MODERN DIPLOMACY 5 November 2018 by ECATARINA GARCIA Chinese influence in East Africa is a topic of growing debate and concern for Western nations and...

THE ARAB WEEKLY 4 November 2018 by FRANCIS GHILES The trend of greater Chinese economic presence across the Middle East is there for all to see. Wide-ranging...

BLOOMBERG 28 October 2018 by NIZAR MANEK (Bloomberg) — A self-declared republic in Somalia asked Ethiopia to reroute its nascent oil and gas exports via a proposed new pipeline, challenging Djibouti’s long-held plans for a conduit. The overture from Somaliland comes as Ethiopia begins exploiting an estimated 8 trillion cubic feet of natural gas and test-drilling...

ARAB NEWS 3 October 2018 by YUN SUN China opened its first overseas military base in Djibouti in 2017. Now, after a year of operation, many details have surfaced to provide a better idea of Beijing’s reason for the base, and its wider global calculations predicated on the facility. Beijing has always couched the rationale for the base in benign terms. This narrative,...

EX AFRICA 3 September 2018 LONDON, United Kingdom, September 3, 2018/APO Group/ —EXX Africa (EXXAfrica.com) published a special report on the arms trade in the Horn of Africa. The trade of illegal weapons implicates senior government officials in Djibouti, which suggests that the Doraleh port terminal, which is now under government control and suffers from porous...

New Business Ethiopia 13 August 2018 The reluctance of western and other powers to act against Djibouti’s increasing arms trafficking activities poses...

FINANCIAL EXPRESS 18 July 2018 A delegation led by Rear Admiral Saw Shi Tat of the Singapore Navy, the Commander of Combined Task Force (CTF 151) with...