The Nordic Africa Institute library staff has compiled this web dossier to coincide with the increased interest in the topic of the situation in Chad.
Literature in the library
Use the quick links below to locate titles dealing with topics of interest in the library catalogue, AfricaLit. The lists consist of literature - books and articles - in the form of fiction, non-fiction/factual information and official publications, as well as of other material.
The library suggests the following keywords when searching the library catalogue:
Chad, civil war, conflicts, democracy, democratization, ethnic groups, ethnicity, foreign relations, government, human rights, human rights violations, political development, political power, political systems, politics, refugees, religion, violence.
This is a selection of websites dealing with the situation in Chad. Many more items are available online on websites and in discussion forums. More links are found in the link collection A Guide to Africa on the Internet, which are related to this topic.
BBC Country Profile: Chad
A full profile on Chad with a guide to history, politics and economic background, incl. audio or video clips from BBC archives.
Information on the humanitarian crisis in Chad and Darfur, Sudan, incl, web videos, maps and latest news, provided by UNHCR.
Chad - Reuters.com
Latest news on Chad provided by Reuters.com.
Reuter AlertNet - Chad troubles
Crisis briefing with background information and news provided by Reuters AlertNet.
Selected online articles and reports
"Chad – from Civil Strife and Electoral Fraud to Petro-Dictatorship?" (January 2002), article published in News from the Nordic Africa Institute by Hans Eriksson, Economist and Political Scientist at Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm University. Download the article from the publications database DiVA.