Russia plans to build a naval base in Sudan, according to a bilateral draft agreement between the two nations.
The agreement would allow Russia to establish a naval logistics base in Sudan for the repair and supply of warships as well as provide rest to sailors, according to the document published on November 11 on a Russian government website after Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin approved it. Continue reading Russia Plans Red Sea Naval Base in Sudan→
The United Arab Emirates has signed an agreement to establish a second foreign military base in the Horn of Africa.
The new base, according to the source present at the negotiations, will be established at the coastal city of Berbera in Somaliland and will be an air and naval base. According to the government source the MoU was signed in the last week of September when a senior Somaliland delegation was in the UAE.
TWO Somalis are suspected of having carried out a suicide bombing at a restaurant filled with Western military personnel on Saturday that killed three and wounded at least 15 Djibouti’s Interior Ministry has said.