Who is backing Michel Boukar to succeed Bechir Madet as oil minister?
The recent appointment of a new government in Chad has been bad for Bechir Madet, President Idriss Deby recently removing [...]
Management of Chad’s oil revenues is a family affair. Seventy three per cent of the $12 billion revenues accumulated since 2003 and 90% of exports are accounted for by the entourage of President Idris Deby Itno and, above all, his wife, Hinda Deby Itno. Since she married the head of state in 2005, the 35-year-old first lady has become a prominent figure in the oil sector. With her right hand man, [...]