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2014-09-19 United 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.

2014-09-18 Ivory Poaching Funds Insurgencies
[African Arguments]At the beginning of August, the minutes of a meeting of intelligence chiefs from African states were released, revealing the extent to which poaching and the smuggling of ivory and rhino horn were being used to fund insurgent groups in South Sudan, Al Shabaab in Somalia and the Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).

2014-09-17 UN Appeals for U.S. $34 Million for Nigerian Refugees
[UN News]The United Nations refugee agency today issued an urgent joint call for $34 million to aid the more than 75,000 people who have since last year fled the violence in northeast Nigeria by crossing into Chad, Cameroon and Niger.

2014-09-16 Tracing the Oil Money
[AfricaFocus]From 2011 to 2013, the governments of [ten oil-producing African countries] sold over 2.3 billion barrels of oil. These sales, worth more than $250 billion, equal a staggering 56 percent of their combined government revenues. But, reveals a new report from Swiss and international nongovernmental organizations, there is little transparency about these sales, a quarter of which were made to littleknown Swiss trading companies.

2014-09-17 Unfpa to Promote Rights of Women, Young People at Cairo Population Conference
[UNFPA]New York -The health and rights of women and young people, particularly girls, will be the focus of various events that will be held during the 69th regular session of the United Nations General Assembly, which starts here tomorrow. A number of these events will be organized by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. In addition, the UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, will be stressing to world leaders the vital need for them to invest in women and young people and to achieve the goals of the 199

2014-09-15 Water Security No Longer a 'Future Threat' for Sahelian Africa
[African Arguments]Anyone living in the Horn of Africa, along the Nile, or near Lake Chad knows that water-related issues are among the most severe and wide-reaching security threats in Africa, and have been for some time now.

2014-09-15 Peacekeepers Attacked
[UN News]Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday strongly condemned an attack on a military vehicle of the United Nations mission in Mali that resulted in the death of a Chadian peacekeeper and left four other troops wounded.

2014-09-17 Domestic Curriculum for Refugee Camp Schools in Eastern Chad
[Radio Dabanga]Eastern Chad -The UNHCR, in collaboration with the Chadian Ministry of Education, will replace the Sudanese curriculum by the Chadian one in the refugee camp schools in eastern Chad.

2014-09-15 Chad - Influx of Refugees Slows Down Development
[Cameroon Tribune]Chad is surrounded by conflict-torn neighbours. Armed conflicts in Chad's neighbours; the Central African Republic, Libya, Nigeria and Darfour in Sudan have negatively affected the development of the country as development and investment resources have been diverted to tackle the teething problem of influx of refugees, Finances and Budget Minister, Kordjé Bedoumra reportedly told Business Africa.

2014-09-15 PDP Accuses APC of Falsely Linking Jonathan to Sheriff's Chad Trip
[Guardian]Abuja -THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has decried what it called attempt by the All Progressives Congress (APC) "to deceive Nigerians by issuing statements in the media presenting former Governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff, as being in President Jonathan's entourage to Chad, knowing same to be completely false."

2014-09-15 Why President Jonathan Couldn't Avoid Modu Sheriff in Chad - Aide
[Vanguard]After the dilemma the presidential delegation was allegedly thrown into when they arrived the Chadian capital and found that the former Borno State governor was not only in Chad but was also part of the Chadian President's delegation that came to receive the president at the airport, more facts have emerged on why Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, the former governor of Borno State was in Ndjamena, Chad during the visit of President Jonathan to the country recently.

2014-09-15 Missing Jet - Military Alerts Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Others
[Leadership]The military has alerted the neighbouring countries to the missing NAF aircraft, even as there is anxiety over what could have been responsible for the plane's disappearance.

2014-09-13 Factcheck - Picture Counters Jonathan's Denial of Hobnobbing With Ex-Gov. Sheriff in Chad
[Premium Times]The Presidency on Thursday issued a press statement denying that President Goodluck Jonathan hobnobbed with former Governor Ali Modu Sheriff while on a state visit to Chad on Monday.

2014-09-13 Report Links Ex-Governor & Chad President to Boko Haram
[Premium Times]New facts showing stronger links between former governor of Borno state, Ali Modu Sheriff, and the Boko Haram sect have emerged, further fuelling suggestions the ex-governor is a major financier of the terrorist sect.

2014-09-13 Nigerian Ambassador to Chad Dismisses 'False Social Media Reports'
[Guardian]THE Nigerian ambassador to Chad, Mr Mohammed Dauda, on Friday dismissed reports that a former governor of Borno, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, travelled with President Goodluck Jonathan to that country on Monday.

2014-09-12 Modu Sheriff, Not On Jonathan's Delegation to Chad - Abati
[Vanguard]The Presidency, Thursday, said that contrary to media reports and the accusation by the All Progressive Congress, the former governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff was not part of the President Goodluck Jonathan's delegation to Ndjamena, Chad.

2014-09-11 Reducing Child Mortality By Combining Malaria Prevention and Immunization
[MSF]As part of its ongoing strategy to combat malaria in Chad, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has launched a third round of Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) in the Moissala and Bouna districts, where malaria is the leading cause of mortality for children under five years old.

2014-09-12 Reducing Child Mortality By Combining Malaria Prevention and Immunization
[MSF]Chad, September 10, 2014 - As part of its ongoing strategy to combat malaria in Chad, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has launched a third round of Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) in the Moissala and Bouna districts, where malaria is the leading cause of mortality for children under five years old.

2014-09-12 Presidency Denies Taking Modu Sheriff to Chad
[This Day]The presidency yesterday denied the allegation that President Goodluck Jonathan took the former Governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff, to Chad, inspite of the recent allegation naming him as one of the sponsors of Boko Haram.

2014-09-12 Presidency - Jonathan Did Not Take Modu Sheriff to Chad
[This Day]Presidency Thursday denied the allegation that President Goodluck Jonathan took former governor of Borno State, Modu Sheriff to Chad, despite allegation against the former governor linking him to terrorist group, Boko Haram.

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