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Searching for graves in flood-hit Chad

First came torrential rains that destroyed the banks of the rivers, washed away houses and claimed hundreds of thousands of lives. Now, more brutally, floods hitting Chad, one of the world’s poorest countries, are preventing people from burying their dead. Many cemeteries in the capital, N’Djamena, have been cut off by roads and others flooded,

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French-Australian conservationist Jérôme Hugonneau is reported to have been kidnapped in Chad.

Unidentified kidnappers reportedly abducted a French-Australian wildlife worker in Chad. Jerome Hugonneau was working for the Sahara Conservation Foundation in Wadi Fara province, which borders Sudan, when he was kidnapped on Friday, according to multiple media outlets. An environmentalist is reportedly running a nature reserve in northeastern Chad where a non-governmental organization is working to

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