18/11/2019 – A state of emergency, attacks by Boko Haram militants, and rebel incursions are bringing new humanitarian and security concerns to Chad – a landlocked central African nation that shares borders with some of the region’s most unstable countries.
The state of emergency – which covers three provinces – follows an increase in inter-communal clashes in Ouaddai and Sila, in eastern Chad, and fighting between self-defence groups, rebel forces, and the national army around gold mines in the north. Continuer à lire … « Briefing: Problems multiply in Déby’s Chad. ‘Déby feels he is losing control.’ »
2019/03/01 – Algeria has barred all Syrians from entering the country via its southern border with Mali and Niger to keep out members of defeated rebel groups from Syria deemed to pose a security risk, a senior official said on Wednesday.Hassen Kacimi, the official in charge of migrants policy at the interior ministry, told Reuters that Syrians seeking refuge in Algeria in this way were suspected to be Islamist militants and were not welcome. Continuer à lire … « Algeria shuts southern borders to Syrians over security fears #Niger #Mali »
2018/12/11 – The Sudanese Minister of Defence Awad Ibn Ouf said arrangements are underway to establish joint border protection forces with Egypt, Libya and Ethiopia. Continuer à lire … « Sudan says to soon form joint border forces with Libya, Egypt and Eritrea »
The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir and his Chadian counterpart Idriss Deby have pledged to remove all obstacles hindering cross-border relations between the two countries.
On Wednesday, the two leaders attended the closing session of the Sudanese-Chadian border development conference in West Darfur capital, El-Geniena. Continuer à lire … « Chad/Sudan – Al-Bashir, Deby vow to promote cross-border relations »
2018/03/05 – Sudan’s First Vice-President Bakri Hassan Salih has discussed with the French Ambassador to Khartoum Emmanuelle Blatmann the political cooperation between the two countries. Continuer à lire … « Sudan, France discuss political and economic cooperation »