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News Chad » Tibesti: Exploring some of the world’s oldest rock art in Chad

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Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

the executive chairman of TARA (Trust for African Rock Art), which had a grant from the US Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation to document prehistoric rock art in the Tibesti and Ennedi mountains of northern Chad. He always takes along a few ...


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Publication date: Saturday 20 December 1986

In Ndjamena, Chad's capital, the Government radio said the Libyan offensive was being waged ''with incredible violence'' and it called for ''a general mobilization.'' The radio said the Libyan attack was principally directed against the Tibesti mountain ...

News Chad » Tibesti: Libya Losing Grip In Chad, Officials Say

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Publication date: Saturday 10 January 1987

Gadhafi`s allies in the impoverished north-central African nation, the nomadic Toubou tribesmen of Chad`s northern Tibesti mountains, have turned against him. Last week, the experienced guerrilla fighters, putting aside 20 years of civil war, announced an ...

News Chad » Tibesti: 10 people die in clash at a gold mine in Chad

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Publication date: Wednesday 25 October 2017

A clash between locals and outsiders searching for gold in the Tibesti Mountains ended up with 10 people dead ... by the artisanal miners who had flocked the area from other parts of Chad and Sudan and asked them to leave. According to AFP, the demand ...

News Chad » Tibesti: Chad gold mine clash leaves 10 dead

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Publication date: uesday 24 October 2017

Ten people were killed in clashes at a gold mine in the Tibesti Mountains in northern Chad, pitting locals against outsiders in search of riches, a security source told AFP. The violence erupted early Tuesday when local residents told gold miners who had ...

News Chad » Tibesti: Jeremy Curl: Seeking prehistoric art in the Sahara

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Publication date: onday 20 October 2014

The expedition’s aims were twofold: to explore the Tibesti mountains in northern Chad in order to document ancient rock art that was thought to exist there in great numbers, and secondly to photograph the Teda people, the nomadic residents of that part ...

News Chad » Tibesti: What's happening in the north?

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Publication date: onday 07 June 2010

BET, the acronym for the three northern regions of Chad – Borkou, Ennedi and Tibesti – comes up regularly in meetings of international aid agencies frustrated by the lack of information and difficulty of access to the remote territory. Drought in 2009 ...

News Chad » Tibesti: Chad Rebels: Libya Blocking Al Qaeda Captive's Handover

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Publication date: onday 05 July 2004

It appeared the Libyan claim may have been related to suggestions that at least one faction of Tchouma's own group was operating under the direction of the Algerian terror group, in the remote Sahara region of Tibesti (search). The Chad rebel official ...