Chad Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Chad holds presidential election as Deby vies to extend ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Times of Oman

    ... portraits of all the presidential election candidates, at a polling station in N'djamena on April 10, 2016. Photo - AFP Chad's incumbent president Idriss Deby Itno casts his ballot at the polling station in N'djamena for the presidential election on ...

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  2. Chadian President, in Power Since 1990, Seeks Another Term11 minutes agoRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2016 | ABC News

    The longtime president of Chad is seeking another term in office in this central African country that is heavily involved in fighting Islamic extremists. President Idriss Deby has been in power since 1990 and voters are choosing Sunday whether to renew his mandate for another five years.

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  3. Chad votes as strongman Deby seeks fifth term in office N'Djamena...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Yahoo!

    ... several hundred protesters angered by plans to hand six-month jail terms to five anti-government activist leaders. Chad is also facing an unprecedented security threat. It was hit by two jihadist attacks in the capital last year, while facing a ...

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  4. Voting begins in Chad's presidential electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Reuters

    N'DJAMENA, April 10 Voting began on Sunday in a presidential election in Chad in which incumbent Idriss Deby is expected to win a fifth term in office and extend a tenure that began in 1990. Chad has one of the region's most capable militaries and has played a central role in efforts backed by the West to take on Islamist militants, including al Qaeda affiliates and Nigeria's Islamic State-linked Boko Haram.

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  5. Healy Consultants' view on Chad's economic woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | PR Log

    March 31, 2016 - PRLog -- The International Monetary Fund has projected that Chad's GDP will contract by 1% this year from 5% growth in 2014 due to plunging crude prices and the negative impact of neighbouring Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamist insurgency. Annual average inflation reached 4% at the end of August 2015, the IMF said in a statement at the end of a review mission to the Central African nation.

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  6. Chad: Release Four ActivistsRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2016 | Amnesty International USA

    ... authorities to end all forms of harassment against all human rights activists and defenders and political activists in Chad; Urging them to protect and ensure the right to freedom of expression and assembly for all in conformity with Chad's ...

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  7. Sudan, Chad, and the Central African RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2007 | CFR.org

    The conflict in Sudan's Darfur region increasingly threatens two neighboring countries-Chad and the Central African Republic. The Sudanese government and rebel groups signed a peace agreement in May, but violence in Darfur has escalated since then.

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  8. Teen gang-rape victim wants justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    ... everybody was supporting me, I told myself, why not speak out, (and) fight this?" When Zouhoura turned to the police in Chad, "at first they didn't react." Detectives considered that a rape claim against the sons of senior officials in the regime ...

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  9. Chad: Drop All Charges Against ActivistsRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2016 | Amnesty International USA

    Mahamat Nour Ibedou , Younous Mahadjir , Nadjo Kaina Palmer and Celine Narmadji are being detained by the judicial police of N'Djamena, Chad, for planning to organise peaceful demonstrations that were to take place on 22 March and 29 March, to protest against President Idriss Deby's re-election bid. They are charged with 'disturbing public order' and 'disobeying a lawful order'.

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  10. Chad: Could Idriss Deby Face a Shock in Elections?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    The anger and scale of protests in February were unprecedented. Could this have an effect on the 10 April polls? Weeks of protest in Chad appear to finally have run out of steam, but President Idriss Deby Itno will still faces many challenges in the run-up to, and the aftermath of, the presidential elections scheduled for 10 April.

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  11. .com | Chadian gang-rape victim demands justice for all womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | News24

    ... everybody was supporting me, I told myself, why not speak out, (and) fight this?" When Zouhoura turned to the police in Chad, "at first they didn't react." Detectives considered that a rape claim against the sons of senior officials in the regime ...

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  12. Chadian gang-rape victim demands justice for all womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    ... everybody was supporting me, I told myself, why not speak out, (and) fight this?" When Zouhoura turned to the police in Chad, "at first they didn't react." Detectives considered that a rape claim against the sons of senior officials in the regime ...

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  13. Benin to deploy troops to anti-Boko Haram task forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Reuters

    Benin will deploy 150 troops next month to assist a regional task force battling Islamist militant group Boko Haram, a statement from the task force said on Tuesday. Nigeria-based Boko Haram has survived attempts by African armies to destroy it and bands of militants have stepped up attacks in the Lake Chad region, threatening regional security.

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  14. Police Fc eager to finish job in KigaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Umupira

    ... Esperance in the next qualifying round. Esperance triumphed 2-0 away to shock preliminary-round winners Renaissance of Chad through goals from Taha Yassine Khenissi and Ghailane Chaalali in N'Djamena. The Tunis-based club has lifted every Caf trophy ...

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  15. Sudanese, Chadian ruling parties discuss joint cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The ruling parties in Sudan and Chad began talks Saturday in Khartoum to implement the agreement signed between them in N'djamena last month. Chad's President Idriss Deby with President Omer al-Bashir greets Sudanese officials at Khartoum airport on Friday 9, 2015 Sudan's ruling National Congress Party and Chad's Patriotic Salvation Movement signed a joint cooperation agreement during the visit of the Sudanese presidential aide and NCP deputy chairman Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid to N'djamena last February.

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  16. Chad rocked by growing protest movement ahead of electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | The Peninsula

    Chadian President Idriss Deby waves as he leaves Khartoum airport where he arrived for an official one-day visit on March 8, 2016 in Sudan. AFP, ASHRAF SHAZLY N'Djamena: Police broke up a student demonstration in Chad's second city Friday, local residents said, as protests against the country's long serving ruler gather pace a month before elections.

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  17. Nigeria: South Sudan Must Not Collapse, Buhari WarnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    ... vered a message from President Deby to President Buhari on the strengthening of bilateral relations between Nigeria and Chad, as well as the work of the African Union Consultative Committee on South Sudan.

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  18. River Run runner good at going the distanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... access to care. This year, he spent most of the preceding month in the city of Abeche in the central African nation of Chad, helping perform more than 100 cleft surgeries for children and adults in a sun-scorched region near the volatile border with ...

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  19. QRCS holds forum on CAR refugee crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | The Peninsula

    Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society has co-organised a two-day reflective discussion forum in N'Djamena, Chad, under the theme 'The Central African Republic Three Years After the Events of 2013-2015: Status Quo and Perspectives in light of International Humanitarian Law'. Under the patronage of Chad's Minister of Public Security and Immigration Ahmed Mohamed Bashir, the forum was held under an initiative by Dr Haggar Mohamed Ahmed, Chairman, Cultural Centre for Arab and African Research, in cooperation with QRCS.

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  20. Sudan's SAF to participate in Islamic military alliance meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... closing ceremony. Chadian President Idriss Deby will also travel from Khartoum to Saudi Arabia for the same ceremony. Chad, which is involved in military operations against Jihadists groups in western Africa, is a IMAFT member. Last February, Saudi ...

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