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Fisherwomen of Lake Chad Show Optimism in Face of Multiple Challenges

[UN News] Climate Change (AllAfrica)

Joint AU-UN Trip Announcement – South Sudan, Chad & Niger

[African Union] Addis Ababa, Ethiopia -The African Union and the United Nations, with the support of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, and with the participation of the AU Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security, H.E. Bineta Diop, the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, H.E. Amina J. Mohammed, and the Executive Director of UN Women, H.E. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, who will travel to South Sudan, Chad and Niger, starting 3 July, in a joint AU-UN visit with the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden, (AllAfrica)

After 12 Years in Darfur, Chadian Refugees Finally Return Home

[RFI] While 220,000 Darfuri refugees in Chad mull over whether they feel safe going home, a smaller, little-known group has made the exact opposite exodus from Darfur back to Chad. Some 9,000 Chadian refugees, many who had been living in Makjar and Um Shalaya camps in Darfur, Sudan, were resettled across the border in their native Chad, helped by the UN High Commission for Refugees. One family, who has been back in Chad just one month, spoke about fleeing from, and returning to, Chad. (AllAfrica)

Joint AU-UN Trip Announcement - South Sudan, Chad And Niger

[African Union] Joint AU-UN Trip Announcement - South Sudan, Chad & Niger (AllAfrica)

Darfur - Voluntary Repatriation From Chad Continues

[Radio Dabanga] El Tina -As part of a voluntary repatriation programme, about 180 Darfuri refugees who lived for years in neighbouring Chad officially returned to their places of origin in early June. (AllAfrica)

Chadian President Meets Senior CPC Official, Vowing to Enhance Ties

[Focac] Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno met with a delegation of the Communist Party of China (CPC) here on Monday and the two sides vowed to enhance ties between ruling parties of the two countries. (AllAfrica)

Efforts to Build Climate Resilence in Chad Turn Up a Surprising Barrier - Violence Against Women

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Violence against women "reinforces people's vulnerability to other risks" including climate change (AllAfrica)

As Millions Face Hunger in Sahel, More Accountability Is Needed to Attract Support, Warns Red Cross President

[IFRC] About 5.8 million people across Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal are struggling to get enough food and require immediate assistance. To respond to their needs adequately, humanitarian actors need to manage well the funding they receive from their partners and well-wishers, warned Francesco Rocca, the President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), during a visit to Guinea, from 18 to 20 June 2018. (AllAfrica)

Sudan, Chad Continue Border Security Cooperation

[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -Sudan and Chad have agreed to enhance security cooperation and promote economic, social and political relations on the joint border area. (AllAfrica)

How the Elite Take Billions Offshore

[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] From Cape Verde's white-sand beaches to Niger's vast deserts, West African countries are plundered by companies and individuals, while governments do little to stem the flow. (AllAfrica)

Nigerian, Cameroonian Troops Kill 15 Boko Haram Terrorists in Lake Chad

[This Day] Abuja -The combined troops of the Nigerian Operation Lafiya Dole and the Cameroonian Defence Forces have killed 15 Boko Haram insurgents in separate encounters in Southern Lake Chad Basin. (AllAfrica)

Army in Final Push Against Boko Haram in Lake Chad

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Army says on Tuesday it has lunched a new operation to totally flush out remnants of Boko Haram insurhents in the Lake Chad region. (AllAfrica)

Govt Urge Collaboration to Tackle Boko Haram Menace in Lake Chad

[Guardian] Maiduguri -Governors from the countries in the Lake Chad Basin have called for concerted effort to address the Boko Haram insurgency in the region. (AllAfrica)

Lake Chad Forum Kicks Off in Maiduguri

[This Day] Maiduguri -The first Lake Chad Governors' Forum to address the problems of the receding Lake Chad kicked off in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Dr. Faisal Briefed On Implementation of Outcome of Sudan-Chad Borders Conference

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic Dr. Faisal Hassan Ibrahim was briefed Tuesday on the overall situations in West Darfur State. (AllAfrica)

Dr. Faisal Informed On Outcome of the Border Sudanese - Chadian Conference

[SNA] Khartoum -Assistant of the President of the Republic, Dr. Faisal Hassan Ibrahim, received in his office at the Republican Palace Tuesday the Wali (governor) of West Darfur State, Fadlal-Moula Al-Haja, and reviewed the situation in the state. (AllAfrica)

