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2015-04-23 Three Major Canal Schemes Criticised Over Use of Science
[SciDev.Net] Three water management projects involving canals in separate parts of the world have been criticised for how they incorporate scientific evidence - albeit for varying reasons.

2015-04-23 UN - Escalation of Violence Is Holding Back Development
[UNDP] Continued violence in the Central African Republic, combined with the rise of Boko Haram in Nigeria and neighboring countries may delay development for years to come, according to UN officials who met in Yaounde, Cameroon.

2015-04-23 Chadian Army Reportedly Rescues 43 Boko Haram Child Soldiers in Nigeria
[Guardian] Azem Agouna, Chadian Army Spokesman, on Wednesday told newsmen that Chadian troops have rescued 43 children in Nigeria, who are Chadian nationals and had been kidnapped by Boko Haram and forced to become soldiers.

2015-04-23 Chad's Troops Rescue 43 Boko Haram Child Soldiers in Nigeria
[Guardian] Col. Azem Agouna, Chadian Army Spokesman, said on Wednesday that they have repatriated 43 children, who had been kidnapped by Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram and forced to become child soldiers.

2015-04-23 Chadian Troops Rescue 43 Child Soldiers From Boko Haram
[Independent (Lagos)] Spokesman for the Chadian Army, Azem Agouna, said on Wednesday that they have repatriated 43 children, aged 12 and above, who had been kidnapped by the Boko Haram terrorist group and forced to become child soldiers.

2015-04-21 I'll Resume Oil Search in Chad Basin - Buhari
[Leadership] President-elect Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration will focus on re-activating the Lake Chad in addition to deploying enormous resources to resume vigorous search for oil along the Chad Basin in parts of Borno State.

2015-04-21 Boko Haram - My Govt Will Continue Collaboration With Niger, Chad, Cameroun, Says Buhari
[This Day] Maiduguri -The president-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), has said his government will continue to collaborate with the neighbouring Camerounian, Nigerien and Chadian governments in the ongoing war against the Boko Haram insurgency.

2015-04-21 Buhari to Resume Search for Oil Along Chad Basin
[Vanguard] Maiduguri -The President-elect General Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday, said his incoming administration will accord priority to ending the Boko Haram insurgency and bring stability in the north east geopolitical zone, focus on re-activating the Lake Chad and deploy enormous resources to resume vigorous search for oil along the Chad Basin in parts of Borno State.

2015-04-18 Egypt, Sudan, Chad to Develop Sandstone Water Reservoir
[Egypt Online] Egypt, Sudan and Chad had agreed to develop the Nubian Sandstone Aquifer System (NSAS) that runs in the three countries, along with Libya, to benefit from its underground water estimated at over 150 million cubic meters.

2015-04-15 10 Facts About Hunger in Chad
[WFP] Hunger is a huge issue in Chad. Please help WFP raise awareness by sharing the following ten hunger facts:

2015-04-14 Nearly 800,000 Children Forced to Flee Violence in Nigeria and Region - Unicef
[UN News] A new report released by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) reveals that least 800,000 children have been forced to flee their homes as a result of the conflict in northeast Nigeria between Boko Haram, military forces and civilian self-defence groups.

2015-04-14 Routed Boko Haram Fighters Hiding, Recruiting Others On Lake Chad Islands
[Vanguard] Boko Haram militants driven out of strongholds in Nigeria by a regional military offensive are increasingly taking refuge on remote islands in Lake Chad, terrorising locals or recruiting others.

2015-04-09 Nigeria Bottom of Class in Race to Get Children into School
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -A major U.N. review of global progress on meeting key education targets by 2015 was published on Thursday. Here is a report card on some of the countries working hardest and those failing to make the grade.

2015-04-09 Appeal for U.S.$174 Million to Help Nigerian Refugees in Cameroon, Chad and Niger
[UNHCR] Today, United Nations Agencies and non-governmental organizations are launching the Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP) for Nigerian refugees.

2015-04-09 Zaina Nyiramatama Appointed to AU Chad Office
[News of Rwanda] African Union (AU) chair Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has appointed Rwanda's Zaina Nyiramatama as the Head of the AU Liaison Office in Chad, with residence in N'Djamena.

2015-04-09 Country Hits Last Position on Social Progress Index
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Poverty is more important than inequality in holding back "social progress", a broad measure of what makes a country a good place to live, researchers said on Thursday, releasing data ranking Norway first and the Central African Republic last.

2015-04-09 2017 Afcon - Eagles Draw Egypt, Tanzania, Chad in Group G
[This Day] Nigeria and Egypt who failed to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations along with Tanzania and Chad were yesterday drawn in Group G of the 2017 edition whose qualification matches are slated to begin in June.

2015-04-09 Afcon 2017 - Eagles Draw Egypt, Tanzania, Chad in Group G
[This Day] Nigeria and Egypt who failed to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations along with Tanzania and Chad were yesterday drawn in Group G of the 2017 edition whose qualification matches are slated to begin in June.

2015-04-09 Afcon 2017 Qualifiers - Nigeria to Face Egypt, Chad
[Premium Times] The Nigeria national team, the Super Eagles, may have been handed a tough route to return to the Africa Cup Nations having been pitched alongside six-time African champions in the qualifying series.

2015-04-08 Security Council Condemns Boko Haram Attacks in Northeast Nigeria, Chad
[UN News] The members of the United Nations Security Council condemned today in the strongest terms the spate of recent terrorist attacks perpetrated by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria and Chad.

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