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Over 1000 illegal Chadian immigrants repatriated from Nigeria

Over 1000 illegal Chadian immigrants repatriated from Nigeria

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) Sunday repatriated 1,200 Chadians after they entered Nigeria illegally and settled in several border communities, the private Guardian newspaper...
Francophone Africa drama competitions to kick off in December

Francophone Africa drama competitions to kick off in December

The first edition of a drama competition among Francophone African nations will hold 11-14 December in Cotonou, Benin's economic capital, organisers said Sunday. Initiated...
Swedish EUFOR colonel sacked for protecting french torturers

Swedish EUFOR colonel sacked for protecting french torturers

Swedish Col. Hans Am, who has been serving in the European Force in Chad and the Central African Republic (EUFOR), has been relieved of...
French president pledges to find missing opposition leader

French president pledges to find missing opposition leader

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has reaffirmed his resolve to help shed light on the disappearance of Chadian opposition leader Ibni Oumar Mahamat Saleh,...
CAF FIFA : Chad suspended from championship

CAF FIFA : Chad suspended from championship

Africa soccer's governing body CAF has banned Chad from the qualifiers for the first edition of the African Nations Championships slated for Cote d'Ivoire...
Chad kicks out its only foreign correspondent

Chad kicks out its only foreign correspondent

The Chadian government effectively forced the country's only permanent foreign correspondent to leave the country on Thursday after withdrawing her work permit without explanation,...
Chad opposition leader alive

Chad opposition leader alive

Chadian opposition leader Ibni Oumar Mahamat Saleh, who has been missing since 3 February 2008 in N'Djamena, Chad, is still alive, his son, Hicham...
Demonstration in Paris against the Chadian government

Demonstration in Paris against the Chadian government

Supporters of the Chadian political opponent, Ibni Oumar Mahamat Saleh, who went missing on 3 February in N'Djamena, Chad, gathered Saturday afternoon near the...
Chad: Rebels crossed back, another attack soon?

Chad: Rebels crossed back, another attack soon?

The government of Chad issued a communique Thursday that said mercenaries from Sudan had crossed into Chad. The communique, sent out from the capital...
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Rights’ NGOs seek end to impunity in Darfur

A group of civil society NGOs, meeting in Dakar ahead of the 11th summit of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC), has urged...
ECCAS summit on Chad to hold Monday in Kinshasa

ECCAS summit on Chad to hold Monday in Kinshasa

An extraordinary heads of state and government summit of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) will hold next Monday in Kinshasa on...
French Soldier’s body found in Sudan

French Soldier’s body found in Sudan

The body of the French Eufor soldier reported missing last Monday in Sudan, has been found. The Sudanese authorities notified the European forces in...
Missing Chadian Opposition Leader Ibni

Missing Chadian Opposition Leader Ibni

A second prominent opposition parliamentarian arrested at the same time, Ngarlejy Yorongar, resurfaced in the last few days. He told Human Rights Watch that...
Missing Chadian Opposition Leader Ibni

Missing Chadian Opposition Leader Ibni

The Chadian government should promptly account for missing opposition leader Ibni Oumar Mahamat Saleh, who was arrested by state security forces one month ago,...
Chadian opposition leader Yorongar leaves Cameroon

Chadian opposition leader Yorongar leaves Cameroon

Chadian MP and opposition leader Ngarlejy Yorongar, who had taken refuge in Cameroon since last Sunday under the protection of the UN refugee agency...
Military equipment from France to Chad

Military equipment from France to Chad

France is to deliver military equipment to Chadian President Idriss Déby, whose régime was rocked by a rebellion in early February, French satirical weekly...
Sudan: EU Soldier Missing

Sudan: EU Soldier Missing

One soldier is missing after a vehicle of the European Union's military force in Chad (EUFOR) strayed across the border into Sudan and was...
Chadian Opposition leader Alive

Chadian Opposition leader Alive

The Chadian opposition leader Ngarlejy Yorongar is alive. The head of the Federation of Action for the Republic (FAR) arrived Sunday in the Cameroonian...
France knows where Chadian opposition members are detained – AI

France knows where Chadian opposition members are detained – AI

The human rights organisation, Amnesty international (AI) , has accused of France of knowing the whereabouts of three Chadian opposition figures arrested early this...
Sarkozy meets with human rights league

Sarkozy meets with human rights league

French President, Nicolas Sarkozy Wednesday had talks in Paris, France, with a delegation of the International Federation of Human Rights Leagues (FIDH), the president...
Nigeria donates to Chad

Nigeria donates to Chad

Nigeria has donated 40 trucks of petroleum products and US$2 million to its northern neighbour, Chad, which is recovering from a recent rebel attack...
Chadian Crisis Deepen Fault Lines within African Union

Chadian Crisis Deepen Fault Lines within African Union

With more than 1000 people massacred in Kenya over elections dispute, news filtering in from Chad in the last few weeks is depressing. While...
Chad: Rebels deny Gov’t claims of talks

Chad: Rebels deny Gov’t claims of talks

Chadian rebels Thursday denied government claims of talks between the two parties contradicting a statement made by Foreign Minister Ahmat Allam-Mi when he told...
Cameroon – Chad: Refugees from N’djamena still fearful of returning

Cameroon – Chad: Refugees from N’djamena still fearful of returning

Only a river separates N’djamena from Kousseri, Cameroon, where thousands fled last week’s violence. Fighting ended in Chad’s capital N'djamena almost a week ago...
Air France resumes Ndjamena flights

Air France resumes Ndjamena flights

Air France has resumed its flights between Paris and Ndjamena, Chadian capital, the office of the airline for Central Africa announced in Libreville on...
Chad:French Minister denies participation of French troops in fighting

Chad:French Minister denies participation of French troops in fighting

The visiting French Foreign Affairs Minister, Bernard Kouchner, Friday denied the participation of French Special Forces in the fighting between rebels and government troops...
Chadian President receives AU/Kadhafi’s peace envoys

Chadian President receives AU/Kadhafi’s peace envoys

Chadian President, Idris Deby Itno, Wednesday in the Chadian capital, Ndjamena, received two special envoys of Colonel Muammar Kadhafi and members of the Libya-Congo...
Refugees still fleeing Chad

Refugees still fleeing Chad

Refugees fleeing the Chadian capital N’djamena are still swamping border towns in Cameroon and thousands have started queuing at Nigerian border posts, said officials...
Chadian rebels withdraw from N’Djamena

Chadian rebels withdraw from N’Djamena

The Commander of European peacekeepers in the region, EUFOR, General Jean-Philippe Ganascia says the deployment of the peacekeepers can resume on Wednesday since the...
Chad: Rebels withdraw from N’djamena

Chad: Rebels withdraw from N’djamena

Chadian rebels who surrounded the presidency in N'Djamena on Sunday in a bid to oust President Idriss Deby have withdrawn completely following helicopter raids...