ARAB NEWS 1 October 2018 by JOSEPH DANA Despite its small size, Djibouti plays an outsized role in geopolitics. Some say the East African nation has the most valuable military real estate in the world. Situated on the Red Sea’s Bab Al-Mandab Strait between Yemen, Somalia and Eritrea, it is at the nexus of international trade and conflict. The Red Sea is the transit...

WASHINGTON POST 27 September 2018 by Josh Rogin Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping prepare to meet in Beijing...

EURASIA REVIEW – NEWS & ANALYSIS 27 September 2018 By Asanga Abeyagoonasekera Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port. Photo Credit: Sri Lanka government. The...

NEW BUSINESS ETHIOPIA 26 September 2018 The Minister of Energy in charge of Natural Resources of the Republic of Djibouti is set to organize the first...

DW 23 September 2018 Ethiopia and Eritrea didn’t pen their peace agreement in Addis Ababa or Asmara, but in Saudi Arabia with the Emirates alongside....

INTERNATIONAL POLICY DIGEST 22 September 2018 by AMANDA CLARKSON On the surface, the tide is turning in the Horn of Africa. The region’s four restive...

REUTERS 23 September 2018 DUBAI (Reuters) – Dubai’s government said on Sunday that a London court had extended an injunction prohibiting the government of Djibouti from interfering in the management of a port terminal seized from DP World. The government of Djibouti seized the Doraleh Container Terminal from DP World in February over a dispute dating back to at...

HANDY SHIPPING GUIDE 20 September 2018 Doraleh Facility Row Gets Ever Nastier                   DJIBOUTI – DUBAI – UK – The ongoing saga of the Doraleh Container Terminal, seized by the government of Dubai in February from the contracted operator DP World, shows no sign of relenting. Having won three successive Court...

GEOPOLITICAL MONITOR 20 September 2018 by Malik Ibrahim Last week, Djibouti upped the stakes in its long-running dispute with DP World, Dubai’s state-owned...

FPA 20 September 2018 by Alpha Daffae Senkpeni Monrovia – The rivalry between Washington and Beijing for global dominance is becoming more palpable...