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Pedigree Is Celebrated, Let's Grab Those Dollars

[Monitor] Nigerians have perfected the art of conmanship. Scamming is probably the highest foreign exchange earner and the problems contributed 99 per cent of Diaspora remittances in the West African country. And we haven't even banged the empty tin in this office to play the corruption anthem yet. Oh, we won't. (AllAfrica)

Looking for Unity in the Sahel

[Atlantic Council] When a Tuareg rebellion started in northern Mali in early 2012, the fate of the entire Sahel region hung in the balance. In March of that year, army mutineers, unhappy with the Malian government's response to the uprising, ousted President Amadou Toumani Touré in a coup. Then Islamist groups slowly coopted the tribal rebellion, imposing Sharia in rebel-held cities in the northern half of the country. (AllAfrica)

EU, France Step Up Security, Development Aid for G5 Sahel

[Deutsche Welle] The EU and France have increased their financial support for projects in the five Sahel states which sit on the southern rim of Africa's Sahara desert. Terrorism and lawlessness have blighted the region for years. (AllAfrica)

Defusing Tensions in the Sahel

[ICG] Growing discontent among young people in Chad's Sahel regions risk driving them into the arms of rebels in neighbouring countries. Authorities should end the impunity of individuals guilty of a range of abuses and distinguish between economic migrants and potential rebels. (AllAfrica)

Boko Haram - Leaders of Chad, Cameroon, Niger Agree to Change Tactics

[Premium Times] It was a renewed call to arms in N'djamena, capital of the Republic of Chad, on Thursday, as President Muhammadu Buhari held a one-day consultation with Heads of State and Governments of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC). (AllAfrica)

Kibir - Discusses Assignment of Zone for Chad in Port-Sudan

[SNA] Khartoum -The Vice-President of the Republic, Dr. Osman Mohamed Yousif Kibir, has discussed the assignment of a zone for Chad in Port-Sudan to ease the flow of goods and to facilitate obstacles. (AllAfrica)

Buhari Departs for Chad to Discuss Solutions to Insurgency

[Guardian] Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has left Abuja for N'Djamena, Chad to chair a consultation forum of Heads of State and Government of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC). (AllAfrica)

Boko Haram: Buhari, 5 Presidents Meet in Chad Tomorrow

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari and five other Presidents are to meet on Thursday in N'Djamena, the Chadian Capital over the resurgence of Boko Haram insurgency. (AllAfrica)

Boko Haram - Buhari, Deby, 4 Leaders Meet in Chad Today

[Daily Trust] A high level meeting of six African leaders including President Muhammadu Buhari and Idriss Deby will hold today in N'Djamena, the Chadian Capital over the resurgence of Boko Haram insurgency. (AllAfrica)

Buhari to Visit Chad Over Boko Haram Attacks

[Guardian] President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday will be meeting with five other president over the resurgence of Boko Haram in N'Djamena, Chadian capital. (AllAfrica)

Climate Change Focus - Lake Chad Trees Keep Deadly Drought At Bay

[UN News] Desertification threatens the village of Tantaverom. Mbo Malloumu has taken the initiative to plant acacia seedlings to rehabilitate the land. In the past 50 years, Lake Chad basin shrank from 25,000 square kilometers to 2,000square kilometers. (AllAfrica)

Sudanese Refugees in Chad Lament Food Distribution Delays

[Radio Dabanga] Sudanese refugees in camp Touloum in eastern Chad have refused to be classified into three categories with regard to eligibility for food assistance. (AllAfrica)

Boko Haram - Buhari Dispatches Defence Minister to Chad

[This Day] Abuja -Worried by the deteriorating security situation on the Nigeria - Chad border, President Muhammadu Buhari has dispatched the Minister of Defence, Brigadier General Mansur Dan Ali (RTD) to neighbouring Republic of Chad for an urgent meeting with President Idris Deby and Ali's defence counterpart. (AllAfrica)

UN Praises Chad and Uganda for Integrating Refugee Pupils

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -More countries should educate refugees in national schools to help them integrate, the United Nations said on Tuesday, praising Chad and Uganda as poor countries setting an example. (AllAfrica)

Foreign Ministers of Sudan, Libya, Niger and Chad Meet

[SNA] Addis Ababa -The Foreign Ministers of Sudan, Libya, Niger and Chad met, Saturday, in Addis Ababa, on the sidelines of the AU Emergency Summit Conference on Institutional Reform. (AllAfrica)

Sahel States Need Global Support 'More Than Ever' - UN Peacekeeping Chief

[Africa Renewal] Africa's crisis-torn Sahel region needs support from the international community "now more than ever," the head of United Nations peacekeeping operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, told the Security Council on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Al-Basher and Deby Review bilateral Cooperation

