COAT OF ARMS
Government: Dominant Party Presidential Republic
Current President: Idriss Déby
Population: 13,670,084 (2015)
Land Size: 1.28 million sq km (495,800 sq miles)
Major Ethic Groups:
- Tue - Jan 16, 2018: Govt Mulls Cheaper Solution to Recharge Drying Lake Chad - AllAfrica News: 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.
- Mon - Jan 15, 2018: A Dozen Shades of Khaki - Counter-Insurgency Operations in the Sahel - AllAfrica News: Chad
[IRIN] Dakar -The region has never been so militarised. Here's an overview of the international players in uniform.
- Fri - Jan 12, 2018: Herdsmen Challenge - Grow Grass in Chad and Mali - AllAfrica News: Chad
[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
- Wed - Jan 10, 2018: Was There Really a Coup Attempt Against Obiang? - AllAfrica News: Chad
[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.
- Sat - Dec 30, 2017: Sudanese Gold Miners Killed in Chad Attack - AllAfrica News: Chad
[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 Chré district on the country's border with Libya.