COAT OF ARMS
Government: Dominant Party Presidential Republic
Current President: Idriss Déby
Population: 15,833,116 (2018)
Land Size: 1.28 million sq km (495,800 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Thu - Apr 9, 2020: Saluting President Idriss Deby - AllAfrica News: Chad
[Daily Trust] What may turn out to be a gamechanger in the war against Jama'atu Ahlil Sunnah (JAS), also known as Boko Haram and the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) began last week as Chadian military forces unleashed an unprecedented blow on the terrorists' assault and defence positions in the Lake Chad Basin.
- Thu - Apr 9, 2020: IMF Staff Completes Discussions for a U.S.$115 Million Disbursement to Chad in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic - AllAfrica News: Chad
[IMF] Mr. Edward Gemayel, Mission Chief for Chad at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), made the following statement:
- Thu - Apr 9, 2020: Chadian Govt Denies Accusing Nigerian Army of Inaction - AllAfrica News: Chad
[Daily Trust] The Chadian Government has dismissed videos and images claiming the President Idris Derby Itno accused the Nigerian army of inaction or non-participation in the fight against Boko Haram.
- Thu - Apr 9, 2020: Chad Can't Take Glory for Nigeria's War Efforts, Says Military - AllAfrica News: Chad
[This Day] Nigeria's Military High Command wednesday declared that the Republic of Chad cannot take the glory for Nigeria's war efforts in the 10-year-long insurgency war in the North-east and the Lake Chad Basin.
- Tue - Apr 7, 2020: Ex-Chad Leader Temporarily Released from Jail Due to Coronavirus Quarantine - AllAfrica News: Chad
[VOA] Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre has been granted a two months reprieve from his life sentence by a judge in Senegal, where he was convicted of crimes against humanity.