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Idriss Déby Itno

Date of Birth: 1952
Place of Birth: Fada, Ennedi Region, Chad


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Cementing ambitions

President Idriss Déby Itno inaugurated a new cement factory at Baoré in Mayo-Kebbi on 16 February...


Refining relations

President Idriss Déby Itno’s government has finally reached an agreement with the Chinese owners of the troubled Djermaya refinery...


Mastering the militias

Chad’s President Idriss Déby Itno has had a crucial influence on the regime of President François Bozizé Yangouvonda and he has let him know that the armed Chadian exiles in CAR must be brought to heel...


Baba Laddé: Robber or Robin Hood?

While today Laddé claims he would be happy to go back to Chad and make peace with President Idriss Déby Itno – to whom he has never been a real threat – the FPR has taken root in CAR thanks to its income from theft and a growing popularity among some local Peulh, mostly living in the countryside and far from the influence of Peulh elites in Bangui...


The Gadaffi clan scatters

In Ndjamena, President Idriss Déby Itno has been conferring with French intelligence and other allies to counter any potential problems in Chad’s troubled north, while Mali, Niger and Algeria are concerned that Libyan gold and renegades will fuel renewed turbulence among Touareg and other communities...


    Vol 52 No 9 |
  • CHAD

Déby on top

President Idriss Déby Itno has been winning presidential elections since December 1990 and the 25 April poll is likely to prove no exception...


Activists versus authoritarians

Again, it will require a savvy opposition movement to play on Idriss Déby Itno’s and Andry Rajoelina’s vulnerabilities and those of their foreign sponsors to push through change...


Democracy standoff

Other members are Ping, Gbeho, Zuma, Compaoré, Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno and Tanzanian President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete...


Station to station

On 4 April Chad’s President Idriss Déby Itno met China Export-Import Bank Director General Li Yue to discuss the finance for the proposed national railway...


Campaigns made in China

Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno is choosing the same political strategy as Congo-Kinshasa’s President Joseph Kabila: he has opened the country’s doors to numerous development projects financed by China, to be reimbursed with natural resource revenues...


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