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ISS: Security crisis in Lake Chad Basin erodes women’s livelihoods

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Traders in Niger, Nigeria, Chad and Cameroon aren’t asking for water but protection and access to credit. The Boko Haram crisis in the Lake Chad...

Thousands gather to wish Chad’s slain president “a deserved rest”

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Thousands of people gathered at the main square in Chad's capital N'Djamena on Friday to pay their respects to the late President Idriss Deby,...

With eye on Islamist fight, France backs Chad military takeover

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France defended the Chadian army's takeover of power on Thursday after the battlefield death of President Idriss Deby presented Paris with an uncomfortable choice...

Nigeria beefs up border to avoid Chadian influx – defence minister

Nigeria has reinforced its border security to avoid a potential influx of Chadians following the death of Chad's leader Idriss Deby, the defence minister...

France defends Chad military takeover as needed to ensure stability

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France's foreign minister on Thursday defended a military takeover in Chad despite objections from the opposition there, saying it was necessary for security amid...

Explainer: Who are the rebels threatening to take Chad’s capital?

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Libya-based rebels have set their sights on Chad's capital N'Djamena after the battlefield death of President Idriss Deby on Monday. Here are some facts...

Explainer: Chad’s strategic interest to France, Western allies

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Chad's longtime ruler President Idriss Deby, a Western ally in the fight against Islamist militants in Africa, was killed on the frontline against rebels...

Rebels threaten to march on capital as Chad reels from president’s...

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Rebel forces set their sights on Chad’s capital N’Djamena on Wednesday following the battlefield death of President Idriss Deby, threatening to bring more disruption...

Condolences for Chadian President

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has received with sadness, the disturbing news of the death of President of the Republic of Chad Marshal Idriss Déby Itno. The...

Chad leader Deby killed in battle – Army

Chad president, Idriss Deby, who ruled for more than 30 years and was a major Western ally in the fight against Islamist militants in...

Chad’s Deby wins sixth term as army fends off rebel advance

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Chad’s veteran leader Idriss Deby has won a sixth term as president, provisional election results showed on Monday, as the army said it had...

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...

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