China’s New Base in Djibouti to Aid Economic Expansion in Africa – Observers

[VOA] China’s new military and logistical base in Djibouti has put other foreign powers on edge, but observers believe China’s strategy in the region is more about economic growth than military might.

[VOA] China's new military and logistical base in Djibouti has put other foreign powers on edge, but observers believe China's strategy in the region is more about economic growth than military might.

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What the Djibouti Military Base Tells Us About China’s Growing Role in Africa

[The Conversation Africa] China hasn’t been known for establishing military bases in Africa – or even beyond its immediate sphere of influence. This is changing following its decision to build a military base in Djibouti on the Horn of Africa. The base…

[The Conversation Africa] China hasn't been known for establishing military bases in Africa - or even beyond its immediate sphere of influence. This is changing following its decision to build a military base in Djibouti on the Horn of Africa. The base will be next door to the United States Africa Command.

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UN Agencies Partner With Government of Djibouti in Effort to Achieve SDGs

[Unicef] Djibouti -World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, World Food Programme Executive Director David Beasley and UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake met President Ismail Omar Guelleh today and discussed United …

[Unicef] Djibouti -World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, World Food Programme Executive Director David Beasley and UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake met President Ismail Omar Guelleh today and discussed United Nations cooperation with Djibouti.

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National Football Team Get Big Win Over Djibouti

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian national side overwhelmed the minnows Djibouti with a 5-1 win in the first leg match of Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifier on Saturday.

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian national side overwhelmed the minnows Djibouti with a 5-1 win in the first leg match of Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifier on Saturday.

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China to Open First Overseas Military Base in Djibouti

[Al Jazeera] Ships carrying personnel for China’s first overseas military base have set sail to begin setting up the facility in Djibouti, as the country’s rapidly modernising military extends its global reach.

[Al Jazeera] Ships carrying personnel for China's first overseas military base have set sail to begin setting up the facility in Djibouti, as the country's rapidly modernising military extends its global reach.

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Djibouti Inaugurates Port for Salt Export

[Addis Fortune] Djibouti has opened the Port of Ghoubet with the main aim of making it a key terminal for salt exportation, with a capacity of five million tonnes, to the world from Lake Assal, one of the lowest spots in the world.

[Addis Fortune] Djibouti has opened the Port of Ghoubet with the main aim of making it a key terminal for salt exportation, with a capacity of five million tonnes, to the world from Lake Assal, one of the lowest spots in the world.

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Al-Shabaab Attack SNA and Djibouti Bases in Bulaburte

[Shabelle] Al shabaab militants have attacked military bases manned by Somali forces and their allied Djibouti peacekeepers on the outskirts of Bulaburte town in Hiiraan region on Sunday.

[Shabelle] Al shabaab militants have attacked military bases manned by Somali forces and their allied Djibouti peacekeepers on the outskirts of Bulaburte town in Hiiraan region on Sunday.

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Djibouti Plays the West Off Against the Far East

[ISS] China recently established a military base in Djibouti. Little is known about the base except that it may have capacity to house up to 10 000 troops. The military base has attracted much international attention, with little understanding of eithe…

[ISS] China recently established a military base in Djibouti. Little is known about the base except that it may have capacity to house up to 10 000 troops. The military base has attracted much international attention, with little understanding of either Djibouti or China's motives.

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