Court Rejects Habre’s Appeal

[VOA] An African Union tribunal in Senegal has rejected the appeal of former-Chadian president Hissene Habre, who was convicted last year of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

[VOA] An African Union tribunal in Senegal has rejected the appeal of former-Chadian president Hissene Habre, who was convicted last year of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Khartoum and N’djamena Affirm Renewal of Joint Cooperation Program

[SNA] Khartoum -The Wali (governor) of Khartoum State, General, Abdul Rahim Mohammed Hussein and the Omda of N’Djamena have affirmed the deeply rooted -relations between Sudan and Chad and the desire of the leaderships of the two countries to promote t…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Wali (governor) of Khartoum State, General, Abdul Rahim Mohammed Hussein and the Omda of N'Djamena have affirmed the deeply rooted -relations between Sudan and Chad and the desire of the leaderships of the two countries to promote these relations to full cooperation.

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Senegal Court Upholds Life Sentence for Hissene Habre

[Deutsche Welle] Chad’s former dictator had been charged for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Habre’s victims expressed satisfaction at the final outcome, but the defense argued the landmark trial was “unfair.'”

[Deutsche Welle] Chad's former dictator had been charged for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Habre's victims expressed satisfaction at the final outcome, but the defense argued the landmark trial was "unfair.'"

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Lake Chad Conflict – Alarming Surge in Number of Children Used in Boko Haram Bomb Attacks This Year – Unicef

[Unicef] Dakar/New York/Geneva -The number of children used in ‘suicide’ attacks in the Lake Chad conflict has surged to 27 in the first quarter of 2017, compared to nine over the same period last year, UNICEF said in a new report released today.

[Unicef] Dakar/New York/Geneva -The number of children used in 'suicide' attacks in the Lake Chad conflict has surged to 27 in the first quarter of 2017, compared to nine over the same period last year, UNICEF said in a new report released today.

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To Plant Seeds and Cultivate Peace in the Lake Chad Basin

[Guardian] In the two decades before 2015, West Africa made notable strides in reducing hunger, reducing the number of hungry people by more than 60 per cent, well ahead of its Millennium Development Goal pledge.

[Guardian] In the two decades before 2015, West Africa made notable strides in reducing hunger, reducing the number of hungry people by more than 60 per cent, well ahead of its Millennium Development Goal pledge.

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Lake Chad’s Displaced Threatened By Looming U.S. Budget Cuts to Food Aid

[RFI] At Bibi village, home to internally displaced Chadians who fled Islamist militants Boko Haram, people are gathered near a large truck, where men offload boxes and sacks of food. Inhabitants of the straw-hut village near the shore of Lake Chad are…

[RFI] At Bibi village, home to internally displaced Chadians who fled Islamist militants Boko Haram, people are gathered near a large truck, where men offload boxes and sacks of food. Inhabitants of the straw-hut village near the shore of Lake Chad are picking up their monthly food rations from the World Food Programme (WFP). But a large part of the food aid for these people could be thrown into jeopardy if proposed US budget cuts are carried out.

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Tears, Fears and Frustration in the Life of Nigerians in Lake Chad Refugee Camp

[RFI] For Nigerians who fled across Lake Chad to the safety of Chad two years ago after a string of Boko Haram attacks in Borno state, life remains difficult. Although the Lake Chad region has recently remained calm, stringent security measures continu…

[RFI] For Nigerians who fled across Lake Chad to the safety of Chad two years ago after a string of Boko Haram attacks in Borno state, life remains difficult. Although the Lake Chad region has recently remained calm, stringent security measures continue to be observed. Some people are still hoping to find loved ones lost in the scramble to flee the Islamist militants, while others are anxious to provide for themselves.

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Ibrahim Mahmoud and Deputy Secretary General of Chadian National Salvation Movement Discuss Bilateral Relations

[SNA] Khartoum -Assistant of the President of the Republic and Deputy Chairman of the National Congress for the Party’s Affairs, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid, Thursday received Deputy Secretary General of the Chadian National Salvation Movement, Dr. …

[SNA] Khartoum -Assistant of the President of the Republic and Deputy Chairman of the National Congress for the Party's Affairs, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid, Thursday received Deputy Secretary General of the Chadian National Salvation Movement, Dr. Zakaria Mohamed Salih, progress of the relations between the two parties, ways of consolidating them as well as the coordination between them in the coming period.

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