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President Bashir Arrives in Chad

[SNA] Ndjamena, Chad -President of the Republic, Omar Bashir, on Friday arrived in Ndjamena, Chad, in a two day visit to Ndjamena, at the head of government delegation to take part in the celebrations marking the Chad National Day. (AllAfrica)

Al-Bashir to Head to Chad to Participate in Its National Day Celebrations

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir is due to leave for Chad Friday on a two-day visit to take part in Chad's National Day celebrations. (AllAfrica)

Chad-Cameroon Pipeline - Safety, Security Prioritised

[Cameroon Tribune] The latest magazine of the Cameroon Oil Transportation Company (COTCO) shows that no accident has been recorded in the last 25 million hours of Work. (AllAfrica)

Good Morning Africa On the Day Chad and Burundi Were Declared Republics

[This is Africa] The people of Burundi and Chad annually celebrate Republic Day on November 28. (AllAfrica)

The Unexpected Migration Debate

[Deutsche Welle] Many Chadians are surprised: Since France's President Emmanuel Macron has been planning to set up asylum centers in Chad, the country has been the focus of a migration debate. But on the ground, it's not really an issue. (AllAfrica)

U.S. Arrests Former Officials in Africa Bribery Schemes

[VOA] The bribery scheme was hatched in the halls of the United Nations in New York and spanned several continents. (AllAfrica)

Mayor of N'djamena Briefed On Experiment of Vocational Training in Khartoum State

[SNA] Khartoum -The Mayor of N'Djamena municipality in Chad state, Mariam Jouma'a, Monday inspected the experiment of the Ministry of Manpower and Labour of Khartoum state in the field of vocational training, accompanied by Dr. Abdul A'atee Mohamed Khair the director general and number of the ministry's officials. (AllAfrica)

Global-Warming Ground Zero - Chad Grapples With Climate Damage

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dosseye -From floods hitting refugee camps to shrinking lakes, Chad is suffering the impacts of climate change - could planting trees help? (AllAfrica)

Commonly Used Drug May Be Key to Stopping Thousands of Mothers Dying

[allAfrica] Roughly every six minutes, a woman somewhere in the world bleeds to death in child birth. But a new medical trial shows that there is a way of combating the problem. (AllAfrica)

Sell Sex or Starve - Grim Choices for Chad's 'Ghost' Girls

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Danamaja -"I stay because I don't have a choice. I'll put up with it until I can't take it anymore." (AllAfrica)

'Nigeria, Somalia, Chad Have Highest Pneumonia, Diarrhoea Deaths'

[Guardian] Nigeria, Somalia and Chad have the highest number of deaths from child pneumonia and diarrhoea in the world. This was contained in a report by the International Vaccine Access Centre (IVAC), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, U.S.A. (AllAfrica)

First Ladies Against Miseries...

[Cameroon Tribune] Mrs Chantal Biya had a satisfactory time in Chad encouraging her Chadian sister, Hinda Deby Itno in their humanitarian crusade. (AllAfrica)

Chad's Survivors of Torture and Rape Seek Justice for Fellow Africans

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] N'djamena -Ginette Ngarbaye, 52, rises from her seat, leans forward and glares intensely at the ghost of her tormentor. (AllAfrica)

Chantal Biya Visits 'Great Heart Foundation'

[Cameroon Tribune] This was one of her main activities as she participated in the extraordinary summit of CEMAC Heads of State in N'Djamena, Chad on October 31, 2017. (AllAfrica)

Chadian Journalist Imprisoned After Report On Airline's Alleged Weapons Smuggling

[CPJ] New York -Chadian authorities should immediately release from detention and drop all charges against Juda Allahondoum, publisher of the weekly Le Visionnaire newspaper, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. (AllAfrica)

West Darfur Koran Student Abducted by Chad Soldiers

[Radio Dabanga] Sirba -A group of Chadian soldiers abducted a Koran student in West Darfur's Sirba locality on Sunday. (AllAfrica)

