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China Dumps 'Vanity Projects' in Africa

For two decades, Beijing has poured money into myriad infrastructure projects in Africa.
Around the World

Everyone Wants a Piece of the Horn of Africa's Ports

The row between tiny Djibouti and a Dubai-based port operator reflects a much larger struggle for influence that is sucking in world powers.
Around the World

The African Country More Urban Than Germany, but Abysmally Poor

Tiny Djibouti is where the widely held correlation between urbanization and economic development emphatically breaks down.

The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.
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Djibouti's Booming Nightlife Scene — Fueled by Foreign Militaries

Foreign bases have flocked to the Horn of Africa, leading to a secondary boom in tourism.
News + Politics

Do You Read as Much as Arabs?

There’s more reading going on in Lebanon and the UAE than in the U.
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Listen to the Bard of Djibouti

Francophone poet, novelist and scholar Abdourahman Waberi jokes that he’s the “Dante of Djibouti.
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Asia's New Military Hub: Rivals at Home, Partners Here

Rival nations are bickering in Asia but learning to cooperate in Africa.

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