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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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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...

Minusca can't wage war against Séléka and is begging Idriss Déby to curb the hardliners...


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...


Museveni's marathon

He admires Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno's enterprise in overcoming economic arguments to construct a refinery at Djarmaya (AAC Vol 4 No 5 Campaigns made in China)...


Did Khartoum cross the line?

The completion of the Doha peace process was ceremoniously marked on 7 September by Field Marshal Omer Central African Republic President Faustin-Archange Touadéra Chad's President Idriss Déby Itno and the Qatari Emir who paid for it all Tamim bin Hamad al Thani (AC Vol 55 No 8 Saudi Arabia targets Khartoum & Vol 57 No 7 Darfur votes under fire)...


Not the court of Africa

On 30 May Habré was sentenced to life imprisonment for his crimes against humanity before he was deposed by Colonel Idriss Déby Itno in 1990...


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Missing men mar Déby’s win

With President Idriss Déby Itno dominating the political scene and tightly controlling an election process to prevent effective monitoring by civil society his outright victory in the 10 April first round of the contest was never seriously in doubt...


Democrats under fire

Africa votes in 2016 Country Date Type Uganda February General Yoweri Museveni repressed opposition and fixed vote CAR February-March Presidential & legislative Sporadic organisational problems Niger February-March Presidential & legislative Mahamadou Issoufou won presidential vote in 2nd round after fixes Cape Verde March Legislative Widely seen as credible Benin March Presidential Over 30 contenders and credible poll Congo-Brazzaville March Presidential Denis Sassou-Nguesso pushed constitutional changes fixed election Tanzania (Zanzibar) March Regional Zanzibar election rerun widely condemned Senegal March Referendum Credible vote after hesitation on reforms Comoros February-April Presidential Constitutional court to decide on 2nd round vote Sudan April Referendum on Darfur Omer el Beshir repressed opposition fixed vote threatens new offensive Equatorial Guinea April Presidential Teodoro Obiang repressed opposition and fixed vote Chad April Presidential Idriss Déby Itno repressed opposition and fixed vote Djibouti April Presidential Ismaïl Omar Guelleh repressed opposition and fixed vote Gabon August Presidential Ali Ben Bongo in tight race history of fixing Zambia August Presidential Edgar Lungu in tight race; his supporters threaten opposition Cape Verde August Presidential Shootings raise tension South Africa August Local elections Critical test of Jacob Zuma's leadership...

With the opposition out of the picture President Idriss Déby Itno in power for 26 years won with 89% of the vote...

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Poor turnout in Dakar

None of the 18 specifically invited African leaders came not even Chad's Idriss Déby Itno who was at the first Forum last December...


Dialogue of empty chairs

Only one opposition delegation – two Darfur former rebels whose security was guaranteed by Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno – were at the opening of the government's vaunted National Dialogue on 10 October...

One of the two splinter leaders chaperoned by Chadian President Idriss Déby Abu el Gasim Imam Haj formerly of Abdel Wahed Mohamed Ahmed el Nur's branch of the Sudan Liberation Movement began criticising the government...


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