Djibouti
Commentary - Presidents First Foreign Trip to Djibouti: Why It Matters?

President R.N. Kovind chose Djibouti as first leg of his visit to Africa. This is the first time a top Indian leader visited Djibouti on an official visit. This is not surprising because Djibouti has a strategic location on the Horn of Africa,...

India Needs Proactive Engagement with East African Countries on Maritime Security

The Western Indian Ocean has been a fertile ground for almost all maritime threats and challenges; and East African nations have struggled to keep up with the rapidly evolving security scenarios. While there are some notable exceptions, most...

President of India Embarks His First Foreign Trip to Africa

The African Connection At a time when India is trying to build its presence in Africa, President Ram Nath Kovind’s first foreign trip to Africa acquires special attention. The President of India was on a four day state visit to the two African...

China’s First Overseas Military Base in Djibouti

Introduction In the recent years, as part of national defense policy, China has expanded its military ties across the African continent. On 11 July, 2017, two Chinese Navy warships left the port of Zhanjiang with military personnel on the journey...

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