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Red Cross Spends $138 Million On Displaced Persons in Lake Chad Region

[Premium Times] The International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC, has said it budgeted 136 million Swiss francs (about $138 million) for humanitarian services in the Lake Chad Region in 2016. (AllAfrica)

Chad's Déby Invites Darfur Rebel Leaders to N'djamena

[Radio Dabanga] Berlin -The three main Darfur hold-out rebel movements have accepted the invitation of Chad's President Idris Déby to discuss the stalled peace talks with the Sudanese government in N'Djamena. (AllAfrica)

Lake Chad - ICRC President Calls for World to Urgently Address 'Vast Human Tragedy'

[PR Newswire] Geneva -The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer, completed today a two-day mission to Niger. With life-saving aid not reaching hundreds of thousands of people across the Lake Chad region, Mr Maurer called for more sustained and long-term international efforts to address the massive needs in the four countries affected. (AllAfrica)

'Crises in Africa Come From Outside'

[Deutsche Welle] Chadian President Idriss Deby has condemned the international community for its intervention in Africa. He says, the crises engulfing the continent come from outside and not within. (AllAfrica)

Merkel Wants to Expand Ties With Chad

[Deutsche Welle] Barely off the plane after meeting Ethiopia's Hailemariam Desalegn, German Chancellor Angela Merkel continues to confer with Africa's authoritarian rulers. She held talks in Berlin with Chad's Idriss Deby. (AllAfrica)

22000 CODESRIA books to African institutions of higher education

[allAfrica] The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) has donated 21,771 books to seven African institutions of higher education and research and five public universities on the continent. In donating the books, valued at over 100 million CFA, the aim of CODESRIA is to strengthen teaching, research and human capital development in Africa. The ceremony for the book donation was held in CODESRIA's premises in Dakar, Senegal, on Thursday, 6 October 2016. (AllAfrica)

Boko Haram - Navy Commences Deployment of Troops to Lake Chad Naval Post

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian Navy has finally commenced the deployment of its personnel and other logistics to Lake Chad Basin naval post to effectively counter the activities of Boko Haram terrorists and other criminal elements in the maritime area. (AllAfrica)

Navy Commences Deployment of Troops in Lake Chad

[Guardian] Abuja -The Nigerian Navy has commenced the deployment of personnel in the newly established Forward Operating Base (FOB) in the Lake Chad. (AllAfrica)

Chadian President Idris Deby Arrives in Khartoum

[SNA] Khartoum -The Chadian President and current Chairman of the African Union, Idris Deby, Monday morning arrived in Khartoum to participate in the meetings of the national dialogue's General Assembly which will begin at 11:00 a.m. at the Friendship Hall. (AllAfrica)

Chadian Ninga Overshadows African Stars in Europe

[CAF] France-based Chadian Casimir Ninga was the unlikely star of a largely frustrating weekend for Africans across Europe. The 23-year-old scored his first Ligue 1 hat-trick -- twice giving Montpellier a two-goal lead in a 3-3 draw at fellow strugglers Dijon. (AllAfrica)

FCT Minister Receives Benin, Chadian Presidents

[This Day] Abuja -The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello, Monday received the visiting Presidents of the Republic of Benin and Chad, Mr. Patrice Talon and Mr. Idriss Deby at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. (AllAfrica)

Refugees in Chad Reject Voluntary Return

[Radio Dabanga] Eastern Chad -The Sudanese refugees in camp Treguine and Bredjing in eastern Chad have rejected voluntary return to their home areas in a meeting with a government delegation on Monday. (AllAfrica)

Boko Haram Violence Leaves Families 'Teetering On Edge of Famine'

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -Over 6 million people in Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon face severe hunger, aid agencies warn (AllAfrica)

Many Darfur Students in Eastern Chad Not Registered Yet

[Radio Dabanga] Eastern Chad -Parents in the Djabal refugee camp in eastern Chad are late in registering their children at the camp schools. (AllAfrica)

Foreign Minister Meets Chadian Counterpart

[SNA] New York -foreign Minister, Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour met, Thursday, on the side-lines of the 72th session of the meetings of the UN General Assembly, in new York, the Chadian Foreign Minister, Musa Al-Fakki and reviewed with him the bilateral relations in all domains. (AllAfrica)

Buhari Appeals for Global Support to Raise Funds for Restoration of Lake Chad

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday called for global support for the cleanup of Ogoniland and to raise 14 billion US Dollars for the restoration of Lake Chad Basin. (AllAfrica)

