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Niger coup backers call for mass mobilisation amid military threat from regional bloc
As Ecowas chiefs prepare to meet to discuss possible action against junta, civic group says ‘we need to be ready’

Peter Beaumont

16, Aug, 2023 @11:48 AM

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First image of Niger’s ousted president appears online
Mohamed Bazoum, pictured with president of Chad, believed to be being held at presidential residence

Oliver Holmes

31, Jul, 2023 @8:48 AM

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Jay-Jay Okocha watches on as football fans return in Chad after four years | Ed Aarons
Naïr Abakar has relaunched the African nation’s league and is planning for a brighter future with help from famous friends

Ed Aarons

28, Jul, 2023 @12:07 PM

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Aid agencies raise alarm as solo children cross Chad border to flee Sudan fighting
Unicef says ‘more and more unaccompanied children’ among thousands of refugees streaming across 1,000km-long border

Lizzy Davies

13, Jun, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Race against time to stop ‘humanitarian disaster’ among Sudan refugees in Chad
Coming rainy season threatens 80,000 living in ‘heartbreaking’ conditions in vulnerable border region after fleeing war at home

Lizzy Davies and agencies

24, May, 2023 @6:30 AM

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Sudan’s neighbours have little to offer refugees, warns UN
Thousands of Sudanese are crossing borders into countries already severely stressed by drought, conflicts and food insecurity, UN says

Lizzy Davies

05, May, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Pneumonia vaccine delays kill thousands needlessly in Africa
Access to PCV jabs in South Sudan, Somalia, Guinea and Chad ‘could save 40,000 children a year’

Sarah Johnson in Madrid

02, May, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Sudan street battles threaten fragile ceasefire as Turkish plane shot
Concerns truce agreement may not hold despite three-day extension as unrest continues

Ruth Michaelson

28, Apr, 2023 @4:11 PM

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Devastating floods in Nigeria were 80 times more likely because of climate crisis
Stark findings add pressure on Cop27 negotiators to deliver meaningful funding to vulnerable countries

Damian Carrington Environment editor

16, Nov, 2022 @10:00 PM

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Unity ‘the only way forward’ says Chad PM as anti-junta anger rises
In interview from capital, Saleh Kebzabo says he wants powerful rebels to join transitional government

Zeinab Mohammed Salih

18, Oct, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Libyan militia detains hundreds of Chadians after poachers arrested
At least 400 Chadian workers rounded up in east Libyan town of Ajdabiya after security forces in Chad arrest four Libyan poachers

Zeinab Mohammed Salih

16, Sep, 2022 @4:36 PM

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Oldest human or just another ape? Row erupts over 7m-year-old fossil
Remains from Chad desert provoke rancorous dispute over whether species was earliest to walk upright

Robin McKie and Kim Willsher

03, Sep, 2022 @3:00 PM

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