Rebels and military caught up in Tibesti gold fever

Since the start of the year, the Chadian, Libyan and even Sudanese armies have been carrying out offensives and counter-offensives against ephemeral rebel groups in the Tibesti desert in northern Chad. At stake are the gold seams running across the region which are being fought over by rebels and army officers alike. [...] (1129 words)
Issue dated 08/04/2019 Reading time 5 minutes
Tibesti, in northern Chad, is at the heart of the conflict between rebels and the military.
Tibesti, in northern Chad, is at the heart of the conflict between rebels and the military. © Africa Intelligence
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