Is stability in Chad at risk? | Inside Story


Tensions have been high in Chad since the sudden death of President Idriss Deby nearly two weeks ago.
Deby’s son was immediately announced as his successor, and a military council set up.
That move’s rejected by the opposition. And it’s since led to more division
Civil society groups in Chad are calling for more protests to demand a return to civilian rule.
Some demonstrators say they want to choose their leader freely, while others accuse France of backing the military council against the will of the people.
So, can the crisis be contained?
Presenter: Hashem Ahelbarra

Guests
Ovigwe Eguegu, geopolitical and security analyst for Afripolitika.
Noufal Abboud, Executive Director of the Nordic Center for conflict transformation.
Nathaniel Powell, associate researcher at Lancaster University and author of ‘France’s Wars in Chad: Military Intervention and Decolonization in Africa’.
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