While the risk of a child dying before the age of five is reducing in many parts of the world, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has found that the maternal mortality rate in Africa is still very high.
In the WHO African Region, there are over 100 deaths per 1000 live births. This is way...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...