Chad


The G5 Sahel: A New Means Of Stabilizing Mali

On the 25th of June, Idriss Deby, the president of Chad warned Western nations that if they did not offer more financial assistance, Chad may be forced to withdraw some of its troops from the fight against Islamist militants in the Sahel region. Chad is one of the principle allies […]


Boko Haram Faces A Rapid Decline While Ramping Up Attacks In Cameroon

Last Friday, June 9, 2017, Boko Haram attacked a Cameroonian town on the Nigerian-Cameroonian border, killing one soldier and injuring two others.  A few weeks earlier militant kidnapped three Cameroonian women from a border town, which compel the UN to warn people against travelling to northern Cameroon. The recent arrest […]


Earth Day 2017 And Conflicts In Post-Paris Agreement Africa

Earth Day is celebrated on the 22nd of April every year to raise awareness around climate issues and the general environmental problems facing the planet. However, 2017 is considered by most to be a decisive year of change about issues surrounding climate change as it is the first year after […]


UNICEF Highlights Boko Haram’s Growing Use Of Child Suicide Bombers

A recent report by UNICEF has highlighted the growing use of children as suicide bombers by the terrorist group Boko Haram in West Africa. The increased attacks developed in the wake of a military offensive conducted by the Multinational Joint Task Force, composed of troops from Cameroon, Chad, Niger and […]


How Can The Situation In The Lake Chad Basin Be Improved?

It is the world’s fastest growing displacement crisis, which needs swift and decisive action. Refugees from Boko Haram have converged on the Lake Chad Basin, fleeing from violence into terrible living conditions. 2.6 million people have been displaced in the region, and the pressures are significant: 11 million people are […]


Nigerian Army Close In On Boko Haram Stronghold; Islamic Extremists Continue to Kidnap Women

In the heart of Sambisa Forest in North-Eastern Nigeria, zero hour has arrived. The final offensive led by the Nigerian Army takes place against Boko Haram, and ultimately their dream of establishing their own sovereign state. Boko Haram has caused great turmoil in Africa’s most populous country through a wave […]


The Metamorphosis Of Conflicts Overtime: The Case Of The Anglophone Problem In Cameroon And The Boko Haram Conflict

Introducing the Conflicts For the past 8 years, Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger have been battling with the effects of what began as a poorly handled minor disagreement. The disagreement mutated into the one bloodiest conflicts in the modern history of these 4 countries: the Boko Haram conflict. Just as Cameroon […]


Human Weapons: What Drives People To Become Suicide Bombers?

When it comes to acts of terror, nothing quite compares to suicide attacks. Showing complete disregard for their own lives as they detonate explosives strapped to their own body, many people are unable to comprehend what could possibly drive people to commit such acts. Nevertheless, suicide bombings are a very […]


The Lake Chad Basin And How The World Failed To Notice A Humanitarian Crisis

As 2016 comes to a close, aid agencies have reflected upon a year of devastation for the world’s populations who experience the most suffering. While the horrors in Syria are shameful in itself, and the restrictive border policies of Europe, Australia, and the United States (US) have reflected an immoral […]


How Powerful Are African First Ladies?

The first lady of Nigeria, Aicha Buhari, has expressed her disappointment with the current ruling class in Nigeria and opined that if the situation continues she will not support her husband’s bid for another term of office in 2019. In a recent BBC interview, President Buhari’s wife regretted the fact […]