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Chad: Anti-government protests turn violent resulting in deaths

– – Protests against the military council in Chad have turned violent with reports of at least two people dying. A man was shot dead in Moundou, in southern Chad while another person was killed when protesters attacked a bus in the capital N’Djamena. The protests were called by the opposition coalition defying a ban placed on demonstrations. Police had earlier on Tuesday broken up several demonstrations in the capital, N’Djamena. They also fired tear gas at the demonstrators burn tyres in several neighbourhoods of the city. – – Footage…

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Chad: Military transitional government rejects talks with rebels

– – Chad’s new military transitional government has refused to hold talks with rebels as the country finds a way out of the current political crisis. The rebels have been blamed for the death of ex-president Idriss Deby at the battle front this month when they clashed with soldiers. On Sunday the rebel group known as Fact said it was joining other armed groups, who oppose Deby’s son. General Mahamat Idriss Deby is now heading the transitional government for the next 18 months. But in a televised speech, the military…

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