Monday, 20th May 2024


7 May
Monday was voting day in Chad, where nearly 8 million voters were eligible to choose their next president, after three years of military rule under Mahamat Idriss Déby. Analysts widely expect the incumbent to win.
6 May
Polling stations open in Chad for a presidential election that will bring transition to a close.
3 Mar
Chad's interim President Mahamat Idriss Deby said on Saturday he plans to run in this year's long-awaited presidential race.
29 Feb
Several people are killed in Chad in an attack on the national security agency’s office. The government blames an opposition party.
28 Feb
Reports emerged of heavy gunfire in Chad's capital, N'Djamena, on Wednesday after fighting near the headquarters of the country's internal security agency turned deadly
25 Jan
Chad's junta leader is hosted in Russia and hails ties with the kremlin. Moscow's said it would help Mahamat Idriss Deby stabilise the country. Tunisia is eliminated from AFCON whilst Namibia stay in the game for their first ever advance to the last 16. And a Cameroonian fashion designer hopes to empower migrant workers living in Lebanon.
1 Jan
With the referendum results now confirmed by the nation's top court, Chadians are looking ahead to 2024 elections and civilian rule. But analysts don't expect much to change for the country or its politics.
8 Dec
In tonight's edition: Mauritania and Chad say they're calling time on the G5 Sahel anti-jihadist alliance. Also, Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam offers huge renewable energy prospects, but is also responsible for troubled waters with neighbours Egypt and Sudan. And in DR Congo, election campaigning is in full swing ahead of crucial polls later this month.
11 Nov 2023
Chad's livestock sector is a cornerstone of the economy - second only to oil. But now the country is looking to use its pastoralist system to become an African heavyweight in processed meat exports.
8 Nov 2023
South Africa and Chad have decided to recall their diplomatic staff from Israel for consultations. The move comes in response to Israel's ongoing war in Gaza. Also, more than 20 people have been killed in an attack near the Sudanese capital Khartoum. Since April, violence in the country has left at least 10,000 people dead and millions displaced.
30 Oct 2023
After fleeing horrific violence in Sudan's West Darfur, refugees are arriving to Chad traumatized and with children who are often malnourished. Zeinab escaped to Chad with her two children after armed men attacked her home in El Geneina and killed her husband.
31 Jul 2023
Chad's President Mahamat Idriss Deby met with Niger coup chief, General Abdourahamane Tiani, in Niger's capital Niamey on Sunday, after attending a summit with West African state leaders.


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The founder of WikiLeaks is wanted in the United States on espionage charges for leaking military secrets. He will remain in custody in the UK while the appeal goes ahead.
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Many in Kashmir feel disempowered since Narendra Modi's government took control of the region in northern India.
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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's visit to Beijing aimed to stabilize relations between the two superpowers. But tensions over Taiwan remain, with Washington pledging more than $8 billion in security assistance to its Indo-Pacific partners.
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As part of Tesla's massive restructuring, the electric vehicle maker notified the California Employment Development Department this week that it is cutting approximately 600 more employees in California.
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Rescue teams are en route to the crash site of a helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and other high-ranking politicians.