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Population: 18.44m
GDP: $18.78bn
Debt: 32.3% of GDP (2024)

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    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...

Year of the rat

The Chinese government has been arming two archenemies, the governments of Chad and Sudan, who are in effect at war

Chinese peacekeepers in Southern Sudan have been awarded United Nations Peacekeeping Medals two months early to coincide with the Lunar New Year Spring Festival, celebrated on 7...

The battle for Ndjamena

President Déby left Beijing with a clutch of deals after he had ditched Taipei – ‘for the survival of Chad’

Losing Chad has been a big setback for Taiwan’s plans in Africa. Chad had resumed diplomatic ties with Taiwan in 1997. Merchandise trade had not been important for either ...

In loco parentis

The trial of nine French and seven Spanish citizens accused of abducting 103 children from the Chad/Sudan border region on 25 October will damage France’s relationship with C...

    Vol 47 No 24 |
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Sudan targets Chad

Chadian rebels launch a new offensive against President Déby after fresh backing from the Sudan government

Khartoum's military planners called a secret conference late last month in El Geneina, West Darfur. As host and financier, Khartoum demanded that the disparate Chadian rebel groups...

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