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Lake Chad seeks attention!

The sweet waters of Lake Chad ~ Republic of Chad, Middle Africa [photo by John Scofield/National Geographic]....

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Makeda, queen of Sheba, wearing a classically African crown (other known examples are in bronze at Ile-Ife. Bronze and Sao ceramic sculpture, Lake Chad)

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Chadian refugee Fatime Hassan, 7, poses for a picture in Darnaim refugee camp, Lake Chad region, Chad, in this handout picture taken August 4, 2016. Nearly half a million children around Lake Chad face "severe acute malnutrition" due to drought and a seven-year insurgency by Islamist militant group Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria, UNICEF said on Thursday. UNICEF/Tremaeau/Handout via REUTERS

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Three Soviet-era T-55 tanks abandoned in the Sahara at Bir Kora are reminders of a Libyan invention in Chad's civil wars which ended badly for Libya in 1987.

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from the Guardian

Archaeologists strike gold in quest to find Queen of Sheba's wealth

Makeda, queen of Sheba, wearing a classically African crown (other known examples are found at Ilé-Ifè, Nigeria, and a Sao ceramic sculpture of a crowned woman, near Lake Chad)

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