warning that he knew where the militant leader was hiding.

2015-03-05 It is in Abubakar Shekau's Interest to Surrender, We Know Where He is, Says Deby
[Vanguard] Chadian President Idriss Deby on Wednesday vowed to "wipe out" Boko Haram and called on the group's chief Abubakar Shekau to give himself up, warning that he knew where the militant leader was hiding.

2015-03-05 FY 2015 Notice of Funding Opportunity for NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees in Chad and Cameroon
[State Department] Funding Opportunity Announcement

2015-03-04 Nigeria Stalls Onslaught Against Boko Haram - Chad
[Daily Trust] Nigeria had refused to let Chadian troops continue with their campaign to recapture territories controlled by Boko Haram, Reuters reported yesterday.

2015-03-04 Love At First Flight - a Nigerian Refugee Finds Shelter and a Wife in Chad
[UNHCR] Dar Es Salam Site, Chad -Moussa got married this morning. "I'm on my honeymoon today," says the Nigerian national, who only met his wife Zara a few weeks ago in a refugee camp in western Chad.

2015-03-03 Nearly 30 Countries 'Highly Vulnerable' to Ebola-Style Epidemic - Charity
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Almost 30 countries around the world are "highly vulnerable" to an Ebola-style epidemic, with Somalia, Chad, Nigeria, Afghanistan and Haiti most at risk, a major charity said on Tuesday.

2015-03-04 Govt Stalls Chad, Aims to Beat Boko Haram Before Election
[This Day] When battle-hardened Chadian troops overran a Boko Haram camp in northern Nigeria last week, they wanted to press deep into territory controlled by the Islamist group but Nigeria refused to let them.

2015-03-03 Boko Haram - Chadian Forces Recapture Nigerian Town, Dikwa
[Premium Times] Chadian forces who have joined their Nigerian counterparts in the fight against jihadist group, Boko Haram, have taken Dikwa town in Borno State, held earlier by the insurgents, Nigerian military insiders have told PREMIUM TIMES.

2015-02-26 WFP Welcomes New European Union Support for Chadian Returnees and Host Communities
[WFP] It is the first funding WFP has received from the European Union's Instrument Contributing to Stability and Peace (ICSP), set up to respond to crises, prevent conflicts and consolidate peace. WFP will assist over 80,000 returnees (60 percent of them children) and 320,000 people from the host communities through a food voucher programme, which will enable them to buy and choose the food that they need in the local markets, strengthening at the same time the local economy and local agricultural production.

2015-02-26 Act Alliance Appeal - Assistance to Improve the Resilience and Livelihood of Car and Sudanese Refugees and Returnees, and Host Communitites in Chad
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.

2015-02-26 Chadian Troops Killed 100 Boko Haram Fighters
[Independent (Lagos)] Soldiers from Chad killed 207 Boko Haram fighters in clashes near a Nigerian town close to the border with Cameroon, Chad's army announced in a statement.

2015-02-25 ECCAS Countries and UN Debate On Terrorism
[ANGOP] Luanda -Experts of Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, DR Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Congo Brazzaville, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe and the United Nations are debating since Tuesday in Luanda, matters concerning the fight against terrorism.

2015-02-25 Chadian Soldiers Kill 207 Boko Haram Fighters in Borno
[This Day] Soldiers from Chad on Tuesday killed 207 Boko Haram militants in fighting near a Nigerian town close to the border with Cameroun, Chad's army announced in a statement.

2015-02-23 Fleeing Boko Haram Terrorists Drown in Lake Chad
[Premium Times] A large number of terrorists have drowned in the Lake Chad as they fled the heavy bombardment by Nigerian Air force heralding the advance of Nigerian troops on mission to flush them out of Baga, the Nigerian defence headquarters has said.

2015-02-19 Boko Haram Suffererd Heavy Casualties After Chadian Assault in Nigeria - Residents
[Vanguard] Boko Haram militants suffered heavy casualties when Chadian troops pushed into Nigeria this week, residents who fled the fighting told AFP on Thursday.

2015-02-19 Chadian Troops Battle Boko Haram to Retake Dikwa
[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -Hundreds of Chadian troops yesterday fought Boko Haram militants to retake Dikwa, Borno State, Daily Trust gathered last night.

2015-02-18 Boko Haram Vows to Attack Niger, Chad
[Vanguard] The Nigeria-based extremist group Boko Haram Monday threatened neighbouring countries Niger and Chad, warning the fighters were prepared to carry out suicide bombings in the countries sending troops to help fight the militants.

2015-02-17 Security Council Press Statement On Boko Haram Attacks in Cameroon, Chad and Niger
[UN] The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Liu Jieyi (China):

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