It’s raining money in Chad – at least for president's son

Damning video evidence of the lavish wedding celebrations of one of Chadian President Idriss Déby's sons, in which guests are showered with bills, was recently leaked online. Our Observer says such behaviour is not uncommon in this central African country blighted by poverty. Read more...

'We miss Gaddafi' say Chadians

The revolution in Libya has had one little-mentioned side effect: the end of economic co-operation between the wealthy oil state and its neighbour, Chad. Libyan funding for Chad construction projects has dried up, and many Chadians say they miss the rule of the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. Read more...