Chad declares emergency in east after dozens die in ethnic violence

World Aug 19, 2019

Chad declares emergency in east after dozens die in ethnic violence

Chad President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces on Sunday after violent intercommunal clashes left dozens dead earlier this month. The state of emergency will run for three months in Sila and Ouaddai regions bordering Sudan where 50 people have ...

World / Social Issues Jan 23, 2019

6,000 Nigerians flee Boko Haram attack to Chad: U.N.

Thousands of Nigerians have fled across Lake Chad since Boko Haram launched attacks in and around the fishing town of Baga last month, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday. "An estimated 6,000 refugees have fled Nigeria's restive Borno state since December 26, when ...

Thousands flee Niger for Chad in fear of Boko Haram

World Aug 1, 2017

Thousands flee Niger for Chad in fear of Boko Haram

Fear of Boko Haram attacks has driven at least 7,000 people from Niger to seek refuge in Chad in the last week, and thousands more may cross the border if the violence escalates, the United Nations said on Monday. The recent arrivals in Chad's Lake ...