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    Vol 62 No 11 |
  • CHAD

Oil-backed loans cast shadow

President Déby's death has put the debt crisis negotiations on hold but Glencore faces pressure to make concessions

A month after Mahamat Idriss Déby took the helm in Chad in the wake of his father's death in April, huge questions remain over the country's economic fortunes, notably over ...


Gertler's billions

Dan Gertler's mining deals could cause losses to Kinshasa's treasury of at least US$3.7 billion, more than double previous estimates, according to new data from a coalition of Cong...


Coalition’s sky-high ambitions

A new government plans to transform its finances and take on rebel groups but is reliant on a band of political godfathers

Announcing hundreds of planned initiatives, Congo-Kinshasa's new government has lofty ambitions, but its main challenge may simply be staying together. Its four vice-prime minister...


Royalties row

Dan Gertler, who made his fortune as a go-between in many of Congo-Kinshasa's biggest mining deals, has promised to allow Congolese to 'directly participate' in the country's miner...


Regional leaders pay homage to Déby at funeral summit

The death of Chad's just re-elected warrior-president could undermine the regional anti-jihad campaign and leaves a political vacuum at home

Although the full facts of how President Idriss Déby Itno met his death on 19 April are yet to emerge, his successors and regional leaders have tough choices ahead. Chad's national...


    Vol 62 No 8 |
  • CHAD

Chronicle of an election foretold

Chad's electoral commission has until 25 April to pronounce on the results of Sunday's presidential polls, but few are holding their breath. 'I know in advance that I will win, as ...


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