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2015-05-22 New Film Highlights Habré Trial
[HRW] Paris -A new short documentary narrated by the French actress Juliette Binoche shines a light on the upcoming trial of Hissène Habré, the former dictator of Chad, Human Rights Watch said today. "Talking about Rose" ("Parler de Rose") tells the story of the life and death of Rose Lokissim, a prisoner killed in 1986 by the DDS, Habré's political police.

2015-05-22 16 Players Arrive in Super Eagles Camp for 2017 Afcon Qualifier Against Chad
[Guardian] Super EaglesNo fewer than 16 Super Eagles players on Thursday arrived camp in preparation for 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier match against Chad.

2015-05-22 Eagles Bank On League Break to Crush Chad
[Vanguard] Optimism is high in the camp of the Super Eagles ahead of the 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifying match with Chad at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in the Kaduna on June 13.

2015-05-22 16 Players Arrive in Super Eagles Camp for 2017 Afcon Qualifier Against Chad
[Vanguard] Abuja -No fewer than 16 Super Eagles players on Thursday arrived camp in preparation for 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier match against Chad.

2015-05-21 At War With Boko Haram
[Al Jazeera] The Nigerian-based Boko Haram insurgency has been plaguing the country since 2009, but last year the armed group dramatically stepped up its campaign of violence - capturing large areas of territory, displacing many tens of thousands of people, and killing 4,000 more, the vast majority of them civilians. By the beginning of 2015, the group had seized and taken control of several major towns in northern Nigeria and were seeking to extend their influence across West Africa by launching further attacks in nei

2015-05-21 Saving Lake Chad
[Daily Trust] There have been reports in recent years regarding experts' assessment that the Lake Chad is receding at alarming rate, threatening over 30 million people who depend on it for their livelihoods. The body of water is so crucial to regional peace and stability that the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) was set up decades ago to oversee its and other resource usage.

2015-05-21 Chadian Lawmakers Extend Troops' Mandate to Fight Boko Haram
[This Day] Toronto -Chadian lawmakers voted yesterday to indefinitely extend the mandate of troops participating in a regional effort to combat Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamist militants until the joint mission was completed, according to Reuters.

2015-05-21 Eagles Camp for Chad Delayed By Two Days
[Daily Trust] Arrival in camp of selected players for Nigeria's first AFCON 2017 qualifier against Chad has been postponed by two days due to the fact that midweek matches in the NPL wouldn't allow the team to kick start preparations on Tuesday, May 19 as earlier planned.

2015-05-18 Boko Haram Crisis Pushes Poor of Western Chad to Brink of Hunger - Unicef
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Under the shade of a wooden shack in the western Chadian town of Bagasola, heavily pregnant Zara Gayi sells mangoes and vegetables, hoping to earn enough money to feed her four children. On a good day she can make three dollars.

2015-05-18 Nigeria, Chad, Russia, UK, Others Call for Elimination of Illicit Arms
[Leadership] New York -Permanent Representatives of Nigeria, Chad, Russia, United Kingdom to the United Nations together with the Secretary-General of the world body, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, have called for an urgent elimination of illicit small arms and light weapons.

2015-05-17 Good Morning Chad - Radio Combats Sex-Related Taboos
[UNFPA] Koumra, Chad -In the conservative, traditional communities of southern Chad, a bold radio programme is bringing sex-related issues to the airwaves. But the show is not hosted by shock jocks. Rather, it is the work of health activists raising awareness of critical health matters, including HIV prevention and family planning.

2015-05-18 Home-Based Eagles Can Handle Chad, Says Udoji
[Daily Trust] Super Eagles invitee, Chindeu Udoji has said if given the chance to prosecute the 2017 AFCON qualifier against Chad, the Home-based Eagles will do the job convincingly.

2015-05-18 Be Wary of Chad, Adepoju Warns
[Independent (Lagos)] Lagos -Ahead of next month's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Chad, former Super Eagles midfielder, Mutiu Adepoju, has warned that Nigeria cannot afford to drop points against Chad.

2015-05-18 Idris Derby's Visit
[Daily Trust] The Chadian leader, President Idris Derby was in Nigeria a few days ago to visit President Goodluck Jonathan and General Muhammadu Buhari. Idris Derby made it known that Nigeria and the other countries bordering it on the northeast axis would now be given respite from the insurgency of Boko Haram(BK), the reason being that BK has been dealt a devastating blow and degraded massively. Nigerians, Chadians, Cameroonians and Nigeriens, particularly those living along the border areas can now sleep peacefully an

2015-05-15 Keshi Invites 26 Players for Chad Clash
[Premium Times] Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, has released a list of 26 home-based professionals who will kick-start the team's camping programme ahead of next month's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Chad.

2015-05-14 250 Boko Haram Terrorists Killed, Army Claims
[Independent (Lagos)] CHADIAN Army in early Thursday raid killed 250 Boko Haram militants as the nation's intervention against the Islamist group nears its fifth month.

2015-05-15 Keshi Invites 26 for Chad
[Independent (Lagos)] Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Keshi, on Thursday released a list of 26 home-based players who will kick-start the team's camping programme ahead of next month's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Chad.

2015-05-15 Education in Decline in Chad
[Al Jazeera] The sub-Saharan African nation of Chad is one of the poorest countries in the world. With children often sent to work to boost a family's income or help provide food, just getting to school is a victory.

2015-05-15 Afcon 2017 Qualifiers - Keshi Invites 26 Home-Based Players for Chad Encounter
[Vanguard] Abuja -Stephen Keshi, the Head Coach of the Super Eagles, on Thursday in Abuja released a list of 26 home-based players for the team's camp scheduled to open on May 19.

2015-05-14 Hissène Habré Trial to Begin in July
[HRW] Dakar -The trial in Senegal of the former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré, set to begin July 20, 2015, will mark the culmination of a two-decade campaign for justice.

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