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

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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...

On the frontline

Darfur's troubles are fuelled by violence flowing both ways across the Chadian border, some of it orchestrated by the Sudanese regime. Meanwhile, President Idriss Déby Itno ...

Changing regimes

The World Bank is insisting that borrowers keep their promises on transparency

The governments of Congo-Brazzaville and Chad are at odds with the International Monetary Fund, headed by Rodrigo de Rato y Figaredo, and the World Bank under its new chief, Paul W...

    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...

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