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

Africa

Lake Chad: 'Rate of its shrinking is getting faster'

One of the world's largest water bodies has been considerably shrinking in the last 100 years, threatening the resources and livelihoods in the Sahel region of Africa.

Africa

Army HQ and French embassy attacked in Burkina Faso

At least 16 people, including eight attackers, killed in the coordinated assaults in the West African country's capital.

Africa

G5 Sahel military force still needs money

Only half of the projected $500m that the G5 Sahel force needs has been raised, and African leaders are pushing the international community for more funding.

Qatar

Qatar restores relations with Chad

Qatar and Chad have signed Memorandum of Understanding restoring diplomatic relations.

Qatar and Chad restore relations, first since blockade

Humanitarian crises

Oxfam deputy resigns over aid mission sex scandals

UK charity's second-in-command steps down as handling of prostitute scandals threatens crucial government funding.

Oxfam's Penny Lawrence quits over charity's scandals

Libya

Slavery in Libya: Life inside a container

Two Eritreans, sold as slaves, share harrowing details of their time inside illegal detention centres in Libya.

Slavery in Libya: Life inside a container

Opinion

Why is Sudan off the 'Muslim ban' but Chad is on it?

The Trump administration is using travel bans to extract favours from foreign governments.

Nisrin Elamin

by Nisrin Elamin

Nisrin Elamin