NBE 8 December 2018 by  ANDUALEM SISAY GESSESSE Expanding its business, the national carrier of Djibouti, Air Djibouti, is set to start five new destinations...

THE INTERCEPT 1 December 2018 by NICK TURSE Marine Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, commander, U.S. Africa Command, speaks to the media at the Pentagon on...

BUSINESS INSIDER 29 November 2018 by GEORGE TUBEI Somalia and Tanzania — have agreed to the deal but are yet to sign the security pact. Kenya join forces...

BREAKING DEFENSE 28 November 2018 by ARIE EGOZI “The Chinese chose Djibouti because of its strategic location in Africa and mainly because it gives...

NEWS AFRICA 29 November 2018 MOGADISHU, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) — A delegation from the African Union Peace Support Division (PSD) wrapped up their three-day visit to Somalia on Wednesday, calling for successfully implementation of the transition plan within the country’s security framework. The 27-member delegation led by Mohamed Idriss, Djibouti ambassador to Ethiopia,...

ASIA TIMES 28 November 2018 by BERTIL LINTNER he African nation of Djibouti has emerged as a modern day Casablanca rife with geopolitical intrigue. A...

NEWSWEEK 18 November 2018 by TOM O’CONNOR Russia and China have embarked on increasing their military presence in Africa, where the U.S. recently announced it would withdraw some troops in order to counter its two top rivals abroad. As war rages between the government and rival rebel movements in the Central African Republic, Russia has set out to play a larger role...

MAIL ONLINE 14 November 2018 Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki (L), Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (C) and Somalia’s President...

REUTERS 6 November 2018 by  MICHELLE NICHOLS (Reuters) – The U.N. Security Council is considering lifting sanctions on Eritrea next week after a rapprochement with Ethiopia, although some members want to maintain some diplomatic pressure to ensure a dispute with Djibouti is resolved, diplomats said on Monday. A British-drafted resolution, seen by Reuters, proposes...

THE ARAB WEEKLY 4 November 2018 by JOHN CK DALY With China’s overseas military expansion and advocacy of a new world order, Djibouti’s congested territory...