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'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)

Djibouti Firmly Opposes The Threats And Falsehoods Asserted By DP World

[35°N] Following the release by DP World of press releases regarding the Doraleh port facilities, the Republic of Djibouti wishes to provide the following clarifications. (AllAfrica)

Djibouti to Partner Pil & CMA CGM in Building Doraleh Ports

[EA Business] Djibouti is in talks with shipping companies PIL and CMA CGM to develop ports in Doraleh. The agreement includes adding additional containers to the existing terminal and constructing a brand new port at an initial cost of $660 million. (AllAfrica)

Ethio-Djibouti Ties - Smooth Sail in Troubled Horn

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethio-Djibouti cooperation has reached to a point of no return even under any regional complication. (AllAfrica)

Linkage of Dry Port, Ethio-Djibouti Railway Line Facilitate Movement of Containers

[ENA] More than 2,000 containers have been transported to Modjjo Dry Port since the dry port was linked to the Ethio-Djibouti Railway line two months ago. (AllAfrica)

The 24th Ethio-Djibouti Border Consultative Meeting Concluded

[ENA] Semera March 15/2018 Ethio-Djibouti bilateral relations have helped to promote mutual benefit based on people to people relations as a tool for upholding mutual benefit for both countries. (AllAfrica)

Ethiopia Hails Economic Importance of Chinese-Built Ethiopia-Djibouti Railway

[Focac] Addis Ababa -Ethiopia on Wednesday commended the first two months of transportation operation of the Chinese-built electrified railway. (AllAfrica)

New Ethio-Djibouti Railway Boosting Economic Integration - Ambassador Farah

[ENA] Addis Ababa March 12/2018 The latest Ethio-Djibouti railway is paving the way for boosting the multifaceted economic integration between the two countries alongside enhancing the historical people to people ties, Ambassador Farah said. (AllAfrica)

Port Deal Underscores Djibouti's Reliance On Ethiopia

[ISS] When Djibouti makes international headlines, it is usually in connection with the many superpowers that have built military bases on its shore. France, the United States, China, Italy and Japan all have a major military presence in the tiny East African nation. But for Djibouti's government, there is another major power that is even more important: Ethiopia. (AllAfrica)

What US Secretary of State Tillerson Discussed With Djibouti Govt

[State Department] The following is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: (AllAfrica)

East Africans Want Peacekeepers to Stay

[East African] Nairobi -The troop-contributing countries to peacekeepers in Somalia now want the United Nations Security Council to reconsider its resolution on phased withdrawal issued last September. (AllAfrica)

The new ambitions of the Doraleh Container Terminal

[allAfrica] Djibouti, République de Djibouti, March 9, 2018 - Following the termination, on February 22, 2018, of the concession contract previously awarded to DP World regarding the operation of Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT), the Republic of Djibouti reaffirms its strategic wish to preserve and develop container terminal activities, respecting the rule of law and in the best interests of all stakeholders. The Société de Gestion du Terminal à Conteneurs de Doraleh (SGTD), an entity creat (AllAfrica)

Tillerson's Tour Is About China's Influence and War On Terrorism

[Nation] Of the Kenya-Ethiopia-Djibouti-Chad-Nigeria circuit United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is covering in his first official African outing, he is perhaps only familiar with Nigeria, where the company he headed before joining government - ExxonMobil - drills a lot of oil. (AllAfrica)

U.S. Secretary Tillerson Says Ethiopia Needs 'Greater Freedom'

[Deutsche Welle] During a visit to Ethiopia, Rex Tillerson has said the answer to violence in the East African country was greater freedom, and that the country should lift its state of emergency as quickly as possible. (AllAfrica)

U.S. Secretary Tillerson's Visit Unlikely to Cut Much Ice With African Leaders

[allAfrica] The visit to Africa by United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, his first since taking office 14 months ago, will do little to shore up the Trump administration's relations with, or reverse America's diminishing influence in the continent. (AllAfrica)

