The highlights of 2021 in Africa
The sudden death of Chad’s president, who had ruled for 30 years, has left palpable tension and a lack of security in the air
Chad’s newly re-elected President Idriss Deby Itno, in power for three decades, died Tuesday of injuries while fighting rebels in the north of the Sahel country
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Voters in Chad have gone to the polls for the first local elections in the country’s history, after the ballot had been rescheduled several times.
The main opposition parties in Chad say they will present a united front against President Déby Itno’s Patriotic Salvation Movement in Parliament.
A former rebel leader who laid down arms has been arrested after returning to Chad despite President Idriss Déby Itno apparently inviting him back.
Chad’s presidential election began on Monday with Idriss Déby Itno virtually assured of extending his 21-year-rule as his rivals boycotted the poll.
Chad voters go to the polls on Monday for a presidential ballot with incumbent Idriss Déby Itno all but guaranteed a win.
Sudan President Omar al-Bashir arrived in Chad on Wednesday, his first visit to a full member state of the ICC, which wants his arrest for genocide.
Emmanuel Nadingar was named prime minister of Chad on Friday after Youssouf Saleh Abbas tendered his resignation.
Sudan and Chad agreed on Tuesday to end their proxy wars and engage in direct talks to rebuild their war-affected border areas.
Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno on Monday arrived in Khartoum on his first visit to Sudan since 2004.
Eight rebel groups in Chad have joined to form a unified insurgency that is preparing fresh military action, one of its members said on Monday.