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Chadian peacekeeper is second UN Diagne Medal honouree

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A Chadian Armed Forces captain was posthumously honoured with the top United Nations (UN) peacekeeping award the Captain Mbaye Diagne Medal for Exceptional Courage. Captain...

How Chad’s involvement in peace missions held back democracy back home

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Troop contributions to international interventions by authoritarian states pose a puzzle. On the one hand, participation in such interventions indicates support for a liberal-cosmopolitan...

No signs of a true transition in Chad a year after...

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Many Chadians are looking to the capital of Qatar where almost 50 political-military movements and representatives of the Chadian transitional government have been engaged...

ISS: Chad’s long road to reconciliation

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Since former president Idriss Déby Itno’s death on the battlefield in April 2021, Chad has been governed by a Transitional Military Council. Led by...

Wave of juntas in Africa and the worrisome celebratory reception by...

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Within the past 18 months, Africa has experienced six coups, with the most recent in Burkina Faso on 24 January, rekindling the debate regarding...

North Cameroon violence between farmers, herders kills 22; residents flee

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A resurgence of tit-for-tat violence between herders and farmers in has killed at least 22 people and injured more than 30 others this week...

Chad pardons members of armed groups ahead of national dialogue

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Chad's ruling military council has granted a general amnesty to members of armed groups as one of its steps towards a proposed national dialogue,...

ISS: Democracy in decline in Africa? Not so fast

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The problem isn’t the system of government but poor leadership that opens the door to despots and coup plotters. Do recent coups in Chad, Mali,...

Nigerian army says 24 Islamist insurgents killed

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Nigerian troops killed 24 suspected Islamist insurgents in two attacks in the northeast and recovered some weapons, the army said on Tuesday. Boko Haram and...

One policeman killed, at least ten civilians wounded in Chad opposition...

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One policeman was killed and around ten people were wounded in Chad's capital N'djamena on Saturday after police used tear gas to disperse a...

Nigerian Navy disowns officer’s allegations against Chadian soldiers

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The Nigerian Navy (NN) on Tuesday disowned allegations made in parliament by one of its senior officers that soldiers from neighbouring Chad were selling...

Chad plans to double army size to deal with security challenges

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Chad's transitional government said on Friday that it plans to drastically increase the size of its army to deal with security challenges, including threats...

East Libyan forces and Chadian rebels clash in southern Libya

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The Libyan National Army (LNA) of eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar clashed with Chadian rebel forces in the south of Libya on Tuesday and Wednesday,...

Chadian military parade reveals new armoured vehicles

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Multiple new armoured vehicles were unveiled by Chad’s military during a parade in the capital N’Djamena earlier this month to celebrate the country’s 61...

Former Chad strongman Habre, convicted of war crimes, dies of COVID-19...

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Hissene Habre, the former strongman president of Chad and security ally of the West during the Cold War who was later jailed for war...

Chad to halve its troops fighting Sahel militants, spokesperson says

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Chad has decided to recall half of its 1 200 troops battling Islamist militants in the tri-border area of Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger,...

Around 11 000 Cameroonians flee to Chad after violence

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Around 11 000 people fleeing clashes between herders and fishermen in northern Cameroon arrived in neighbouring Chad at the weekend, a provincial governor in...

Chad invites armed groups to participate in national dialogue

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Chad’s transitional president on Tuesday invited opposition armed groups to participate in a national dialogue to determine the future of the country, reversing previous...

Soldiers killed in Lake Chad attack

At least 26 Chadian soldiers were killed by suspected Boko Haram assailants following an attack on a patrol in the Lake Chad area, army...

No explosive device aboard the Air France flight from Chad

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

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