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News that the former president of Chad has been convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity has been met with celebration.
Habré ruled Chad from 1982-1990 Investigators told trial he was responsible for 40,000 killings and torture of 200,000 people He denied all charges, refuses court’s authority Victims campaigned for 25
Hissene Habre has been found guilty of crimes against humanity for ordering the killing and torture of thousands of political opponents during his rule from 1982-1990.
Boko Haram’s violent militancy in Africa’s Lake Chad region has caused “catastrophic” levels of malnutrition, according to the World Food Programme
Around 30 people have been killed and another 80 injured in three suicide attacks on the island of Koulfoua in Lake Chad in Africa. It wasn’t
Security sources in Chad say 30 people have been killed and 80 injured in a triple suicide attack on an island in Lake Chad. At least 80 other people
Five co-ordinated suicide bomb attacks have struck the market at Baga Sola in Chad, just over the border from Nigeria and a refugee camp for people
“This is a farce” shouted the former President of Chad as he was dragged from a court in Senegal, where he is being tried on counts of war crimes
In the Chadian capital Ndjamena, the work of the Association of Victims of the Crimes of Hissene Habre has finally born fruit — 25 years after
The trial of the former president of Chad has begun in Senegal. Hissene Habre appears on charges of crimes against humanity after being brought to
Reed Brody is a counsel and spokesman for Human Rights Watch, and has worked for over 15 years alongside the victims of former chadian dictator
A historic trial scheduled for late July will see former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré face charges of human rights abuses. After falling from
Chad which is a predominantly Muslim country has banned people from wearing the full-face veil, following two suicide bomb attacks. The Islamist
At least 27 people have died in two attacks in the Chadian capital N’Djamena. Four suspected Boko Haram Islamist fighters are said to be among those
Luis Carballo will be online to discuss his experiences in Chad on Thursday at 15:00 CET. He’ll answer your questions in English, Spanish or French
African coalition forces say the first phase of the offensive against Boko Haram is over following last week’s successful recapture of a strategic
From the field of conflict against the Nigerian insurgent group Boko Haram, euronews correspondent Luis Carballo has been talking to Army Chief of
Chad’s army reported its forces had killed hundreds of Boko Haram militants in clashes in Northern Nigeria on Wednesday. But as its army becomes
Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres or MSF) has deployed an emergency team to Chad. The NGO is helping an estimated 18,300 refugees and
Boko Haram militants in northern Nigeria have kidnapped more than 400 young women and children from Damasak, according to residents of the town
Under the combined pressure of forces from Chad, Cameroon and Nigeria Islamic extremists Boko Haram are not having things all their own way. The
Unknown attackers fired more than thirty rockets at a United Nations base in northern Mali early on Sunday (March 8). One UN peacekeeper was killed
Elite forces from the West begin to train the new five-nation African Union coalition with fresh boost in efforts to defeat Boko Haram.
France has sent military advisers to Niger’s southern border with Nigeria in an effort to boost the campaign by regional powers against the Islamist
Chad’s army claims it has killed some 200 Boko Haram militants in the towns of Gambaru and Ngala near the border with Cameroon. Around 2,000 Chadian
African Union forces from Chad have attacked Boko Haram killing 120 of its militants in the far north of Cameron. The Islamist militant group had
The Central African Republic, climate change and trade topped talks in Brussels on Thursday as leaders met for day two of the EU-Africa summit
Regional leaders summoned members of Central African Republic’s transitional assembly on Thursday to a summit in Chad to decide the fate of interim