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President of the Republic Receives Congratulatory Message From President of Chad

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir received a congratulatory message from Chadian President, Idris Deby on advent of holy month of Ramadan. (AllAfrica)

Explore Oil, Gas in Benue Trough, Chad Basin to Grow Reserves

[Vanguard] The Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN), has tasked the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to encourage increased oil and gas exploration in the Benue Trough and Chad Basin in order to grow Nigeria's reserves. (AllAfrica)

China Supports WFP Food Assistance in Chad

[WFP] The Lake Chad region has been affected by insecurity and a resulting humanitarian crisis. China's contribution will enable WFP to provide food assistance to 57,500 people, including nearly 30,000 women and more than 10,000 children under the age of five in the east of the country. A further 44,400 Sudanese refugees will also benefit from this donation. (AllAfrica)

Boko Haram - 730,000 Battle Hunger in Lake Chad Basin

[Vanguard] No less than 730,000 people including Internally displaced persons, IDPs, are hungry and at risk of starvation as they battle the devastating Boko Haram insurgency among other shocks in the Lake Chad Basin region. (AllAfrica)

Sudan, Chad and the UNHCR Signed a Tripartite Agreement

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan, Chad and the United Nations Refugee Agency UNHCR signed a tripartite agreement regulating the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of refugees from chad to the Sudan and from Sudan to Chad. (AllAfrica)

The European Union and the Sahel, Fact Sheet

[PR Newswire] Brussels -The EU supports the Sahel countries - Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger - in areas of shared interest such as security, migration, terrorism, the humanitarian response, resilience building and long-term development. (AllAfrica)

Defence Ministry Lauds Efforts of Chad for Realizing Peace in Darfur

[SNA] Khartoum -The State Minister at the Ministry of Defence, Gen. Ali Mohamed Salem, has appreciated the efforts being exerted by the government of Chad for realization of peace in Darfur and convincing the armed movements to resort to the dialogue and peace option. (AllAfrica)

Govt, Chad Agree On Voluntary Return for Refugees

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Governments of Sudan and Chad have signed three bilateral agreements for the voluntary return of refugees from the two countries. (AllAfrica)

President Al-Bashir Receives Message From President Deby Dealing With Peace Process

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, Thursday received at the Guest House the visiting Diplomatic Advisor of the President of Chad, Mukhtar Wau Dahab, who handed Al-Bashir a message dealing with the peace process in Sudan and means of cementing the Sudanese - Chadian relations. (AllAfrica)

Germany Contributes €25.5 Million to WFP's Emergency Response in Lake Chad Basin

[WFP] The contribution supports WFP's activities in Nigeria (?10.5 million), Cameroon (?5.6 million), Chad (?4.7 million) and Niger (?4.7 million). The funds are especially timely, as the imminent lean season - the period between harvests - is depleting people's re-sources and intensifying hunger and malnutrition. (AllAfrica)

Chad Pastoralist Made to Sit On Floor Now Stands for Her Community

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Marrakesh, Morocco -"It is just a woman. We cannot take what she says seriously," male officials have told Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim. But "I take the opportunity to put my ideas on the table" (AllAfrica)

Habre's Latest Conviction a Justice Milestone - Credit to AU

[New Times] On April 27, 2017, the Extraordinary African Chambers handed down an appeal ruling upholding the conviction of the former Chadian president Hissène Habré for war crimes, crimes against humanity and torture, and the sentence of life imprisonment. (AllAfrica)

Sudanese Gold Miners Detained in Eastern Chad

[Radio Dabanga] Eastern Chad -About 150 Sudanese gold miners are being held by Chad forces in eastern Chad. (AllAfrica)

President Bashir Confers With President Debby of Chad At Khartoum Airport

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Omar Bashir on Monday met with his Chadian counterpart, Idris Debby Itno at the presidential hall in Khartoum airport where the two sides discussed bilateral relations and cooperation between the two sides in the various fields. (AllAfrica)

