The long dormant border dispute between Malawi and Tanzania has been reignited in recent months by the issuing of a licence by the Malawi government to UK company Surestream to explore for oil in the north-eastern part of Lake Nyasa. Malawi is hoping to find oil reserves of similar magnitude to those currently being exploited […]
About Abbas Daher Djama
Abbas Daher Djama hold a PhD in International Law and Security. His current researches focus on cooperation and international relations in maritime security. His thesis considers characteristics of modern piracy and efficiency of international law, more specifically off the Somali coast.
He studied in Sorbonne, France, as well as in Columbia Law School in New York. His research interests include international law, maritime safety and security, international relations and cooperation, international economy, international trade and international organizations.
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Landlocked South Sudan has signed an important oil pipeline deal with Ethiopia and Djibouti in a bid to reduce its dependence on Sudan – amid a deepening oil crisis. This agreement provides the construction and exploitation of southern oil pipeline- which makes up 98% of its budget – via its southern neighbour. A memorandum of understanding […]
Islamist militants in Somalia say they have withdrawn from their southern stronghold of Kismayo, following an African Union (AU) military attack. Kenyan and Somali forces launched a beach assault on al-Shabab’s last major bastion on Friday but encountered fierce resistance. Al-Shabab commander Sheikh Mohamed Abu-Fatma confirmed the withdrawal orders to AFP: “We got orders from […]
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