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Lake Chad Crude Oil Deposits, Arms Sales Denial, Prolonging Insurgency, Says Military Source

[This Day] Abuja -Huge interests in crude oil deposits in the Lake Chad Basin; the refusal of some weapons manufacturers to sell arms to Nigeria and other entrenched schemes of some foreign nations are responsible for prolonging the war against terrorist group, Boko Haram, in North-east region, a top military source has told THISDAY. (AllAfrica)


Six Darfuri Sheikhs Slain By Hungry Mob At Refugee Camp in Chad

[Radio Dabanga] Bredjing Camp -Six Sheikhs of the Bredjing camp that houses mainly Darfuri refugees near Adré in eastern Chad were killed, and 17 others injured in clashes and mob violence in the camp on Monday. (AllAfrica)


How Mungatana 'Lost Sh76 Million to Chad Con Man'

[Nairobi News] A Chadian was on Tuesday charged with defrauding former Assistant Minister Danson Mungatana of $1,000,000 seven years ago. (AllAfrica)


Presidential Election - Chad's Elections Body Draws Inspiration

[Cameroon Tribune] The Director General of the elections governing institution in Chad, Issa Adjidei and members of his delegation had a guided visited to SOPECAM on October 11, 2018. (AllAfrica)


Rescue Mission for Lake Chad Basin

[This Day] Owing to the challenges at the Lake Chad Basin which has had adverse effects on member countries such as Nigeria, experts have called for concerted efforts to address the situation, Ugo Aliogo reports (AllAfrica)


In Chad, Top UN Officials Say Humanitarian Response Must Go 'Hand in Hand' With Longer-Term Recovery

[UN News] Senior United Nations officials on Sunday called for stronger joint humanitarian and development interventions in Chad as the crisis-riven central African country as it tackles poverty, displacement, malnutrition, and lack of access to basic social services. (AllAfrica)


Humanity Has 'No Choice' but to Unite in the Face of Global Threats, Chadian Minister Underscores At UN Assembly

[UN News] Humanity has "no choice" but to work together to rise to global threats and challenges in a manner based on universal values upon which the United Nations was built, the foreign minister of Chad, a land-locked nation in central Africa's Sahel region, told world leaders gathered at the General Assembly's annual debate. (AllAfrica)


Nigerian President Calls for Global Action On Climate Change, Lake Chad Crisis

[UN News] A variety of "festering" causes and effects surround crises around the world, Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, said on Tuesday, speaking on the first day of the high-level portion of the United Nations General Assembly's annual general debate. (AllAfrica)


Black Rhino Making a Comeback in Chad Thanks to Relocation From SA

[News24Wire] The black rhino may be making a comeback in Chad after nearly 50 years, thanks to a relocation programme involving South African rhino. (AllAfrica)


Minister commends ECA, pledges to speed up economic diversification in Chad

[Economic Commission for Africa] N'Djamena, 17 September 2018 (ECA www.uneca.org/sro-ca ) -- Chad's minister of economic planning and development, Issa Doubragne, has pledged his government's commitment to finalizing work on the country's Master Plan for Industrialization and Economic Diversification within the next six months. (AllAfrica)


Africans Live A Decade Longer Than in 1990, But...

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The level of human development in Sub-Saharan Africa, judged by how long people live for, how well they are educated and how much they earn, has improved by more than a third in the past three decades, according to a United Nations report published today. (AllAfrica)


Interpol Breaks Up Human Trafficking Ring

[VOA] Police in Sudan's capital have rescued 94 victims of human trafficking, 85 of them minors. (AllAfrica)


NAF Attacks Terrorists Near Lake Chad, Kill Many

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, stated, yesterday, that its fighter aircraft in continuation of Operation Thunder Strike 2, destroyed some Boko Haram terrorists facilities and neutralised several insurgents at Bukar Meram and Tumbun Allura, both on the fringes of Lake Chad, Borno State, on Sunday. (AllAfrica)


No Safe Haven for Girls in Crisis-Hit Lake Chad Region - Survey

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Teenage girls living in Africa's insurgency-hit Lake Chad region have no safe haven from the violence, with beatings and abuse happening in their homes, on the streets and at school, a survey found on Monday. (AllAfrica)


Continuing the Fight to Shrink the Malaria Map in the Sahel

[Malaria Consortium] Another rainy season brings malaria preventive treatment to children (AllAfrica)


