Djibouti

Time for Women to Shape Africa's Future

Jo Simmons | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK
Jo Simmons

Mrs Mugabe's is the quintessential example of how female leadership does not guarantee a more transparent government. If women leaders are to have positive effect on the continent, it is necessary to break away from the deeply ingrained authoritarianism and culture of corruption that characterizes many governments in the region.

The End of China's 'Peaceful Rise' Doctrine?

Paul Reynolds | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Politics
Paul Reynolds

The new Chinese leadership has, over the last 18 months, shown itself to be very different from that of successive Post-1980 reformist administrations. The 'market reform' rhetoric is still there. The assertions about Communist Party supremacy and dislike of Western democratic values, are still there...

Djibouti - The Last Domino to Fall in the Horn of Africa

Paul Reynolds | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK Politics
Paul Reynolds

On May 8th 2013 President Guelleh of Djibouti visits London. The situation in Djibouti and it's importance does not receive much attention in London. It should.

Deprivation and Despotism in Djibouti

Paul Reynolds | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK
Paul Reynolds

Djibouti is home to a large French military base. It is also home to an expanding multi-agency US base, 'Camp Lemonnier', about to undergo its next phase of development in the wake of events in Iran, Somalia, Syria and Yemen.