Deby dynasty

Chad votes on new constitution ahead of promised end of military rule

Chad votes on new constitution ahead of promised end of military rule

  • Mahamat Deby was proclaimed transitional president by the army in April 2021, following the death of his father Idriss Deby Itno
  • Deby senior had ruled Chad, who ruled for more than 30 years, was killed by rebels on his way to the front line of the fighting
  • A large section of the opposition and civil society in the central African country are calling for a boycott
By AFP ·