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Ethiopia Considers Building Oil Terminal in Djibouti

[Reporter] Capacity limitations at the Djibouti oil terminal has prompted the Ethiopian government to start planning to build an oil terminal at the port of Djibouti, The Reporter has learnt. (AllAfrica)

Kagame in Djibouti for Free Trade and Industrial Zone Inauguration

[New Times] The area that President Kagame inaugurates is one of the largest free trade zones in Africa and will welcome other industries such as automotive industry. (AllAfrica)

Kagame - Djibouti Trade Zone Will Benefit the Region

[New Times] Kagame said that Rwanda is behind Djibouti in the realisation of the project and that he is sure it will serve Africa, even as far as Rwanda and beyond. (AllAfrica)

The Rise of Djibouti as a Global Trade Hub

[DPFZA] An  International  Free  Trade  Zone  (DIFTZ)  in  Djibouti  to  better  connect  African  and  international  markets (AllAfrica)

Ethiopia's Public Diplomacy in Djibouti

[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA- Ethiopian Public Diplomacy Team (PD) has been visiting Djibouti and discussing various bilateral issues with Djiboutian officials to further strengthen ties between the two sisterly countries. (AllAfrica)

Ethiopia, Djibouti to Speed Up Economic Integration

[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA (ENA) - Ethiopia and Djibouti are exerting efforts to further consolidate the existing bilateral relationship with regard to economic integration, according to the officials of two countries, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs indicated. (AllAfrica)

Somalia, Djibouti Discuss Security Operation

[Shabelle] Somali PM Hassan Ali Khaire and his Djiboutian counterpart Abdulkadir Kaamil have discussed security and law enforcement cooperation between the two brotherly countries. (AllAfrica)

Djibouti's many international investment projects set a new pace for economic emergence

[35°N] Djibouti, June 07, 2018 - On 22 February, the Republic of Djibouti terminated the DCT (Doraleh Container Terminal) concession, in which DP World is a shareholder and operator. This decision was taken after numerous unsuccessful attempts to get DP World to renegotiate a contract that was clearly contrary to the fundamental interests of the nation. (AllAfrica)

President Guelleh's Surprise Eid Gift for Mogadishu Orphans

[Dalsan Radio] Eid-Ul-Fitr celebrations came early for Mogadishu orphans when they received a surprise visit by the Ambassador of Djibouti and the Mayor of the Somali capital with special gifts and message from President Ismail Omar Guelleh. (AllAfrica)

From Djibouti to Jeddah, the Western Indian Ocean Needs Security

[ISS] Crimes like piracy, illegal fishing and the smuggling and trafficking of firearms, narcotics and people continue to threaten security in the Western Indian Ocean. If left unopposed, they severely hamper shipping and the growth of blue or ocean economies. (AllAfrica)

Small Country With a Big Heart, Djibouti Rescues Hundreds in Cyclone Hit Somaliland

[Dalsan Radio] Djibouti became the first country to come to the rescue of victims of the cyclone Sagar that had pounded the coastal Somaliland a trail of destruction and deaths after it's landfall on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

UAE, Djibouti Send Rescue And Medical Team to Cyclone Hit Somaliland

[Dalsan Radio] The United Arab Emirates and Djibouti became the first countries to respond in the wake of the tropical cyclone Sagar that has hit the Awdal region of Somaliland. (AllAfrica)

16 Die After Cyclone Sagar Landfall in Somaliland And Djibouti-UN

[Dalsan Radio] On 19 May, the tropical cyclone Sagar, which had formed in the Gulf of Aden - between Yemen and Somalia made landfall in north-western Somaliland and Djibouti three days after it formed. (AllAfrica)

After Berbera And Djibouti, Ethiopia Now Eyes Kenya's Lamu Port

[Dalsan Radio] At the invitation of the President of the Republic of Kenya,H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, H.E. Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali, made a State Visit to the Republic of Kenya from 6th to 7th May, 2018.H.E. Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali led a high-powered delegation comprising Ministers, Senior Government Officials. (AllAfrica)

Free Trade Deal Offers Kenya, Djibouti Chance to Increase Partnership - Kenyatta

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has said the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement offers Kenya and Djibouti opportunity to increase public and private partnerships towards better prosperity. (AllAfrica)

