From industry to finance, Monaco steps up interest in Djibouti
After a Djiboutian business delegation visited Monaco last year, a small number of Monegasque companies will next month make the return trip to the tiny state in the Horn of Africa.
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.
The investigation against former budget minister Abdoulkarim Aden Cher continues to grow with each passing week. Africa Intelligence reveals the names of the individuals questioned and investigated.