The death of Chad’s President Idriss Déby Itno came as a surprise, given his resilience and cat-like ability to avoid near-death experiences ... in the past. But the group being blamed for his death is Front pour l’Alternance et la Concorde au Tchad (FACT). They are not a well-known rebel group, but they have been around. Here are some facts on FACT.
Their goal? To highlight Spain’s contribution to peace in West Africa. At the beginning of October, Spain’s foreign affairs minister Arancha González Laya returned from a tour of Niger and Chad as general assembly president of the Sahel Alliance.