Chad

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 13th, 2013
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A cultural, economic, and human rights development in Africa from a visual perspective. A recent study looked at four pillars, besides economic growth, to measure which countries are prospering and which are failing. Image source: www.master-of-finance.org Africa: From Top To Bottom For the past deca...
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In Central Africa
Jul 2nd, 2013
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Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica Senegalese authorities charged former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre with criminal acts against humankind and remanded him in custody on Tuesday in an indictment seen by numerous as a breakthrough for African equity. The 70-year-old was additionally accused of war criminal ...
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Apr 25th, 2013
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By JONES MUNANG’ANDU, MALARIA is protozoa infection of the genus plasmodium. There are four (4) main species of parasites that infect humans; Plasmodium falciparum, plaslesmodium vivax, plasmodium malariae and plasmodium ovale. Of these the most common in Zambia and indeed most lethal is P. Fal...
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Apr 17th, 2013
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Chad was supposed to be the backbone of the African-led force in Mali. And, until now, that’s exactly what it has been, providing the only African soldiers trained and trusted for combat operations in the tricky desert war against experienced Islamist militants. Chad’s shock decision to withdraw its ...
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In Burkina Faso
Mar 24th, 2013
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Rebels seize Central African Republic capital, president flees [View the story "Rebels in Central African Republic ‘seize’ presidential palace" on Storify]...
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In Algeria
Mar 22nd, 2013
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Burkina Faso are in trouble having taken only one point from two Group E games, and that was later forfeited because they fielded ineligible defender Herve Zengue in a 0-0 home draw with Congo Brazzaville. Belgian coach Paul Put’s side created one of the biggest upsets in Nations Cup history by...
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Mar 18th, 2013
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All part of an illicit and lucrative trade in organs. Elaborate greetings are the norm, I’ve found, when one enters a Central African village. So it was a surprise when I noticed that many people weren’t shaking hands the morning I arrived in Tiringoulou, a town of about 2,000 people in one of the re...
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Feb 21st, 2013
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By Stephen Lamoney As Côte d’Ivoire takes a major step towards ensuring accountability for grave crimes by joining the International Criminal Court (ICC), Chad is once again failing to live up to its obligations as a member of the Court by hosting fugitive from international justice Sudanese Presiden...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Dec 12th, 2012
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The countdown is on to the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. Group B sees Ghana, the darlings of Africa during the 2010 Fifa World Cup, lining up against Niger, DR Congo, and the continent’s third-ranked team, Mali. Get primed for the action with quick team profiles. 2013 Africa Cup of Nations: Group...
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In Burundi
Oct 10th, 2012
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Paris – Three-quarters of African countries and several “Arab Spring” nations are at high or extreme risk of a food crisis, according to an analysis published on Wednesday. In a survey of 197 countries, 59 are most at risk of food insecurity, the British consultancy Maplecroft said....