Thursday, September 24, 2020
BY MULUGETA GUDETA The Horn of Africa is increasingly becoming a region with growing military strategic and economic assets. Great economic powers such as the United States, China, the Gulf States, and some European countries are vying for control, influence...
On 14th June 2020 Somaliland and Somalia met in Djibouti for a four-day summit. The summit, the first serious one since the two sides started talking in 2012 in London, stirred up so much social media frenzy about its gamut...
Security forces are seen at the Port of Djibouti on March 9, 2018. Authorities recently arrested two journalists covering protests in the country, and a third is in hiding. Authorities in Djibouti should stop harassing journalists working with the...
Djibouti president confirms Farmaajo – Bihi meeting, Abiy invited By Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban Djibouti president Ismail Omar Guelleh has confirmed the meeting between Somalia and Somaliland leaders. According to him, the two leaders are set to meet on Sunday June...
Review by Bruce Miller Djibouti is a small country. But then the Gambia is smaller, and we know quite a bit about its musical history, despite the fact that much of it is a river. Djibouti is different. Aside from having...
The Dancing Devils of Djibouti released on vinyl © Ostinato Records Djibouti is better known as a strategic outpost than a hotbed of music but Groupe RTD, the country's national radio band, are one of its best kept secrets. By day they...
Author: Jean-Pierre Cabestan, Hong Kong Baptist University China’s decision to build a People’s Liberation Army (PLA) naval base in Djibouti was approved by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013. This constituted a sea change in its foreign policy and security...
WHO delivered protective equipment for COVID-19 to the Djibouti Ministry of Health including goggles, surgical gowns, gloves, face masks and hand sprayers. The distribution of personal protective equipment to health facilities is one of WHO's recommended measures to protect...
Djibouti Foreign Minister Mahmoud Ali Youssouf (L) and Turkish Transport and Infrastructure Minister Mehmet Cahit Turhan (R) met in Ankara on February 19, 2020. Turkey is eyeing taking over management of the second most strategic port in the Horn of...
A leading bank in Djibouti has written to the Central Bank of Kenya raising concerns of what it fears to be a scheme to defraud Kenyans using its name and logo. The East Africa Bank based in the Djibouti says...