1982 African Cup of Nations
The 1982 African Cup of Nations was the 13th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the soccer championship of Africa (CAF). It was hosted by Libya. Just like in 1980, the field of eight teams was spli...
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Negue Djogo
Negue Djogo (born February 2, 1932) was a Chadian officer and politician.A French-trained Sara officer, his first prominent assignment came in 1966 when, still a lieutenant, he was made by President F...
Chadian National Armed Forces
The Chadian National Armed Forces (Forces Armées Nationales Tchadiennes or FANT) was the army of the central government of Chad from January 1983, when the President Hissène Habré's forces, in first p...
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François Tombalbaye
François Tombalbaye (June 15, 1918 – April 13, 1975), also called N'Garta Tombalbaye from 1973 until his death, was a teacher and a trade union activist who served as the first president of Chad...
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Volcan Army
The Volcan Army was a Chadian insurgent rebel group that was active during the Chadian Civil War. The movement was founded in 1970 by the Arab insurgent leader Mohamed Baghlani, who had been expelled ...
Lol Mahamat Choua
Lol Mahamat Choua (born 1939) is a Chadian politician who served as his country's head of state for four months in 1979. He is the President of the Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) political par...
Hassan Djamous
Hassan Djamous (died 1989) was a Commander in Chief of the Chadian Army and a cousin of current Chadian President Idriss Déby. The Hassan Djamous International Airport is named after him.He led Chadia...
Goukouni Oueddei
Goukouni Oueddei (born 1944) is a Chadian political figure. He was Head of State of Chad from 1979 to 1982. He is currently in exile.
Goukouni is from the northern half of the country and is the s...
FROLINAT
FROLINAT (French: Front de Libération Nationale du Tchad; English: National Liberation Front of Chad) is an insurgent rebel group that was active in Chad between 1966 and 1993.
The organiz...
Félix Malloum
Félix Malloum or Félix Malloum Ngakoutou Bey-Ndi (September 10, 1932 – June 12, 2009) was a Chadian politician from the south. He served as an officer in the Chadian Military and as a member of ...
Transitional Government of National Unity
The Transitional Government of National Unity (Gouvernement d'Union Nationale de Transition or GUNT) was the coalition government of armed groups that nominally ruled Chad from 1979 to 1982, during th...
National and Nomadic Guard
The National and Nomadic Guard of Chad (Garde Nationale et Nomade du Tchad or GNNT) is one of four defence and security forces in Chad. (The others are the Army, the Gendarmerie and the Police). Arti...
Hissène Habré
Hissène Habré (Chadian Arabic: حسين حبري  [hiˈsɛn ˈhabre]; born 13 September 1942), also spelled Hissen Habré, is a former Chadian dictator who was the leader of Chad from 1982 until he was depos...
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United Nations Security Council Resolution 926
United Nations Security Council resolution 926, adopted unanimously on 13 June 1994, after reaffirming Resolution 915 (1994), the Council commended the work of the United Nations Aouzou Strip Observer...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 926 - Wikipedia
Aouzou Strip
The Aouzou Strip (/ˈaʊzuː/; Arabic قطاع أوزو, alternatively Aozou Strip) is a strip of land in northern Chad which lies along the border with Libya, extending south to a depth of about 100 kilometers ...
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People's Armed Forces
The People's Armed Forces (Forces Armées Populaires or FAP) was a Chadian insurgent group composed of followers of Goukouni Oueddei after the schism with Hissène Habré in 1976. With an ethnic base in ...
People's Armed Forces - Wikipedia
Diffa Arabs
Diffa Arabs (also known as Mahamid Arabs) is the Nigerien name given to Arab nomadic tribespeople living in eastern Niger, mostly in the Diffa Region. Numbering no more than 150,000 and accounting fo...
Muammar Gaddafi
Muammar Muhammad Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi (/ˈmoʊ.əmɑr ɡəˈdɑːfi/; Arabic: معمر محمد أبو منيار القذافي‎, muʿammar muḥammad ʾabū minyār al-qaḏḏāfī  audio ) (c. 1942 –...
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Toubou people
The Tubu or Toubou (Old Tebu: "Rock People;" also written Tibu, Tibbu, Tebu, Tubu, Tebou, Umbararo) are an ethnic group that live mainly in northern Chad, but also in southern Libya, northeastern Nige...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 910
United Nations Security Council resolution 910, adopted unanimously on 14 April 1994, after considering a letter by the Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali advising of his intention to send a reco...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 910 - Wikipedia
Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti Prefecture
Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti Prefecture was the largest of the 14 prefectures of Chad between 1960 and 1999. It was transformed into Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti Region, one of the 18 regions into which the country...
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Democratic Revolutionary Council
The Democratic Revolutionary Council (Conseil Démocratique Révolutionnaire or CDR) was a faction of FROLINAT founded by Ahmat Acyl and later headed by Acheikh ibn Oumar and was also known as the New ...
Kano Accord
The Kano Accord was preceded by the collapse of central authority in Chad in 1979, when the Prime Minister, Hissène Habré, had unleashed his militias on February 12 against the capital N'Djamena and t...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 915
United Nations Security Council resolution 915, adopted unanimously on 4 May 1994, after reaffirming Resolution 910 (1994), the Council, acting on a recommendation by the Secretary-General Boutros Bou...
Chadian Armed Forces
The Chadian Armed Forces (Forces Armées Tchadiennes or FAT) were the army of the central government of Chad from 1960 to 1979, under the southern presidents François Tombalbaye and Félix Malloum, unti...