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IMF credit to Chad delayed over Glencore oil debt

24 Nov 2017

LONDON/N'DJAMENA Chad's stalled talks with Glencore on restructuring more than $1 billion in debt due to the trading firm has delayed the release of IMF funds for the struggling central African country until at least early next year, sources familiar with the matter said.

Exclusive - Chad wants to cut off Glencore's oil supplies in debt row

30 Oct 2017

N'DJAMENA/LONDON Chad is on a collision course with top creditor Glencore as it wants to divert oil from the Swiss trading house to U.S. energy company ExxonMobil from the new year amid a dispute over debt restructuring.

Frenchman kidnapped near Chad border with Sudan's Darfur

23 Mar 2017

PARIS/N'DJAMENA A Frenchman was kidnapped in Chad in a remote region near the border with Sudan's Darfur region early on Thursday, France's foreign ministry said.

France's Le Pen focuses on terrorism in Chad leader visit

21 Mar 2017

N'DJAMENA/PARIS French far-right leader Marine Le Pen met Chad's President Idriss Deby on Tuesday to discuss the two allies' cooperation in the fight against Islamist militants in Africa.

Chad president appoints new ministers to tackle security, economic woes

15 Aug 2016

N'DJAMENA Chad's president has appointed new ministers of defence, finance and oil, in a bid to address persistent insecurity and improve its faltering economy.

Chad holds presidential election as Deby vies to extend rule

10 Apr 2016

N'DJAMENA Chad voted in a presidential election on Sunday with incumbent Idriss Deby running for a fifth term in office, arguing that only his government can maintain stability in the face of a threat from Islamist militants.

Suspected Boko Haram fighters launch four strikes on Lake Chad area

23 Dec 2015

N'DJAMENA/NIAMEY Suspected Boko Haram militants launched four attacks over 24 hours on villages in Niger, Chad and Cameroon, killing at least seven people, security and administrative sources said on Wednesday.

Suspected Boko Haram fighters launch four strikes on Lake Chad area

23 Dec 2015

N'DJAMENA/NIAMEY Suspected Boko Haram militants launched four attacks over 24 hours on villages in Niger, Chad and Cameroon, killing at least seven people, security and administrative sources said on Wednesday.

Suspected Boko Haram fighters launch four strikes on Lake Chad area

23 Dec 2015

N'DJAMENA/NIAMEY Suspected Boko Haram militants launched four attacks over 24 hours on villages in Niger, Chad and Cameroon, killing at least seven people, security and administrative sources said on Wednesday.

Central African rebel leader drops opposition to polls

22 Dec 2015

N'DJAMENA A rebel leader in Central African Republic, who declared an autonomous state in territory under his control this month, said on Tuesday he has dropped his opposition to pivotal elections set for this weekend.

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