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Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno (Kaka)

Date of Birth: 1 January 1984


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Can Macron's new Sahel strategy work?

France also plans to maintain its base at N'Djamena Chad – where Paris is widely perceived as supporting the Déby clan's continued dynastic rule in the presidency of President Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno 'Kaka' despite initial efforts to promote a more inclusive transition...


Bang go the reforms

The October demonstrations demanding greater democracy than the limited 'inclusive' coalition formed by Interim President Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno 'Kaka' with former oppositionists were met with extreme violence by security forces and at least 60 people were killed and hundreds wounded (AC Vol 63 No 22 Massacre threatens transition plan)...


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Massacre threatens transition plan

Interim President Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno 'Kaka' and his 'inclusive' new government which boasts reconciled oppositionists and reformed militia leaders is in deep crisis after security forces many in plain clothes unleashed a wave of deadly violence against demonstrators in N'Djamena and the southern cities of Moundou Sahr Koumra and Doba on 20 October the date when the military had initially pledged to hand power back to the civilians...

He and President Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno 'Kaka' both claimed in their statements that the demonstrations were intended to kick off a popular uprising and that about 1 500 young marchers had previously received military training abroad with this in mind...


Anti-jihad forces try to do without Mali

A few weeks later the new French foreign and defence ministers Catherine Colonna and Sébastien Lecornu also dropped in on the Nigérien president who had in the meantime visited his Ivorian and Chadian counterparts Alassane Ouattara and Mahamat Déby and signed a defence accord with Benin...


Civilians stand firm as crisis talks falter

Paris worries at the lack of progress in the Chad talks hosted by Doha which are supposed to find an arrangement between several armed groups and the regime led by Gen Mahamat Idriss Déby 'Kaka' son of the late ruler Idriss Déby Itno (AC Vol 62 No 9 Death on the front line a coup and then an about turn)...


France moves out of Mali

These are the details that were due to be worked out on 16 February when President Emmanuel Macron hosted the presidents of G5 Sahel members Mauritania Niger and Chad Mohamed Ould Ghazouani Mohamed Bazoum and Mahamat Déby...


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