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US embassy to withdraw staff as Chad rebels advance

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The United States has ordered its non-essential staff in Chad to leave the African country as rebel fighters approached the capital on Sunday after...

ISS: Chad’s turbulent presidential polls put democracy on the backburner

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The ruling party crippled an already weak opposition by banning public protest and media debate and side-lining competitors. Chadians went to the polls on 11...

Rebels attacked Chad border post on election day – government

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A group of Libya-based rebels attacked a Chadian border post in the north of the country as polling stations began counting votes from the...

Chad makes arrests over alleged pre-election bomb and murder plot

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Chad’s interior ministry said it had arrested several people after uncovering a plot to assassinate prominent political figures and bomb polling stations and the...

Chad arrests soldiers accused of rapes in Niger

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Chad’s government said on Saturday that soldiers accused of at least three rapes in Niger, including that of an 11-year-old girl, have been arrested...

France tells Chad to open probe after deaths at opposition figure’s...

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France’s foreign minister urged Chad to open an independent investigation after at least two people were killed when security forces went to arrest opposition...

At least two killed in skirmish at Chad opposition candidate’s house

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At least two people were killed after security forces went to arrest Chad’s opposition candidate Yaya Dillo at his home on Sunday morning, Dillo...

France rules out immediate troop cuts in Sahel, Chad deploys reinforcements

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French President Emmanuel Macron ruled out an immediate reduction of French troops battling Islamist militants in the Sahel region of West Africa on Tuesday,...

Chad reinforces troops against militants in Sahel as France mulls changes

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Chad will deploy some 1 000 troops to the tri-border region of Niger, Burkina Faso and Mali to reinforce national armies that, backed by...

France hands over ERC-90 armoured vehicles to Chad

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France has delivered nine ERC-90 6x6 armoured vehicles to Chad’s military to bolster peacekeeping operations and help it in the fight against terrorism. The French...

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Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...
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