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Idriss Déby Itno

Date of Birth: 18 June 1952
Place of Birth: Fada, Ennedi Region, Chad
Died: 19 April 2021


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The Darfur deadline passes

Presidential Advisor Ghazi Salah el Din Atabani told his fellow medical doctor French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy in Paris that Sudan was at war with Chad and President Idriss Déby Itno would fall...


    Vol 47 No 24 |
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Sudan targets Chad

As host and financier Khartoum demanded that the disparate Chadian rebel groups unite under one political and military structure in their campaign to oust President Idriss Déby Itno...


Wars across borders

The other main Chadian rebel group Socle pour le Changement l'Unité et la Démocratie (SCUD) is dominated by Zaghawa of the Bideyat clan and led by President Idriss Déby Itno's cousins the Erdimi twins (Tom and Timan)...


Commerce, cooperation and controversy

President Idriss Déby Itno smartly set China's interest against those of the World Bank and USA by de-recognising Taiwan the previous holder of Chadian exploration concessions with a down-payment of $30 mn...


    Vol 47 No 19 |
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Déby supreme, for now

Seldom in his 16-year rule has President Idriss Déby Itno inspired much envy from his peers but right now he is riding high...


Khartoum's jihadis

In Darfur Islamist guerrillas - Sudanese or foreign - might arrive from a westerly direction; some recent attacks on Chadian President Idriss Déby came from the hard-to-monitor meeting point of Chad Sudan and Central African Republic an area Khartoum knows well having used it as a springboard against its Southern insurgents...


The real rebels

It is getting support from Chad's President Idriss Déby Itno who wants it to to help defend Chad's border against Khartoum's proxy militia the Front Uni pour le Changement et la Démocratie (FUCD)...


Posturing outweighs the policy

A Chadian government inquiry accuses him of killing 40 000 people and torturing 200 000 others; the inquiry was overseen by his successor President Idriss Déby Itno himself a long-time Chief of Army Staff to Habré...


There goes the party

Bozizé now wants French air cover to prevent armed groups from Sudan moving through CAR territory which offers a back route to Ndjamena for rebels against Bozizé's key backer Chad's President Idriss Déby (AC Vol 47 No 9)...


    Vol 47 No 9 |
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Déby hangs on

President Idriss Déby Itno has won the first round with French help by routing the rebel invasion of 9-13 April killing hundreds of armed oppositionists in the centre of N'djamena...

He had raised the issue with Idriss Déby he said without indicating his or Déby's position...


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