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French Magazine Sparks Outrage Over Racist Depiction of Black Lawmaker
Danièle Obono, a French-Gabonese lawmaker, was portrayed as an enslaved African in a fictional narrative that she described as a “political and racist attack.”
Chad’s Ex-President, Sentenced to Life, Given Temporary Reprieve From Prison
Hissène Habré, the former president of Chad who was convicted of crimes against humanity, was freed from his prison cell for 60 days for humanitarian reasons.
France Agrees to Small Troop Increase, but Little Else, at Sahel Summit
President Emmanuel Macron and five African leaders agreed that French troops would remain in the fight against Islamist militants.
The Travel Ban Shows What Happens When the Supreme Court Trusts Trump
A cautionary tale for the census case before the Supreme Court.
Can France Ever Leave Africa? Airstrikes in Chad Raise an Old Question
Puzzled analysts and members of Parliament wonder why France is again propping up an ironhanded African dictator.
Ex-Hong Kong Official Convicted in Bribe Case Involving Chinese Oil Company
Patrick Ho was charged under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act for activities on behalf of CEFC China in Chad and Uganda.
The Man Who (Almost) Wiped Out the Guinea Worms
Dr. Ernesto Ruiz-Tiben has saved tens of millions of people from painful parasitic infections.
Nearly Eradicated in Humans, the Guinea Worm Finds New Victims: Dogs
For 30 years, scientists have fought to eliminate a horrifying parasite. Suddenly, it has begun infecting dogs in Chad, threatening to undo decades of progress.
Black Rhinos Roam Chad for the First Time in 46 Years
The rhinoceroses were flown from South Africa to Chad in an effort to re-establish a population there. They will live — and hopefully breed — at Zakouma National Park.
How the Supreme Court Grasps Religion
We’ll soon find out as the justices prepare to rule on the travel ban and a baker who refused to accommodate a same-sex wedding.