COAT OF ARMS
Government: Dominant Party Presidential Republic
Current President: Idriss Déby
Population: 16,877,357 (2020)
Land Size: 1.28 million sq km (495,800 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Fri - Oct 22, 2021: Maiduguri's Economic Revival Could Be a Lifeline for Lake Chad Basin - AllAfrica News: Chad
[ISS] Relative peace provides a chance to boost production and trade, and help prevent communities being recruited by Boko Haram.
- Wed - Oct 20, 2021: Security in the Lake Chad Basin - Concerted Efforts to Enhance Peace - AllAfrica News: Chad
[Cameroon Tribune] External Relations Minister received in audience two senior UN officials of West and Central Africa on October 18, 2021.
- Wed - Oct 13, 2021: Chad Allowed Back to Into International Football Competition - AllAfrica News: Chad
[RFI] Football's governing body FIFA has lifted its suspension of Chad from international competition. The team was banned in April because of government interference.
- Tue - Oct 12, 2021: Lake Chad Basin Joint Task Force - Thousands of Boko Haram Militants Surrender - AllAfrica News: Chad
[VOA] Yaounde -- The commander of multinational troops fighting Boko Haram has said at least 3,600 of the militants have surrendered since August. Nigeria-born Major General Abdul Khalifa Ibrahim spoke Sunday at the end of a visit to Cameroon.
- Mon - Oct 11, 2021: The Uphill Battle Facing New Transition Council - AllAfrica News: Chad
[DW] Chad's interim parliament, built to prepare Chad for civilian rule, has finally been announced after a five-month wait. But is the National Transition Council merely window dressing for the military junta?