Ennedi

Ennedi

 

a plateau on the southern edge of the Sahara, in the Republic of Chad, situated southeast of the Tibesti Plateau. The Ennedi Plateau, which rises to an elevation of 1,450 m, is extensively dissected by wadi. The flat-terraced summits are covered by low-growing drought-resistant grasses. In the valleys there are thickets of xerophytic shrubs and low trees, including acacias.

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Lenssen-Erz (2012: 105) also refers to some of the cattle rock painting and engraving images in the Ennedi Highlands of north-east Chad as being individualised "with very intricate, 'costly' patterns of the coat often in strictly unnatural geometric designs", this fitting "with current patterns of behaviour among some cattle pastoralists".
Context: The program operates in the regions of Batha, Wadi Fira and Ennedi, north-eastern Chad in the Sahel-Sahelian.
Large shipments of hashish and other drugs, for example, have been seized in the northern Chadian region of Bourkou, Ennedi and Tibesti (B.
The Ennedi Plateau and the Ouaddai highlands in the east complete the image of a gradually sloping basin, which descends toward Lake Chad.
There are giant serpents of Central America, the lethal Mongolian death worm, and the Ennedi tiger in Africa, and evidence for sightings of Bigfoot and the reclusive Yeti.
The engineer was captured in the Chadian region of Ennedi, less than ten kilometers from the border with Sudan, where he was working on a project to supply water to the town of Am-Djarass.
The engineer was seized in Am-Djarass in the Ennedi region, close to the border with Sudan, where he was working on a project "to supply water to the town," the official said.
Since then, the orthodox ideas, missionary efforts and propaganda were being successively spread out among the Arabs, Berbers, Tuaregs and Negroes dwelling in the territories of Kawar, Tibesti, Borku, Ennedi, Darfur, Wadai, Kanem, Chad, the Azger, the Airu, Baghrimi as far as to Senegal.
Today, there are just three crocs left and they are stranded high and dry in the Ennedi gorge.
The Wadi Fira and Ennedi regions in Eastern Chad are home to a population of almost 700,000 as well as 150,000 refugees from Darfur.
Context : L Association APIDEL met en uvre un programme visant a ameliorer durablement la productivite agropastorale et l acces aux services sociaux de base education et sante des communautes rurales extremement pauvres vivant dans l Ennedi, zone desertique du nord du Tchad.