Habre Aides' Conviction Hailed as Victory for Justice
[Hirondelle] Arusha -A court in Chad on Wednesday sentenced seven former members of HissÃ¨ne HabrÃ©'s security services to life in jail for murder and torture. Ex-president HabrÃ© is detained in Dakar, Senegal, where he is also awaiting trial.
Lake Chad Water Charter - Stakeholders Share Best Practices
[Cameroon Tribune] A two-day sub-regional workshop grouping stakeholders from the six member States of the Lake Chad Basin Commission opened yesterday in Yaounde.
HabrÃ©-Era Agents Convicted of Torture
[HRW] N'djamÃ©na -The torture conviction in Chad on March 25 of 20 top security agents of the 1982-1990 HissÃ¨ne HabrÃ© dictatorship is a victory for justice, Human Rights Watch said today. The criminal court acquitted four others and ordered that the Chadian government and the convicted persons pay $125 million in reparations to over 7,000 victims.
School Meals in Chad - Building a Brighter Future
[WFP] These nine-year old girls look forward to a daily meal at their school in Mao. School meals boost attendance and help children concentrate in the classroom.
Nigeria Accuses Chad of False Claims Over Recaptured Town
[This Day] Abuja -and Daji Sani in Yola Ã¢?Â¨ There are indications that the Nigerian military is not happy with the unfair speculations and outright falsehood dished out by some members of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) currently battling to wipe out the Boko Haram insurgents from the region.
Thousands of Nigerian Refugees Seek Safety
[MSF] MÃ©decins Sans FrontiÃ¨res begins activities to assist refugees in the Lake Chad region
President Mahama Receives Chadian President
[Ghana Govt.] The President John Dramani Mahama yesterday received the President of Chad and Chairman of the Economic Community of of Central African States (ECCAS), Idriss Deby Itno in Accra.
Tormented Refugees Receive Counseling in Chad
[CAJ News] Lagos -THOUSANDS of refugees that have fled the Boko Haram crisis to Chad will receive psychological support and mental healthcare amid the strain and deplorable living conditions in the neighbouring country.
Govt Encouraged to Intercept Fleeing Terrorists
[CAJ News] Lagos -CHAD has been urged to intercept terrorists that have reportedly fled defeat from Nigeria's uniformed forces, who in recent weeks have reported significant breakthrough in the fight against the Boko Haram.
Nigeria, Nigerien and Chadian Militaries Brainstorm On Final Offensive Against Boko Haram
[This Day] The top brass of Nigerian, Nigerien and Chadian Armed Forces have met to fine-tune strategies in their collaborative efforts to flush the Boko Haram terrorists from their contiguous boundaries as well as deny them of using any part of their territory as a safe haven.
Forced to Flee Nigeria, Young Refugee Couple Celebrate Their Reunion in Chad
[UNHCR] Dar Es Salam Site -It was early morning in Baga, in Nigeria, when 22-year-old pregnant mother Zulaika heard the gunshots. She had just enough time to grab her two-year-old and run into the bush, before militants overran the town, massacring hundreds.
Nigeria, Chad, Niger to Set Up Joint Military Operations Headquarters
[Daily Trust] The Defence Chiefs of Nigeria, Chad and Niger have agreed to set up a Joint Operations Headquarters (JOH) to fine tune coordination of collaborative operations to fight terrorism in the north eastern region of Nigeria.
Anti-Terror War - Nigeria, Chad, Others Maintain Collaboration
[Independent (Lagos)] Abuja -The Federal Government has assured that it would continue to collaborate with Cameroun, Chad and Niger in spite of attempts by the neighbouring countries to claim credit for the gains made over the past few weeks in the clampdown on Boko Haram terrorists, to uproot the deadly group from the North-East.
Lake Chad - Striving to Meet Growing Needs
[PR Newswire] Geneva -TViolence in Nigeria is not only claiming lives and forcing hundreds of thousands of people to flee their homes in the country itself; it is spilling over into neighbouring Chad, Niger and Cameroon, where the humanitarian situation is also deteriorating. Across the Lake Chad region, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is providing displaced people with food and household essentials and helping medical facilities to cope with the influx of casualties.
Possible IS-Boko Haram Alliance Unsettles Nigerians
[Deutsche Welle] Troops from Chad and Niger crossed into Nigeria on Monday as regional efforts to fight Boko Haram intensified. Meanwhile the Nigerian Islamist militants have pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS).
Niger, Chad Troops Open New Front Against Terror Group Boko Haram
[Deutsche Welle] Chad and Niger have launched a major offensive against militant group Boko Haram in neighboring Nigeria. The fresh assault comes a day after the Islamists pledged allegiance to "Islamic State."
Chad, Niger Fight Boko Haram in Nigeria
[Vanguard] Damaturu -Niger and Chad, yesterday, launched major ground and air strikes in the North-East against Boko Haram, after the militants formally pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.
Military Cautions MJTF Partners Over Comments
[Daily Trust] The Nigerian military yesterday cautioned its partners in the Multinational Joint Task Force (MJTF) combating Boko Haram to stop comments that would undermine the counter terrorism operations.
Military Upset Over Chad, Niger Incursion Reports
[Premium Times] The Nigerian military has raised concern over careless talks and undue exuberance by some individuals from the military of neighbouring countries involved in the Multinational Joint Task Force, MJNTF, which have the implication of destabilising the spirit of the joint efforts against terrorism within the sub-region.
Regional Troops Retake Nigerian Town From Boko Haram
[Vanguard] Troops from Chad and Niger have retaken the northeastern Nigerian town of Damasak as part of regional efforts to combat the Islamists who have pledged allegiance to Islamic State militants.