Chad: AU still urges caution as military appoints opposition MPs

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    Chad’s military rulers have appointed two vocal members of the opposition to the new transitional government.

    There is now a promise of national dialogue. But, as Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from the capital N’Djamena, the country is far from stable.

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    In This Story: Chad

    Chad, officially known as the Republic of Chad, is a landlocked country in north-central Africa. It is bordered by Libya to the north, Sudan to the east, the Central African Republic to the south, Cameroon to the south-west, Nigeria to the southwest (at Lake Chad), and Niger to the west.

    The capital N’Djamena is the largest city. Chad’s official languages are Arabic and French. Chad is home to over 200 different ethnic and linguistic groups. Islam (51.8%) and Christianity (44.1%) are the main religions practiced in Chad.

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