Troops 'Neutralize' Boko Haram Terrorists in Lake Chad Area

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -Troops of 8 Task Force Division have continued to hit the few remaining Boko Haram hideouts and what is left of their logistics holding in the ongoing clearance operation around the fringes of Lake Chad, (AllAfrica)

Govt to Seek Alternative to $15bn Lake Chad Recharge

[Daily Trust] The Federal Government is to seek alternative to recharging the Lake Chad basin through inter basin water transfer from Congo basin, a project that has been estimated to cost 15 billion dollars. (AllAfrica)

Govt Seeks Alternative to $15bn Lake Chad Recharge

[Leadership] Abuja -The federal government has hinted of plans for an alternative to recharge the Lake Chad basin through inter basin water transfer from Congo basin. (AllAfrica)

State Oil Firm to Resume Oil Search in Lake Chad

[Vanguard] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will resume oil prospecting in the Lake Chad Basin of Borno state. (AllAfrica)

NNPC to Resume Oil Exploration in Chad Basin July - Baru

[Leadership] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) hinted yesterday that it will resume oil exploration activities in the Chad Basin within the next six weeks. (AllAfrica)

NNPC to Resume Oil Exploration in Lake Chad Basin

[Guardian] Maiduguri -The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has concluded arrangement to resume oil exploration in the Lake Chad Basin of Borno State. (AllAfrica)

NNPC to Resume Oil Search in Lake Chad in Six Weeks

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will resume oil exploration activities in the Chad Basin of the country, its Group Managing Director Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru said on Monday. (AllAfrica)

NNPC to Resume Oil Exploration in Chad Basin

[Leadership] The Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru says oil exploration activities in the Chad Basin will resume in six weeks time. (AllAfrica)

West Africa Issues a Wake-Up Call to Tyrants

[ISS] Last week's decision by the Appeals Chamber of the Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC) in the courts of Senegal to uphold the conviction and life sentence of former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré was just the latest victory - though it was certainly among the biggest - for international criminal justice in West Africa. (AllAfrica)

Frenchman Abducted in Chad Freed in Sudan's North Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The French miner who was abducted in eastern Chad about two months ago, was found in Kutum in North Darfur. He was rescued in a raid organised by France, Chad, and Sudan on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

VP Briefed On Arrangements for Giad Group Exhibition in N'djamena

[SNA] Khartoum -Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohammed Abdul Rahman was briefed, on the arrangements for organization of GIAD Group first Exhibition, in N'djamena, Chad, during May, 18-22. (AllAfrica)

Lessons From Hissene Habre's Conviction

[Citizen] Last May a court in Senegal convicted and sentenced to life-imprisonment Hissene Habre, the former ruler of Chad, for the crime of torture and crimes against humanity. (AllAfrica)

The Habré Trial - the Future for African Justice?

[African Arguments] The trial of Chad's former president is finally over, but its significance for Africa may have just begun. (AllAfrica)

Mechanism Between Khartoum State and Ndjamena Municipality for Follow Up Implementation of Twinship Formed

[SNA] Khartoum -Executive Program between Khartoum State and Ndjamena Municipality was signed, Monday, where Governor of Khartoum State, Lt. Gen. Abdul-Rahim Mohamed Hussein signed for Khartoum State and Mayor of Ndjamena, Maryam Guma'a signed for Ndjamena Municipality. (AllAfrica)

Court Upholds Habre's Sentence

[Al Jazeera] An appeals court in Senegal upheld the life sentence of Hissene Habre, former Chad president, on war crimes charges. (AllAfrica)

Court Rejects Habre's Appeal

[VOA] An African Union tribunal in Senegal has rejected the appeal of former-Chadian president Hissene Habre, who was convicted last year of war crimes and crimes against humanity. (AllAfrica)

Senegal Court Upholds Life Sentence for Hissene Habre

[Deutsche Welle] Chad's former dictator had been charged for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Habre's victims expressed satisfaction at the final outcome, but the defense argued the landmark trial was "unfair.'" (AllAfrica)