Chad

Over 20 Chadian soldiers 'killed in Boko Haram raid'

Security sources say the assailants crossed over from neighbouring Niger before launching the overnight attack.

Over 20 Chadian soldiers 'killed in Boko Haram raid'

Israel

Netanyahu heads to Chad to restore official ties

Netanyahu has pushed to extend Israeli diplomacy to Africa and has visited the continent several times in recent years.

Israel, Chad renew diplomatic ties, says Benjamin Netanyahu

Nigeria

Nigeria's former defence chief killed amid growing insecurity

Air Marshall Alex Badeh shot dead near Abuja as authorities struggle with increase in violence in oil-rich Niger Delta.

Nigeria's former defence chief killed amid growing insecurity

Chad

Chad's opposition group decry Israel rapprochement

Opposition leaders reject Netanyahu's planned visit to Chad, saying ties with Israel will only benefit Deby personally.

Chad opposition leaders decry Idriss Deby's Israel rapprochement

Chad

Netanyahu to formally establish ties with Chad in upcoming visit

Announcement came after Deby met Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Sunday in landmark visit after Chad severed ties in 1972.

Netanyahu to formally establish ties with Chad in upcoming visit

AJ IMPACT

US prosecutors say Hong Kong man in bribe case motivated by greed

Patrick Ho paid millions to Chad president and Uganda foreign minister to secure business deals for Chinese energy firm.

US prosecutors say Hong Kong man in bribe case motivated by greed

Israel

Chad's Idriss Deby in first-ever visit to Israel

Deby meets Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, becoming the first Chadian president to visit Israel.

Chad's Idriss Deby in first-ever visit to Israel

Africa

Illegal trade and smuggling continues at Sudan-Chad border

The border has been shut down several times over the past decade due to the smuggling of weapons, cars and other goods.

Chad

Chad troops kill 17 Boko Haram fighters after Lake Chad attack

A second deadly attack this year by Boko Haram near Lake Chad was repelled by Chadian troops.

Chad troops kill 17 Boko Haram fighters after Lake Chad attack

Chad

'Never seen a child like this': Hunger takes toll on Chad's young

Doctors in Chad working long hours to deal with growing malnutrition cases, exacerbated by country's economic crisis.

'Never seen a child like this': Hunger takes toll on Chad's young

Africa

Germany, Norway pledge funds for crisis-hit Lake Chad region

International donor conference kicks off in Berlin to stabilise region facing massive humanitarian challenges.

Germany, Norway pledge funds for crisis-hit Lake Chad region

Nigeria

Boko Haram kills 19 villagers in Nigeria's Borno state

Witnesses said 19 bodies were counted but an aid worker at a camp that received survivors put the death toll at 63.

Nigeria: Boko Haram kills 19 villagers in Borno state

Chad

Boko Haram kills 18, abducts 10 in Chad

Authorities in Chad ordered a precautionary evacuation of a village near Niger after Boko Haram's deadly attack.

Boko Haram kills 18, abducts 10 in Chad

Nigeria

Nigeria: 1,000 hostages rescued from Boko Haram

Regional task force helps to secure the release of the captives, mostly women and children, army spokesman says.

Nigeria: 1,000 hostages rescued from Boko Haram

Muslim Ban

US takes Chad off travel ban list

US officials say the removal of the travel restrictions will take effect on Friday.

US takes Chad off travel ban list