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Stabilisation of Lake Chad Basin - Stakeholders Roll Out Regional Strategic Plan

[Cameroon Tribune] The five-year plan on peace and development of the area has nine cardinal pillars of operation across member countries of the basin (AllAfrica)

Al-Burhan Praises Distinguished Relations Between Sudan and Chad

[SNA] Khartoum -Chairman of the Transitional Sovereign Council, Lt Gen. Abdul-Fattah Al-Burhan, has praised the distinguished level of the relations between Sudan and Chad. (AllAfrica)

Valorising Lake Chad - Display of Cultural Prowess Imminent

[Cameroon Tribune] This was the focus of an audience granted to the Director of AFD, Cameroon, by the Minister of Arts and Culture last Friday, October 25. (AllAfrica)

New Project Launched to Help Chadian Farmers Adapt to Climate Change and Boost the Agriculture Sector

[IFAD] A new ?81.9 million project will help more than 1 million vulnerable small-scale farmers in Chad improve their incomes and food security and boost an underperforming agricultural sector hampered by recurrent droughts and rain-fed farming practices. (AllAfrica)

Insecurity, Others - World Bank to Invest $510m in Lake Chad Basin

[Daily Trust] Washington DC -The World Bank is willing to invest $510m, in three tranches, in the Lad Chad Basin to address insecurity, desertification and humanitarian challenges, among others. (AllAfrica)

Floods Leave Thousands Homeless in Chad and Cameroon

[VOA] Heavy rains and floods this week have left at least 100,000 people homeless on both sides of the border between northern Cameroon and Chad.  It's the worst flooding in the area since 2012. the military is working to evacuate those stranded by floodwaters in Kaikai. (AllAfrica)

Border Closures With Libya, CAR Begin to Have Impact

[VOA] Sudan's ruling Sovereign Council recently ordered the closure of the country's borders with the Central African Republic and Libya, citing security concerns. The order has been gradually implemented in the last three weeks. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon-Chad Relations - Outgoing Chadian Ambassador Honoured

[Cameroon Tribune] Ahmat Mahamat Karambal was offered a diner on behalf of the Head of State by Minister Mbella Mbella on October 14 as he came to the end of his diplomatic mission in Cameroon. (AllAfrica)

Asma Receives Ambassador of Chad

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Asma Mohamed Abdalla, Monday received the Ambassador of Chad to Sudan, Salih Hegaira, on the occasion of the expiry his assignment to Sudan and thanked him for his efforts to consolidate the relations between the two countries. (AllAfrica)

We Are Paying a Heavy Price for What's Happening in Libya - President Issoufou

[allAfrica] Rhodes -The security threat to the Sahel region has been amplified by the Libyan crisis, said the President of Niger Mahamadou Issoufou. In his forthright assessment of the conflict, Issoufou said it seems the world has turned its back on countries that are dealing with the fallout of the crisis. (AllAfrica)

Liberia Win Chad 1-0

[Observer] Liberian Malaysian based striker Kpah Sherman made his debut when Liberia played against Lesotho on May 30, 2014. (AllAfrica)

Problems Multiply Under President Déby's Regime

[The New Humanitarian] A state of emergency, attacks by Boko Haram militants, and rebel incursions are bringing new humanitarian and security concerns to Chad - a landlocked central African nation that shares borders with some of the region's most unstable countries. (AllAfrica)

Liberia Meets Chad Today At SKD

[New Dawn] Liberia national team Lone Star faces Chad today, Wednesday, 9 October at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in the FIFA World Cup 2021 qualifiers preliminary round.The Lone Star was drawn against Chad in the African Cup of Nations 2021 qualifiers preliminary round. (AllAfrica)

Cotton Is Trade and That's Why It Matters

[ITC] From Africa to China, cotton remains an important commodity across the world, but four states from West Africa - Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad and Mali (also known as the Cotton 4 countries) - have taken the initiative and applied to the United Nations General Assembly for official recognition of World Cotton Day on 7 October. (AllAfrica)

Dozens Die in Landslide at Gold Mine - Report

[allAfrica] Cape Town -A landslide at a gold mine in northwestern Chad has killed about 30 people, Reuters reports. (AllAfrica)

FAO Report Cites 41 Countries Needing External Assistance for Food

[FAO] Rome -Dry weather and protracted conflicts are primary drivers (AllAfrica)

Joel Johnson Ruled Out of Liberia's AFCON Qualifiers Against Chad

[Observer] "I will come back strong as never in the name of Jesus, Amen," - Joel Johnson (AllAfrica)

Cameroon-Chad Cooperation - Convergence of Views for Better Relations

[Cameroon Tribune] Both parties at the end of the 23rd Grand Joint Commission which held in Yaounde recommended certain measures for improving bilateral ties between them. (AllAfrica)

João Lourenço Calls for Boost of Co-Operation With Chad

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, on Thursday encouraged the Angolan and Chadian authorities to identify new areas to boost the bilateral co-operation. (AllAfrica)

Chadian President in Luanda for Angola Visit

[ANGOP] Luanda -The President of Chad, Idriss Déby Itno, arrived Wednesday in Luanda for a 24-hour official visit to Angola aimed to reinforce bilateral cooperation in various fields. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon and the Lake Chad Region - How to Stem the Spread of Cholera

[MSF] The north of Cameroon is facing an outbreak of cholera, with an increase in the number of cases reported since May 2019. (AllAfrica)

An Epidemiological Response to Cholera in the Lake Chad Basin

[MSF] The rainy season arrived several weeks ago in West and Central Africa, bringing with it seasonal diseases. Cases of cholera have already been identified in northern Cameroon, where Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is carefully monitoring the situation. A team of epidemiologists in Dakar is supporting MSF in response to this latest outbreak and other regional epidemics. Epidemiologist Franck Ale explains the challenges of their work. (AllAfrica)

Shoot Both Herdsmen, Farmers Dead If... . - Chadian President Orders Army

[Vanguard] Following the continued clashes between herdsmen and farmers in Chad, the President has ordered the Chadian army to shoot both herdsmen and farmers dead, if the clashes continue. (AllAfrica)

Terrorism Survivors - Forced to Farm, Fish, Fight, 'They Slaughtered Three of My Friends'

[UN News] To mark next week's International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, UN News travelled to Chad and the Far North region of Cameroon in West Africa earlier in the year, to interview people who have personal stories to tell about how terrorism has shattered their lives. (AllAfrica)

Six People Killed By Female Suicide Bomber in Lake Chad Area - Chadian Army

[RFI] A suspected Boko Haram female suicide bomber detonated an explosive vest in the early hours of Wednesday, killing at least six people and injuring several others in western Chad, according to a Chadian army officer who did not give his name. (AllAfrica)

Protect, Support and Empower Girls in Lake Chad Region

[IPS] United Nations -As Lake Chad enters its 10th year of conflict, millions of young girls are being used and manipulated in grotesque ways. (AllAfrica)

Oil Firm Seeks Military Support to Restart Oil Search in Chad Basin

[Premium Times] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has solicited the support of the military for its planned re-entrance and commencement of full oil exploration operations in the Chad Basin, Gongola and Benue Trough. (AllAfrica)

Wali of Red Sea State Receives Chadian Ambassador to Sudan

[SNA] Port Sudan -The Caretaker Wali (governor) of the Red Sea State Maj. Gen. Essam Abdel-Farraj received here Tuesday the Chadian Ambassador to Sudan Salih Hamid and his accompanying delegation, who are now on a visit to the state. The ambassador's visit was to check the movement of foreign trade of Chad through Sudanese seaports, inspect the yards dedicated to Chad's imports in the dry port of Salloum and open a follow-up office in Port Sudan. The Red Sea State's Wali welcomed the delegation of Chad, pointing out to the (AllAfrica)

Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Nigeria Launch U.S.$100 Million Fund Against Jihadists

[Vanguard] The four countries bordering Lake Chad on Friday launched a fund aimed at collecting $100 million to help counter climate change and a devastating jihadists insurgency. (AllAfrica)

'Insecurity in North-East Affecting Lake Chad Basin'

[This Day] 'The United Kingdom Coordinator, United Nations, Stephen Hickey has stated that the deteriorating security situation in Northern Nigeria is having a devastating effect on the people of the Lake Chad Basin region. (AllAfrica)

Lake Chad Basin Dev't - Cameroon's Contribution Discussed

[Cameroon Tribune] This was during an audience Minister Alamine Ousmane Mey granted the Executive Secretary of the Lake Chad Basin Commission in Yaounde, July 24. (AllAfrica)