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Chad

Population: 14.89 mn.
GDP: $9.98 bn.
Debt: $3.14 bn.

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Mastering the militias

Under pressure from Chad, the President is neutralising the militias in the north, amid questions about whether the peace can last

Chad’s President Idriss Déby Itno has had a crucial influence on the regime of President François Bozizé Yangouvonda and he has let him know that the armed Chadian exiles in CAR mu...


    Vol 52 No 9 |
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Déby on top

President Idriss Déby Itno has been winning presidential elections since December 1990 and the 25 April poll is likely to prove no exception. With the opposition boycott, turno...


Campaigns made in China

President Déby is campaigning in April’s presidential polls on the back of infrastructure and natural resource projects supported by China

Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno is choosing the same political strategy as Congo-Kinshasa’s President Joseph Kabila: he has opened the country’s doors to numerous development pr...


A new strategy for Darfur

With all eyes on the South and preparations for January’s referendum, Khartoum has stepped up its attacks in Darfur

As attention from Juba to New York focuses on January’s referenda in Abyei and the South, Khartoum is trying to build a new reality in Darfur, away from the spotlight. The National...


    Vol 50 No 10 |
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Tactical defeat

The Chadian rebel offensive began straight after the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie had tried to break the stalemate in talks between President Idriss Déby and his ...


Who shoots first?

The regimes in N’djamena and Khartoum are preparing for another proxy war, this time with more guns and better technology

On the Chad-Sudan border, everyone is asking who will fire first. As the mandate of the European Union Force (EUFOR) in eastern Chad ran out last month, Sudan's rebel Justice and E...


    Vol 49 No 4 |
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Déby – caught between Paris and Khartoum

President Déby's struggle for survival is not over and its outcome will have huge regional ramifications

The 4 February attack on Ndjamena was carefully timed. The rebels and their sponsors in Sudan's National Congress (National Islamic Front) regime in Khartoum had spotted growing di...


    Vol 49 No 4 |
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Beyond the borders

Chad and Sudan have been meddling in each other's politics for 30 years, and the semi-nomadic peoples who straddle the border (including President Idriss Déby Itno's Zaghawa...


Delays in deployment

As fighting in Chad worsens, Lieutenant General Nash promises all EUFOR troops will be on the ground by mid-May

The European Force in Chad and Central African Republic (EUFOR Chad/CAR) is due to be deployed between March and May, to protect refugees from Sudan's Darfur region and internally ...


    Vol 49 No 4 |
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Papers and death merchants

Newspapers in Paris and Brussels have been full of accusations about Chad. French, Belgian and South African companies cooperated in supplying armoured vehicles to President Idriss...


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