Rich in natural resources, but Chadians live in poverty Chad produces 1.5 billion barrels of oil — making it one of the largest oil reserve holders in Africa. Its oil revenues contributes 60% to the national budget. Whereas cotton, cattle, livestock, and gum arabic make a big chunk of Chad's non-oil export earnings. … [Read more...] about How free is Chad 60 years after independence?
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Kramp-Karrenbauer emphasised, however, that she felt reform was the right course rather than the dissolution of the entire KSK. “The vast majority of the men and women in the KSK and in the Bundeswehr as a whole are loyal to our constitution, with no ifs or buts,” she said. … [Read more...] about German commando company is disbanded due to far-right culture
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