Gunmen shot dead John Granville, a 33-year-old US Agency for International Development employee, along with his 40-year-old Sudanese driver Abdel Rahman Abbas on New Year's Day 2008.
The announcement was made on Wednesday in a joint statement by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Chadian President Mahamat Deby.
Khurram Parvez, incarcerated activist of India-administered Kashmir, Delphine Djiraibe, one of Chad's first women lawyers and Feliciano Reyna, rights activist in Venezuela bag one of world's most prestigious human rights prizes.
Government claims it busted a plot involving a group of 11 army officers, led by Baradine Berdei Targuio, president of Chadian Organisation of Human Rights.
Since 2014, more than 5,600 deaths or disappearances of migrants have been documented while transiting through the Sahara, with 149 deaths recorded this year.
France’s financial control over the African nations is a relic of a shady past. Only African initiatives imagined and implemented by Africans will pave the way for the continent's awakening.
Chad's transitional government has vowed to more than double the size of its army by the end of 2022 to deal with security challenges, including threats from militants.
Study blames "human-caused climate change" for floods that mainly struck Nigeria but also hit Niger, Chad and other African countries displacing over 1.4 million people.
The Elysee Palace has announced an end to France’s anti-militant operation in Africa’s Sahel region, but has left in its wake incidents of rights abuses committed by the French military yet to be prosecuted.
Government forces fire on protesters in capital N’Djamena and second-largest city Moundou, leaving at least 60 people dead and some 300 wounded, officials say.
Floods have hit 18 of the country's 23 provinces, affecting millions and "swallowing up more than 465,000 hectares of fields and 19,000 heads of livestock," says President Mahamat Idriss Deby.
KidsRights Index in its "alarming" report ranks Iceland, Sweden, and Finland as the best for children's rights and Sierra Leone, Afghanistan and Chad as the worst, out of 185 countries.
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