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Françafrique is back: Macron’s visit to Cameroon signals Colonisation 2.0
The French president sees himself as a break from old colonial ways. But his visit to the despot Paul Biya tells a different story

Vava Tampa

26, Jul, 2022 @11:45 AM

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Lingui, the Sacred Bonds review – ties that bind loyalty between mother and daughter
Fierce stabs of sexuality and violence cut through the stoic calm of Chadian film-maker Mahamat-Saleh Haroun’s urgent drama of survival

Peter Bradshaw

04, Feb, 2022 @10:16 AM

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‘I wanted to be on the side of women’: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun on his abortion drama set in Chad
The famed director and lead actor Achouackh Abakar Souleymane talk about the challenges of making a female-led movie in Chad, and being overwhelmed by audience responses

Cath Clarke

04, Feb, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘On bad days, we don’t eat’: Hunger grows for thousands displaced by conflict in Chad
As war forces more to flee, humanitarian organisations facing funding shortfalls and increasing demand are unable to keep pace

Zeinab Mohammed Salih

17, May, 2021 @6:15 AM

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Idriss Déby obituary
President of Chad for 30 years who squandered his country’s wealth and repressed its people

Vava Tampa

13, May, 2021 @2:39 PM

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Almost 30 million will need aid in Sahel this year as crisis worsens, UN warns
Armed conflicts, the climate crisis and Covid-19 are contributing to chronic risk of food insecurity in the region, says Unocha report

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

28, Apr, 2021 @3:34 PM

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Chad dictator's death spells chaos in Islamist terror’s new ground zero | Simon Tisdall
The west backed military solutions across the Sahel. With the death of President Idriss Déby, that strategy is helping to destabilise the region

Simon Tisdall

25, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Chad rebels prepare offensive as president Idriss Déby is buried
Front for Change and Concord heads towards capital, N’Djamena, where memorial took place

Jason Burke and Zeinab Mohammed Salih

23, Apr, 2021 @3:44 PM

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Chad’s president Idriss Déby dies from combat wounds, military says
Déby had ruled for 30 years and won a sixth term in elections last week

Jason Burke Africa correspondent and Zeinab Mohammed Salih

20, Apr, 2021 @5:26 PM

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US orders non-essential personnel out of Chad over fears of rebel attacks on capital
As long-serving president Idriss Deby seems set for election win, fighting has broken out between army and rebels in country’s north

Guardian staff and agencies

18, Apr, 2021 @1:06 AM

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Mining giant Glencore faces human rights complaint over toxic spill in Chad
Dozens of villagers, including children, claim they suffered severe burns and sickness after contact with contaminated water

Kate Hodal

28, Jan, 2021 @7:30 AM

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'The lockdown was political': Chad under strain ahead of election
Opposition cries foul as Covid restrictions cut off incomes and health care in country where two-thirds live in severe poverty

Zeinab Mohammed Salih in N’djamena

25, Jan, 2021 @7:45 AM

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