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The New York Times, 04.08.14 By DAVID BROOKS James Mwangi grew up on the slopes of the Aberdare Mountains in central Kenya. His father lost his life during the Mau Mau uprising against the colonial authorities. His mother raised seven children, making sure both the girls and the boys were well educated. Everybody in the family worked at a series of street businesses...

The Wall Street Journal, 03.08.14 By George Mwangi A settlement in Lamu, Kenya, the planned home for a major new port that will provide vastly improved transportation links for landlocked countries of East Africa. Reuters NAIROBI, KENYA–A Chinese firm has signed a $478.9 million deal to construct three berths at Kenyan Indian Ocean port of Lamu, the Kenyan president’s...

02.08.14, Washington Post Cameroon President Paul Biya and his wife Chantal arrive at Andrews Air Force Base for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. (Cliff Owen/AP) By Dan Lamothe When a cargo plane carrying U.S. troops made an emergency landing in July on a Ugandan highway, it snarled traffic, drew crowds and caused a sheepish-looking Marine Corps colonel to apologize on...

African Press Organisation, 12.09.14 DJIBOUTI, Djibouti, September 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Djibouti Chamber of Commerce, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and Camp Lemonnier came together for a Business Exchange Sept. 2, 2014, at the Kempinski Hotel in Djibouti. Several vendors participated in the business exchange and were able to speak...

11.09.14, geeska afrika Djibouti (HAN) September 11, 2014 – Regional defense and security news.  The Arab League released a press statement after  meeting on Sept. 7, 2014,  held at the level of Arab foreign ministers condemned Eritrea for “the kidnapping of a Djiboutian soldier from the demilitarized zone” on the border between Eritrea and Djibouti. The Arab...

10.09.14, Turkish Weekly Last May, Djibouti President Ismail Omer Guelleh met with US President Barack Obama at the White House where they discussed issues related to the economy, education, and health. Moreover, issues regarding terrorism and development of military relations topped the agenda. One result of the meeting was that both sides agreed on extending the lease...

Xinhuanet, 09.09.14 Chinese navy’s Changbaishan warship arrives at Djibouti Port for 5 day’s maintaining and supply replenishment in Djibouti,...

CNN, 01.09.14 By Shelby Lin Erdman, CNN (CNN) — No one was seriously injured when a U.S. Marine helicopter crashed into the Arabian Sea Monday following training exercises in Djibouti, the U.S. Navy said. All 25 military members, 17 marines and eight sailors, aboard the Super Stallion chopper were safely recovered from the Gulf of Aden and taken aboard the amphibious...

CCTV, 28.08.14 Editor: Zhang Dan Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R) meets with Djibouti’s Prime Minister Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed, who is here to attend the closing ceremony of the second Summer Youth Olympic Games, in Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province, Aug. 28, 2014. (Xinhua/Xie Huanchi) ...

Sabahi, 26.08.14 A member of Djibouti’s presidential guard opened fire on his colleagues at the Djibouti International Airport on Monday (August...