Chad and CAR agree to joint investigation of border attack
An attack that killed six Chadian soldiers at a border post with the Central African Republic will be jointly investigated by the two countries, after a high-level meeting Tuesday appeared to ease tensions.
Chad, C. Africa at loggerheads after troops killed at border
Chad and the Central African Republic (CAR) were at loggerheads on Monday after the Chadian government accused its southern neighbour of killing six of its soldiers at a border post...
Buhari appoints Kingibe as special envoy to Chad, Lake Chad Basin
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ambassador Babagana Kingibe as his special envoy with cabinet rank status, to Chad and the Lake Chad Basin Region. According to a statement signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, the appointment of a special envoy by the President is…
Chad accuses Central Africa army of killing six of its soldiers
Chad's government on Monday accused the Central African Republic of killing six of its soldiers in an attack on an outpost in the south of the country, branding it a "war crime" that would "not go unpunished".
We're ready to help you, Buhari tells new Chadian leader
President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged Nigeria's readiness to assist the Republic of Chad to stabilise and return to constitutional order, asking the country's new leader to seek help without hesitation. “We are bound together by culture and geography, and we will help in all ways we can,” President Buhari said. The President spoke Friday at…
Chadian police fire tear gas to scatter ant-junta protesters
Chadian police fired tear gas Saturday to disperse protesters, who defied a ban to demonstrate against the junta that took power after longtime ruler Idriss Deby Itno died fighting rebels.
Late Idriss Déby and insecurity in the Sahel
Nigeria should have more than a passing interest at events unfolding in Chad since the demise of Idriss Déby Itno. In his imperfection, Déby was a strategic ally that secured his flank against invaders and regional...
Chad army says killed 'several hundred' rebels
The army in Chad said Friday it had killed "several hundred" rebels over two days of fighting in the country's west, where President Idriss Deby Itno suffered mortal wounds at the front line this month.
Fresh fighting between Chad rebels, government forces
Government troops and rebels clashed on Thursday in a region of western Chad where president Idriss Deby Itno was killed earlier this month, a spokesman said.
Chad interim leader vows talks after deadly anti-junta protests
Chad's new junta leader pledged national dialogue as at least two people died on Tuesday during banned protests against his government, which took power after the shock battlefield death of his father and veteran ruler Idriss Deby Itno.