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Chad opposition leader Masra files challenge against presidential election result

He shared a copy of a receipt showing that documents had been filed with the council, which an opposition official close to Masra…

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Chad army deploys in force after junta leader Déby is elected president

AFP reporters said the number of troops on the streets Friday appeared considerably larger than after previous elections.

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Chad declares interim president Deby winner of disputed vote

National Election Management Agency chief Ahmed Bartichet said Deby had secured 61.3% of the vote - comfortably over the 50% need…

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Chad opposition, civil society groups complain of vote rigging and threats

Masra says there has been persistent violence and threats against him and his supporters since election day.

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Chad votes for president after three years of military rule

Polls open at 7am and close at 5pm, with some 8.5 million people registered to vote. Soldiers began early voting on Sunday.