by on May 1, 2019
The president first visited last Tuesday 12 march 2019, Djibouti, which is the last colony to gain independence from France in 1977. The president pledged a “respectful” partnership in the face of growing African indebtedness to China, which is fast expanding its foothold on the continent. Djibouti, the smallest east African countries has a paramount role to the region due to its strategic location along a key shipping lane leading to the Suez Canal. Djibouti is going to be the new Dubai in the...
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by on February 26, 2019
A row between Kenya and Somalia over a maritime territorial area escalated after Nairobi cut off diplomatic ties. Kenya on Sunday expelled Somali Ambassador Mohamed Nur and recalled its envoy, retired Gen. Lucas Tumbo. Kenya has declared Somalia an enemy state after the Horn of Africa nation allegedly auctioned off oil, gas and mineral blocks falling within the Kenyan borders. In a statement, Kenya’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary Macharia Kamau said that the auction wh...
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