Chadian opposition unimpressed as military names new government

Chad’s military rulers named a new government on Sunday after the battlefield death of President Idriss Deby, but leading opposition figures rejected the appointments as a continuation of an old order they hoped to erase. Deby’s death last month on the frontlines in a fight against northern rebels ended his 30-year rule and sparked a… Read More Chadian opposition unimpressed as military names new government

At least four injured as security forces open fire on protesters in southern Chad

At least four people were shot and wounded in Chad’s southern Mandoul region on Saturday when security forces fired upon a crowd demonstrating against last month’s military takeover, witnesses and hospital sources said. Protesters in the town of Sarh, about 550 kilometres (340 miles) from the capital N’Djamena, banged pots and pans in a show… Read More At least four injured as security forces open fire on protesters in southern Chad