- Vol 54 No 5
- 1st March 2013
Democracy supporters demonstrated in Djibouti City after the first contested elections since 2003. President Ismail Omar Guelleh and his Union pour la majorité présidentielle had an easy victory in the 22 February polls, taking 49 of 65 National Assembly...
- Vol 52 No 11
- 27th May 2011
In the face of growing internal opposition to his arbitrary rule and stolen elections, President Ismail Omar Guelleh has been strengthening relations with Sudan (AC Vol 52 No 7). He welcomed President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir to Djibouti on 8 May for t...
- Vol 52 No 7
- 1st April 2011
Once again President Guelleh will win an election with no credible opposition and his Western allies will continue to operate discreetly in his country
- Vol 52 No 6
- 18th March 2011
Opposition politicians are to boycott the presidential election due
8 April, after Interior Minister Yacin
Elmi Bouh banned all
demonstrations, fearing a spate of North African-style democracy
protests. Ismael Guedi Hared,
leader of the Union pou...
- Vol 50 No 18
- 11th September 2009
The most dangerous corner of Africa is its north-eastern Horn, where instability reigns and terrorism thrives on the antagonisms of its governments
- Vol 49 No 17
- 22nd August 2008
The epic plan for the world's longest suspension bridge, stretching 27 kilometres between Djibouti and Yemen (AC Vol 49 No 13) and officially launched in Djibouti on 28 July, has prompted derision and a rush of companies in search of a US$200 billion buil...
- Vol 49 No 13
- 20th June 2008
The border battle at the mouth of the Red Sea looks more like Eritrean aggression
- Vol 49 No 11
- 23rd May 2008
Eritrea sent its troops into Djibouti, a small country with
- Vol 48 No 15
- 20th July 2007
Police raids on the house of ex-President Jacques Chirac's Africa advisor Michel de Bonnecourse on 9 and 10 July raise the stakes in the investigation into claims by a former Djibouti presidential guard, Mohamed Saleh Alhoumekani, that President Ismaï...
- Vol 48 No 10
- 11th May 2007
The struggle to shed light on the 1995 death of French Judge Bernard Borrel in Djibouti continues.