Chad http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/21881/all en 13 million people face humanitarian 'catastrophe' in West Africa http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120309/13-million-people-face-humanitarian-catastrophe-west-africa <p> More than one million children in the Sahel region are at risk of severe malnutrition, Oxfam says, while in parts of Chad villagers are digging up ant hills to collect the grain the ants have stored.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120309/13-million-people-face-humanitarian-catastrophe-west-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Africa Burkina Faso Chad Mali Mauritania Niger Senegal Senegal Fri, 09 Mar 2012 17:09:00 +0000 Luke Browne 5695417 at http://www.globalpost.com Hissène Habré extradition case opens at ICJ http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120312/hissene-habre-extradition-case-opens-at-icj-over-crimes-against-humanity <p> Habr&eacute; is currently ensconced in a luxury villa in Senegal&rsquo;s capital, Dakar, where the government refuses UN, African Union and Amnesty International requests to try him or extradite him to a country that will.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120312/hissene-habre-extradition-case-opens-at-icj-over-crimes-against-humanity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Africa Belgium BeNeLux Chad Senegal Mon, 12 Mar 2012 15:27:19 +0000 Luke Browne 5695675 at http://www.globalpost.com UNICEF warns that Sahel drought crisis could affect 1.5m children http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120316/unicef-report-sahel-drought-million-children-face-severe-malnutrition JOHANNESBURG — As many as 1.5 million young children living in Africa's Sahel region are at risk from severe malnutrition, with little time left to prevent a humanitarian disaster, UNICEF has warned.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120316/unicef-report-sahel-drought-million-children-face-severe-malnutrition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Burkina Faso Cameroon Chad Mali Mauritania Niger Aid Nigeria Senegal Fri, 16 Mar 2012 14:27:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5696365 at http://www.globalpost.com Hissene Habre prosecution ordered by UN highest court http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120720/hissene-habre-prosecution-ordered-un-highest-court The Senegalese government said, "Senegal notes the ruling by the ICJ, and reaffirms its firm will to organize Hissene Habre's trial in Dakar."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120720/hissene-habre-prosecution-ordered-un-highest-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Chad Senegal Fri, 20 Jul 2012 20:50:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5712836 at http://www.globalpost.com Central African Republic rebels agree to talks as troops from Chad block advance (PHOTOS) http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5730940 <p>Central African Republic rebels halted their advance toward the nation&#39;s capital and agreed to talks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5730940" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Central African Republic Chad Wed, 02 Jan 2013 21:39:19 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5730940 at http://www.globalpost.com Chad president confirms Al Qaeda senior militant Abu Zeid's death http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130301/chad-president-confirms-al-qaeda-senior-militant-abu-zeid-death A US official, speaking anonymously, told AFP that Washington thought the reports of Abu Zeid's death were "very credible."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130301/chad-president-confirms-al-qaeda-senior-militant-abu-zeid-death" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Chad Mali Want to Know Fri, 01 Mar 2013 20:11:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5771250 at http://www.globalpost.com Former Chad President Hissene Habre detained, may face war crimes charges http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/senegal/130701/former-chad-president-hissene-habre-detained-may-face-wa "This is a trial that we have supported, and we welcome Senegal's leadership in undertaking this effort to see that justice is done, and in fact we have committed resources in support of their efforts," US deputy national security advisor Ben Rhodes said.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/senegal/130701/former-chad-president-hissene-habre-detained-may-face-wa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chad World Leaders Want to Know Senegal Mon, 01 Jul 2013 21:15:06 +0000 Samantha Stainburn 5872940 at http://www.globalpost.com