Chad Tag

Chad's main opposition group said Sunday it had rejected the conclusions of the central African state's forum on constitutional change and reforms to the presidency.Read More
The armed forces of Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar said on Thursday that their warplanes had attacked Chadian rebels in the country's southern desert last weekend.Read More
The central African state of Chad is on course for reforms to the presidency after a forum on constitutional change that was boycotted by the opposition.Read More
A Chadian soldier and 20 Boko Haram members were killed in a clash in the restive Lake Chad region near Nigeria, a Chadian military officer told AFP Saturday.Read More
Civil servants in Chad returned to work on Tuesday after a strike over austerity measures paralysed the impoverished country's public sector for seven weeks.Read More
Civil servants in Chad returned to work on Tuesday after a strike over austerity measures paralysed the impoverished country's public sector for seven weeks.Read More
Chadian President Idriss Deby on Monday opened a forum on sweeping constitutional reforms including presidential term limits in a country ruled he has ruled with an iron fist since a 1996 coup.Read More
N’Djamena (AFP) Chadian President Idriss Deby on Monday opened a forum on sweeping constitutional reforms including presidential term limits in a country ruled he has ruled with an iron fist since a 1996 coup. Deby kicked off the so-called “national forum” comprising more than 700 pro-government figures but boycotted by the opposition with a grandiose declaration that it would lead “to the birth of the Fourth Republic.” “If a federation or regionalisation is suited to our country, we must not fear to go this way,” he said. A draft ofRead More
Chad's government and unions have signed a deal to end a strike over austerity measures that has paralysed the public sector for more than six weeks.Read More
N’Djamena (AFP) Chad’s government and unions have signed a deal to end a strike over austerity measures that has paralysed the public sector for more than six weeks. The impoverished country, badly hit by a fall in the price of oil exports since 2015, introduced the austerity measures this year to meet the requirements of international donors. But the public spending cuts have increased social tension and anger towards President Idriss Deby, in power since 1990. Trade unions called an indefinite general strike in the state sector on January 29Read More