Public Servants Resume Work
[Cameroon Tribune] Government on March 14, 2018 committed to pay the backlog of withheld wages.
Bashir Briefed On Outcome of Sheikh Sanousi Visit to Chad
[SNA] Khartoum -The President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Bashir, was thursday briefed on the outcome of the recent visit by Assistant of the President of the Republic, Ibrahim Sanousi to Chad which dealt with relations between the Sudan and Chad.
164,715 Nigerians Taking Refuge in Chad, Niger, Cameroon
[Daily Trust] Over 164, 715 Nigerians from crisis prone areas in the north east are now refugees in Chad, Niger and Cameroun, a humanitarian organization, Social Welfare Network Initiative (SWNI) has said.
Rex Tillerson Ends Africa Trip With Focus On Security
[Deutsche Welle] After meetings with the AU in Ethiopia and diplomatic meetings in Kenya, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ended his Africa trip in Chad and Nigeria where counter terrorism topped the agenda.
Tillerson's Tour Is About China's Influence and War On Terrorism
[Nation] Of the Kenya-Ethiopia-Djibouti-Chad-Nigeria circuit United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is covering in his first official African outing, he is perhaps only familiar with Nigeria, where the company he headed before joining government - ExxonMobil - drills a lot of oil.
U.S. Secretary Tillerson's Visit Unlikely to Cut Much Ice With African Leaders
[allAfrica] The visit to Africa by United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, his first since taking office 14 months ago, will do little to shore up the Trump administration's relations with, or reverse America's diminishing influence in the continent.
U.S. Secretary of State Spells Out Priorities for Africa Visit
[State Department] The text of an address by United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, at George Mason University, Virginia, ahead of his visit to Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Chad and Djibouti. The address is followed by a question-and-answer session.
Time to Recharge Lake Chad
[This Day] The campaign to revive the lake has been a failure. The concerned authorities must do more to catch up with the rhetoric
Senior State Department Officials Previewing Secretary Tillerson's Travel to Africa
[State Department] Washington, DC -MODERATOR: Good afternoon, everyone, and thank you very much for joining us for today's teleconference. Today we will have senior State Department officials previewing the Secretary's upcoming travel to the continent of Africa. I want to remind you that today's call is on background, and I'll describe the attribution in just a few seconds.
Shrinking Lake Chad Waters - Rescue Plan Adopted
[Cameroon Tribune] Lake Chad Basin Commission Heads of State ended a conference in Abuja (Nigeria) on February 28, 2018.
Bakri Briefed On Visit of Transportation Minister to Chad
[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice-President of the Republic, Prime Minister, Lt.Gen, Bakri Hassan Salih, was briefed on the outcome of the visit of the minister of transportation, Roads and Bridge to Chad and his efforts to link two countries with Roads and Railways.
Buhari Links Herdsmen Crisis, Terrorism to Shrinking Lake Chad
[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday described the negative effects of the shrinkage of Lake Chad as enormous.
More Jobs Key to Dealing With Lake Chad Crisis, UNESCO Says
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Protecting the shrinking lake - and preventing a worsening humanitarian crisis - will require helping people find work, UN official says
More Chadian Refugees to Return From Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] Azum -Yesterday more than 4,000 Chadian refugees from Mukjar and Um Shalaya camps in Central Darfur bean return operations after conditions have become favourable for return to Chad.
Buhari Seeks Global Support to Revitalise Lake Chad, Experts Disagree On Funding
[Guardian] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the global community to urgently support effort to save Lake Chad from drying up.He lamented that the lake that used to provide livelihood for over 45 million people living in the basin is gradually going into extinction leading to increased migration and insecurity in the region.
Despite Security Concerns, NNPC to Return to Lake Chad for Oil Exploration
[This Day] Kaduna -Notwithstanding the security concerns in the North-east, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that it will return to the Lake Chad Basin in Borno State to continue the search for crude oil.
NNPC Returns Full Force to Explore Lake Chad Oil After Kidnap
[Daily Trust] Barely two weeks after the release of some lecturers prospecting for oil in the Chad Basin, the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has concluded arrangement to recommence exploration activities at the basin, Group Managing Director of NNPC, Maikanti Kacalla Baru, has said.
Shrinkage of Lake Chad Contributes to Farmers/Herdsmen Clashes - - Buhari
[Vanguard] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buahri, yesterday, in Abuja said the dwindling fortunes of the Lake Chad have contributed to the upsurge of terrorist activities as well as the constant clashes between farmers and herdsmen.
Third Session of Sudanese-Chadian Transport Committee Held in N'djamena
[SNA] N'djamena -The Third Session of the Sudanese-Chadian Transport Committee was held in the capital of Chad, N'Djamena during the 26th-27th the current February. The Sudanese side was headed by the Minister of Transport, Roads and Bridges Engineer Makkawi Mohamed Awad and the Chadian side by the Minister of Infrastructure, Dismantling of Isolation and Civil Aviation.
Best Way to Transform Lake Chad Basin - Freeman
[Daily Trust] A political-economic analyst for Africa, Lawrence Freeman, has suggested that the most ambitious and visionary inter-basin water project to recharge the Lake Chad is transaqua, proposed over three decades ago.