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23 March 2015 A recent interview with a prominent Djiboutian politician seems to be rather contradictory. Ilyas Dawaleh, the Finance Minister, was recently interviewed by The National on his plans to make Djibouti the next Dubai.   In the interview he stated that key to these plans are Djibouti’s...

It was this morning announced that the diplomatic services in Djibouti have been closed to the public, in order so that the US Embassy can ‘review its...

affairesinternationales.fr 6 March 2015 (Translated)   The links between Djibouti and France are the least distended past ten years, despite a late...

Opinion 25 February 2015 The rising threat of terrorism in Africa is undeniable. Al-Shabaab’s continuing presence in Somalia is a grave concern to both...

On the 18th February 2011 thousands of protesters called for President Guelleh to step down from the presidency he has held since 1999. Protesters were...

Yemen is potentially on the brink of armed conflict after Houthi rebels seized control of key government facilities, dissolved parliament, and placed the...

Human Rights Watch has recently released the World Report 2014. This is its 24th annual review of human rights practices around the globe. It summarizes...

5 November 2014 Recently, it was announced that global development lenders, including the World Bank, African Development Bank and European Union, pledged...

The recently held Africa Global Business Forum in Dubai brought together more than 700 government officials and business leaders from across the Middle...

Staying on Track, 21.10.14   The Vision 2035 goal to establish Djibouti as the largest logistics hub in Africa is admirable but ambitious. Whilst to some...