Editorial. Who still remembers Ahmed Moussa, founder, in April 1965, of the Chadian Liberation Front, the first grain of an endless string of armed rebellions? However, the shadow of the man who from his Sudanese refuge there led a 57 years the first attack on a military post of the Chadian army, in Adré, in Ouaddaï, hovered over the room of the Palace of January 15 during the closing speech of the National Dialogue, delivered on October 8 by the president of the transition, Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno.
“Because Chad is worth it! »
After asking the people for forgiveness, on behalf of all Heads of State since independence, and repeatedly repeating his mantra inspired of the slogan of a famous cosmetics brand “Because Chad is worth it!” », the young general expressed the wish to finally see the image of «a country in crisis for more than fifty years disappear». As if, half a century later, it was still necessary to treat the evil that had pushed Ahmed Moussa, Ibrahim Abatcha, El Hadj Issaka, Abba Siddick and the constantly renewed cohort of their successors to take the maquis.