News Djibouti » Djibouti: Djibouti's Booming Nightlife Scene — Fueled by Foreign Militaries
One of the world’s tiniest countries is preparing to surprise the world again. At Club Menelik, the buzzing nightclub on the ground floor of the eponymous three-star hotel in the city of Djibouti, the party runs nonstop, even at midnight on a Monday.
News Djibouti » Djibouti: Through Quiet Dealmaking, New Delhi Extends Its Influence in the Indian Ocean
If correct, this facility would join its recently opened naval and military base in Djibouti as part of a growing network of Chinese naval and air bases across the Indian Ocean. Further Chinese bases in the region should also be expected. At the same ...
News Djibouti » Djibouti: Asylum seekers believe their husbands will kill them if they're sent back to Djibouti
Deka and Khadija still have scars on their faces and heads from the beatings they endured at the hands of their husbands in Djibouti — and it's why they hope Canada will allow them to stay here as refugees.
News Djibouti » Djibouti: The Indian Ocean Base Race
If correct, this facility would join its recently opened naval and military base at Djibouti as part of a growing network of Chinese naval and air bases across the Indian Ocean. Further Chinese bases in the region should also be expected. At the same time ...
News Djibouti » Djibouti: UNICEF Djibouti Humanitarian Situation Report, December 2017
• 3,811 of children under the age of 5 suffering from SAM were treated, the equivalent of 67% of the planned target. • 1,546 additional people have access to adequate sanitation, the equivalent of 45% of its annual target. • 4,000 cases of suspected ...
News Djibouti » Djibouti: Djibouti Begins To Flourish with China’s Help
Feb. 9, 2018 (EIRNS)—A long article, “How Djibouti Became China’s Gateway to Africa,” in Spiegel Online yesterday, pointed out that many Djiboutians “are dreaming of creating, with Chinese help, something similar to Singapore and the Gulf States.
News Djibouti » Djibouti: Djibouti's uncanny mix of French baguettes, Somali tea and bustling business
Not long ago Djibouti was known for little more than French legionnaires, desert and a small ramshackle port. But nowadays this tiny republic on the northern tip of the Horn of Africa has big plans, including turning its capital into the Dubai of Africa.
News Djibouti » Djibouti: China's Presence in Djibouti is Not a National Security Threat—Yet
On September 22, Chinese troops staged their first live-fire exercises at China’s first overseas military base, which opened in Djibouti on August 1. Ever since Beijing publicly acknowledged in November 2015 that China was building a logistical support ...
News Djibouti » Djibouti: China’s Experiment in Djibouti
On April 8, 2016 China’s Ministry of Defense reported that construction of China’s first oversea military base had begun. The naval military base – officially a logistics support base – is located in Djibouti, a small but highly strategic country ...
News Djibouti » Djibouti: Column: The Trump administration is starting to pay attention to Africa
In the strategic country of Djibouti, at the southern entrance to the Red Sea, the United States has 2,000 military deployed against the terrorist group al-Shabaab in Somalia. United States air attacks from Djibouti against Shabaab concentrations have been ...