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  • Global Hawk
    US troops deployed to help find kidnapped Nigerian girls
    Fox News and others reported that the US has sent 80 troops to Chad to establish a drone base from which to “search” for the kidnapped Nigerian girls. What seems odd to me is the amount of detail provided for this military mission:1...
  • Refugees from the CAR in Chad
    WFP feeding war refugees in Chad, needs urgent funding
    The UN World Food Programme (WFP), in a report released today, says it's feeding 39,000 people in Chad who have fled the neighboring Central African Republic. Violence erupted last December in the Central African Republic causing widespread...
  • Elephants
    Elephant poachers could wipe out species in Africa in a decade
    The World Wildlife Fund reported that poachers killed 89 elephants in the town of Ganba in southern Chad, Africa last week. Of the 89 elephants, 33 were pregnant females and 15 calves; they were slaughtered for their ivory.Local authorities in...
  • Chad Johnson
    Evelyn Lozada beats Kim Kardashian's record and files for divorce after 40 days
    Kim Kardashian gave the media plenty of material to last them months when she filed for divorce from Kris Humphries after only 72 days. After recent events, Evelyn Lozada topped the Kardashian diva with a divorce filing in 40 days.The Basketball...
  • Sahel food crisis: school meals needed in Chad as hunger deepens
    Sahel food crisis: school meals needed in Chad as hunger deepens
    The African nation of Chad is in the middle of a hunger crisis as drought has struck, ruining the country's food supply. Chad is part of the Sahel region of Africa which in recent months has seen poor crop production. Hunger and malnutrition...
  • Children Suffering from Severe Malnutrition in the Sahel
    Sahel food crisis: race against time to save lives
    In the Sahel region of Africa millions of people are caught in a severe hunger crisis. Niger, Mauritania, Chad, Burkina Faso and Mali are primarily the countries affected right now.Drought has reduced food production, and high prices reign over...
  • This Christmas Feed A Silent Guest and End World Hunger
    This Christmas feed a silent guest and end world hunger
    Imagine if every person gave a gift this Christmas to a "silent guest," one of the world's hungry. During Christmas 1947, Americans did just that, continuing the successful "silent guest" program started in Thanksgiving of...
  • SAMs sneaked into Sahara?
    Has Al Qaeda seized surface-to-air missiles from Gaddafi?
    Taking advantage of chaos in Libya, Al Qaeda may have seized surface-to-air missiles and other weapons from Libyan government arsenals according to Chad’s President Idriss Deby.Agence-France Presse and the Dubai-based Al Arabiya News Channel...
  • Recount
    Looking back a decade at the 2000 election in verse
    The 2000 VoteMy stomach's still churning with election resultsWhy don't we just count themInstead of shouting insults.The will of the people, I hope will prevailBy the process we honorIt's worth the travail.The election is over, but...