Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Why 2022 Elections Are Important for Africa, Countries like Somaliland

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Six countries will be holding both elections. Needless to say, the election calendar this year will be busy. 2022 is gearing up to be a...

Somaliland Resists Chinese Influence in Africa as It Seeks US Recognition

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The self-declared state of Somaliland is seeking US recognition as it pitches itself as a counterweight to Chinese influence in the Horn of Africa. There have been...

IMF: Djibouti’s Port Investments May Haunt its Economy

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Djibouti’s ambitions of building a competitive economy anchored on ports and ports-related infrastructure could turn out to be a mirage, according to the International Monetary Fund...

Somaliland: Waddani Prefers China to Taiwan – Presidential Candidate Irro

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The presidential candidate of the Somaliland National Party, Waddani, and the party's former Chairman, Abdirahman Mohamed Abdullahi 'Irro", revealed his party's policy regarding China...

Don’t Overhype Threat Posed By Chinese Naval Expansion

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Here's What You Need to Remember: If the United States has about eight hundred military bases outside its borders and China has one (Djibouti), then Beijing would seem...

Past Investor Experience may not Bode Well for Djibouti’s Privatisation Drive

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Earlier this month, the government of Djibouti announced it would sell off a “significant minority” of shares in its national telecoms company, Djibouti Telecom,...

Somalia’s President Berates Djibouti for Detaining His Security Adviser

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Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on Friday accused neighbouring Djibouti of illegally detaining his national security adviser, a criticism which appeared linked to a...

Asylum-seeking Djibouti Footballer Spends Week in Airport

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A member of Djibouti's national football team has spent a week in transit at an international airport in Paris after seeking asylum in France. Nassrodin...

Somaliland Gears Up for ‘Healthy’ Battle of Ports

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Berbera due to compete head to head with Djibouti for Ethiopia’s trade Anchored at the deepwater port of Berbera, an Ethiopian-flagged ship offloads its cargo...

Djibouti Needs a Plan B for the Post-Guelleh Era

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After Ethiopia and Eritrea fell out in 1998, Djibouti’s ports became landlocked Ethiopia's only outlet and a critical lifeline for exports and imports to...