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Boko Haram attack in Chad kills nine troops, 40 jihadists: sources

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Boko Haram attack in Chad kills nine troops, 40 jihadists: sources

- N'Djamena (AFP) - Nine Chadian soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram attack on an army post in the Lake Chad region on Friday, local and security sources told AFP. Some 40 Boko Haram jihadists were also killed as the army responded to the attack on the Kaiga post, sources said on condition of anonymity. A military official confirmed the attack without giving a toll

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Tags: Wars |  Jihadists |  Military |  Death & Dying |  Boko Haram |  Soldiers | 
Places: Chad |  France | 

‘Days Of Our Lives’ Spoilers: Camila Banus Talks Chad DiMera And What Gabi Really Wants

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‘Days Of Our Lives’ Spoilers: Camila Banus Talks Chad DiMera And What Gabi Really Wants

- Days Of Our Lives fans are heartbroken that Abigail (Marci Miller) decided to end her relationship with Chad DiMera (Billy Flynn). Her reason was because of Gabi Hernandez. The two women are best friends, but when Abby faked her death, Chad and Gabi began a romance. Even though the relationship ended before it really started, Abigail feels that Chad and Gabi’s connection is too strong and refuses to be “half-loved

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Tags: Relationships |  Women |  Romance | 
Places: Chad |  United States | 

Moment of truth for Chadian dictator convicted of crimes against humanity

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Moment of truth for Chadian dictator convicted of crimes against humanity

- On May 30, 2016 an ad hoc tribunal in Dakar found the former Chadian head of state Hissène Habré guilty of crimes against humanity, war crimes, and torture. Part domestic, part international, the hybrid Chambres Africaines Extraordinaires sentenced him to life in prison. Habré’s trial was a momentous event. It represented the culmination of 20 years of struggle by his victims and rewarded the efforts of human rights proponents who had long sought to have the former president tried for atrocities committed during his 1982 - 1990 reign

Categories: Law & Crime | 
Tags: Judiciary |  Crimes |  Trials |  Prisons |  Prisoners |  Civil Actions |  Crimes against humanity | 
Places: Kenya |  Chad | 

The Lake Chad region: 'Africa's most acute crisis'

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The Lake Chad region: 'Africa's most acute crisis'

- Watery border The Lake Chad region means northeast Nigeria, the far north of Cameroon, western Chad and southeast Niger. The countries share a border on the shallow, freshwater lake. Boko Haram, which has since 2009 fought to impose its own brand of hardline Islam on northeast Nigeria, has in recent years launched deadly raids and suicide bombings in all four countries. Vital resource Lake Chad, which is believed to

Places: Nigeria |  Uganda |  Chad |  North East | 

Amina AUC chairperson candidature was President Uhuru Kenyatta’s personal investment - MP

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Amina AUC chairperson candidature was President Uhuru Kenyatta’s personal investment - MP

- Uhuru Kenyatta had personal investment in the Amina Mohamed’s failed candidature for AUC chairperson according to MP Timothy Bosire. - She lost to Chad's Moussa Mahamat after heads of state voted in the seventh round. Kitutu Masaba MP Timothy Bosire has claimed Amina Mohamed’s failed candidature for AUC chairperson had little to do with Kenya and was President Uhuru Kenyatta’s “personal investment”. Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed recently suffered

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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyanza |  Nyamira |  Chad |  Kitutu Masaba | 

Amina election was Uhuru's personal project, capped poor foreign policy - MP Bosire

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Amina election was Uhuru's personal project, capped poor foreign policy - MP Bosire

- Amina Mohamed’s failed candidature for AUC chairperson was President Uhuru Kenyatta’s “personal investment”, Kitutu Masaba MP Timothy Bosire has claimed. The Foreign Affairs CS Amina, 56, lost to Chad's Moussa Mahamat after heads of state voted in the seventh round. Bosire, who is also ODM party's national treasurer, said the Cabinet Secretary's defeat capped Jubilee government’s "failed and poorly driven" foreign policy. “This was Uhuru’s personal investment. It was never

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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyanza |  Nyamira |  Chad |  Kitutu Masaba | 

