Chad: Second Day of Strike Action

Chad: Second Day of Strike Action

N’DJAMENA, 12 January 2021 – Civil servants in Chad on Tuesday entered Day Two of a three-day nationwide general strike, demanding restoration of salaries and a host of benefits cut four years ago. The four biggest trade unions of the country called the strike after a...
Chad: Limited Healthcare Coverage

Chad: Limited Healthcare Coverage

N’DJAMENA, 26 December 2020 – More than 80 percent of Chadians do not have access to high quality healthcare, a consumer protection agency has said in a recent report. A three-year plan (2017-2020) by the Chadian government to provide universal access to healthcare...
Chad: UNHCR Applauds New Asylum Law

Chad: UNHCR Applauds New Asylum Law

GENEVA, 24 December 2020 – The United Nations officials have commended the Chadian government for adopting its first-ever asylum law. Adopted on 23 December 2020, the law affords asylum seekers fundamental protections, including freedom of movement, the right to work...
Slow Progress in the Fight against Boko Haram

Slow Progress in the Fight against Boko Haram

N’DJJAMENA, 3 November 2020 – Only limited success has been achieved in the fight against Boko Haram terrorists in the Lake Chad region, the International Crisis Group (ICG) has said in a recent report. “Success has been limited,” the ICG said in the report,...
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