Tombalbaye

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Chadian Progressive Party
... party, and the choice fell on François Tombalbaye, who had just been made secretary-general of the PPT ... few weeks before independence and the assumption of the presidency, Tombalbaye exiled Lisette, so eliminating a dangerous rival from that moment nobody dared contest him in the party, that was declared the country's ... Tombalbaye renamed his party in 1973, calling it National Movement for the Cultural and Social Revolution, that survived only two years, as the Chadian coup of 1975 overthrew Tombalbaye and brought in a new government ...
Camille Gourvenec
... of colonel, who, from 1966, was seconded as security adviser to President François Tombalbaye of Chad, and was therefore effectively head of Tombalbaye's security and intelligence service ... (under torture) of numerous opponents of Tombalbaye's regime, and also implicated in the killing of others, including Outel Bono ... have had advance warning of the coup which toppled Tombalbaye in 1975 but he did not intervene ...
Tombalbaye Government - Rebellion in Chad
... In addition to historical causes and what Tombalbaye himself was later to call "maladministration", the country's Arabic speaking neighbors abetted rebellion in the northern and central regions of ... Tombalbaye's initial response to the increasing antigovernment activities was to attempt to crush them ... the government's forces proved woefully inadequate for the task, Tombalbaye swallowed his pride and called in the French under provisions of military treaties signed in 1960 ...
Pierre Toura Gaba
... and a month later Toura lost his office in the party to François Tombalbaye who later in the same month, when Lisette renounced, became the new head of the government ... A new government was formed headed by Tombalbaye and with Toura was Minister of Public Works ... With the independence of Chad on August 11, 1960, Tombalbaye became President and Toura was made Foreign minister ...
Chadian Coup Of 1975 - Consequences
... a later communique the coupists were to justify their actions, accusing Tombalbaye of having governed by dividing the tribes, and of having humiliated the army and treated it with contempt ... It immediately arrested eight of Tombalbaye's top aides and suspended the 1962 constitution, while all parties were banned and the National Assembly was dissolved ... The success of the coup did not produce a major break with Tombalbaye's policies ...