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Chad

Chad troops in Niger withdraw

Chad has withdrawn hundreds of troops from neighbouring Niger, where they were helping local forces fight Boko Haram Islamist militants, humanitarian sources and officials said.

South African black rhinos to Chad

South Africa will relocate six endangered black rhinos to Chad where the animal was hunted to local extinction decades ago, the environment ministry in Pretoria said.

ISS: Why is Chad part of Trump’s travel ban?

Since taking office in January, United States (US) President Donald Trump has made more than his fair share of inexplicable decisions. But the inclusion of Chad in the latest revision of his infamous travel ban may just be the most inexplicable of the lot.

Vulnerable people “a step away from starvation” in Lake Chad Basin

Scaling up of international assistance to the Lake Chad Basin this year has averted a famine in north-east Nigeria, even though millions of people are still suffering the United Nations aid chief said.

Call for US to reverse Chad travel ban

Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, head of a group of five countries in Africa’s Sahel region, asked the United States to remove a travel ban on Chadian nationals, saying failure to do so could affect Chad’s security commitments.
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