MOZAMBIQUE

Mozambique is one of the few Portuguese-speaking African countries and receives less attention from global powers like Russia, China, or the US. The country is of significance for its rich natural resources, proximity to UAE-influenced regional neighbors and its needs for foreign investment. The UAE has been using the country both as a gateway to … Devamını oku…

SEYCHELLES

Seychelles, the tiny holiday resort in the Indian Ocean, is in fact significant for its geostrategic position. It is situated close to East Africa where the UAE has a growing interest and presence. Seychelles caught the attention of the international media after a meeting between UAE’s Mohamed bin Zayed and former US President Donald Trump’s … Devamını oku…

UGANDA

Uganda is an interesting country historically for both Jews and Palestinians. While it was among the Zionist theoretician Theodor Herzl’s proposals to re-locate Jews around the world at the beginning of last century, Uganda has also receivedhelp from Palestinian guerrillas during its war with Tanzania in 1979. The country’s relations with Israel have developed positively in … Devamını oku…

ERITREA

Eritrea is a tiny country with a geostrategic importance in the Horn of Africa. The UAE built a military base in the country in 2015 to ferry heavy weaponry as well as to mobilize Sudanese mercenaries to Yemen. This military base, along with another one in Libya’s east, was a concrete attempt by the UAE … Devamını oku…

ETHIOPIA

Ethiopia is of significance for connecting the African continent with the Arab world through both its geostrategicand geopolitical position. Despite historical and religious ties as well as proximity, the country’s decades-long dispute with Egypt over scarce water resources in the region, resembling itself in a dam construction on the Nile, has left the bilateral relations … Devamını oku…

SUDAN

Sudan is a critical gateway for Central Africa to the Red Sea and trade with the Emirates. Dahlan has been tasked to manage this region by Tahnoon and MBZ with the aim of pliant strong men being installed or supported in Egypt, Libya, Ethiopia, Eritrea, South Sudan and beyond. Dahlan has been accused of involvement … Devamını oku…