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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Chadian police fire tear gas to disperse protest against military government

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Chadian security forces fired tear gas to disperse protesters who took to the streets of the capital N'Djamena on Saturday to protest against a...

Chad’s military names new government but opposition still unimpressed

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Chad’s military rulers named a new government on Sunday after the battlefield death of President Idriss Deby, but leading opposition figures rejected the appointments...

Chadian security forces fire upon protesters in southern town

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At least four people were shot and wounded in Chad's southern Mandoul region on Saturday when security forces fired upon a crowd demonstrating against...

The real threat to Chad’s military rulers: unemployed youth

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When Neldjibaye Madjissem graduated with a mathematics degree in 2015, he began searching for work as a school teacher. Six years on, he is still...

Chadian army battles rebels in northern town

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Chad’s army battled with rebels on Thursday near the town of Nokou, about 20 km from where former president Idriss Deby was fatally wounded...

Calm returns to Chad capital after deadly protests against military rule

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The capital of Chad appeared calm on Wednesday morning, with security forces deployed in large numbers and burning tyres still smouldering in the streets,...

France shifts stance on Chad transition calling for civilian government

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France on Tuesday moved away from backing a civilian-military transition in Chad calling for a civilian national unity government to be put in place...

Two dead, 27 hurt as Chad protesters demand civilian rule

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At least two people were killed and 27 wounded in street clashes in Chad on Tuesday between protesters demanding a return to civilian rule...

Chad’s transitional military leader Deby says country needs massive support

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Chad’s transitional military leader Mahamat Idriss Deby said on Tuesday that his country needs massive support from partners to stabilize an economic and financial...

Chad military refuses talks with rebels as opposition presses for civilian...

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Chad’s ruling military council has rejected an offer from northern rebels for a ceasefire and talks, calling them “outlaws” who needed to be tracked...

Ahead of Deby’s funeral, Chad rebels say command hit by air...

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Thousands of people attended the funeral of Chad's slain leader Idriss Deby on Friday, with French President Emmanuel Macron leading tributes to the long-ruling...

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