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:
- Tue - Aug 3, 2021: TMC 100 Days After... - AllAfrica News: Chad
[Cameroon Tribune] Despite a turbulent security, economic and social environment, the Transitional Military Council is waxing strong at the helm of the country. The challenge remains respecting engagements to reunite the country and foster its development
- Fri - Jul 30, 2021: Boko Haram - Breaking the Conflict Trap in the Lake Chad Basin - AllAfrica News: Chad
[Daily Trust] Following a Special Report General Saleh Bala and I had written for the United States Institute for Peace (USIP) entitled "Civilian-led Governance and Security in the Lake Chad Basin", we held a follow up round table meeting with the Lake Chad Basin Commission led by its Executive Secretary, Ambassador Mamman Nuhu, to consider recent developments in the sub-region concerning the subject matter. The meeting was hosted by the USIP Country Director, Ambassador Abdu Zango and Dr. Chris Kwaja.
- Mon - Jul 26, 2021: Basile Ikouebe Is New AU Envoy - AllAfrica News: Chad
[Cameroon Tribune] The former Congo-Brazzaville Foreign Minister who replaces Ibrahim Fall was expected in N'Djamena yesterday.
- Tue - Jul 13, 2021: Islamic State Fortifies Its Position in the Lake Chad Basin - AllAfrica News: Chad
[ISS] The death of Abubakar Shekau, long-time leader of Jama'atu Ahlis Sunnah lid-Da'wati wa'l-Jihad (JAS), has opened the space for a reconfiguration of forces in the Lake Chad Basin. It could allow Islamic State (IS) to consolidate its position in the region through its local affiliate, Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP).
- Fri - Jul 9, 2021: Mediation Ongoing in Lome - AllAfrica News: Chad
[Cameroon Tribune] Since April, Togolese authorities have been holding series of negotiations aimed at seeking ways of bringing peace in the country.