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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)

Land Mine Kills Four Chadian Soldiers

[Cameroon Tribune] The Boko Haram terrorist group carried out the mine attack near the border with Niger. (AllAfrica)

Chadian Troops Killed By 'Boko Haram Mine'

[Vanguard] Four Chadian soldiers have been killed after a mine planted by Boko Haram Islamists destroyed their vehicle, a security source said on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

UN - 475,000 Children At Risk in Lake Chad Area

[Al Jazeera] Nearly half a million children around Lake Chad face "severe acute malnutrition" due to drought and a seven-year violent campaign by the armed group Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria, UNICEF has warned. (AllAfrica)

Bejaia Beat Medeama to Join Mazembe in Semis

[CAF] Chadian midfielder Morgan Betorangal was the hero for MO Bejaia as his superb strike secured victory at the expense of Medeama on Tuesday, and a place at the semis. (AllAfrica)

'161,000 Nigerians Still in Cameroon, Chad, Niger's Refugee Camps'

[This Day] The Director General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Muhammed Sani-Sidi, has disclosed that about 161,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the North-eastern part of Nigeria are still in various camps in three neighbouring countries of Chad, Niger and Cameroon. (AllAfrica)

Buhari Begs Rich Nations to Save Lake Chad

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has urged rich countries to do something urgent to save the Lake Chad from extinction, arising from the effects of climate change. (AllAfrica)

Save Lake Chad, Buhari Urges Wealthy Nations

[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari has urged rich countries to do something urgent to save the Lake Chad from extinction, arising from the effects of climate change. (AllAfrica)

President Wants Rich Nations to Save Receding Lake Chad

[Guardian] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged economically advanced countries to rise up to the task of saving the fast-receding Lake Chad from the impact of climate change. Receiving the visiting Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, in Abuja yesterday, Buhari warned that failure to regenerate the Lake Chad would lead to another round of migration by the people living in the areas. (AllAfrica)

Buhari Appeals to Developed Nations to Save Lake Chad From Extinction

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to developed nations to save Lake Chad from extinction as a result of the adverse effects of climate change. (AllAfrica)

Oil Search in Chad Basin - Matters Arising

[Guardian] Abuja -To say that the position of this government on several issues is getting more and more worrisome by the day is an understatement. How do you or plan the fact that in a country where there is no money (as we were told) to pay workers' salaries or to alleviate the suffering of the masses, majority of whom cannot even eat once in a day, we are talking of spending billions of naira (either already earmarked or to be raised) on finding oil by force in the north? (AllAfrica)

Leaders Grace Chad's President's Fifth Inauguration

[Monitor] Chad's President Idriss Deby Itno on Monday took oath for a fifth five year term in office extending his 26-year grip on power during an occasion graced by 14 African heads, including President Museveni amidst a torrid political atmosphere in the background. (AllAfrica)

President Returns From Chad Visit

[Uganda Media Centre] President Yoweri Museveni is back in the country at the conclusion of a two-day official visit to Chad where he joined over 14 Heads of State and Government delegations at the swearing-in ceremony of Chad President, Idris Deby Itno. (AllAfrica)

Uganda to Copy Chad On Oil Refinery

[Monitor] Kampala -As Uganda draws plans for the construction of an oil refinery in Kabaale, Hoima District, President Museveni and ministry of Energy officials have been in Chad to pick some lessons. (AllAfrica)

NNPC Considers Crude Importation From Chad, Niger Republic for Kaduna Refinery

[This Day] As part of the efforts to address frequent disruptions to the supply of crude oil to the Kaduna Refinery and Petrochemical Company (KRPC) as a result of the Niger Delta militancy, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is considering importing crude oil from Chad and Niger Republic, investigations by THISDAY have revealed. (AllAfrica)

Rwandan President Attends Swearing in Ceremony for Chadian President

[New Times] President Paul Kagame, yesterday, attended the swearing in ceremony of his Chadian counterpart Idriss Deby Itno. (AllAfrica)

Uganda Looks to Chad On Refinery Lessons

[Uganda Media Centre] President Yoweri Museveni now in the Chadian capital N'Djamena on a two-day official visit has said Uganda is seeking to break away from the African slogan of "Producing what it does not consume and consuming what it does not produce" by exploiting its rich natural resources for its own people. (AllAfrica)

Growing Dissent as Deby Embarks On Fifth Term

[Deutsche Welle] Chad has banned weekened opposition rallies ahead of the swearing in of President Idriss Deby for another term. Chad's neighbors approve of his commitment to fight terrorism, at home his record is viewed less favorably. (AllAfrica)