Lake Chad – 7 Million People Struggling With Food Insecurity – Report

[Leadership] A 2017 report from the United Nations (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Nigeria has pointed out that about 7 million people across the Lake Chad basin struggling with food insecurity need assistance.

[Leadership] A 2017 report from the United Nations (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Nigeria has pointed out that about 7 million people across the Lake Chad basin struggling with food insecurity need assistance.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

House Orders Stoppage of Nigeria’s Contribution to Lake Chad Commission

[This Day] Abuja -The House of Representatives thursday passed a motion ordering the suspension of Nigeria’s contribution to the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) until all issues of allegations of corruption against its Executive Secretary (ES), Mr. S…

[This Day] Abuja -The House of Representatives thursday passed a motion ordering the suspension of Nigeria's contribution to the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) until all issues of allegations of corruption against its Executive Secretary (ES), Mr. Sanusi Abdullahi, are satisfactorily investigated and resolved.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Response to Allegations That Oxfam Staff Used Sex Workers in Chad in 2006

[Oxfam] In 2011, several Oxfam staff were accused of sexual exploitation and abuse in Haiti during the earthquake response. We have now heard of further allegations about the use of sex workers by Oxfam staff in Chad in 2006. We are shocked and dismaye…

[Oxfam] In 2011, several Oxfam staff were accused of sexual exploitation and abuse in Haiti during the earthquake response. We have now heard of further allegations about the use of sex workers by Oxfam staff in Chad in 2006. We are shocked and dismayed about these latest revelations. While we can't corroborate the information from Chad at the moment, it highlights again unacceptable behavior by a small number of people and the need for a sector-wide approach to tackle the problem.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Justice At Last for Chadian Dictator’s Victims

[CAJ News] Addis Ababa -HUMAN rights groups believe the African Union’s adoption of a trust fund for victims of former Chadian dictator, Hissène Habré, is a major step towards justice.

[CAJ News] Addis Ababa -HUMAN rights groups believe the African Union's adoption of a trust fund for victims of former Chadian dictator, Hissène Habré, is a major step towards justice.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Cabinet Approves Voluntary Repatriation Agreements

[SNA] Khartoum -The Council of Ministers in its regular meeting Thursday approved two agreements on the repatriation of Sudanese and Chadian refugees, as presented by the state minister at the Ministry of Interior, Babikir Osman Digna.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Council of Ministers in its regular meeting Thursday approved two agreements on the repatriation of Sudanese and Chadian refugees, as presented by the state minister at the Ministry of Interior, Babikir Osman Digna.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Hissène Habré Case – Trust Fund for Victims

[HRW] Addis Ababa -The African Union’s adoption of the Trust Fund Statute for victims of Hissène Habré’s crimes is a major step toward justice, four human rights groups said today. The Trust Fund will now be able to start collecting and disbursing reparations for victims of the Habré regime.

[HRW] Addis Ababa -The African Union's adoption of the Trust Fund Statute for victims of Hissène Habré's crimes is a major step toward justice, four human rights groups said today. The Trust Fund will now be able to start collecting and disbursing reparations for victims of the Habré regime.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Chad Deploys Military to Southern Cameroons as Crisis Persists

[allAfrica] According to multiple sources Chadian soldiers, dispatched by Chadian President Idriss Deby at the request of Cameroonian President Paul Biya, have been fighting for several weeks alongside Cameroonian’s armed forces against the English-spe…

[allAfrica] According to multiple sources Chadian soldiers, dispatched by Chadian President Idriss Deby at the request of Cameroonian President Paul Biya, have been fighting for several weeks alongside Cameroonian's armed forces against the English-speaking separatists.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad