Chad forces arrest Boko Haram leader, hold 74 others

2015-07-02 08:17

Chad’s chief prosecutor says security forces have arrested one of the leaders of the Nigerian extremist group, Boko Haram.

Chadian dictator's trial to feature 4 000 victims - lawyers

2015-06-29 21:52

More than 4 000 victims have been registered in the trial of former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre for atrocities committed during his presidency, their lawyers say.

Chad forces kill 6 militants, lose 5 officers in operation

2015-06-29 15:12

Chadian security forces have killed six militants and lost five officers as they stormed an illegal arms cache site of the capital, state prosecutor Alghassim Khamiss says.

60 suspected militants arrested after suicide bomb attack

2015-06-29 05:19

Security forces in Chad have arrested 60 suspected militants and dismantled a cell responsible for two suicide bomb attacks in its capital, the chief prosecutor of the central African nation says.

Chad bombs Boko Haram bases to avenge suicide blasts

2015-06-18 13:43

Chad has bombed Nigerian Boko Haram Bases, three days after the Islamist terrorist group killed 37 people in two suicide blasts in Chad’s capital N'djamena.

Chad bans full veil after deadly Boko Haram attacks

2015-06-18 07:36

Chad has banned the full-face Muslim veil and ordered security forces to seize burqas from markets and burn them after 33 people were killed in suicide bombings blames on Boko Haram.

Chad's president vows no impunity for those behind twin attacks

2015-06-17 06:01

Chad's President Idriss Deby has vowed there would be no impunity for those who masterminded twin suicide bombings that killed 24 people and wounded more than 100 day earlier.

'Many dead' in suicide attacks targeting police in Chad

2015-06-15 13:08

Many people have been killed in twin suicide attacks targeting police in the capital of Chad, whose armed forces have been on the frontline of the fight against Boko Haram Islamists, a police official says.

Nigerian to lead regional anti-Boko Haram force

2015-06-04 05:46

Nigeria has named the general to head a multinational force fighting Boko Haram, taking over from Chad.

New Nigerian president Buhari to visit Niger and Chad

2015-06-02 12:57

Nigeria's new president, Muhammadu Buhari, will embark on his first official trip overseas this week when he travels to neighbouring Niger and Chad to discuss the fight against Boko Haram.


World's poorest get access to water, but not toilets

2015-06-30 23:21

The poor's lack of access to sanitation threatens to undermine the health benefits they have gained from access to clean water, the UN says.

Bombers hit Chad's capital

2015-06-29 19:09

Two suicide bombings have hit Chad's capital, killing 11 including 5 police officers, witnesses say.

Suicide bombing kills 11 in Chad's capital

2015-06-29 14:05

A suicide bombing has killed 11 people in the Chadian capital N'Djamena after he blew himself up when police officers on patrol approached him.

Chad to round up beggars, foreigners

2015-06-20 08:59

Chad has announced that it plans to round up beggars and some foreigners as part of a security clamp-down, days after suicide attacks blamed on Boko Haram.

Chad carries out airstrikes on Boko Haram positions in Nigeria - army

2015-06-18 11:03

Chad’s military says it has carried out airstrikes on Boko Haram positions in neighbouring Nigeria to avenge twin suicide bombings in Chad’s capital that were blamed on the jihadists.

Chad declares 3 days of mourning for 33 victims of suicide attacks

2015-06-17 16:57

Chad declared three days of national mourning Wednesday for the 33 people killed in twin suicide bombings blamed on Boko Haram, the first such attacks in the capital N'Djamena.

23 die in Chad suicide bombings blamed on Boko Haram

2015-06-16 16:16

Twenty-three people have been killed and more than 100 wounded in twin suicide bombings targeting police in the Chadian capital, with the government blaming Boko Haram militants for the bloodshed.

Military top brass meet on Boko Haram

2015-06-09 23:05

Military top brass from Nigeria and surrounding countries have met to thrash out plans to take on Boko Haram, after the militants struck again in the country's far northeast.

West Africa Lake Chad force ready soon

2015-06-02 19:37

A multinational force being set up to combat Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamist insurgency in the Lake Chad region will be operational in the coming weeks.

Nigerian president to visit Chad, Niger

2015-06-01 22:35

Nigeria's new president is to visit Chad, Niger on his first official trip; all nations fighting Boko Haram.

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