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Ramadan in Chad

Even though it is not an Arab country, Chad has many Arab characteristics. Ramadan in Chad is an Arab and African combination. Besides French, Arabic is the official language and the one used in daily life in Chad, especially among Muslims, who form a majority of the country. The name of the country is taken …

Daily News Egypt

Lake Chad: climate change fosters terrorism

Droughts, unemployment and conflict over resources: residents around Lake Chad are grappling with the consequences of climate change. Terrorist groups like Boko Haram know how to exploit this to their advantage. “Lake Chad is dying.” President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger was peremptory in his speech at the opening of the Paris Climate Conference on Monday, …

Deutsche Welle

Lake Chad recedes to ‘catastrophic’ levels

Countries that share Lake Chad will be asking world leaders at the climate talks in Paris to help them transfer water from the Congo basin. The once rich lake has lost 90 percent of its water due to climate change. Kanada Souley casts his nets in the low waters of Lake Chad. The 40-year-old is …

Deutsche Welle

Multinational force announced as Boko Haram attacks continue

The presidents of Nigeria and Cameroon have announced that they will be launching a multinational army to attack and eradicate the Boko Haram militant group. Chad, Benin and Niger will also be committing troops. The announcement came after meetings between Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and Cameroonian President Paul Biya in Yaounde, the capital of Cameroon. …

Deutsche Welle

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