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Population: 17.18m
GDP: $11.78bn
Debt: 38.3% of GDP (2023 forecast)

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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...

Wars across borders

Khartoum is exporting its Darfur holocaust to Chad and sparking regional fires

The war now involves not only Chadian and Sudanese rebels and the two states' armies but is also drawing in Chadian civilians, communities who are arming and organising themselves ...

    Vol 47 No 19 |
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Déby supreme, for now

Standing up to donors and oil companies, Déby looks all-powerful - until the next rebel advance

Seldom in his 16-year rule has President Idriss Déby Itno inspired much envy from his peers but right now, he is riding high. His latest tactical victory, against United Sta...

    Vol 47 No 9 |
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Déby hangs on

France and the USA belatedly worry about the rebellion - Khartoum helps foment it

The crisis in Chad has escalated from a parochial dispute about whether a civilianised military politician can extend his tenure into a full-blown regional crisis, also drawing in ...

Foreign fingers

Since 2003, Paris has both backed President Idriss Déby and tried to prevent its allies discussing Chad. This has weakened Chad's unarmed opposition, which has anyway been m...

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