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 - Nov 21, 2017: U.S. Arrests Former Officials in Africa Bribery Schemes - AllAfrica News: Chad
[VOA] The bribery scheme was hatched in the halls of the United Nations in New York and spanned several continents.
- Wed - Nov 15, 2017: Mayor of N'djamena Briefed On Experiment of Vocational Training in Khartoum State - AllAfrica News: Chad
[SNA] Khartoum -The Mayor of N'Djamena municipality in Chad state, Mariam Jouma'a, Monday inspected the experiment of the Ministry of Manpower and Labour of Khartoum state in the field of vocational training, accompanied by Dr. Abdul A'atee Mohamed Khair the director general and number of the ministry's officials.
- Tue - Nov 14, 2017: Global-Warming Ground Zero - Chad Grapples With Climate Damage - AllAfrica News: Chad
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dosseye -From floods hitting refugee camps to shrinking lakes, Chad is suffering the impacts of climate change - could planting trees help?
- Fri - Nov 10, 2017: Commonly Used Drug May Be Key to Stopping Thousands of Mothers Dying - AllAfrica News: Chad
[allAfrica] Roughly every six minutes, a woman somewhere in the world bleeds to death in child birth. But a new medical trial shows that there is a way of combating the problem.
- Thu - Nov 9, 2017: Sell Sex or Starve - Grim Choices for Chad's 'Ghost' Girls - AllAfrica News: Chad
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Danamaja -"I stay because I don't have a choice. I'll put up with it until I can't take it anymore."