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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)

Govt Concerned About Revitalizing Lake Chad Basin - Osinbajo

[Vanguard] The Federal Government says it will ensure the recharging and revitalisation of the Lake Chad Basin so as to effectively tackle the issues of security, livelihood and development of the region. (AllAfrica)

2021 AFCON Qualifiers - Liberia Drawn Against Chad in Preliminaries

[Observer] Liberia have been paired against Chad in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification preliminary rounds. (AllAfrica)

MNJTF Gives Security Report On Lake Chad Region

[Leadership] The security situation within the Multinational Joint Task Force (MJNTF) Area of Responsibility in the Lake Chad region has improved since the activation of OP YANCIN TAFKI on January 22, an official has said. (AllAfrica)

Lake Chad Governors Reaffirm Commitment to Cross-Border Security

[Premium Times] Governors from Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad, under the auspices of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), on Wednesday in Niamey restated their commitment to ensuring cross border security and curbing the activities of the Boko Haram. (AllAfrica)

Lake Chad Governors Forum - Borno Governor Hands Over to Nigerien Counterpart

[Premium Times] The chairman of the Lake Chad Governors Forum and governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, has handed over the baton of the forum's leadership to the governor of Diffa, Niger Republic, Mohamed Mouddour. (AllAfrica)

Regional Meeting to Tackle Lake Chad Crisis Begins in Niger

[Premium Times] Eight governors from Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad will be meeting in Niamey, Niger, today alongside several CSOs and stakeholders to deliberate on the crisis rocking the Lake Chad region. (AllAfrica)

Lake Chad Crisis - Regional Governors, Others Brainstorm in Niamey

[Premium Times] Eight governors from Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad will this week meet in Niamey, Niger, alongside several CSOs and global stakeholders to deliberate on the crisis rocking the Lake Chad region and offer solutions. (AllAfrica)

African Union Renews Bid for Direct Kiir, Machar Talks

[Monitor] An Africa Union taskforce on restoring peace in South Sudan says broad political engagement with President Salva Kiir and his former vice president Riek Machar is urgently needed to kick-start direct talks between the two leaders which is crucial in implementation of the revitalised agreement. (AllAfrica)

Economics of Terrorism in Lake Chad Basin

[ISS] In the Lake Chad Basin region, which includes Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria, economic viability and control is as important to extremist groups' resilience as military tactics or ideology. Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a Boko Haram faction, is generating income from remote communities in exchange for a range of services to secure its position. (AllAfrica)

Sudan and Chad Sign Memo of Understanding On Media and News Cooperation

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan News Agency (SUNA) and the Chadian Al-Nasr Media and Publishing Monday signed an agreement of cooperation between them for the interest of the two institutions and the two countries. (AllAfrica)

France Accused of Propping up Deby With Air Strikes On Rebels

[RFI] Chadians living in Europe have demonstrated in Paris and Berlin in recent weeks to protest against French strikes in Chad. The strikes on 3 February, at the request of N'Djamena, were to prevent a rebel group from toppling President Idriss Deby. (AllAfrica)

Petition to AU/UN Special Rapporteur On Prolonged Social Media Blackout in Chad

[IFEX] African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) (AllAfrica)

Govt Must End Its Year-Long Blackout of Social Media

[IFEX] African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) (AllAfrica)

Chadians Refuse to Take Office On Religious Text

[RFI] In Chad, some civil servants and heads of major institutions have refused to take the oath of office on a religious text. The new constitution, in force since May 2018, makes it compulsory for them to do so, without specifying whether a Koranic or Biblical text should be used. (AllAfrica)

NAF Destroys Terrorists' Logistics Camp At Lake Chad

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists' vehicle and some logistics infrastructure at Tumbun Sale and Tumbun Allura on the fringes of Lake Chad in Borno State. (AllAfrica)

Maj. Gen. Muhalab Appreciates Distinguished Relations Between Sudan and Chad

[SNA] Genaina -The Wali (governor) of West Darfur State, Maj. Gen. Muhalab Hassan Ahmed, has appreciated firmness of the relations between Sudan and Chad. (AllAfrica)

Was France's Military Intervention in Chad a Regression?

[ISS] Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose - the more things change, the more they stay the same. For decades French governments have insisted, hands on hearts, that the infamous policy of intervening militarily to prop up unsavoury and not very democratic African leaders is a thing of the past. (AllAfrica)