[SNA] Addis Ababa -President of the Republic, Field Marshal, Omer Al-Basher met, Saturday, on the sidelines of the activities of the AU Emergency Summit Conference on Istitutional Reform, the Chadian President Idris Deby and reviewed with him the bilateral cooperation. (AllAfrica)

Jet Fighters Kill Boko Haram Terrorists in Lake Chad, Sambisa Forest

[This Day] Abuja -Several Boko Haram operatives were decimated Thursday as Nigerian Air Force fighter jets struck the terrorist group's locations on the fringes of Lake Chad and Sambisa Forest in Borno State in a renewed operation tagged "Green Sweep" targeting terrorists in the North-east. (AllAfrica)

Lake Chad Crude Oil Deposits, Arms Sales Denial, Prolonging Insurgency, Says Military Source

[This Day] Abuja -Huge interests in crude oil deposits in the Lake Chad Basin; the refusal of some weapons manufacturers to sell arms to Nigeria and other entrenched schemes of some foreign nations are responsible for prolonging the war against terrorist group, Boko Haram, in North-east region, a top military source has told THISDAY. (AllAfrica)

Six Darfuri Sheikhs Slain By Hungry Mob At Refugee Camp in Chad

[Radio Dabanga] Bredjing Camp -Six Sheikhs of the Bredjing camp that houses mainly Darfuri refugees near Adré in eastern Chad were killed, and 17 others injured in clashes and mob violence in the camp on Monday. (AllAfrica)

How Mungatana 'Lost Sh76 Million to Chad Con Man'

[Nairobi News] A Chadian was on Tuesday charged with defrauding former Assistant Minister Danson Mungatana of $1,000,000 seven years ago. (AllAfrica)

Presidential Election - Chad's Elections Body Draws Inspiration

[Cameroon Tribune] The Director General of the elections governing institution in Chad, Issa Adjidei and members of his delegation had a guided visited to SOPECAM on October 11, 2018. (AllAfrica)

Rescue Mission for Lake Chad Basin

[This Day] Owing to the challenges at the Lake Chad Basin which has had adverse effects on member countries such as Nigeria, experts have called for concerted efforts to address the situation, Ugo Aliogo reports (AllAfrica)

In Chad, Top UN Officials Say Humanitarian Response Must Go 'Hand in Hand' With Longer-Term Recovery

[UN News] Senior United Nations officials on Sunday called for stronger joint humanitarian and development interventions in Chad as the crisis-riven central African country as it tackles poverty, displacement, malnutrition, and lack of access to basic social services. (AllAfrica)

Humanity Has 'No Choice' but to Unite in the Face of Global Threats, Chadian Minister Underscores At UN Assembly

[UN News] Humanity has "no choice" but to work together to rise to global threats and challenges in a manner based on universal values upon which the United Nations was built, the foreign minister of Chad, a land-locked nation in central Africa's Sahel region, told world leaders gathered at the General Assembly's annual debate. (AllAfrica)

Nigerian President Calls for Global Action On Climate Change, Lake Chad Crisis

[UN News] A variety of "festering" causes and effects surround crises around the world, Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, said on Tuesday, speaking on the first day of the high-level portion of the United Nations General Assembly's annual general debate. (AllAfrica)

Black Rhino Making a Comeback in Chad Thanks to Relocation From SA

[News24Wire] The black rhino may be making a comeback in Chad after nearly 50 years, thanks to a relocation programme involving South African rhino. (AllAfrica)

Minister commends ECA, pledges to speed up economic diversification in Chad

[Economic Commission for Africa] N'Djamena, 17 September 2018 (ECA ) -- Chad's minister of economic planning and development, Issa Doubragne, has pledged his government's commitment to finalizing work on the country's Master Plan for Industrialization and Economic Diversification within the next six months. (AllAfrica)

Africans Live A Decade Longer Than in 1990, But...

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The level of human development in Sub-Saharan Africa, judged by how long people live for, how well they are educated and how much they earn, has improved by more than a third in the past three decades, according to a United Nations report published today. (AllAfrica)

Interpol Breaks Up Human Trafficking Ring

[VOA] Police in Sudan's capital have rescued 94 victims of human trafficking, 85 of them minors. (AllAfrica)

NAF Attacks Terrorists Near Lake Chad, Kill Many

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, stated, yesterday, that its fighter aircraft in continuation of Operation Thunder Strike 2, destroyed some Boko Haram terrorists facilities and neutralised several insurgents at Bukar Meram and Tumbun Allura, both on the fringes of Lake Chad, Borno State, on Sunday. (AllAfrica)