17 January 2019 by THE EDITOR Embezzlement of public funds, money laundering, foreign property deals – for many years, these crimes were associated...

THE NATIONAL 19 January 2019 The continent’s economic growth is dependent on boosting intra-regional trade “We be believe in the viability...

THE WASHINGTON POST 14 December 2018 by PATRICK MARTIN When unveiling the Trump administration’s new Africa policy on Thursday, national security adviser John Bolton made a point to speak about a single container port in the tiny East African nation of Djibouti. Officials say the Doraleh Container Terminal is critical for resupplying the only permanent U.S. base in Africa,...

PORT STRATEGY 18 November 2018 Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem: “Financial institutions are becoming increasingly cautious.” Credit: DP World International...

REUTERS 14 November 2018 by PATRICIA ZENGERLE WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Two prominent U.S. senators expressed alarm on Tuesday about the military and political consequences if China gains control of a port terminal in Djibouti, and said they were concerned it could further boost Beijing’s influence in East Africa. In a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...

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

ALL AFRICA 5 September 2018 DP World Ltd. gives notice that its Concession Agreement to operate the Doraleh Container Terminal in Doraleh, Djibouti, awarded by the Government of Djibouti to Doraleh Container Terminal S.A., or DCT, a joint venture controlled by DP World, remains legally binding on the Government and in full force and effect. The Concession Agreement conferred...

N Business 5 September 2018 In February, authorities in Djibouti abruptly cancelled DP World’s contract to run the terminal and seized its facilities,...