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    World U.S. Transfers Two Aircraft To Chad For Anti-Terror Campaign – Channels Television

    The United States on Wednesday formally handed over to Chad two light reconnaissance aircraft intended to help its forces fight a jihadist insurgency. Two single-engine Cessna 208Bs planes were officially transferred to the Chadian air force in a ceremony at its base outside the capital...
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    World Chad's President Idriss Deby Wins 5th Term, Extends 26-Year in Office

    Chadian Electoral Commission has declared President Idriss Deby the winner of the country’s 2016 presidential election, extending his 26-year rule. Deby, who took power in a 1990 military coup and has been re-elected every five years since 1996, took nearly 62 per cent of the latest vote. The...
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    Metro Nigeria, Other West African States Should Ban Full Face Veils – ECOWAS

    Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) leaders have been urged to ban the wearing of full-face veils by Muslim women as part of an effort to limit the growing number of Boko Haram female suicide bombings. ECOWAS President Kadre Desire Ouedraogo told Vanguard at the close of a...
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    World United States Set Up First Drone Base in Cameroon

    The United States of America has set up a drone base in Cameroon in order to help the Central African Country fight Boko Haram, US-Based cbsnews.com has reported. The report which described the base as America's first in Africa, said the US has quietly sent hundreds of troops to the region in...
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    World Boko Haram Bombs Lake Chad, Kills 4

    Two bomb blasts carried out by women attackers in the flashpoint area of Lake Chad on Sunday killed four people and wounded 14 others, a security source in the Chadian capital N’Djamena said. “The two women suicide bombers and two civilians died in the blast,” the source told AFP on condition...
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    Metro Regional Troops Set to Begin Raids on Boko Haram Camps

    A United Nations' top official has said that the long-awaited regional task force is set to begin raids on Boko Haram’s enclaves when the rainy season ends soon. Nigerian and Chadian forces early this year forced the militant group, which has sworn allegiance to Islamic State, to cede large...
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