Berlin Hosts Lake Chad Donor Drive Amid Humanitarian Crisis

[Deutsche Welle] An international donor conference for countries bordering Lake Chad aims to contain what Germany's foreign minister has called "one the greatest humanitarian disasters of our age." The region is a hub for terror groups. (AllAfrica)


UK to Open New Embassies in Chad and Niger

[PR Newswire] London -The Prime Minister has announced increased support to African countries on the front line of instability, with an expansion of the UK's diplomatic network. (AllAfrica)


'Over 10 Million People Still Need Assistance in the Lake Chad Region'

[Deutsche Welle] In an exclusive interview, the head of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Achim Steiner tells DW why the international community must continue to help people in the Lake Chad region. (AllAfrica)


Germany Hosts High-Level Conference On Humanitarian Crisis in the Lake Chad Region

[Deutsche Welle] Conflict and climate change have plunged the Lake Chad region into one of the world's worst humanitarian crises. An international conference in Berlin aims to raise more support for the millions of people in need of aid. (AllAfrica)


Boko Haram Fuelled By Shrinking Lake Chad - UN Deputy Chief

[Premium Times] UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has attributed the Boko Haram terrorism in Northeast Nigeria largely to the drying up of the once thriving Lake Chad, which provided millions with livelihood. (AllAfrica)


Regional Ministers, Experts Meet in Abuja Over Lake Chad Crises, Insurgency

[Premium Times] More than 10 ministers from Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), and African Union (AU) representatives have converged in Abuja to adopt a strategy aimed at regaining areas captured by Boko Haram insurgents and tackling the economic crises around the lake. (AllAfrica)


Ethiopian Airlines Concludes Purchase of 49% Stake in New Chadian Airlines

[East African] Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it has completed the deal to purchase a 49 per cent stake in new Chadian Airlines. (AllAfrica)


Shrinking Lake Chad and Challenges Ahead Resuscitation

[Leadership] In this report, CHIKA OKEKE examines issues bordering on resuscitation of Lake Chad and the need for regional governments to tackle the problem headlong. (AllAfrica)


Ethiopian Airlines in Deal With Chad to Launch New Carrier

[East African] Ethiopian Airlines will acquire a 49 per cent stake in the new Chadian Airlines that is set to be launched in October. The Ethiopian flag carrier has been in talks with Chad to establish the joint venture with the government retaining a 51 per cent stake. (AllAfrica)


Refugees in Chad Arrested for Criticising Voluntary Return

[Radio Dabanga] Abeche -Four Sudanese refugees were arrested in a refugee camp in eastern Chad one week ago for criticising plans for the voluntary return of the refugees to Darfur. (AllAfrica)


Rwanda's Early Childhood Development Programme Impresses Chadian Minister

[New Times] Chadian Minister for Women, Protection of Early Childhood and Solidarity, Dr Djalal Adrjoun Khalil, has praised Rwanda's women empowerment initiatives and early childhood development policies. (AllAfrica)


Lake Chad Basin Conference - Cameroon Confirms Participation

[Cameroon Tribune] The Minister Delegate at the Ministry of External Relations in charge of Cooperation with the Commonwealth, Mbayu Felix and the German Ambassador to Cameroon, Hans-Dieter Stell have held discussions on the gathering to take place in Berlin, Germany. (AllAfrica)


Trade-Offs in Managing Tramadol Abuse in Central Africa

[ISS] Tramadol is increasingly being used as a recreational drug across Central Africa. The illegal trade and non-medical use of this synthetic opioid poses risks for health and security. Health practitioners are faced with the dilemma of restricting its availability to curb abuse, at the expense of patients who need it to relieve pain. (AllAfrica)


FG Reaches Out to Lake Chad Basin Countries to Curb Spread of Cholera

[This Day] Disease records 16,008 cases, 186 deaths in 16 states (AllAfrica)


Trade-Offs in Managing Tramadol Abuse in Central Africa

[ISS] Tramadol is increasingly being used as a recreational drug across Central Africa. The illegal trade and non-medical use of this synthetic opioid poses risks for health and security. Health practitioners are faced with the dilemma of restricting its availability to curb abuse, at the expense of patients who need it to relieve pain. (AllAfrica)


FG Reaches Out to Lake Chad Basin Countries to Curb Spread of Cholera

[This Day] Disease records 16,008 cases, 186 deaths in 16 states (AllAfrica)