In the wake of the death of President Idriss Déby Itno, N’Djamena is nervous and tense. Where possible, parents have sent their children to their home villages for safety. No one can predict what comes next, but everyone is worried.
Mourners gathered in Chad's capital N'Djamena on Saturday to bury protesters killed during rallies against the rule of a transitional military council headed by the son of the late President Idriss Deby Itno, who died last week
Chad’s transitional military government faces protests as citizens demand a return civilian rule after a military council took control of the country following the sudden death of President Idriss Deby Itno this month.
President @DPRamaphosa has received with sadness the disturbing news of the death of President Marshal Idriss Déby Itno of the Republic of Chad on Tuesday, following injuries he sustained while leading his military forces to repel a rebel attack.
#UPDATE The Chadian army have confirmed that General Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno, a four-star general who is the son of slain president Idriss Deby Itno, will replace him at the head of a military council
president idriss deby itno'>Chad President Idriss Deby Itno dies hours after winning re-election
As Chad's President Idriss Déby Itno seeks a sixth term, Chad’s security forces have ruthlessly cracked down on protesters and the political opposition in the lead-up to April 11 elections. The government is trying to silence those who want a change.