TCHAD | CHAD

28-Jan-2020 to 20:54

Six Chadian soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack

APA-NDjaména (Chad) — Six Chadian soldiers have been killed in an attack blamed on Boko Haram insurgents in Tetewa, one of the lake islands in the Lac-Tchad Province, security sources in NDjaména told APA on Tuesday.

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06-Jan-2020 to 18:52

Chad’s public sector workers decide to go on indefinite strike

APA-N'Djamena (Chad) — Public sector workers in Chad, meeting in a general assembly on Monday at the N’Djaména labour exchange, have decided to go on a general strike starting on Tuesday, to demand the full restoration of their salaries slashed since 2016.

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11-Dec-2019 to 17:29

Chad makes 'giant' leap in life expectancy

APA-N'Djaména (Chad) — In its latest Human Development Index (HDI), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) reported a breakthrough in life expectancy in Chad, which rose from 47 to 54 years, an increase of seven years.

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10-Dec-2019 to 13:06

Chad’s public budget estimated at 1,210bn FCFA in 2020

APA - Ndjamena (Chad) — Finance bill sets at 1,210 billion CFA francs, including expected donations, Chad’s budget for 2020, the Ministry of Finance and Budget announces in a document copied to APA Tuesday.

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19-Nov-2019 to 18:37

Terrorism: Sahel troubles not over yet, Chad's Déby warns

APA-N'Djaména (Chad) — The Sahel countries are not out of the woods yet in their fight against terrorism, Chadian President Idriss Déby warned in N’Djamena on Tuesday, stressing that this campaign has been rendered difficult by the crises and conflicts affecting neighbouring states.

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14-Oct-2019 to 13:18

Chad to produce 12,960 metric tons of vegetable oil

APA - Ndjamena (Chad) — The oil mill-soap factory, a unit of the cotton company of Chad based in Moundou, main town of the southern province of Logone Occidental intends to resume its production of refined vegetable oil by the end of this year with 12,960 metric tons, APA learned from company sources on Monday.

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07-Oct-2019 to 17:14

Two die in Chad prison riot

APA-N'Djaména (Chad) — At least two people are now known to have died after Monday's riot in Abéché prison, 900 kilometres east of the Chadian capital N’Djaména.

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