Friday 23 February 2018

All International wire news

E.g., 2018-02-23

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AFP - 2/22/18

Chad announced Wednesday it had struck a deal with Swiss mining giant Glencore to restructure debt of more than $1 billion from a cash-for-crude-oil loan.

The...

AFP - 2/15/18

"Fear rules over the city," said Mahamat, a resident of the Chadian capital N'Djamena for more than 40 years who did not dare to reveal his real name.

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AFP - 2/9/18

The Chadian government on Thursday announced the sacking of culture and tourism minister Mahamat Saleh Haroun, an award-winning filmmaker, but offered no explanation...

AFP - 2/8/18

Plans for a "day of anger" in the Chadian capital failed to materialise Thursday, with just a few dozen protesters marching against austerity amid a large police...

AFP - 2/8/18

The government of Chad on Wednesday suspended 10 opposition parties for "disturbing public order" and "inciting violence" after they backed trade union calls for a...

AFP - 1/30/18

Trade unions in Chad called on Monday for a general strike, as anti-austerity protests grow alongside growing impatience with the regime of President Idriss Deby....

AFP - 1/27/18

Chad's President Idriss Deby Itno on Friday evening reshuffled the government, including the replacement of its public security minister, officials said.

In...

AFP - 1/26/18

The cash-strapped central African nation of Chad risks bankruptcy unless it implements drastic austerity measures, its finance minister has warned after a backlash...

AFP - 1/11/18

The cash-strapped central African nation of Chad has suspended a plan to reduce the salaries of its civil servants, Prime Minister Albert Pahimi Padacke announced on...

AFP - 1/2/18

The President of Chad, Idriss Deby, on Sunday said general elections, scheduled for 2015 but much postponed, would be held in 2018.

"I am happy to announce, on...

AFP - 12/27/17

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed a number of trade deals with Chad on Tuesday, on his first visit to what is one of the poorest and most corrupt...

AFP - 11/24/17

A former Chad presidential candidate who was imprisoned in July on charges of embezzlement was released on Thursday, according to judicial sources speaking to AFP....

AFP - 11/24/17

Chad's government is keeping a wary eye on developments along its Libyan and Sudanese borders where rebel groups are trying to pull together into a political...

AFP - 11/22/17

Chad's government on Tuesday denied allegations by US investigators that President Idriss Deby received a $2 million (1.7 million euros) bribe for oil rights in the...

AFP - 10/13/17

Chad is to boost protection for a key haven for endangered wildlife in the south of the country under an agreement with a conservation group.

African Parks is...

AFP - 8/29/17

Gaou Moussa stands in front of his family home nestled in the dense vegetation of Chad's Tchoukouli island, where burnt straw and charred wood still litter the ground...

AFP - 8/1/17

French Defence Minister Florence Parly arrived in Chad on Sunday, at the start of a tour of three Sahel countries, assuring that French troops in the region will have...

AFP - 6/29/17

Teodorin Obiang, Equatorial Guinea's vice president and son of its leader, denounced a French legal case against him Thursday as a fabricated vendetta designed to...

AFP - 6/26/17

Eight Chadian soldiers were killed in fierce fighting with Boko Haram insurgents at the weekend on islands on Lake Chad, the army said Monday.

"Our forces...

AFP - 6/11/17

Chad, one of the African countries hit hardest by the drop in oil prices, announced Saturday that it had reached an accord with a group of foreign energy companies...

AFP - 6/3/17

French forces operating in northern Mali said Friday that they had taken "out of action" around 20 militants in operations against jihadist groups this week.

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AFP - 6/2/17

Chad has strongly objected to a UN report accusing its soldiers of abuses in Central African Republic in an official letter seen by AFP on Friday.

"The...

AFP - 5/6/17

Nine Chadian soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram attack on an army post in the Lake Chad region on Friday, local and security sources told AFP.

Some 40 Boko...

AFP - 3/5/17

UN envoys on a mission to the Lake Chad region said Saturday that a conference would soon be held in Paris aimed at easing the humanitarian crisis gripping Chad....

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