Chad fire chief of staff after Boko Haram attack kills 23
Chad President Idriss Deby has fired his armed forces chief of staff following the latest bout of unrest which culminated in a Boko Haram attack that left 23 dead.
Chadian army says 250 rebels captured after rebel convoy targeted
The Chadian military on Saturday said it had captured more than 250 rebels, including some top leaders, after an operation against an convoy of militants trying to cross...
Chad president vows anti-corruption drive for new republic
Chad President Idriss Deby on Friday vowed to crack down on entrenched graft as he signed a decree to create a new republic based on constitutional changes attacked by the opposition.
Chad lawmakers to vote on new constitution
Chadian lawmakers vote Monday on a controversial change to the constitution that will bolster President Idriss Deby's powers and which opposition groups warn will damage democracy in the landlocked African state.
Chad ban on protests "justified" by security fears, says minister
Chad's interior minister has said that a ban on some protests in the country is justified because of security risks.
Macron in Mali for diplomatic push on Sahel anti-jihad force
The so-called "G5 Sahel" countries south of the Sahara -- Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger -- have pledged to fight jihadists on their own soil with instability and Islamist attacks on the rise.
Merkel turns to Africa to curb mass migrant flow
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday wraps up a week of Africa diplomacy aimed at slowing the flow of migrants to Europe from a continent battered by conflict and poverty.
Merkel heads to Mali on Africa trip focused on migrants
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday left for Mali, the first stop on a three-day Africa tour focused on security and stemming the migrant influx to Europe.