The decision effectively reverses former President Donald Trump's move in January 2021 to withdraw hundreds of US troops operating in Somalia.
The Asian giant is opening its first overseas military base, in Djibouti. Pay attention to this theme: China’s future foreign military bases will almost certainly begin as appendages to commercial ports.
Nigeria's slogan sounds like Donald Trump wrote it in a tweet: "Good people, great nation."
Djibouti was once known for little more than French legionnaires, atrocious heat and the sordid nightlife of its seaside capital. Nowadays it’s viewed as offering some of the most prime military real estate on the planet.
The refugee crisis isn't just in Europe, it's also in Africa, and it's affecting Americans. This is one American family’s tale of escape by boat from Yemen.
The protests that forced Burkina Faso's longtime ruler to step down are echoing on the other side of the continent, where young protesters in Djibouti are calling for their own leader to step down after 15 years. They face not only a repressive government, but its international supporters as well.
American photographer John Stanmeyer won the World Press Photo of the Year award for his picture of African migrants in Djibouti holding their cellphones to the sky, seeking a better reception signal.
NORAD started tracking Santa by accident, when a phone number was misprinted in a Colorado Springs newspaper. Now the Santa tracking has turned into a digital empire that will delight thousands, perhaps millions, of children around the world on Christmas Eve.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced that the military had successfully completed a hostage rescue in a remote area of Somalia, where the American and Dane had been taken hostage.