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US News Chad-Deby takes the lead of the presidential election, according to partial results

04:15  18 april  2021
04:15  18 april  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

Presidential in Chad: the assessments of the African Union and the ECCAS on the

 Presidential in Chad: the assessments of the African Union and the ECCAS on the © Reuters - Stringer of Chadian voters seeking their names in the registers of a voting center for the presidential election in Ndjamena, April 11 2021. After the presidential election of 11 April, the African Union and the Economic Community of Central African States concluded on a calm and calm ballot, while recognizing some failures. The two organizations held a joint press on Tuesday, April 13, in which they congratulated the government.

N'DJAMENA, CHAD - Chad President Idriss Deby has taken a strong early lead and appeared poised to extend his three-decade rule, partial provisional results of the April 11 presidential election released by the election commission showed. Deby has won a majority in all but one of the 51 departments announced so far, and he secured a plurality in the "Until midday, the polling stations were almost empty in almost all towns in the country, but CENI has just concocted fictitious results to deceive Chadians ," Yacine Abderaman Sakine, the head of the opposition Reform Party , told Reuters.

FILE PHOTO: Chad 's President Idriss Deby arrives to attend a summit on the situation in the Sahel region in the southern French city of Pau, France, January 13, 2020. N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - Chad President Idriss Deby has taken a strong early lead and appeared poised to extend his three-decade rule, partial provisional results of the April 11 presidential election released by the election commission showed. Deby has won a majority in all but one of the 51 departments announced so far, and secured a plurality in the other, with 61 departments remaining, according to the Independent

Chad-Election / (Photo): Chad-Deby takes the lead of the presidential election, according to partial results

N'Djamena, April 17 (Reuters) - Chadian President Idriss Deby took a strong advance, according to the partial provisional results of the presidential election of April 11 published by the Electoral Commission.

According to the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), Idriss Deby won the majority in all departments, except one, on the 51 announced so far, and obtained a plurality in the other. The results have not yet been announced in 61 additional departments.

kilmapone tear, responsible for logistics at CENI, said they still did not receive more than 30% of the results.

Lead 1- "France loses a courageous friend," said the Elysée after the death of Idriss Deby

 Lead 1- Chad-Deby / France (Lead 1): Lead 1- "France loses a brave friend," says L 'Elysee after the death of Idriss Déby (updated with new quotes) Paris, April 20 (Reuters) - "France loses a courageous friend," said Tuesday L'Elysee after the death of Chadian President Idriss Déby, in Recalling its "firm attachment to the stability and territorial integrity of Chad", alloy of Paris weight in the fight against jihadist groups in the Sahel.

Presidential elections were held in Chad on 10 April 2016. Incumbent President Idriss Déby was re- elected for a fifth term. In the electoral system introduced in 1996, the President of Chad is elected to a five-year term using a two-round system

N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - Chad voted in a presidential election on Sunday with incumbent Idriss Deby running for a fifth term in office, arguing that only his government can maintain stability in the face of a threat from Islamist militants. Boko Haram has staged a series of attacks in Chad in the past year as part of a campaign to expand Results are not expected for two weeks, according to a timetable set out by the electoral commission. The president , who led a rebellion to power in 1990, is favourite to defeat 13 challengers including opposition leader Saleh Kebzabo who argues that Chad needs change.

A group of rebels based in Libya, the Front for Change and Concorde in Chad (FACT), attacked a Chadian border post in the north of the country on polling day.

Saturday, the British Government stated that a convoy of the FACT was heading towards the Southwest towards the capital N'Djamena and had exceeded the city of Faya, located about 770 km (478 miles).

Another convoy was seen approaching the city of Mao, about 220 km north of N'Djamena, the British government told its traveler advice website. The spokesman for the Chadian army did not respond immediately to a comment request.

ally of Western powers in the fight against Islamist militants in West and Central Africa, Idriss Deby is one of the oldest leaders in Africa, but signs of increasing discontent occur in its management of wealth. oil tanker.

Chad: Mahamat Idriss Déby, a pure army product at the head of the military board

 Chad: Mahamat Idriss Déby, a pure army product at the head of the military board © Marco Longari / AFP General Chadian Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno on April 11, 2021 in Ndjamena. The death of the Chadian head of state Idriss debly itno barely announced, a military transition council of fifteen general took power for a period of 18 months before, do they announce, the "free and democratic election" . The son of Idriss Déby, General Mahamat Idriss Déby is the first of them: a man of power, military, but rather discreet. Mahamat Idriss Déby is a pure product of the Chadian army.

Chadian President Idriss Deby arrives at a polling station during the presidential election in Ndjamena, Chad . Polling stations closed at 6 p.m. (1700 GMT) and vote counting began, watched in some places by small crowds. Results are not expected for two weeks, according to a timetable set out by the electoral commission. The president , who led a rebellion to power in 1990, is favourite to defeat 13 challengers including opposition leader Saleh Kebzabo who argues that Chad needs change.

Presidential elections were held in Chad on 2 June 1996, with a second round on 3 July. They were the first multiparty presidential elections in the history of Chad and occurred at the end of a long transitional process after repeated delays.

In recent years, the Chadian government has been forced to reduce public spending due to low oil prices, its main export product, which caused strikes.

Opposition leaders called their supporters to boycott the polls last week.

"until midday, the polling stations were almost empty in almost all the cities of the country, but the CENI has just concoped fictitious results to deceive Chadians," said Reuters Yacine Abderaman Sakine, head of the Party of the reform, an opposition party. "We do not recognize this result."

To be maintained in power, Idriss Deby relied on a firm contact on state institutions and one of the most successful armies in the region. (Mahamat Ramadane and Hereward Holland; French version Camille Raynaud)

rebels in Chad provide ceasefire to .
a few days after killing President Déby in Chad, the FACT rebels give themselves negotiable. Tactics or a serious interest? The prevailing military is unimpressed. © Christophe Petit / AFP Soldiers in the place of the nation in the capital N'Djamena The rebels in Chad, which are made responsible for the violent death of long-term adriss Déby Itno , allegedly silenced the weapons.

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