Kenya and Djibouti Strengthen Security and Trade Links

[Nation] Kenya is reaching out to Djibouti in a bid to benefit from the Horn of Africa nation's strategic location for security and trade links. (AllAfrica)

Continental Free Trade Deal Offers Kenya, Djibouti Chance to Increase Partnership, Says President Kenyatta

[Kenya Presidency] President Uhuru Kenyatta this evening said the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement offers Kenya and Djibouti opportunity to increase public and private partnerships towards better prosperity. (AllAfrica)

President Guelleh Gets an Elaborate State Reception With a 21-Gun Salute

[Kenya Presidency] President Uhuru Kenyatta this morning welcomed Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh to State House, Nairobi, with an elaborate State reception complete with a 21-gun salute. (AllAfrica)

Govt, Djibouti Sign Four Rade, Bilateral Pacts

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya and Djibouti today signed four agreements aimed at boosting trade and deepening bilateral links. (AllAfrica)

Djibouti's Guelleh Begins 3-Day Visit With Talks at Sate House

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta Wednesday morning welcomed Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh to State House, Nairobi, with an elaborate State reception complete with a 21-gun salute. (AllAfrica)

Why Cecafa Women's Cup Has Been Postponed

[Nation] Eight women's national football teams from the region, including Kenya's Harambee Starlets, will be forced to break off camp immediately following the postponement of the Cecafa Women's Challenge Cup that was to take place from May 12 to 22 in Kigali, Rwanda. (AllAfrica)

President Kenyatta Set to Host Ethiopia, Djibouti Leaders This Week

[Nation] The new Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will arrive in the country on Sunday for a two-day State visit to bolster already strong relations between Kenya and Ethiopia, State House Spokesman Manoah Esipisu has announced. (AllAfrica)

Ethiopian PM, Djibouti President Expected in Kenya for State Visits

[Kenya Presidency] New Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed Ali and Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh are expected in the country for State Visits, State House has announced. (AllAfrica)

President Kenyatta to Host Ethiopian, Djibouti Leaders This Week

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh is expected in the country at the invitation of the President Uhuru Kenyatta, coming at the heels of new Ethiopian Abiye Ahmed's visit. (AllAfrica)

U.S. Files Complaint Against China Over Airbase 'Bullying'

[East African] Barely eight months after setting up its first overseas military base in Djibouti, next door to the United States' Camp Lemonnier, Washington says China has started playing dirty, aiming military grade lasers at cockpits of US military aircraft, resulting in "minor eye injuries" to two US pilots. (AllAfrica)

How an Unrecognised State's Port Deal Could Shift Dynamics Across the Horn

[African Arguments] Despite Somalia's protestations, DP World and Somaliland are set to expand Berbera port. Some in the neighbourhood are excited. Others are worried. (AllAfrica)

New Ethiopian PM Makes First Official Visit to Djibouti

[VOA] Ethiopia's new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, began his first trip outside his country Saturday to Djibouti, a small but strategic country on the Red Sea. (AllAfrica)

PM Abiy, President Omar Guelleh Discuss to Bolster Cooperation

[ENA] Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh of Djibouti have discussed on ways of bolstering the bilateral cooperation between the two countries. (AllAfrica)

Ethiopia Requests to Participate in Port Development

[ENA] Ethiopia has requested to attain a chance of participating in port development in Djibouti. (AllAfrica)

U.S., Australia Anger Over Chinese Military

[CAJ News] Djibouti -WASHINGTON and Canberra have raised alarm over Beijing's naval ambitions in Africa and the Pacific, with one senator warning it could "place US security at risk". (AllAfrica)

'Ethiopia to Install Additional Power Transmission Lines to Sudan and Djibouti' - Engineer Azeb Asnake, CEO Ethiopian Electric Power

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia is endowed with huge renewable energy potentials and currently it has been aggressively engaged in increasing national energy generation, transmission and distribution capacity to satisfy domestic demand whilst surplus production ready to export market to supplement its foreign currency earnings and enhance regional economic integration. Apart from renewable energy sources, Ethiopia reached agreement with Russia tobuildanuclear facility and nuclear research instituteduring country's Foreign Minist (AllAfrica)