Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno
Chadian strongman General Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno will fly to Qatar this weekend, his office said Friday, heading to a country where a leading rebel lives in exile.
The head of Chad's military junta, Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno, left N'Djamena on Sunday for a "friendship and working visit" to France, his office said.
A son of Chad's slain leader Idriss Deby Itno is to take over as president in place of his father, according to a charter released by the presidency on Wednesday.
A four-star general who is a son of Chad's slain president Idriss Deby Itno will replace him at the head of a military council, the army announced Tuesday. "A military council has been set up headed by his son, General Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno," the army's spokesman, General Azem Bermandoa Agouna, said on state radio,…