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

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    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 |
  • CHAD

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...

    Vol 38 No 22 |
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On fire

There have been rebellious stirrings again, enough to send President Idriss Déby scurrying off to Taiwan in search of a reward for recognising China's rival last June. A few...

    Vol 38 No 8 |
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Nimble in Ndjamena

Déby is getting domestic politics under control and is giving his neighbours a hand

Yet another of Africa's military leaders who has swapped khaki for boubou or danshiki, President Idriss Déby Itno has spent the last three months getting domestic politics u...

    Vol 38 No 2 |
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Shoot on sight

Chad's policy of summarily shooting presumed criminals 'is working', Foreign Affairs Minister Saleh Kebzabo declared on 11 January. Since President Idriss Déby's November or...

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