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French jets strike in Chad

French warplanes struck a rebel convoy in northern Chad, helping local troops repel a cross border incursion from Libya, a sign France’s support for...

Israel and Chad revive diplomatic relations, call for closer security ties

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Israel confirmed a diplomatic rapprochement with Muslim-majority Chad on Sunday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used a visit to the Chadian capital to stress...

Chad, Uganda praised for integrating refugee pupils

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More countries should educate refugees in national schools to help them integrate, the United Nations said, praising Chad and Uganda as poor...

Four SA black rhinos die in Chad

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Four of six endangered black rhinos relocated to Chad from South Africa died, possibly of starvation, the two countries and an NGO...

Relocated black rhinos die in Chad

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Two of six critically endangered black rhinos relocated to Chad in May died, Zakouma National Park management said, undermining efforts to restore...

Leonardo promoting C-27J on the back of African orders

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Leonardo is promoting its C-27J Spartan as an ideal airlift solution for African countries at the Africa Aerospace and Defence exhibition underway...

Ethiopian Airlines, Chad sign deal for national carrier

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Ethiopian Airlines and the government of Chad signed an agreement to launch Chad's new national carrier on October 1, officials said. Ethiopia's state-owned...

New rebel group attacks Chadian forces

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Rebels in northern Chad attacked government forces at the border with Libya, fighters and two military sources said, although the government denied...

Suspected Boko Haram militants kill 18 in Chadian village

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Suspected Boko Haram militants killed 18 farmers and kidnapped nine women in western Chad, authorities said, part of a wave of violence...

ISS: Cost of counter-terrorism for civilians in Lake Chad countries

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The ongoing terror threat in Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon has led the governments of the Lake Chad region to enact numerous...

Chad officially receives Cessna 208 ISR aircraft

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Chad's Air Force has officially taken delivery of two new Cessna 208B Grand Caravan aircraft configured for the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance...

US Army looking to build command and control centre in Chad

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The United States Army is looking to build a command and control centre in Chad's capital N'djamena. On 4 May the US Federal...

Rhinos arrive safely in Chad

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For the first time in 46 years, the black rhino will roam the Central African country, Chad, following the successful translocation of...

Molewa sees off rhinos being moved to Chad

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South Africa's Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa on 3 May witnessed the loading and departure of black rhinos from the...

New constitution approved for Chad

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The Chad parliament overwhelmingly approved a new constitution that expands President Idriss Deby's powers and could allow him to stay in office...

US lifts Chad travel ban

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President Donald Trump lifted a US travel ban on Chad citizens after a six-month US government review found improvements in the African...

US travel ban on Chad could be lifted

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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Washington was considering lifting a travel ban on Chad, offering an olive branch to a...

Chad and Qatar restore diplomatic relations

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Chad and Qatar restored diplomatic relations, their governments said, six months after the West African nation cut ties with Doha in the...

Caravans for Cameroon and Chad on the way

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The militaries of Chad and Cameroon will soon be introducing Cessna Grand Caravans into service after aircraft were delivered from the United...

US military assists Chadian Air Force overcome windstorm damage

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Airmen from the US Air Force's 635th Material Maintenance Squadron, Holloman Air Force Base, deployed to N'Djamena, Chad on 7 January 2018...

Chad troops in Niger withdraw

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

South African black rhinos to Chad

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

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

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Since taking office in January, United States (US) President Donald Trump has made more than his fair share of inexplicable decisions. But...

Call for US to reverse Chad travel ban

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Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, head of a group of five countries in Africa's Sahel region, asked the United States to remove...

After financial pledges France urges Chad to hold elections

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France has urged Chadian authorities to press ahead with parliamentary elections after securing billions of dollars in pledges from donor countries to...

Chad to shutter Qatar embassy

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Chad is shuttering Qatar's embassy and giving its diplomats 10 days to leave the country, accusing the Gulf Arab state of trying...

Chad’s Air Force badly damaged by storm

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A significant portion of Chad's air force has been destroyed in a powerful storm that recently hit the nation's capital N'Djamena. The storm,...

