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...

QUARTZ AFRICA 25 September 2018 by Abdi Latif Dahir World leaders gather in New York this week to tackle a plethora of global problems, from climate change...

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....

BLOOMBERG 14 September 2018 Country emerging from isolation after Ethiopia rapprochement Closer ties being forged with U.A.E., Russia, Saudi Arabia Eritrea is casting off its reputation as a hermit state and pushing to become a key player in one of the world’s most strategically important regions. Decades of eschewing international cooperation by the...

MENAFN 12 September 2018 (MENAFN – SomTribune) African state ordered to pay costs after illegal payments case thrown out DP World has won an arbitration...

THE GUARDIAN 11 September 2018 Kremlin officials are offering arms and military services deals in exchange for diplomatic support and mineral extraction...

REUTERS 6 September 2018 ADDIS ABABA, Sept 6 (Reuters) – China has agreed to restructure some of Ethiopia’s debt, including a loan for a $4 billion railway linking its capital Addis Ababa with neighbouring Djibouti, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Thursday. Abiy described the rescheduling as limited, but added that repayment of the railway debt has...

THE ECONOMIC TIMES 31 August 2018 Global ambitions In pursuit of its global ambitions and emerge as the next super power China is creating military bases...

The Africa Report 21 August 2018 With its strategic location in East Africa, Djibouti is building ports and other transport infrastructure to serve as...

Capital Ethiopia 21 August 2018 A delegation comprised of top leaders in the Ethiopian logistics sector visited Djibouti for two days, between August...