Who wants to take over from Marill?
Groupe Marill, which has been operating in Djibouti since 1896 [...]
In the run-up to the next China-Africa summit, which is due to take place in Beijing in September, the French foreign office has been issuing a flurry of briefings on Africa's disaffection with French cooperation initiatives and its growing preference for loans from Beijing. This shift is already well under way in the business sphere and is leaving Paris out in the cold. [...]
On 28 April, the Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed Ali and the Djiboutian president Ismail Omar Guelleh announced with great pomp that Addis Ababa was acquiring a stake in Djibouti's port infrastructure in exchange for shares in Ethiopian companies (Ethiopian [...]
True to his plan to transform his country into a kind of small Singapore and his ambition to be re-elected president in 2016 through a policy of instigating major infrastructure projects, President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh (IOG) is investing without counting [...]