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Last Sprint Toward New Industrial Masterplan

[Africa Renewal] The Chadian Government and the Sub-Regional Office for Central Africa of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) are co-organizing a workshop to review and finalize the Industrialization and Economic Diversification Master Plan (PDIDE, in French) for the Republic of Chad, from March 2 to 6 2020 in N'Djamena (AllAfrica)

Jailed Editor On Hunger Strike, Appeal Hearing Postponed

[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is extremely concerned about the circumstances in which Chadian newspaper editor Martin Inoua Doulguet's appeal hearing began today in Ndjamena. (AllAfrica)

Real & Urgent Issues Head Agenda for Sahel G5 Summit in Nouakcott

[Centre 4s] The G 5 Sahel and France Summit should be held in Nouakchott, Mauritania, on February 24. It should go to the actual issues and deal with the most urgent, in order to give hope to the Sahel populations. And probably also to their allies. (AllAfrica)

Multiple Conflicts Interlinked in Worsening Sahel Crisis

[Centre 4s] Nouakchott -On February 24 and 25, the G5 Sahel Summit and the Alliance for the Sahel will be held in Nouakchott, Mauritania. In that context, a reminder and observations may be needed. A number of misunderstandings -- as well as false information -- muddle the Sahel Sahara crisis. That contributes to worsening the crisis and to delaying its resolution. To help understand it, clarification is needed. (AllAfrica)

Angolan Government Invests U.S.$100 Million in Animals Restocking

[ANGOP] Camabatela -The Angolan government will invest 100 million US dollars in the purchase of cattle for restocking in the Camabatela region, covering part of the northern provinces of Cuanza Norte, Uige and Malanje. (AllAfrica)

Returnees' Reluctant Homecoming

[UN News] Citizens of Chad who have spent most of their lives as refugees in neighbouring Central African Republic (CAR) have been talking to the UN humanitarian affairs office, OCHA, about the challenges they have faced returning to their home country. (AllAfrica)

Medani Meets Chadian Ambassador

[SNA] Khartoum -Trade and Industry Minister, Medani Abass Medani met, Wednesday, at his office, Chadian Ambassador to Sudan. (AllAfrica)

France to increase the number of troops deployed in the Sahel/Sahara strip

[France Diplomatie] PAris -Communiqué by Ms. Florence Parly, Minister for the Armed Forces (Paris - February 2, 2020) (AllAfrica)

Al-Burhan Receives Verbal Message From Chadian President

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Sovereign Council, Lt. Gen. Abdul-Fattah Al-Burhan, has received a verbal message from the Chadian President, Idris Deby, dealing with the bilateral relations and ways of consolidating the cooperation between the two countries in all domains. (AllAfrica)

Better Pay Would End Female Genital Mutilation - Survivor

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Jaha Dukureh has taken her fight against FGM across Africa and the U.S., where she was sent at 15 to a marry a man she'd never met (AllAfrica)

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)