Cameroon, Nigeria, Chad, Niger deploy troops after fresh attack
Multi-National Joint Task Force of the Lake Chad Basin Commission has deployed troops after suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked Cameroon killing at least 13 people, leaving hundreds homeless
Hong Kong businessman seeks leniency in US bribery case
Defense attorneys urged a U.S. judge Tuesday to grant leniency to a prominent Hong Kong businessman who was found guilty last year of bribing the presidents of two African nations.Dr. Chi Ping Patrick Ho, who is also an ophthalmologist and former home affairs secretary in Hong Kong, was convicted in ...
French military stops ‘hostile progression’ into Chad
Military said it helped to repel a column of 40 pickup trucks entering northern Chad from Libya
Thousands of Nigerian refugees flee to Chad for safety
Fierce clashes between government forces and armed militants from the radical Islamic group Boko Haram erupted in late December in Borno state’s Baga town, near the Chadian border
Chad, car threaten to abandon Cameroon port, blame corruption
Landlocked Chad and the Central African Republic have dispatched senior customs officials to Cameroon to look into allegations of corruption in the Atlantic Coast port of Douala. At the port, heavy
Chad frees nearly 60 amnestied ‘political’ prisoners
Those released include Moussa Tao, arrested in 2013 on conspiracy charge; and Colonel Haroun Bata and about 10 Chadian 'mercenaries' accused of having organized an attempted coup in Equatorial Guinea
Armed Chadian group attacks forces loyal to Haftar in southern Libya
Haftar's Libya National Army (LNA) is the military wing of the government that operates in the east of the country
Hong Kong businessman guilty of bribery in African oil deal
A federal jury in Manhattan has convicted a Hong Kong businessman of bribing the presidents of Chad and Uganda to secure oil rights for a Chinese energy conglomerate.Dr. Chi Ping Patrick Ho was found guilty Wednesday of seven of eight counts of conspiracy, money laundering and violating the Foreign Corrupt ...
Senegalese diplomat says Chad president rejected $2M bribe
A former Senegalese foreign minister says the president of Chad became furious after a Hong Kong businessman tried to bribe him with $2 million amid discussions of oil rights.Cheikh Gadio, of Senegal, told a federal jury in New York on Wednesday that President Idriss Deby, of Chad, demanded an explanation ...
Israeli leader to visit Chad and restore relations
Israel's prime minister says he will soon travel to the central African nation of Chad to officially restore relations.Benjamin Netanyahu made the announcement Tuesday in a meeting with visiting Chadian President Idriss Deby in Jerusalem. Deby's visit is the first by a president of Chad, a Muslim-majority country that broke ...
Feds: Hong Kong man in UN bribe case motivated by greed
Greed motivated a Hong Kong businessman to line the pockets of government officials in two African nations — bribes intended to land lucrative business deals and oil rights for a Chinese energy conglomerate, federal prosecutors told a jury Monday.But a defense attorney for Dr. Chi Ping Patrick Ho argued that ...
Trial starts for Hong Kong businessman in bribery case
The New York trial of a prominent Hong Kong businessman charged in a United Nations-linked bribery conspiracy is set to begin.Jury selection starts Monday for the trial of Dr. Chi Ping Patrick Ho.Ho was arrested a year ago on charges accusing him of paying bribes so a Chinese energy conglomerate ...
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