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

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    Vol 46 No 23 |
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Fear changes sides

The 15 November arrest in Senegal of Chad's ex-President Hissène Habré may lead to the first trial abroad of a dictator. 'Fear is finally changing sides', a lawyer fo...

    Vol 46 No 2 |
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Chinese walls

President Idriss Déby is on the campaign trail for a referendum on changing the constitution to give him a third term in office. Many of the gifts he generously distributes ...

    Vol 45 No 21 |
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Show us the money!

Both Chadians and donors want President Déby to spend his oil revenues wisely

Everyone in N'djamena is worried about where the oil revenues are going. Opposition parties, advocacy groups, even the oil companies, whose splendid isolation behind the walls of K...

    Vol 45 No 21 |
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A model?

The World Bank's scheme for ensuring the oil revenue is spent on poverty alleviation is necessarily complex. Some 85 per cent of royalties and dividends go to priority sectors such...

    Vol 45 No 18 |
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Déby's dilemma

The conflict in Darfur threatens N'djamena more than Khartoum

President Idriss Déby is nervous. Chadians are involved on both sides of the conflict in Sudan's Darfur region and the National Islamic Front government is strengthening its...

    Vol 45 No 8 |
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Rebels all round

President Déby looks vulnerable but the French and American governments see no credible alternative

The global 'War on Terror' arrived in Chad in early March when a heavily armed column of Algeria's Groupe Salafiste de Prédication et de Combat (GSPC), turned up unexpectedl...

The language of weapons

A sick President and armed uprisings threaten attempts to share out the oil more fairly

Armed opposition is on the rise again, as anti-government militias train in Sudan and politicians grow restless in N'djamena. The unrest puts at risk not only the ailing President ...

Dead men tell tales

Ibn Omer Youssef Idriss, a Sudanese businessman, was shot dead at point blank range outside Chad's Foreign Ministry on 25 September. Six weeks later, on 6 November, four men who ha...

    Vol 43 No 17 |
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Digging a hole

The World Bank appears to be struggling to create transparency but at least it's trying

Digging a trench is easier than establishing accountable institutions. Yet the World Bank is supposed to be financing the Chad-Cameroon pipeline project precisely to set up these k...

    Vol 42 No 22 |
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Desert fox

President Déby wants oil, needs friends and fears prosecution

President Idriss Déby's arbitrary rule worries regional allies and foreign investors. There is growing anxiety in the consortium, led by ExxonMobil of the United States, whi...

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