Joint AU-UN Trip Announcement – South Sudan, Chad & Niger

[African Union] Addis Ababa, Ethiopia -The African Union and the United Nations, with the support of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, and with the participation of the AU Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Secur…

[African Union] Addis Ababa, Ethiopia -The African Union and the United Nations, with the support of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, and with the participation of the AU Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security, H.E. Bineta Diop, the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, H.E. Amina J. Mohammed, and the Executive Director of UN Women, H.E. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, who will travel to South Sudan, Chad and Niger, starting 3 July, in a joint AU-UN visit with the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden,

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

After 12 Years in Darfur, Chadian Refugees Finally Return Home

[RFI] While 220,000 Darfuri refugees in Chad mull over whether they feel safe going home, a smaller, little-known group has made the exact opposite exodus from Darfur back to Chad. Some 9,000 Chadian refugees, many who had been living in Makjar and Um …

[RFI] While 220,000 Darfuri refugees in Chad mull over whether they feel safe going home, a smaller, little-known group has made the exact opposite exodus from Darfur back to Chad. Some 9,000 Chadian refugees, many who had been living in Makjar and Um Shalaya camps in Darfur, Sudan, were resettled across the border in their native Chad, helped by the UN High Commission for Refugees. One family, who has been back in Chad just one month, spoke about fleeing from, and returning to, Chad.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Darfur – Voluntary Repatriation From Chad Continues

[Radio Dabanga] El Tina -As part of a voluntary repatriation programme, about 180 Darfuri refugees who lived for years in neighbouring Chad officially returned to their places of origin in early June.

[Radio Dabanga] El Tina -As part of a voluntary repatriation programme, about 180 Darfuri refugees who lived for years in neighbouring Chad officially returned to their places of origin in early June.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Chadian President Meets Senior CPC Official, Vowing to Enhance Ties

[Focac] Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno met with a delegation of the Communist Party of China (CPC) here on Monday and the two sides vowed to enhance ties between ruling parties of the two countries.

[Focac] Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno met with a delegation of the Communist Party of China (CPC) here on Monday and the two sides vowed to enhance ties between ruling parties of the two countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Bishops Call for Referendum On Adoption of New Constitution

[CISA] Niamey -On April 19, the Chadian bishops called for a referendum on the adoption of a highly controversial bill amending the Constitution that is due to be voted on by the National Assembly on April 30.

[CISA] Niamey -On April 19, the Chadian bishops called for a referendum on the adoption of a highly controversial bill amending the Constitution that is due to be voted on by the National Assembly on April 30.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad