COAT OF ARMS
Government: Dominant Party Presidential Republic
Current President: Idriss Déby
Population: 12,075,985 (2017)
Land Size: 1.28 million sq km (495,800 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Fri - Dec 7, 2018: Defusing Tensions in the Sahel - AllAfrica News: Chad
[ICG] Growing discontent among young people in Chad's Sahel regions risk driving them into the arms of rebels in neighbouring countries. Authorities should end the impunity of individuals guilty of a range of abuses and distinguish between economic migrants and potential rebels.
- Fri - Dec 7, 2018: EU, France Step Up Security, Development Aid for G5 Sahel - AllAfrica News: Chad
[Deutsche Welle] The EU and France have increased their financial support for projects in the five Sahel states which sit on the southern rim of Africa's Sahara desert. Terrorism and lawlessness have blighted the region for years.
- Fri - Nov 30, 2018: Kibir - Discusses Assignment of Zone for Chad in Port-Sudan - AllAfrica News: Chad
[SNA] Khartoum -The Vice-President of the Republic, Dr. Osman Mohamed Yousif Kibir, has discussed the assignment of a zone for Chad in Port-Sudan to ease the flow of goods and to facilitate obstacles.
- Fri - Nov 30, 2018: Buhari Departs for Chad to Discuss Solutions to Insurgency - AllAfrica News: Chad
[Guardian] Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has left Abuja for N'Djamena, Chad to chair a consultation forum of Heads of State and Government of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC).
- Fri - Nov 30, 2018: Boko Haram - Leaders of Chad, Cameroon, Niger Agree to Change Tactics - AllAfrica News: Chad
[Premium Times] It was a renewed call to arms in N'djamena, capital of the Republic of Chad, on Thursday, as President Muhammadu Buhari held a one-day consultation with Heads of State and Governments of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC).