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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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West of the border

Both JEM and NMRD are based on the cross-border Zaghawa (in Chad Zakawa) a people with a warrior tradition who control much trade and hold power in Chad through President Idriss Déby...

    Vol 46 No 2 |
  • CHAD

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...

Too many troops

A new International Monetary Fund agreement this month will ease state finances but President Idriss Déby remains under pressure from his Zaghawa clan over the Darfur conflict...

    Vol 45 No 21 |
  • CHAD

Show us the money!

Diplomats are wondering how long President Idriss Déby will last and whether they can maintain their influence...

Good neighbours, bad neighbours

That disaster has turned President Idriss Déby against Khartoum as he showed during July's visit by French Foreign Minister Michel Barnier...

Darfur's turning point

Chad has become key: President Idriss Déby has been an often reluctant ally of the NIF regime since it helped him to power in 1990 but substantial numbers of his army (predominantly drawn from the Zaghawa ethnic group which straddles the Chad-Sudan border) are sympathetic to the SLA/JEM cause...

Deaths mount, time passes

French President Jacques Chirac intervened directly we hear: the main aim is to stabilise Chadian President Idriss Déby...

Genocide watch

Paris might well seek involvement though: its priority isto save Chadian President Idriss Déby...

Algerian bullets

Did President Idriss Déby swap Algerian Islamists for support for his fellow Zaghawa fighting Sudan's Islamist regime as many in the area believe...

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