44 jihadists found dead in Chad prison: prosecutor
A group of 44 suspected members of Boko Haram, arrested during a recent operation against the jihadist group, have been found dead in their prison cell, apparently poisoned, Chad's chief prosecutor announced Saturday.
Chad declares emergency in east after dozens die in ethnic violence
Chad's President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces on Sunday, authorising summary shootings to "save the majority", after violent intercommunal...
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.