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Idriss Deby, Chad, Tanzania and AU

[Daily News] On Saturday, January 30, 2016, the African Union (AU) heads of state elected Chadian President Idriss Deby new union's Chair to replace the outgoing Chair, President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe. (AllAfrica)

Almost Half of Refugees in Chad Going Hungry After Aid Cuts, Poor Harvests - UN

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rome -Since 2014 most refugees have received about 40 percent of the daily 2,100 kilocalories recommended (AllAfrica)

Zambia, Chad Leaders in Dar On State Visits

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli yesterday received two Heads of State who are in the country on official visists. (AllAfrica)

Zambia's Lungu and Chad's Deby Visit Magufuli

[Daily News] President John Magufuli yesterday received his Chad and Zambian counterparts who arrived in the country for working and state visits, respectively. (AllAfrica)

The World Must Not Forget Chad's Refugees, UN Agencies Warn

[WFP] Chad's camps host nearly 400,000 refugees: some 310,000 people from Sudan's Darfur region in the east, and another 70,000 from the Central African Republic (CAR) in the south. The CAR refugees have been coming in waves since 2002; the Sudanese have been displaced for more than a decade. For the past few years, the Lake Chad region has separately hosted some 5,000 Nigerians fleeing Boko Haram's violence. More than 100,000 internally displaced people live at makeshift sites. Some 5,000 urban refugees are liv (AllAfrica)

2017 Famine - Libya, Algeria, Niger, Chad Rush Nigerian Grains

[Vanguard] A member of the House of Representatives Danburan Abubakar Nuhu yesterday lamented that neighbouring countries of Niger, Chad, Libya and Algeria have invaded markets in the country buying up grains in anticipation of famine next year. (AllAfrica)

Deby Appreciates President Al-Bashir Efforts On Issue of South Sudan State

[SNA] Malabo -The President of Chad and current Chairman of African Union, Idris Deby commended efforts being exerted by President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir to solve the South Sudan crisis. (AllAfrica)

Hassabo - Joint Forces Experiment Is Model of Cooperation Between Sudan, Chad and CAR

[SNA] Um-Dafog, South Darfur State -Vice - President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, has appreciated the experiment of the joint forces between Sudan, Chad and the Central African Republic and considered it a good model of the cooperation between the three countries in keeping security and stability. (AllAfrica)

Chad to Host the First Panafrican Summit on Digital Economy and Sustainable Growth in 2017

[ASCIS] His Excellency Mr. Idriss Déby Itno, President of the Republic of Chad, President-in-Office of the African Union on Friday, 18 November 2016, gave his agreement to hold the 1st Pan-African Summit on the Digital Economy and Sustainable Growth in N'djamena in 2017. According to the press release of the secretariat of the African Civil Society on the Information Society ACSIS-SCASI, this announcement was made during the audience that President Déby granted to Dr. Cissé Kane, ACSIS Preside (AllAfrica)

Darfuri Refugees in Chad Concerned About Food Rations, Striking Teachers

[Radio Dabanga] Djabal Refugee Camp -The residents of the Djabal refugee camp in eastern Chad have voiced concern about new UN World Food Programme (WPF) food distribution plans. The camp's school teachers embarked on a strike on Sunday, in protest against the delayed payment of their salaries. (AllAfrica)

Chadian Minister of Public Security Voices Country's Desire to Reinforce Ties With Algeria

[Algerie Presse Service] Chadian Minister of Public Security and Immigration Ahmat Mahamat Bachir on Monday in Algiers voiced his country's willingness to reinforce its ties with Algeria. (AllAfrica)

Ruto Woos Chad's Deby to Back Amina's AU Bid

[Nation] Kenya on Monday sought the backing of Chad for Foreign Affairs CS Amina Mohammed's bid to be African Union Commission chairperson. (AllAfrica)

DP Ruto Takes Amina AU Campaign to Chad

[Capital FM] N'djamena -Kenya on Tuesday sought the support of President Idriss Deby of Chad for the candidature of Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Ambassador Amina Mohammed as the chairperson of the African Union Commission. (AllAfrica)

Troops Rescue 85 Women, Children in Lake Chad

[Leadership] Troops of 7 Division Nigerian Army, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, led by the General Officer Commanding of the Division, conducted a decisive clearance operation into the remnants of Boko Haram strategic hub town of Chukungudu on the southern fringes of the Lake Chad Region, northern parts of Borno State over the weekend. (AllAfrica)

Algeria, Chad Ink MOU On Strengthening Bilateral Cooperation

[Algerie Presse Service] ALGIERS -Algeria and Chad inked Sunday in Algiers a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aiming at strengthening cooperation between the two countries in fields relating to interior and local assemblies. (AllAfrica)

Chad to Spare No Effort to Boost Relations With Algeria

[Algerie Presse Service] ALGIERS -Chad "will spare no effort" to strengthen, develop and boost its relations with Algeria, said Monday in Algiers, Chadian Minister of Public Security and Immigration Ahmat Mahamat Bachir. (AllAfrica)

Chad's Public Security Minister On Visit to Algeria From Sunday

[Algerie Presse Service] Chadian Minister of Public Security and Immigration Ahmat Mahamat Bachir is to start a four-day visit to Algeria from Sunday, the ministry of the Interior and Local Authorities said Saturday in a statement. (AllAfrica)

'20+ Dead' As Darfur Bandits Clash With Chadian Pursuit Posse

[Radio Dabanga] Jebel Moon -At least 20 people are reportedly dead following clashes between Darfur bandits and a Chadian pursuit posse on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

240 Boko Haram Militants Surrender to Task Force

[Daily Trust] Two hundred and forty Boko Haram militants have surrendered to troops of the Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) in a massive defection of the militants in Chad Republic. (AllAfrica)

Chadian President Stops Over At Khartoum Airport Coming From Turkey

[SNA] Khartoum -The President of Chad, Idriss Deby stopped over at Khartoum Airport, Wednesday evening en route to his country coming from Turkey. (AllAfrica)

Great Lakes - President Idriss Deby in Luanda for Summit

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Chad president, Idriss Deby, arrived on Tuesday afternoon in Luanda, where he will participate this Wednesday October 26 at the 7th Meeting of the Regional Oversight Mechanism for Peace, Security and Cooperation Agreement in his country and in the Great Lakes region. (AllAfrica)

FM Undersecretary Receives Chad Ambassador

[SNA] Khartoum -The Undersecretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Abdul-Ghani Al-Naiem, on Wednesday, received the Chad Ambassador to the Sudan, Salih Hamid. The meeting discussed ways of boosting the bilateral relations and means of developping them further for the interest of the people of the two countries. (AllAfrica)

President Bouteflika Receives New Ambassadors of Iraq, Chad and Pakistan

[Algerie Presse Service] President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika has received, Wednesday in Algiers, the new ambassadors of Iraq, Chad and Pakistan. (AllAfrica)

Debate On Deby

[Iwacu] A statement by Chad Head of State, Idriss Deby, supporting the current term of President Pierre Nkurunziza creates controversy. Between "electoral appetites" of African leaders and the AU malfunctioning. (AllAfrica)

Rebel Leader Slams South Africa's Withdrawal From War Crimes Court

[RFI] The South African government's decision to leave the International Criminal Court is "shameful" and effectively supports the genocide against people in Sudan, according to Abdul Wahid al-Nur of the Sudan Liberation Army (SLA). (AllAfrica)

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)