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No election but new ministers says Chad’s President

President Idriss Déby has announced a Cabinet reshuffle, making changes to key posts including Finance, Justice and Foreign Affairs. At the same press conference the president announced that parliamentary elections, […]

Déby elected President for fifth term

Chad’s incumbent President Idriss Déby has been re-elected for a fifth term according to the country’s Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI). The commission reported yesterday evening that the president won […]

Presidential 2016

An election took place on 10 April 2016. Idriss Déby (Patriotic Salvation Movement) 61.56% Saleh Kebzabo (National Union for Democracy and Renewal) 12.80% Laoukein Kourayo Médard 10.69% Djimrangar Dadnadji 5.06% […]

Idriss Déby expected to win Presidential election today

Chad is holding its presidential election today in which 14 candidates are running including incumbent president, Idriss Déby, who is expected to win. President Déby and his ruling Patriotic Salvation […]

Eleven Ministers In, Eight Out

Prime Minister Kalzeube Pahimi Deubethas has carried out a Cabinet reshuffle in which he has replaced his Interior and Finance Ministers. With the increased threat from Boko Haram the prime […]

President Hollande announces new French forces in Africa

Following a three day visit of West African countries, President François Hollande has announced a new French military force will be deployed under the codename Operation Barkhane in order to […]

Cabinet of Chad

Kalzeubet Pahimi Deubet Prime Minister Moussa Faki Mahamat Minister of Foreign Affairs and African Integration Abderahim Brémé Minister of Interior and Public Safety Bédoumra Kordjé Minister of Finance and Budget […]

Cabinet reduced from 33 to 21 Ministers

President Idriss Déby has carried out a comprehensive reshuffle of his Cabinet and government in general. The president carried out the reshuffle earlier this week and has reduced the number […]

Kalzubé Pahimi Deubet is new Prime Minister

President Idriss Déby has appointed a new Prime Minister after the previous Prime Minister Joseph Djimrangar Dadnadji tendered his resignation following the tabling of a motion of censure against his […]

Idriss Déby wins presidential poll

Incumbent president Idriss Déby has won the presidential election which took place on 25th April 2011. Déby is reported as having received 88.66% of the vote on a 64% turnout. […]

Presidential 2011

An election took place on 25 April 2011. Idriss Déby Itno (MPS) 83.59% Albert Pahimi Padacké (RNDT-Le Réveil) 8.66% Nadji Madou (ASRI) 7.81% Registered electors: 4,950,976 Votes: 3,179,326 Turnout: 55.63%

Presidential elections today

Although the presidential election has been boycotted by the major political parties, 4.8 million of the 11.1 million people in Chad will be eligible to vote for one of three […]

Opposition withdraw from Electoral Commission

The 24th April Presidential poll now looks uncertain as opposition parties withdrew from the electoral commission yesterday (25th March 2011). The electoral commission requires two thirds of its 31 members […]

Three candidates call for boycott of presidential election

Three of the five candidates standing against President Idriss Déby have said that they will boycott the presidential election called for 24th April 2011. They have asked their supporters and […]

New election date

A new date for the presidential election has been set for 24th April 2011. President Idriss Déby will face five challengers.

MPS wins comfortably

The party of President Idriss Déby, the Patriotic Salvation Movement (MPS), won the 13th February 2011 taking 133 of the 188 seats in the National Assembly. Turnout amongst the 4.8 […]

Election goes smoothly

The general election in Chad went ahead smoothly today (Sunday 13th February 2011)  according to EU observers. The general election will allow the 4.8 million Chadians to vote between President […]

Parliamentary 2011

An election took place on 13 February 2011. Patriotic Salvation Movement (MPS) 86 MPS-RDP 27 MPS-Viva-RNDP 18 National Union for Democracy and Renewal (UNDR) 10 URD 8 MPS-RDP-Viva 4 RNDT […]