Chad Newswire (Page 9)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Chad. (Page 9)

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  1. Chad says hundreds of Boko Haram militants, 9 soldiers killed in clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. N'DJAMENA, April 1 (Reuters) - Chad's army said its forces had killed hundreds of Boko Haram militants and lost nine of its own troops in clashes in northern ...

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  2. Boko Haram puts Lake Chad's boatmen out of businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Vanguard

    Hunched up in the prow of his canoe, Mahamat simply watches time slip by, like dozens of boatmen in Guite on Lake Chad who no longer dare sail for fear of Boko Haram fighters. "We're here, but we do nothing.

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  3. Muhammadu Buhari:the path to victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | CRTV

    The leader of the All Progressive Congress party, Former General Muhammadu Buhari has created a record in the Nigerian political history by becoming the first opposition candidate to win a presidential election. The President elect was born on 17th December 1942 in Daura, Katsina State, North of Nigeria at the frontier with the Republic of Chad.

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  4. Chad, Niger troops retake Nigeria border town from Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. N'DJAMENA, March 31 (Reuters) - Soldiers from Chad and Niger on Tuesday drove Boko Haram Islamist militants from a border town that was one of the insurgency's last footholds in ...

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  5. BioEnergy BytesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Domestic Fuel

    ... a USD 780,000 preparation grant for the development of a first phase 40 MW of Starsol Solar PV Plant near N'Djamena in Chad as the first Independent Power Producer (IPP) scheme to be connected to the national grid. Specifically, the SEFA grant will ...

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  6. Niger, Chad forces attack Boko Haram positions on Lake Chad - ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. NIAMEY, March 30 (Reuters) - Niger and Chad on Monday attacked Boko Haram militants on islands on Lake Chad which the Islamists have used as a safe haven, military sources in ...

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  7. Niger, Chad forces attack Boko Haram positions on Lake Chad - sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Niger and Chad attacked Boko Haram militants on Monday on islands on Lake Chad which the Islamists have used as a safe haven, military sources in Niger said. NIAMEY: Niger and Chad attacked Boko Haram militants on Monday on islands on Lake Chad which the Islamists have used as a safe haven, military sources in Niger said.

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  8. Joe Penney / ReutersBoko Haram Just Lost Its HeadquartersAs Nigerian...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | The Daily Beast

    ... Haram brings huge relief to Nigeria's troubled northeastern region, some are worried the gains might not be sustained. Chad's President Idriss Deby, who has been fiercely critical of Nigeria's response, said the Nigerian military had been ...

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  9. Chad president 'accuses' Nigeria of failing to help fight Boko HaramRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | Arab Times

    "The whole world is asking why the Nigerian army, which is a big army ... is not in a position to stand up to untrained kids armed with Kalashnikovs," Deby told French magazine Le Point, in an interview published this week. Chad, Cameroon and Niger have joined forces since January to battle Boko Haram, whose insurgency has claimed more than 13,000 lives in northern Nigeria since 2009.

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  10. Sudan gov't, Darfur rebel commanders sign peace deal in ChadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Sudanese government and a number of Darfur rebel commanders led by Mohamedain Ismail Bashar, a former operation commander of the Sudan Liberation Movement -Minni Minnawi, signed a peace agreement in the Chadian capital Ndjamena on Friday. Head of Darfur peace office, Amin Hassan Omer shakes hands with Mohamedain Bashar in Ndjamena on 27 March 2015 Bashar's group is composed of several dissident rebel commanders who on 7 October 2014 accused their leader of nepotism, corruption and illegal detention of some leading members.

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  11. Boko Haram fighters told to 'kill wives' as troops take its 'HQ'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Yahoo!

    ... Joint Task Force who have been mandated to contain them, he added. A four-nation coalition of Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon has claimed a number of successes since the turn of the year to end the insurgency which has claimed more than 13,000 ...

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  12. .com | Chad accuses Nigeria of failing to help fight Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | News24

    Chad's president Idriss Deby has accused Nigeria of downplaying the threat from Boko Haram and failing to co-operate with the regional coalition battling the jihadists, saying there had been zero contact between their armies. "The whole world is asking why the Nigerian army, which is a big army... is not in a position to stand up to untrained kids armed with Kalashnikovs," Deby told French magazine Le Point, in an interview published this week.

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  13. Lack of cooperation, Boko Haram fight: NeighboursRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | The Peninsula

    N'Djamena---Two months after neighbouring countries sent troops to help crush the ruthless Islamist movement Boko Haram inside Nigeria, there is frustration at the lack of cooperation from the Nigerian authorities. Chad, Niger and Cameroon have sent troops into action against the sect, whose bloody insurgency threatens the region surrounding Lake Chad, where the borders of all four nations converge.

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  14. Nigeria recaptures Boko Haram 'HQ' GwozaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    ... against Boko Haram, saying Gwoza was one of three areas yet to be retaken. A four-nation coalition of Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon has claimed a number of successes since the turn of the year to end the insurgency which has claimed more than ...

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  15. Press Release: IMF's Africa Training Institute to Increase Training in Fiscal Year 2016Read the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | International Monetary Fund

    The Africa Training Institute Steering Committee envisages a significant increase in training activities for Fiscal Year 2016 1 thanks to fresh funding pledges. The Committee met in N'Djamena, Chad, on March 25, 2015 for its annual meeting to discuss scaling-up options.

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  16. Chad court convicts Habre-era security officials of war crimes, toRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | AlertNet

    November 25, 2005, file photo: Former Chad President Hissene Habre makes declarations to media as he leaves a court in Dakar, Senegal. REUTERS/Aliou Mbaye N'DJAMENA, March 25 - A court in Chad on Wednesday found 20 current and former security agents who served under ousted ruler Hissene Habre guilty of atrocities committed during his rule in the 1980s, including war crimes and torture.

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  17. .com | Ex-Chad leader's security chiefs jailed for lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | News24

    ... torturers" under Habre's eight-year dictatorship. They were among 28 people accused in the first trial held inside Chad arising from the so-called "black years" when thousands of people were tortured, killed or disappeared in the vast sub-Saharan ...

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  18. Cameroon's Government Tries (and Fails) to Spin Embarrassing Photoshop Fail Into Hack AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Global Voices Online

    ... is food for thought, has to answer. Critics were quick to point out that just weeks earlier, President Idriss Deby of Chad, Cameroon's key ally in the war against Boko Haram, had personally honored Chadian troops killed by the group, and even ...

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  19. Nigerian Troops Afraid Of Entering Recaptured Boko Haram Towns -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Chadian and Nigerien troops fighting Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East are reportedly begging their Nigerian counterparts to take over towns recaptured from the sect. In the last three weeks, Nigerian troops have recorded major successes against Boko Haram insurgents, dislodging them from their strongholds and recovering large cache of arms, ammunitions and bomb making materials.

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  20. 100 bodies in 'mass grave' in town taken from Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | The China Post

    N'DJAMENA, Chad--One hundred or so bodies were found Friday in a mass grave on the edge of a town in northeast Nigeria after it was freed from Boko Haram Islamists, a Chadian army spokesman told AFP. Soldiers discovered the bodies - some decapitated - under a bridge just outside Damasak, which was retaken from Boko Haram on March 9 by troops from Chad and Niger.

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