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Djibouti's President Ismail Omar Guelleh speaks at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 6, 2014. (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Despite Instability, Djibouti's Position Limits Government Actions

Connecting East Africa

French President Francois Hollande addresses the Franco-African Economic Conference in Paris on Dec. 4. (ERIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Images)

France Struggles to Retain Colonial Ties in Africa