The many questions raised by Idriss Déby's death

Chad's president Idriss Déby, who died on 20 April.
Chad's president Idriss Déby, who died on 20 April. © REUTERS/Ammar Awad/File Photo
President Idriss Déby's sudden death on 20 April has sent shockwaves throughout Chad and further afield, prompting France to raise its operation Bharkane to maximum alert. Officially, the leader was killed in combat fighting the Fact rebels, but many questions remain on the circumstances leading to his death. [...] (471 words)
Issue dated 21/04/2021 Reading time 2 minutes
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