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Deby’s Son to Lead Chad as Interim President

The son of the late President Idriss Deby Itno of Chad has been named interim president of the central African nation by a transitional military council. Wednesday’s announcement comes a day after 37-year-old General Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno was named ...
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Former Colonial Power France Feels Loss After Death of Chad’s President

Few countries are feeling the loss of Chad’s President Idriss Deby more keenly than former colonial power France. Paris has long seen Deby as a key ally in the fight against terrorism in the Sahel. Now some observers say his death brings uncertainty t...
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Thousands Flee Renewed Clashes in Central African Republic

The U.N. refugee agency reports renewed fighting between government forces and rebel groups in Central African Republic has sent more than 2,000 refugees fleeing for their lives to neighboring Chad this past week. Newly arriving refugees have been te...
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