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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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Regional leaders pay homage to Déby at funeral summit

Although the full facts of how President Idriss Déby Itno met his death on 19 April are yet to emerge his successors and regional leaders have tough choices ahead...

French President Emmanuel Macron and his Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian landed in Ndjamena on 22 April going straight into talks with the junta which is led by Déby's son General 'Kaka' Mahamat Idriss Déby...


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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...


Washington’s man wades in

They and the Tebu fighters who enabled them to base themselves in the town have had a common adversary in Chad's President Idriss Deby...


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...


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