Chad hosts CAR refugees despite poverty

By |julij 27th, 2018|Central African Republic, Chad, food prices, News, refugee crisis, World Food Programme|

Chad is a country struck by conflict and poverty, yet it has welcomed nearly 400,000 refugees from neighbouring countries, especially from the Central African Republic (CAR). EURACTIV.fr reports.

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Child malnutrition still prevalent in Chad’s capital

By |julij 20th, 2018|Chad, development aid, infant health, infant mortality, malnourishment, malnutrition, News|

In the capital of Chad, N'Djamena, the Chad-China Friendship Hospital treats cases of acute malnutrition in young children, a countryside phenomena that has taken over the city in the past few years. EURACTIV.fr reports.

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New EU ‘Peace fund’ could buy weapons for Africa

By |junij 14th, 2018|anti-terrorism, Burkina Faso, Chad, Federica Mogherini, G5 Sahel, Jihadism, Mali, Mauritania, News, Niger, Peace fund|

The EU wants to pay for military equipment, including lethal weaponry, for partner countries in crisis zones such as Africa's Sahel region as part of a €10.5-billion "peace facility" launched on Wednesday (13 June).

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EU to give Sahel force funding boost

By |februar 23rd, 2018|Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, News, Niger, Sahel|

European leaders will Friday give a financial boost to a joint African force tackling jihadists in the Sahel at an international conference in Brussels, as fresh violence highlights the region's fraught security situation.

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EU to lead funding demand for Sahel force

By |februar 20th, 2018|Chad, defence, Emmanuel Macron, G5, Mali, Mauritania, News, Sahel|

The European Commission is hoping to drum up further funds for a joint military force tasking with combating jihadist groups in the Sahel at a funding conference in Brussels on Friday (23 February).

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Africa, Europe hope to rally support for Sahel anti-terror force

By |december 13th, 2017|Al Qaeda, Angela Merkel, Burkina Faso, Chad, Emmanuel Macron, Islamists, Italy, Mali, Mauritania, News, Niger, Operation Barkhane, Paolo Gentiloni, Sahel, terrorism|

French President Emmanuel Macron hosts Germany's Angela Merkel and five African presidents today (13 December), hoping to bolster the fledging G5 Sahel force fighting jihadists in an area the size of Europe.

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Pentagon looks at stepped-up Africa role to counter Islamic State

By |oktober 24th, 2017|AFRICOM, Burkina Faso, Chad, Islamic State, Jim Mattis, Joseph Dunford, Mali, Mauritania, News, Niger, Operation Barkhane, Syrian war|

The United States is considering a stepped-up military presence in Africa to pursue Islamic State group jihadists looking for new havens after the fall of their "caliphate," American officials say.

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Migrants: 87% drop in arrivals in August, the UN warns of risks to refugees

By |avgust 31st, 2017|Chad, France, Italy, libyan coastal guard, migrant crisis, Migration, News, Niger, refugee crisis, UNHCR|

New statistics published by the Italy's Ministry of the Interior shows that arrivals have dropped by 10% since the beginning of the year, as asylum seekers are stopped at the Libyan border.

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African and European leaders renew efforts to tackle migration

By |avgust 29th, 2017|Chad, Emmanuel Macron, Federica Mogherini, Greece, hotspots, Italy, Migration, News, Niger, refugee crisis|

African and European leaders gathered in Paris on Monday (28 August) to broach the subject of migration, where support was expressed for moving the EU’s external border into Africa itself, so that asylum applications can be handled locally. EURACTIV France reports.

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Macron in Mali for diplomatic push on Sahel anti-jihadist force

By |julij 3rd, 2017|Al Qaeda, anti-terrorism, Burkina Faso, Chad, Emmanuel Macron, Mali, Mauritania, News, Niger, Sahel|

French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday (2 July) threw his weight behind a planned Sahel force to fight jihadists on a lightning visit to Mali but told countries in the region their efforts had to bear fruit.

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