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Yaya Dillo Djérou

Date of Birth: 18 December 1974
Place of Birth: N'Djamena, Chad
Died: 28 February 2024

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    Vol 65 No 12 |
  • CHAD

Foregone electoral conclusion cements Kaka's grip

Once he had been co-opted by Mahamat Kaka and appointed prime minister on 1 January – and especially after the murder on 28 February of Yaya Dillo Djérou who had helped him flee the country in October 2022 – he had nothing bad to say about the obviously manipulated electoral institutions until late in the campaign...

    Vol 65 No 10 |
  • CHAD

Coup zone election pits votes against tanks

As under the incumbent's father Idriss Déby Itno no northern candidate was permitted for fear of sowing further division in the elite while the killing of Kaka's cousin Yaya Dillo Djérou reminded members of Kaka's extended family that they must stay in line (AC Vol 65 No 6 Kaka paves a hard road to sham poll)...

    Vol 65 No 6 |
  • CHAD

Kaka paves a hard road to sham poll

The shooting dead of opposition politician Yaya Dillo Djérou on 28 February by security forces in Ndjamena proves that Chadian elite politics are as bloody as they are internecine...

Yaya Dillo's winding path to the opposition Yaya Dillo Djérou was part of the Bideyat ruling elite and walked a tortuous route from trusted member of the inner circle to bitter opponent of President Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno 'Kaka'...


    Vol 65 No 6 |
  • CHAD

Succès the spoiler

Kaka confirmed his own candidacy for his Coalition pour un Tchad Uni on 2 March just days after his main rival and cousin Yaya Dillo Djérou was gunned down in N'Djamena in what his allies call a targeted assassination (Dispatches 7/3/24 Kaka confirms presidential run three days after opposition leader is shot)...

    Vol 47 No 9 |
  • CHAD

Déby hangs on

Dissidents from Déby's Garde Républicaine formed the Socle pour le Changement l'Unité et la Démocratie (SCUD) under Yaya Dillo Djerou a Zaghawa/Bideyat (like Déby) nephew of the Erdimi twins and who studied telecommunications in Canada...

On the frontline

Last October some of his Garde Républicaine crossed the border and formed the Socle pour le Changement l'Unité et la Démocratie (SCUD) headed by Yaya Dillo Djerou a Zakawa/Bideyat and nephew of Tom and Timane Erdimi the powers behind Déby's regime until 2004's coup attempt...

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