Chad - Chad Located right between the north and center of...

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Chad Located right between the north and center of Africa, Chad is a diverse country: at the north has the Sahara desert, at the middle has the Sahel region and at the south, the Sudanian Savannas. It has more than 200 ethnic groups and the main religion is Islam Sufi, followed by Christianity. It used to be a French colony, governed in a completely unorganized way; since the zone was seen only as a source of slaves and cotton, it was almost ignored by the administration and, save for the south, had to content itself with the dregs of other regions under French control. The country went independent in 1960, but has been in an eternal wave of civil wars since then. The deplorable French mandate, plus all the ethnic groups fighting for power, resulted in continuing disputes amongst themselves: each time one of the groups manages to hold control of the capital (and, de facto, the country), the other groups start another civil war to try to topple the actual group in power. Just to spice things up, once in a while external groups decide to join the
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