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2015-12-02 Buhari Challenges World Leaders On 14 Billion Dollars Lake Chad Revival Fund
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2015-12-02 Depletion of Lake Chad Threatens Five Million People - Buhari
[Vanguard] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday, in Paris, raised alarm, saying that about five million persons living in the countries within the Lake Chad basin risk displacement owing to the depletion of the lake.

2015-11-30 Lake Chad Recedes to 'Catastrophic' Levels
[Deutsche Welle] Countries that share Lake Chad will be asking world leaders at the climate talks in Paris to help them transfer water from the Congo basin. The once rich lake has lost 90 percent of its water due to climate change.

2015-11-27 Minister Satisfied With WHO Meeting
[ANGOP] N'djaména -Angola's participation in the 65th World Health Organisation (WHO) meeting was positive as it enabled to share experiences and feel that the continent is being capable of working to improve its people's health.

2015-11-27 Chad - Angola Calls for Review of Contribution to African Emergency Fund
[ANGOP] N'djam√®na -The Angolan Health minister, Jos√© Van-D√ļnem, Wednesday in Njamena (Chad) appealed for a review of the contribution of each country to the African Public Health Emergency Fund.

2015-11-25 Chad - African Portuguese Speakers Pledge to Rid of Polio Virus
[ANGOP] Ndjamena -Health ministers from African Portuguese speaking countries Wednesday in Ndjamena (Chad) pledged to do their best to rid the continent of poliomyelitis until 2017, as set by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

2015-11-23 At Ex-Dictator's Trial, Women Reveal Dark Secrets
[HRW] Khadidja told me she had been repeatedly tortured, and imprisoned in Hissène Habré's presidential palace in N'Djamena. She had promised me that the day she came face-to-face with the former president, whose brutal rule in Chad lasted from 1982 until he was ousted in 1990, she would reveal what she had really experienced. Khadidja kept her promise.

2015-11-23 Govt Calls for Stricter Measures to Stop Polio Virus
[ANGOP] N'djamena -Countries surrounding those that have already stopped the circulation of the polio virus have been urged to reinforce their measures to avoid becoming the source of re-import of poliomyelitis.

2015-11-23 The European Union Reinforces Its Support for Development and Stability in Chad
[PR Newswire] Brussels -HRVP Federica Mogherini is visiting N'Djamena in Chad to discuss bilateral cooperation with the Government and the regional partnership at the 3rd 'Sahel G5' summit.

2015-11-23 Sudan's Refugees Unable to Travel in Chad Without Permits
[Radio Dabanga] Eastern Chad -Sudanese refugees in camps in eastern Chad have complained about the difficulties in transport because their asylum cards and travel permits have not been extended.

2015-11-20 Boko Haram - Non-compliant Chad Leaves MNJT, Contiguous Text Box: Border in Jeopardy
[This Day] The alleged reluctance of Chad to station its forces along its contiguous border with other member countries of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) is said to be jeopardising the effective operations of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJT), which was recently reactivated to checkmate the activities of the Boko Haram sect.

2015-11-20 Chad Yet to Deploy Troops for Multinational Force-Defence Chief
[Daily Trust] Nigeria's Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Gabriel Olonisakin has said Chadian troops have not been deployed to cover parts of operational sector in the Multinational Joint Task Force arrangement.

2015-11-20 Chad Yet to Deploy Troops to Multinational Task Force - Defence Chief
[Daily Trust] Nigeria's Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Gabriel Olonisakin yesterday said Chad was yet to deploy troops in certain areas of operations designated for the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) fighting Boko Haram Terrorists in the Lake Chad Basin Commission area.

2015-11-20 Chad Prolongs State of Emergency to Contain Boko Haram
[Vanguard] Chad's parliament has decided to prolong a state of emergency in the southern Lake Chad region, prey to bomb attacks by the Nigerian Islamists of Boko Haram, a parliamentary source said Thursday.

2015-11-18 Egypt Crush Chad, Qualify to World Cup Qualifiers' Final Stage
[Egypt Online] Egypt's national football team have progressed into the final round of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers after beating Chad 4-0, (4-1 on aggregate).

2015-11-16 Group Tigopaare Accounts in Chad May Lead to Peoples' Banks for Communities Across Africa
[Balancing Act] London -M-money has had a transformative effect in some countries but the success of its roll-out has been patchy. Some places have taken to it like a duck to water whereas others have not really taken it up in any great numbers. Tigo has developed a new m-money concept that seems to be gaining traction in one of Africa's poorest countries, Chad. Russell Southwood spoke to Toffene Kama who is working with Tigo on the project.

2015-11-17 Chadian Media Delegation Affirms Concern Over National Dialogue
[SNA] Khartoum -The National Dialogue General Secretariat has briefed the Chadian media delegation, currently on a visit to the country, on the dialogue process which aims at reaching a consensus among the Sudanese.

2015-11-15 Chad Shock Egypt, Algeria Rally to Draw By David Legge
[CAF] Chad shocked Egypt 1-0 and Algeria came from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Tanzania Saturday in African 2018 World Cup first-leg qualifiers.

2015-11-16 Bishop Makes International Appeal for Those Displaced By Boko Haram
[CISA] Maiduguri -Bishop Oliver Dash Doeme, of the Catholic Diocese of Maiduguri, has called for assistance for displaced people affected by Boko Haram.

2015-11-13 Boko Haram - State of Emergency Declared Around Lake Chad
[Accra Report] Chad has declared a state of emergency in the Lake Chad region after attacks by Boko Haram militants from Nigeria. The decision came after at least two people were killed in a suspected Boko Haram suicide bomb attack.

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