Fighters from Chad and Darfur feeding off Libyan turmoil

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Hundreds of fighters from Chad and Sudan's Darfur region are feeding off instability in Libya, battling for rival factions, seeking to build...

Chad’s Deby warns tight cash could limit fight against terrorism

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Chad's president, Idriss Deby, an important Western ally in the fight against Islamist militants, warned in an interview that cash-strapped Chad could...

Chad recalls ambassador from Qatar

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Chad recalled its ambassador from Qatar for consultations, the foreign ministry said joining other African states in showing support for Saudi Arabia...

Chadian soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack

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Boko Haram militants killed nine Chadian soldiers in an attack on a military camp in the north of the Central African country...

ISS: West Africa issues a wake-up call to tyrants

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Last week's decision by the Appeals Chamber of the Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC) in the courts of Senegal to uphold the conviction...

Court upholds life sentence for former Chad ruler Habre

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A special tribunal upheld the life sentence for Chad's former President Hissene Habre for war crimes and crimes against humanity in the...

French citizen kidnapped in Chad

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A Frenchman was kidnapped in Chad in a remote region near the border with Sudan's Darfur region early on Thursday, France's foreign...

France’s Le Pen focuses on terrorism during Chad visit

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French far-right leader Marine Le Pen met Chad's President Idriss Deby this week to discuss the allies' co-operation in the fight against...

Flintlock 2017 opening ceremony held in Chad

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More than 20 Nations came together as Flintlock 17 kicked off with its opening ceremony on 27 February, in N'Djamena, Chad. The...

Former Chad leader seeks to annul war crimes court verdict

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Former Chadian leader Hissene Habre's lawyers on Monday sought to annul his conviction for war crimes and crimes against humanity, citing irregularities,...

Chad shuts border with Libya

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Chad, a key Western ally in the fight against Islamist militants in West Africa, said on Thursday it has closed its long...

Almost half of refugees in Chad going hungry after aid cuts,...

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More than 40 percent of refugee families in Chad are going hungry after their food rations were cut two years ago, forcing...

Boko Haram fighters surrender in Chad – sources

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Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters and their families surrendered in Chad in the past month, security and UN sources said, in a...

EU needs broader approach to curb migration – Deby

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The European Union must seek a deal with countries across Africa's desert Sahel region if it wants to curb an influx of...

Chad, Niger forces kill 123 Boko Haram in crackdown

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A joint military operation between Chad and Niger has killed 123 Boko Haram militants since July and recovered a significant quantity of...

Progress on Caravan order for Cameroon and Chad

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The United States Department of Defence has awarded Cessna a $24 million contract to supply six Caravan aircraft for Cameroon, Chad and...

Niger and Chad armies kill 38 Boko Haram fighters

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Soldiers from Niger and Chad have killed 38 Boko Haram fighters during operations following attacks by the Nigerian Islamist group on two...

Boko Haram landmine kills 4 Chadian soldiers

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A landmine planted by Islamist group Boko Haram killed four Chadian soldiers on patrol near Chad's border with Niger on Saturday, two...

New Ministers appointed to tackle security and economic woes in Chad

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Chad's president has appointed new ministers of defence, finance and oil in a bid to address persistent insecurity and improve its faltering...

Regional armies struggle in last push against Boko Haram

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"You'll all be able to go home soon. Boko Haram is nearly finished," Niger's Interior Minister Mohamed Bazoum told a crowd of...

Multi-national force starts operations against Boko Haram

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A multi-national force has begun operations against Boko Haram along the border between Niger and Nigeria, a general in Niger said on...

Chad’s former leader Habre appeals conviction for atrocities

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Chad's former ruler Hissene Habre has appealed against his conviction for crimes against humanity and war crimes, a spokesman for the Special...

Chad sends 2,000 troops to Niger for counterattack on Boko Haram

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Chad has sent 2,000 troops to Niger to prepare a counterattack against Boko Haram after the militant group seized a Nigerien town,...