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Dubai: Panel clears DP World of Djibouti allegations.

Dubai's government says an arbitration tribunal has cleared port operator DP World of allegations of wrongdoing over its operation of an East African port.

- The Daily Star - LB

Severe food shortages hit Africa's refugees hard, warn UNHCR and WFP.

Source: World Food Programme, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mauritania, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda, World The two agency heads warn that food shortages will have dire consequences on the health and protection of 5 million vulnerable ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

A rough guide to foreign military bases in Africa.

Check out our interactive map showing how international military bases are proliferating in Africa, especially in Djibouti

- UN - INT

Africa in the news: Ethiopia-Djibouti railway complete, AU summit held, and the Gambia crisis ends.

Chinese-financed Ethiopia-Djibouti railway is completed Earlier this month, approximately 2,000 people gathered at Djibouti's Nagad station to witness the inauguration of the continent's first standard-gauge, electrified, international railway, which connects landlocked Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa with the Port of ...

- Brookings - US