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The arms trade in the Horn of Africa promoting conflict

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The reluctance of western and other powers to act against Djibouti's increasing arms trafficking activities poses an existential threat to the security...

112 Djiboutian soldiers join Rapid Intervention Battalion

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One-hundred and twelve Djiboutian soldiers joined the ranks of the Djiboutian Army's Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB) following a graduation ceremony on 28...

Members of Djibouti’s first Rapid Intervention Battalion graduate

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Members of the Djiboutian Army's first ever Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB), graduated from training following a culminating exercise at a site outside...

China denies Djibouti laser pointing accusations

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The United States formally complained to China after Chinese nationals pointed lasers at US military aircraft near Djibouti in recent weeks, the...

US Djibouti exercise cancelled

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The US military cancelled a training exercise off the coast of Djibouti and put air operations from the country on hold after...

Amphibious training event begins off Djibouti’s coast

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The United States Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade on 4 April began a two-week amphibious training event in...

Significant consequences if China takes port in Djibouti

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The top US general for Africa told lawmakers the American military could face "significant" consequences should China take a key port in...

ISS: Should Africa worry about a growing foreign military presence?

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The United States in particular, but also France, have had a lot of flak for their military presence in Africa. However a...

Reported unauthorized use of Djiboutian range fuels speculation on China’s African...

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Last week, the Chinese military conducted live-fire exercises at a range in the Republic of Djibouti. News of these exercises made headlines...

The Expansion of the Japan Self-Defense Force Base in Djibouti

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Last year, Japanese officials revealed that the Japanese Government would lease additional land to expand the Japan Self-Defense Force Base in Djibouti....

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...