UN Relief Chief Allocates U.S.$10 Million in Emergency Funds to Bolster Aid Response in Southern Chad

[UN News] The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O'Brien, has approved the allocation of $10 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to bolster humanitarian operations in Chad. (AllAfrica)

CAR, Chad, Sudan Discuss Joint Border Force

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -The Presidents of Sudan, Chad, and the Central Africa Republic held a meeting in El Fasher this week, at the conclusion of the celebration of Doha Document for Peace in Darfur. (AllAfrica)

Derby- Security and Stability in Sudan and Chad Is Inseparable

[SNA] Al-Fasher -The Chadian President of the Republic, Idris Deby, affirmed that security and stability in Sudan is inseparable from the security and stability of Chad and the whole region. (AllAfrica)

Tripartite Summit Held Between Presidents of Sudan, Chad and the Central African Republic

[SNA] Al-Fasher -The Presidents of Sudan, Chad and the Central African Republic, Wednesday held a tripartite summit in Al-Fasher, the capital of North Darfur State, on the sidelines of their participation in a festival marking completion of the implementation of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur. (AllAfrica)

New Life for African Governance Peer Reviews?

[SAIIA] The African Peer Review Mechanism - the continent's home-grown governance assessment and promotion tool - seems to be slowly turning its fortunes around. (AllAfrica)

'Chad - Oasis of the Sahel' and Its Links to FC Metz

[Deutsche Welle] Did the central African country Chad really pledge 12 million euros to get its name on the jerseys of the French soccer club FC Metz? The official answer is no, but this is what's behind the story. (AllAfrica)

Chadian President Concludes Visit to Sudan

[SNA] Al-Fasher -The Chadian President, Idris Deby, Wednesday concluded a two-day visit to Sudan during which he held talks with the President of the Republic on the bilateral relations between Sudan and Chad and attended a celebration in Al-Fasher city marking completion of the implementation of Doha Document for Peace in Darfur. He also addressed a mass rally in Al-Fasher on the occasion. (AllAfrica)

President Xi Calls for Further Cooperation With Chad, Africa

[Focac] President Xi Jinping met with Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno on Saturday, calling for further China-Chad and China-Africa cooperation. (AllAfrica)

Chadian President Idris Deby Arrives in Khartoum

[SNA] Khartoum -The Chadian President, Idris Deby, Tuesday afternoon arrived in Khartoum in a two-day visit during which he will attend a celebration in Al-Fasher city, the capital of North Darfur State, to mark completion of the implementation of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur. (AllAfrica)

Qatar Emir and Chad President Will Fly to Fashir for Ceremony Marking End of the Darfur Regional Authority Term

[SNA] Fashir -The Chairman of the Darfur Regional Authority Dr Tigani Sisi, has revealed that the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad, and the President of Chad, Idris Debby, and a number of senior international figures, will take part in the ceremony marking the term of the Darfur Regional Authority and the completion of the Doha document for peace in Darfur. (AllAfrica)

Dr Amin Omar Commends the Qatari, Chadian Roles in Peace Realization in Darfur

[SNA] Khartoum -The Head of the Darfur Peace Coordination Office, Dr Amin Hassan Omar on Friday said Doha Document for peace in in Darfur has been achieved in an unprecedented climate of accord and witnessed a huge int6ernationa partnership. (AllAfrica)

Lake Chad Basin - Boko Haram Violence Displaces 1.4 Million Children

[Cameroon Tribune] A UNICEF Report released recently looks at the devastating impact of the Boko Haram insurgency and need for urgent humanitarian assistance. (AllAfrica)

Chad's Déby to Celebrate Darfur Peace Deal Anniversary

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Chadian President, Idriss Déby will visit Sudan on 7 September to participate in the country's celebrations to mark the conclusion of the Darfur peace document that was signed in 2011. (AllAfrica)

President of Chad to Visit Next Month

[SNA] Nairobi -President of Chad, Idris Debby affirmed that he would pay a visit to Sudan on 7th of next September to participate in celebrations marking end of term of the Darfur Regional Authority and that he would also visit Sudan on October 10th to take part in sessions of the National Dialogue general assembly. (AllAfrica)

Funding Shortfall for Darfuri Refugee Students in Chad

[Radio Dabanga] N'djamena -The conference on education for the children of Sudanese refugees in Chad, organised by the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in the Chad capital N'Djamena, ended on Thursday. (AllAfrica)