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No explosive device aboard the Air France flight from Chad

No explosive device has been found aboard an Air France airplane that arrived from Chad escorted by the French army following an anonymous threat...

Chad, Central African Republic call for international investigation into border incident

Chad and the Central African Republic (CAR) have called on the United Nations and African Union to investigate an incident at a border post...

ISS: AU balancing act on Chad’s coup sets a disturbing precedent

The compromise decision is unlikely to benefit Chad’s citizens or the credibility of the African Union. Disagreement among African states on responding to the coup...

Chad accuses Central African Republic troops of war crime

Chad's defence ministry on Sunday said troops of neighbouring Central African Republic (CAR) had attacked a Chadian military post, killed one soldier, and kidnapped...

African Union urges civilians and soldiers to share power in Chad

The African Union on Thursday called for civilian and military leaders in Chad to share power until elections can be organised following the death...

Chadian security forces clash with protesters denouncing military takeover

Chadian security forces used tear gas and batons to disperse protesters who took to the streets of the capital N'Djamena on Wednesday to denounce...

ISS: Chad: a test case for Central Africa’s difficult transitions

The country’s unconstitutional transition reflects governance challenges in a region that boasts Africa’s longest-serving presidents. The death of president Idriss Déby Itno in April sparked debates about...

African Union mission urges return to ‘constitutional order’ in Chad

An African Union mission recommended on Wednesday that Chad's military share power with a civilian president, as one of three options towards restoring constitutional...

ISS: Democracy in Chad takes a back seat to military might

In a rare show of solidarity, Chadians rejected the military junta endorsed by international partners. After the sudden death of Idriss Déby Itno on 20...

Chad military claims victory over rebels in the north

Chad's military claimed victory on Sunday in its weeks-long battle with northern rebels that led to the death of President Idriss Deby on the...


Additional troop deployment is welcome and shows the need for a strong SANDF

The announcement on Wednesday 14 July that 25 000 members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will be deployed to help counter...
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