Uncertain future for Chad after the president's death

The situation is uncertain in Chad after President Idriss Déby, who ruled the country for 30 years, died after fighting rebel forces.
Photo: Paul Kagame, Flickr

Of: Anna Mattsson

Following the sudden death of President Idriss Déby in April, the Central African country of Chad is in uncertainty. The military council that was appointed shortly afterwards with Déby's son, Mahamat Idriss Déby, at the helm, has created debate and divided opinions both within and outside the country's borders.

June 1, 2021, News

Record number of people fleeing their home countries south of the Sahara

Conflicts between ethnic groups and extremist forces are two reasons why people are fleeing their homes. Photo: MONUSCO / Abel Kavanagh

Of: Anna Mattsson

Conflicts and violence have forced millions of people to flee their homes around the world, and more than ever are now fleeing their homelands, according to the latest figures from IDMC, the Internal Refugee Monitoring Center. Sub-Saharan Africa is the region where violence has caused the most internally displaced people.

March 29, 2021, News

Corruption complicates development cooperation in DR Congo

Joachim Beijmo, Head of Development Aid at the Swedish Embassy in Kinshasa.

Of: Anna Mattsson

Sweden is one of the world's largest donors to the Democratic Republic of Congo. However, the high level of corruption in the country affects development cooperation. Utvecklingsmagasinet has interviewed Joachim Beijmo, head of development assistance at the Swedish embassy in Kinshasa.

February 11, 2021, Interview