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2014-07-29 Hissène Habré Trial to Cost Millions
[Cameroon Tribune]A Special African Court sitting in the Senegalese capital, Dakar, is getting set to begin the trial of the former Chadian President, Hissène Habré, over alleged human rights abuses committed during his rule from 1982 to 1990. But the cost of the trial is expected to be enormous, worth at least FCFA 5.5 billion, according to a recent release from the court.

2014-07-28 Chad Envoy Meets President
[The Herald]A special envoy from Chad Mr Thaisso Makaye and his delegation yesterday paid a courtesy call on President Mugabe at State House to deliver a special message from their President Idriss Deby.

2014-07-25 Chad-Cameroon Border Demarcation On Course
[Cameroon Tribune]The fourth ad hoc session for identifying and demarcating the border between the two countries ended in Yaounde on July 23, 2014.

2014-07-25 China Donates Over 6,000 Solar Kits to Chad
[Focac]N'djamena -China's ambassador to Chad Hu Zhiqiang on Monday donated to the Chadian government 6,180 solar kits worth 3 million U.S. dollars for domestic use, an official source has said.

2014-07-24 Mouri Ogunbiyi and Ezekiel Ndouassel Land in Paris
[Africa Top Sports]Two days having helped the Squirrels to dominate Malawi (1-0) in first leg match of the last preliminary tour of the CAN on 2015, Mouri Ogunbiyi made a commitment on Tuesday with Paris FC, National club in France. The Beninese striker drops a division because he evolved in Nîmes in Ligue 2.

2014-07-24 Darfur Refugees in Eastern Chad Close to Starving
[Radio Dabanga]Eastern Chad -Soaring prices and the reduction of food rations have forced a number of Darfuri refugees in the eastern Chad camps to break the fast with bread made of toxic mekheit seeds, and dig into ant hills in search for food.

2014-07-22 Child Marriage - 20 Most Affected Countries
[Girls Not Brides]Child marriage is a truly global problem that cuts across countries, cultures, religions and ethnicities. Child brides can be found in every region in the world, from the Middle East to Latin America, South Asia to Europe.

2014-07-23 Darfuri Refugees in Eastern Chad - Among World's Most Forgotten People, and Increasingly Abandoned
[SSNA][Note: This is the first of a series of briefs looking at the many aspects of ongoing catastrophe in Darfur and the western region of Sudan as a whole; over the coming weeks and months I will post sustained analyses of:

2014-07-21 Hollande in Chad Ahead of Sahel Anti-Jihadi Base Launch
[RFI]French President François Hollande was in Chad on Saturday in a visit to prepare the launching of a new headquarters for French forces in the Sahel region. The Barkhane operation will consist of 3,000 troops and be operational on 1 August.

2014-07-08 Darfur School Students in Eastern Chad Sit for Exams
[Radio Dabanga]Eastern Chad -On Monday, 4,276 Darfuri basic school students in the eastern Chad refugee camps, started with their final exams. Mohamed El Makki Abdallah Musharaf, basic school teacher at Gaga refugee camp, recounted to Radio Dabanga that the final exams for eighth grade refugee students in eastern Chad started on Monday.

2014-07-02 Child Rights Being Violated in Conflict Situations With Total Impunity, Says UN Official
[UN News]The rights of children are being violated in conflict situations with total impunity, a United Nations official said today, as she presented a report on grave abuses committed against children in places such as Iraq, Syria, South Sudan, Nigeria and the Central African Republic (CAR).

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