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China’s BRI Expanding Trade in Africa With Infrastructure Where the West Has Failed: Djibouti

Djibouti Port Director: The BRI Has Vastly Expanded All African Trade and Development Aboubaker Omar Hadi, chairman of Djibouti Ports and Free Zone Authority, told...
Ethiopia’s victory against Italy at Adwa on March 1, 1896, profoundly shaped the future of Ethiopia.

March 1: Celebrate Ethiopia’s Defeat of Italy At Adwa; A Victory Against European Imperialism

This article was published in the March 2017 Newsletter of the Ethiopian Embassy in Washington DC. If you read the headlines of the...
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AfDB Charts A Roadmap To Integrate The Development Of Eastern Africa

The African Development Bank has approved the East Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper laying out the roadmap for accelerating regional integration with infrastructure development...

Gabon, Djibouti Suspended By CHAN Organising Committee

The Organising Committee of the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN), has decided to suspend Gabon and Djibouti from participating in the competition in 2020. In...
Eritrea-Djibouti Map of Border Dispute Over Ras Doumeira

Viewpoint: Divisions Among Gulf Arab States Increases Instability in the Horn of Africa

A dispute over territory involving the Horn of Africa states of Djibouti and Eritrea was reignited in the aftermath of the withdrawal of Qatari...

AU and New Zealand sign partner to provide geothermal energy

The African Union Commission (AUC) and The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) have signed a Partnership Agreement, providing a framework and...

Chief of Defence staff inspects marine forces at Djibouti

Spain’s Chief of Defence Staff, Army General Fernando Alejandre Martínez has concluded his visit to the Spanish Maritime Air Detachment at their base in...
Chinese and Djiboutian administrative staff exchange views on a new dock built by China Merchants Group Limited (CGM) in the port in western suburb of Djibouti. The multi-functional Doraleh dock has greatly improved the competence of the port. (Photo by Li Zhiwei from People’s Daily)

Chinese firms assists with Djibouti’s development

Chinese companies have helped Djibouti, a country located in the Horn of Africa, develop infrastructure in the past few years, paving the way for...

Somaliland Writes To U.S Secretary of State For Trump’s Travel Ban Exemption

The Republic of Somaliland today sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly to...
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9 Yemenis deported from U.S. to Djibouti

Nine Yemeni citizens had been deported from United States to Djibouti on transit through Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, the Ethiopian government announced Friday. ...

Ismaël Omar Guelleh of Djibouti meets Japanese leader

On August 28, commencing at 10:25 a.m. (local time; 4:25 p.m. Japan time) for approximately 20 minutes, Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan,...
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East African bloc meets to device ways to combat violent extremism

Experts from the East Africa's bloc kicked off a meeting in Nairobi on Monday to develop a regional strategy on preventing and countering violent...
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Djibouti PM honors Chinese businessman

Having come to Djibouti over 22 years ago, Zhang has managed to complete several public buildings through his construction company called "Dji-Fu." ...

Djibouti And China To Build Global Trade Routes

The agreement comes as Djibouti channels some $14bn worth of investment – including over $1bn worth of concessional financing from Chinese banks ­– for...

Djibouti banking sector overhauled to improve efficiency

The regulatory overhaul, which is set to be rolled out this year, includes plans to improve operational efficiency and set up a new credit...
Wang Xinjiang (C), a Chinese engineer, works with Kenyan workers at the T-beam factory on the section six of Kenya's Standard Gauge Railway project, near Makueni, Kenya, on March 16, 2015. The project, expected to cost 3.8 billion U.S. dollars, involves the construction of about 480 kilometer railway line from the port city Mombasa to the capital city Nairobi. China Roads and Bridges Corporation (CRBC) is undertaking the project. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Djibouti president meets CEO of Chinese firm constructing Djibouti-Ethiopia railway

Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh over the weekend met at the Presidential Palace with Zhuang Shang Biao, the CEO of China Railway Construction Corporation...
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U.S., Ghana Join Epic Guardian On Security Readiness Exercise

Epic Guardian is a regularly scheduled training exercise held in Africa and designed to increase the effectiveness of U.S. and African government entities and...

Ismail Omar Guelleh Sweeps Fourth Term Victory In Djibouti

Officials said Mr Guelleh won 87% of Friday's vote, which activists complained was preceded by political repression and curbs on basic freedoms. Mr Guelleh, in...
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Campaigns for Djibouti’s presidential polls end

The closure of the campaigns brings to an end two weeks of intense debates and public meetings during which each candidate highlighted his program...
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Djibouti is holds presidential election on April 8 under intense scrutiny

President Ismail Omar Guelleh, who is going for a record fourth term, has been accused of using strong-arm tactics against his opponents, culminating in...
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Djibouti says talks with Eritrea to depend on release of prisoners

"The resolution of the dispute between Eritrea and my country will depend on the release of Djiboutian soldiers," Guelleh said on Monday in Doha...
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Parliamentarians in Africa calls for the removal of barriers

In the final statement, the parliamentarians called for protection of migrants' rights and continued fight against all forms of discrimination, intolerance and racism towards...
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Opposition in Djibouti approves candidate for elections

Khaireh is the chairman of Center for United Democrats and the vice-chairman of USN. Born in Djibouti in 1947, Khaireh is...
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ICC keeps a close eye on Djibouti

President Guelleh, who is going for a controversial fourth term, has been accused by the opposition of targeting is members, 19 of whom were...
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Two Djiboutian police officers killed by armed men

"This odious act led to the loss of two police officers, Zakaria Ismail and Moussa Bahdon Farah. One of the assailants in the attack...
President of Djibouti, Isma?l Omar Guelleh,

Djibouti president holds talks with diplomats from IGAD region

A statement released after the meeting said the two parties discussed several subjects among them regional economic integration which constitutes a challenge that must...
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Djibouti launches Whale Shark Festival to boost tourism

Organized in partnership with the country's environment ministry and public as well as private operators, the festival was launched aboard a special yacht...
President of Djibouti, Isma?l Omar Guelleh,

Djibouti president visits U.S. aircraft carrier “USS Harry Truman”

The president visited the aircraft carrier to be briefed on the stabilization and security missions that "USS Harry Truman" is currently doing in...
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Djibouti adopts new strategy to fight against HIV/AIDS

The new strategy envisions better coordination within government to immediately implement the existing law on non-discrimination. The new plan will also help prevent HIV/AIDS...

Djibouti launches new strategy to end youth unemployment

The project, part of the Djibouti Strategy for Accelerated Growth and Job Promotion, aims to facilitate access to credit for youths excluded from...