Djibouti: DP World Sues China’s Merchants Port

BY PAUL NYAKAREYA | FINANCIAL GAZETTE United Arab Emirates’ DP World Limited and its subsidiaries have taken legal action against China for building an international free zone on a terminal being disputed with Djibouti. The lawsuit was filed in the High Court of Hong Kong for unlawfully procuring and inducing the Republic of Djibouti to […]

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Competing with Djibouti, Somaliland Offers Ethiopia a Pipeline Alternative

BY NIZAR MANEK | BLOOMBERG A self-declared republic in Somalia asked Ethiopia to reroute its nascent oil and gas exports via a proposed new pipeline, challenging Djibouti’s long-held plans for a conduit. The overture from Somaliland comes as Ethiopia begins exploiting an estimated 8 trillion cubic feet of natural gas and test-drilling for oil in […]

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Horn of Africa on a Positive Note at the UN General Assembly Agenda

BY ABDI LATIF DAHIR | QUARTZ AFRICA World leaders gather in New York this week to tackle a plethora of global problems, from climate change and migration to humanitarian disasters and war. Amid all these challenges, there is at least one positive note: The Horn of Africa’s swift and crucial diplomatic turnaround.

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