Are the finances of the regime big guns to be investigated?
According to our information, a Djiboutian political grouping, the Association Des Contribuables Djiboutiens, recently contacted the US Office of Foreign [...]
With the diplomatic and economic tit-for-tat between the US president Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping in full swing, control of the commercial maritime traffic through the Bab-el-Mandeb strait - which accounts for 40% of world trade - has become [...]
Ethiopia's race towards the Red Sea is under way, but the landlocked country can only access the ports via Afar territories. The Afars therefore find themselves at the centre of negotiations between Eritrea (with which Addis Ababa has established closer [...]
After interviewing sources in Djibouti and Somalia, The Indian Ocean Newsletter has gathered revealing information regarding the provenance and destination of arms transiting through Djibouti. It is a slickly run operation and the authorities, though they may not officially endorse [...]