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UAE and the Horn of Africa: A Tale of Two Ports

Mar 13, 2018 | 09:00 GMT
Djibouti's seizure of the Doraleh Container Terminal from the UAE-linked DP World and a subsequent port deal signed by DP World with Somaliland point to the shifting dynamics of trade infrastructure in the Horn of Africa.

Doraleh Container Terminal in Djibouti before the government seized control of port operations from the United Arab Emirates-owned DP World.

CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images

The Gulf kingdom is just one of several outside powers using infrastructure projects to gain influence in the region. ...

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