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24 Oct
According to the World Health Organization, access to healthcare in Chad is still at an embryonic stage. The country has limited data on cancer and no department dedicated to its care, meaning those who are diagnosed are often referred to hospitals abroad. But Jean-Bosco Ndihokubwayo, the WHO's representative to Chad, is optimistic about the country's political will to fight cancer, as authorities plans to build a national treatment centre.
11 Oct
Chad's interim parliament, built to prepare the country 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?
25 Aug
Former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre, who was serving a life term in Senegal for crimes against humanity, died from Covid-19 on Tuesday aged 79. Those who suffered under his rule expressed mixed feelings over his death.
24 Aug
The former president has died while serving a life term in prison for crimes against humanity. Local media reported that the 79-year-old died of coronavirus.
6 Aug
Chadian soldiers were attacked while patrolling the volatile Lake Chad region. Both Boko Haram and the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) are active in the area.
22 May
This week in Africa Weekly, Chad's military has declared victory over FACT, the rebel group blamed for killing ex-leader Idriss Deby. The International Criminal Court has sentenced Ugandan warlord Dominic Ongwen to 25 years' imprisonment for war crimes as a key commander of brutal group the Lord's Resistance Army. In Egypt, Muslims celebrate Eid with more ceremony than last year, when Covid-19 shut down festivities at the end of Ramadan. Finally, we explore the world of money changers in Djibouti, an unassuming group of women who keep the wheels of the economy turning.
30 Apr
Chad's new President Mahamat Déby Itno, son of the late Idriss Déby Itno, says he will be the "guarantor" for an "inclusive national dialogue" during the country's transition period.
27 Apr
French President Emmanuel Macron has condemned "in the strongest possible terms" the repression in Chad, where at least two people have been killed in demonstrations against the military junta that took power after the death of President Idriss Déby.
27 Apr
Two dead, 27 hurt as Chad protesters demand civilian rule
27 Apr
Chad's new military rulers have named Albert Pahimi Padacke as prime minister of a transitional government. Opposition politicians have slammed the move.
26 Apr
The FACT rebel group, which has been accused of killing President Idriss Deby, says it is willing to discuss a political settlement for the country's future.
26 Apr
French President Macron is in Chad to attend the funeral of slain leader Idriss Deby Itno.Now France pins its hopes on the country's new leader Mahamat Idriss Deby, but that does not go down well with the opposition.

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