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Population: 17.18m
GDP: $9.98 bn.
Debt: $3.14 bn.

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    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...

    Vol 42 No 19 |
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Dodgy dinars

British authorities have seized a consignment of fake Bahraini dinars which arrived in the country allegedly via the Chadian presidency.

    Vol 42 No 12 |
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Fraud storm

Déby must win back the donors' confidence - the people's confidence is another matter

President Idriss Déby sailed through the presidential election in the first round amid loud questions about electoral fraud. Many Chadians are challenging the results. While...

Under fire

Work is scheduled to start late this year on the controversial US$3.7 billion Chad-Cameroon pipeline following the World Bank's June decision to lend the project $193 million. Chad...

    Vol 41 No 7 |
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Togoïmi's Tactics

President Idriss Déby is deeply worried about ex-Defence Minister Youssouf Togoïmi's rebellion in the Tibesti. Travel, even for officials, is impossible north of Faya-L...

All change

A complex row over oil, French troops, and links with rebels has boiled over

For a French ambassador to be expelled from Chad was once unthinkable: Paris was more likely to expel a Chadian president. Changing times were marked on 11 March by the announcemen...

Spinning a pipeline

As protests grow against the US$3.5 billion Chad-Cameroon pipeline (AC Vol 39 No 13), Africa Confidential has obtained two confidential memoranda showing the World Bank's efforts t...

    Vol 39 No 17 |
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Secret exits

In spite of having cut down its defence commitments (the pullout from Bouar and Bangui in the Central African Republic was completed in April), France still maintains a network of ...

Pipeline jitters

There are still doubts about the huge plan to pump oil from Chad to the Atlantic

Southern-based rebels and environmentalists are losing their battles toscupperPresidentIdrissDéby’ splanstoturnChadintoAfrica’ s latest oil emirate. The Dé...

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