The case of IOG versus Boreh: final curtain!
Since he broke off in 2009 with his former friend - and major contributor to his previous election campaigns - Abdourahman Mahamoud Boreh, President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh (IOG) has constantly [...]
Letter from the Djibouti presidency to British judge Julian Martin Flaux
Since he became president in 1999, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh (IOG) has built his core power base on members of his own Issa Mamassan clan. They hold numerous key posts even if allies from other ethnic groups are also represented in the upper echelons of state government. For some time, IOG's position on the national political stage has been under challenge, notably from opposition coalition Union pour [...]