Govt Mulls Cheaper Solution to Recharge Drying Lake Chad
[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Government may be considering cheaper options to recharge Lake Chad Basin other than the initial plan of transferring water from River Congo to the Basin.
A Dozen Shades of Khaki - Counter-Insurgency Operations in the Sahel
[IRIN] Dakar -The region has never been so militarised. Here's an overview of the international players in uniform.
Herdsmen Challenge - Grow Grass in Chad and Mali
[Guardian] The murderous herdsmen are once again on the rampage; about a score of innocent Nigerian lives have been lost in the latest attacks. (Our hearts go out to the victim families in Benue State). This challenge has become insufferable; it is time we found an enduring solution to it. The unsettling incidences of foreign-looking herdsmen attacks on Nigerians on their legitimate lands are fast approaching emergency proportions, with the Federal Government seeming unnervingly clueless on how to curb the menace, ev
Was There Really a Coup Attempt Against Obiang?
[Deutsche Welle] In late December, Teodoro Obiang's government reported a border crossing by foreign mercenaries. A UN special envoy has now visited the country and pledged support.
Sudanese Gold Miners Killed in Chad Attack
[Radio Dabanga] Chad -At least 12 Sudanese nationals were killed and 17 others are missing after an attack on Monday by Chadian militants on a gold mine in Chad's Chr├ę district on the country's border with Libya.
Buhari Inaugurates Conference On Recharging Lake Chad February
[Leadership] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the hosting by Nigeria of an international conference on saving the Lake Chad. The conference is to revitalize the basin's ecosystem for sustainable livelihood, security and development.
Buhari Hosts Int'l Conference On Lake Chad Early Next Year
[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari will in February next year, host a three-day international conference tagged: 'Saving the Lake Chad' in Abuja.
Buhari to Inaugurate International Conferernce On Restoration of Lake Chad
[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the hosting by Nigeria of an international conference on saving the Lake Chad. The conference is to revitalize the basin's ecosystem for sustainable livelihood, security and development.
Turkey's President Erdogan on Africa - allAfrica's Exclusive Interview
[allAfrica] Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan, speaking in an interview with AllAfrica ahead of a visit to three Muslim-majority African nations, has spoken out strongly against the selling of African migrants into slavery, and in favour of women's rights. He has also rejected criticism of Turkey's record on media freedom.
Picture What It Means to Be a Chadian Woman
[RFI] They work as pilots, potters or footballers, sometimes against incredible odds, to build a better future for themselves and their families. Now for the first time, more than two hundred women are being honoured in a new book called "Portraits of Chadian Women", by artists Salma Khalil and Ach├ę Coelo, who are challenging the way society sees African women.
Thousands of Chadian Refugees Set to Return From Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] Azum -More than 4,000 Chadian refugees in Central Darfur have started their voluntary return home after more than ten years in a Darfur refugee camp.
Rfi English Service Journalist Recognised By UNCA for Work in Chad
[RFI] Laura Angela Bagnetto, a journalist with RFI's English service, has received the Bronze medal from the United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) for her series of reports on refugees in Chad.
Former Boko Haram Fighters Wait for Rehabilitation Facility
[VOA] The multinational joint task force fighting the Boko Haram insurgency in Cameroon, Chad and Nigeria says it will hold some 200 former terrorists until Cameroon can construct a rehabilitation center where they will be socially integrated before returning to their communities. The ex-terrorists are currently at the barracks of the multinational joint task force in Mora, on Cameroon's northern border with Nigeria.