Kept on a tight leash, Aboubaker Omar Hadi rules over Djibouti's ports

The director of the Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority, Aboubaker Omar Hadi.
The director of the Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority, Aboubaker Omar Hadi. © Luc Gnago/Reuters
The chairman of Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority Aboubaker Omar Hadi has become a major asset for the small state as he continues to build a lucrative business empire around its ports. Hadi has the full trust of President Ismail Omar Guelleh, who is careful, however, to keep him in his place. [...] (1352 words)
Issue dated 14/10/2022 Reading time 6 minutes
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