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Idriss Déby Itno

Date of Birth: 1952
Place of Birth: Fada, Ennedi Region, Chad


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    Vol 62 No 8 |
  • CHAD

Chronicle of an election foretold

'I know in advance that I will win as I have done for the last 30 years ' President Idriss Déby Itno told supporters (AC Vol 57 No 10 Missing men mar Déby's win)...


France holds tight in the Sahel

And Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno announced the dispatch of 1 200 Chadian soldiers to the main area of ISGS activity: the 'three frontiers region' where Mali Niger and Burkina converge...


How to lose a war

But this is the same efficiency with which the government of President Idriss Déby Itno keeps a lid on the opposition...


No more heavy lifting

Flying in to take personal command of a counter-attack President Idriss Déby Itno said this was the heaviest death toll ever suffered by government forces in a single engagement...


In search of allies

The assembled heads of state – Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger Roch Marc Christian Kaboré of Burkina Faso (currently the G5 Executive President) Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta of Mali Idriss Déby Itno of Chad and Mohamed Cheikh el Ghazouani of Mauritania pleaded for more allies in the fight against terrorism...


Fiscal fails and testing talks

President Touadéra first alienated President Idriss Déby Itno of Chad and President Denis Sassou-Nguesso of Congo-Brazzaville key mediators and sponsors in CAR's internal affairs and foreign relations...


Macron ponders Africa play

Personal relations with President Idriss Déby Itno a key military ally are poor riled by the Chadian president's critique of the CFA franc just as he seeks emergency economic help...


Peace moves stumble

Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno's strong influence on the process was seen as a guarantee that the Séléka hardliners would eventually join the initiative and compromise...


The scramble for the chair

Faki who is Chad's current foreign minister a former prime minister and a close ally of President Idriss Déby Itno could come up through the middle to win...


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