We Will Return Lake Chad Basin to Its Former Glory - Buhari

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to help return the Lake Chad Basin to its former glory. (AllAfrica)

Buhari Pledges to Mitigate Effects of Drying Lake Chad

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said that Nigeria had initiated measures to mitigate the negative effects of the shrinking Lake Chad on the people of the area. (AllAfrica)

Bishops Call for Referendum On Adoption of New Constitution

[CISA] Niamey -On April 19, the Chadian bishops called for a referendum on the adoption of a highly controversial bill amending the Constitution that is due to be voted on by the National Assembly on April 30. (AllAfrica)

Environment Affairs On Arrival of Six Black Rhino in Chad

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, has expressed joy at the safe arrival of six black rhino from South Africa at the Zakouma National Park in Chad. (AllAfrica)

6 Black Rhino From SA Arrive Safely in Chad

[News24Wire] Six South African black rhinos have safely arrived in Chad, the Department of Environmental Affairs said on Friday. (AllAfrica)

6 Rhino Sent to Chad As Part of Biodiversity Agreement

[News24Wire] Six black rhino from the Addo Elephant National Park in the Eastern Cape are expected to arrive in Chad on Friday as part of an agreement in biodiversity and conservation with South Africa. (AllAfrica)

An Emperor for Chad?

[Deutsche Welle] Chad has a new constitution which grants the president absolute power. This is anything but a democracy -- and the West is looking away, says Dirke Köpp. (AllAfrica)

Boko Haram - Military Winning the Lake Chad War Despite Losses - General Irabor

[Premium Times] Lucky Irabor, the Commander of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) in Ndjamena, Chad, said he recently lost about 22 soldiers in the course of prosecuting the war against Boko Haram in the Lake Chad region. (AllAfrica)

First Convoy of Sudanese Refugees From Chad

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -For the last 15 years, Adam El-Nour Abakar, 45 years old, was in exile in Chad. Last week, Adam and his family returned to their home in Kebkabiya village, in North Darfur with their five Children, all of whom were born in Chad. (AllAfrica)

Al-Basher - Conference On Peace and Development of Sudan-Chad Borders Is Real Step for Removal of Barriers and Restrictions On Citizen's Movement

[SNA] Genina -President of the Republic, Field Marshal, Omer Al-Basher has described the holding of the Conference on Security and Development of Sudan-Chad Borders as a real step for removing of barriers and restrictions on citizen's movement. (AllAfrica)

President Deby - Holding of Conference for Development and Security of the Border Affirms Firmness of Bilateral Relations

[SNA] Khartoum -The President of Chad, Idris Deby, pointed out convocation of the Conference for Development and Security of the Border between Chad and Sudan affirms firmness of the relations between the two countries. (AllAfrica)

Chadian President Arrives in West Darfur State

[SNA] Genaina -The Chadian President, Idris Deby, Wednesday arrived in Genaina city, the capital of West Darfur State to take part in the concluding sitting of the Conference for Development of the Sudanese - Chadian Border Area. (AllAfrica)

Sudan-Chad Conference On Peace and Security's Final Communique and Recommendations

[SNA] Genaina -The Conference on Security and Development of border areas between the Sudan and Chad on Wednesday concluded session in the town of Genaina, capital of West Darfur state, and issued its final recommendations and communique (AllAfrica)

Al-Bashir and Deby Sign Statement for Development of the Sudanese - Chadian Border Area

[SNA] Genaina -The President of the Republic of Sudan, Field Marshal Omer Hassan Ahmed Al-Bashir, and the President of Chad, Idris Deby, Wednesday signed the joint communique at the conclusion of the Conference for Development of the Sudanese - Chadian Border Area conference at Genaina,West Darfur State, under the slogan (border is means communication not division). (AllAfrica)

Al Bashir Receives Deby in West Darfur Capital As Sudan-Chad Border Development Summit Concludes

[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -The President of Chad, Idris Deby, arrived in El Geneina on Wednesday and was received by Sudan's President Omar Al-Bashir, a number of ministers, the Walis of the five states of Darfur, leaders of the native administration and dignitaries. (AllAfrica)