UNHCR - Refugee Leaders From Chad Visit Darfur to Assess Return Prospects

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Darfur -After more than a decade in exile, Sudanese refugees begin to look more seriously at returning to Darfur; 25 Sudanese refugee leaders are returning to their home villages for the first time this week on go-and-see visits organised by the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and its government counterparts in Chad and Sudan. (AllAfrica)

Lake Chad Basin Calm but Unpredictable, Says Military

[This Day] Maiduguri -The military has described the security situation around the Lake Chad Basin as unpredictable but calm, revealing that some islands around the area are still held by Boko Haram insurgents. (AllAfrica)

Sudan, Chad Hold Third Boarders Meeting for Refugees Return

[SNA] Al- Genena -The Sudan and Chad have launched, Sunday, the third borders meeting for the return of the Sudanese refugees in camps in eastern chad, and the return of the Chadian refugees from the Sudan to their areas. (AllAfrica)

25 Dead As Chad Camel Raiders Clash With West Darfur Posse

[Radio Dabanga] Kulbus / Kabkabiya -At least 25 people were killed and an unknown number wounded when armed camel rustlers from Chad clashed with a local rescue team in West Darfur this week. The situation in the area is reportedly still tense. (AllAfrica)

Hawaii Judge Bars Travel Order From Taking Effect

[VOA] A federal judge in Hawaii has blocked President Donald Trump's latest order restricting travel which was to go into effect at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Pan African Parliament Asks Us to Lift Travel Ban On Chad

[Independent (Kampala)] The Pan African Parliament has expressed shock with the decision by the United States to ban Chadians from entering the US and has adopted a motion calling for the immediate lifting of the travel ban. (AllAfrica)

More U.S. Backing 'Forthcoming' for Buhari's Drives Against Corruption & Boko Haram – New Ambassador

[allAfrica] The Nigerian embassy in Washington, DC - arguably one of the country's key diplomatic outposts - has an ambassador at the helm for the first time since Professor Adebowale Adefuye died unexpectedly two years ago, after serving as Nigeria's envoy to the United States for five years. Hassan Mohammed Hassan, a career diplomat, took up his assignment last month as deputy chief of mission with the rank of ambassador -- more than two years after President Mohammadu Buhari took office. (AllAfrica)

Refugees On Aid Pittance Turn to Knitting and Hairdressing

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Diba 1 -Humanitarian agencies are helping refugees learn new skills and set up businesses in Chadian towns, working with - and serving - local people (AllAfrica)

The Attempt to Replenish Lake Chad's Water May Fail Again. Here's Why

[The Conversation Africa] The Transaqua Project is a big, ambitious initiative to replenish the waters of Lake Chad, a fresh water inland lake in Central Africa. (AllAfrica)

South Africa and Chad Sign Memorandum of Understanding in Field of Biodiversity Conservation and Management

[Govt of SA] South Africa and chad sign memorandum of understanding in field of biodiversity conservation and management (AllAfrica)

Chadian Ambassador Congratulates Sudan People and Government On Sanctions Revocation

[SNA] Khartoum -The Chadian Ambassador to Khartoum, Saleh Hammed has affirmed that his country was convinced that the US will revoke its economic sanctions imposed on the country as Sudan did much to satisfy its people and the international community. (AllAfrica)

Chad Welcomes Revocation of Sanctions On Sudan, Deby Congratulates Al-Bashir

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan Ambassador to Chad, Abdul-Aziz Hassan Saleh said that the Foreign Ministry of Chad issued a statement on Tuesday, welcomed lifting of sanctions against Sudan. (AllAfrica)

Why Is Chad Part of Trump's Travel Ban?

[ISS] Since taking office in January, United States (US) President Donald Trump has made more than his fair share of inexplicable decisions. But the inclusion of Chad in the latest revision of his infamous travel ban may just be the most inexplicable of the lot. (AllAfrica)

'We Lose Entire Communities in the Blink of an Eye and People Do Not Seem to Look'

[African Arguments] The crisis in Lake Chad Basin is one of the most desperate, and neglected, in the world. (AllAfrica)

Key U.S. Ally Chad Baffled by Travel Ban Inclusion

[VOA] Chad's appearance on a new U.S. government list of countries subject to travel restrictions has the central African country bewildered. (AllAfrica)