Idriss Déby

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2013
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Chad was supposed to be the backbone of the African-led force in Mali. And, until now, that’s exactly what it has been, providing the only African soldiers trained and trusted for combat operations in the tricky desert war against experienced Islamist militants. Chad’s shock decision to withdraw its ...
By benim
In Central Africa
Aug 8th, 2011
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N’djamena – Idriss Deby Itno vowed he would battle corruption as he was sworn in as president of Chad for a new five-year term on Monday, extending a rule which already stretches back more than two decades. “There will be no pardon for people who misappropriate public funds”, ...
By benim
In Central Africa
Jun 14th, 2011
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A Chad rebel group has signed a peace accord with the government, paving the way for it to return home after setting up in Central African Republic around three years ago, officials said Tuesday. The accord between a Chad mediator and the leader of the rebel Popular Front for Reconstruction (FPR) was...
By benim
In Uncategorized
Apr 27th, 2011
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An African Union observer mission in Chad said Wednesday that presidential elections boycotted by the incumbent’s main rivals had nevertheless conformed to international standards. “The organisation and running of the presidential election of April 25, 2011, conformed to national legal an...
By benim
In Central Africa
Apr 25th, 2011
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N’djamena – Voting began on Monday in the first round of Chad’s presidential election with incumbent Idriss Deby Itno virtually assured of victory after his three main rivals boycotted the polls. Deby, in power since ousting dictator Hissene Habre in a 1990 coup, is seeking a fourth...
By benim
In Central Africa
Mar 25th, 2011
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Chad’s opposition parties withdrew from the electoral commission on Friday, putting at risk a delayed presidential election scheduled for next month. Three major opposition candidates in the oil-producing Central African country already said this week they would boycott the vote on concerns it ...
By benim
In Central Africa
Mar 22nd, 2011
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Libreville – Chad’s Independent National Electoral Commission (Ceni) said on Monday it has postponed a presidential election until April 24, a delay of three weeks, to be able to organise the poll better. “It’s for internal reasons within the Ceni that we have decided it best ...
By benim
In Central Africa
Mar 13th, 2011
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Chadian President Idriss Deby has agreed to postpone the presidential election due on April 3 after opposition candidates threatened a boycott over flaws in the process, one of them said on Saturday. Only four days ago Deby rejected the appeal for a postponement by his five opponents, who had demande...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 13th, 2011
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Military from Sudan and Chad are expected to renew a deal related to a joint force monitoring the border between the two countries in order to to end cross-border rebel attacks from the both sides. The deployment of the 3000 troops — 1500 from each side – in March last year was seen as major [&hellip...
By benim
In Central Africa
Mar 4th, 2011
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All five Chadian opposition candidates said on Friday they will boycott an April 3 presidential poll if their request for new secure voters cards and registration lists is rejected by the government. A joint statement signed by all five candidates seen by Reuters, said if their demands were not met, ...