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ISS: Can the peace-trade equation stabilise the Horn?

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The launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) on 7 July at the African Union (AU) summit in Niamey, Niger, has created...

Djibouti to receive FMTV vehicles

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Djibouti will be one of the recipients of Oshkosh Defence’s Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTVs) following a contract for foreign military sales of...

AFRICOM commander observes Djibouti’s Rapid Intervention Battalion

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U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, commander of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), met with senior Djiboutian officials, including Chief of General Staff of...

As China prevails, France’s Macron shuffles his cards in Djibouti

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French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday sought to reassert the importance of France in its former colony Djibouti with Paris increasingly fearing China’s muscular...

Djiboutian Air Force receives upgraded Dauphin helicopters

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Djibouti’s Air Force has taken delivery of four AS365N Dauphin helicopters upgraded by Airbus Helicopters in Romania. The four helicopters arrived in Djibouti on 16...

Migrants die in boat collision off Djibouti

More than 100 migrants are believed missing and 38 confirmed dead off Djibouti after two boats capsized, the UN. migration agency said. The overcrowded boats,...

Migrants feared drowned off Djibouti

More than 130 African migrants were missing off Djibouti after two overloaded boats capsized in rough seas, the United Nations migration agency said. The vessels...

US continues to expand Djibouti UAV base

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The United States continues to expand its unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) base at Chabelley Airfield in Djibouti and has awarded a contract for the...

EU Navfor marks ten years off Horn of Africa

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On Tuesday 4th December in Djibouti, EU NAVFOR's Force Commander, Rear Admiral Alfonso Pérez de Nanclares handed back command of Operation Atalanta...

AFRICOM Commander meets with Djiboutian President, key leadership

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During a four-day trip to East Africa, Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, commander of United States Africa Command (AFRICOM), met with senior Djiboutian...

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Raw deal for defence in SONA

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Last week’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Cyril Ramaphosa, also Commander-in-Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), sadly did...