Uganda assures Kenya of support, says it backed Amina in AU election

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Uganda assures Kenya of support, says it backed Amina in AU election

- Uganda has dismissed reports that it did not vote for Foreign affairs CS Amina Mohamed in the contest for AUC chairperson. Amina lost the Monday vote for African Union Commission boss to Chad’s Moussa Mahamat. She conceded defeat but said the country, which spent a lot of money lobbying for her, must investigate neighbours' lack of support. In a statement on Wednesday, Uganda's Foreign Affairs ministry said the claim was

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Tags: Elections | 
Places: Kenya |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Uganda |  Chad | 

Amina loses AU chair to Chad foreign minister

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Amina loses AU chair to Chad foreign minister

- Addis Ababa. Kenya has lost its bid to have one of its own as chairperson of the African Union Commission. In a vote that took seven rounds to conclude, Kenya’s Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed lost to her Chad counterpart Moussa Faki Mahamat, to nib in the bud her ambitions to be the Continent’s top diplomat. It was a vote that had seen Kenya campaign strongly across Africa, with

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Places: Tanzania |  Chad | 

Amina Mohammed loses AU Commission chair election

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Amina Mohammed loses AU Commission chair election

- Foreign Minister Amina Mohammed has lost the AU Commission election chair - Moussa Faki Mahamat, CHAD's foreign minister won the the AU commission chair. - The election took place at the 28th AU Summit being held at Addis Ababa. Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed has failed to clinch the head of the Africa Union Commission chair. Moussa Faki Mahamat of Chad is the AU commission chair after emerging the

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Tags: Elections | 
Places: Kenya |  Chad | 

Uhuru congratulates Chad's Mahamat, says CS Amina ran brave race

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Uhuru congratulates Chad's Mahamat, says CS Amina ran brave race

- President Uhuru Kenyatta has congratulated Chad following their win in the race for African Union Commission chairperson.Moussa Mahamat clinched the AU top job on Monday after beating Kenya's Amina Mohamed in the seventh round of the poll. The Chadian candidate garnered 38 votes after 15 states abstained from the final lap of the race. Kenya garnered 27 votes and Chad 26, while one country abstained in the fifth round. In

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Places: Kenya |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Chad | 

Amina’s AU Commission job dream turns out to be a mirage

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Amina’s AU Commission job dream turns out to be a mirage

- Kenya lost a hard fought battle to Chad in Addis yesterday during the African Union Commission chairperson elections after seven rounds of voting. Kenya's Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed lost to her Chad counterpart Faki Mahamat who got 38 votes in the final round. This was even after intense lobbying that involved shuttle diplomacy led by President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto. The last round was decided

Places: Kenya |  Chad | 

CS Amina loses bid for AUC chair

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CS Amina loses bid for AUC chair

- By KBC Reporters. Foreign Affairs Minister Amina Mohammed has lost her bid to chair the African union Commission. Amina lost to Mousa Faki Mahamat of Chad in a vote that stretched to seven rounds at a session of the 28th African Union Summit. At round five Mahamat scored 28 votes against Amina’s 25 and round six Mahamat had 39 with rest abstaining. Uganda and Burundi did not vote to support

Places: Kenya |  Chad | 

Chad's Moussa Faki Mahamat is new African Union chief

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Chad's Moussa Faki Mahamat is new African Union chief

- Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP | Chad’s foreign minister Moussa Faki Mahamat was named Monday as the new AU Commission chairperson, beating four others to succeed South Africa’s Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, diplomats told AFP. Several delegates leaving the election hall confirmed the win, while grinning Chadian delegates hugged each other in celebration. Former Burundian president Pierre Buyoya confirmed Faki’s victory, telling AFP it came after a final round battle with Kenyan

Places: Ethiopia |  Uganda |  Chad |  Addis Ababa | 

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    Greek champions Olympiacos showing generosity amid economic crisis

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    The Greek club have enjoyed a successful partnership with UNICEF over the last three years, resulting in them helping immunise hundreds of thousands of babies in Chad. Greek side Olympiacos have helped immunise over 1 million babies in Chad since 2013, UNICEF has revealed. The partnership between the most successful side in Greek football history and the world's leading organisation for children in over 190 countries started over three years

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