U.S. Secretary of State Spells Out Priorities for Africa Visit

[State Department] The text of an address by United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, at George Mason University, Virginia, ahead of his visit to Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Chad and Djibouti. The address is followed by a question-and-answer session. (AllAfrica)

Military Force Won't Solve Africa's Problems - U.S. Military Commander

[Africom] A presentation by General Thomas D. Waldhauser, Commander, U.S. Africa Command, to the Armed Services Committee of the United States House of Representatives in Washington, DC: (AllAfrica)

Senior State Department Officials Previewing Secretary Tillerson's Travel to Africa

[State Department] Washington, DC -MODERATOR: Good afternoon, everyone, and thank you very much for joining us for today's teleconference. Today we will have senior State Department officials previewing the Secretary's upcoming travel to the continent of Africa. I want to remind you that today's call is on background, and I'll describe the attribution in just a few seconds. (AllAfrica)

Crisis On Horn As State Nabs Africa's Most Strategic Port

[CAJ News] Djibouti -NATIONALISATION of Africa's most strategic harbour plans for China to run the facility could put Beijing in charge of the only waterway linking the Indian Ocean to Europe. (AllAfrica)

The Government of Djibouti Ends DP World's Concession Contract

[allAfrica] Djibouti, 23 February 2018 -   Pursuant to the law of 8 November 2017 on strategic infrastructure contracts, the Government of the Republic of Djibouti has decided to proceed with the unilateral termination, with immediate effect, of the concession contract awarded to DP World for the operation of the Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT). (AllAfrica)

India to Power Ethio-Djibouti Electric Interconnection Line With U.S.$100 Million

[Addis Fortune] After completion, the project will enable Djibouti to import 60MW of energy (AllAfrica)

Kuriftu Ceases Catering At Ethio-Djibouti Railway

[Addis Fortune] Since last Monday, travellers are not being served any meal in 15 hours of travel to and from Djibouti (AllAfrica)

Ethiopia Boosting Economic Relations With Neighbors

[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the practice of Ethiopia's economic diplomacy focuses on neighboring countries that have significant contributions and return to ensure sustainable and fast economic growth. Apart from the nearby economic relations, many Asian and some European countries are targets to promote cross-border trade relations. (AllAfrica)

Maiden Rail Services to Djibouti Set to Begin

[Addis Fortune] The newly Chinese-built electric rail line between Addis Abeba and Djibouti City is to start operations on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, carrying both commuters and cargo, the Ethiopia Railway Corporation (ERC) announced today. (AllAfrica)

Chinese-Built Modern Ethio-Djibouti Railway Begins Commercial Operations

[Focac] Addis Ababa -The Chinese-built 756 km electrified rail project connecting landlocked Ethiopia to Djibouti officially started commercial operations on Monday with a ceremony held in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. (AllAfrica)

Sudan and Djibouti Air Flights Discussed

[SNA] Khartoum, Dec., 27 (Saba) - First Assistant of the President of the Republic, Mohammed Al-Hassan Al-Mirghani met, Wednesday, at the presidential palace, President of Djibouti Airlines , (AllAfrica)

EU Navfor Operation Commander Meets With Djiboutian Authorities

[EU Navfor] Major General Charlie Stickland, EU NAVFOR Operation Commander recently visited His Excellency (H.E) Adam Kulach, Head of the EU Delegation to the Republic of Djibouti and H.E Mahmoud Ali Youssuf, Djiboutian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Djibouti. (AllAfrica)

Spanish MPRA Passes 10000 Flying Hours for EU Navfor Counter-Piracy Operations.

[EU Navfor] The Spanish Maritime Patrol Reconnaissance Aircrafts (MPRA) in Djibouti, reached this major milestone shortly after 9 years of continual support to EU NAVFOR. (AllAfrica)

EU Navfor Commanders in Djibouti With Serving Sailors, Marines, Airmen and Soldiers.

[EU Navfor] Earlier this month, Operation Commander Major General Charlie Stickland and Deputy Commander Rear Admiral Alfonso Nanclares of EU NAVFOR, met with deployed troops in Djibouti underlining the commitment command has to its deployed personnel. (AllAfrica)

Ethio-Djibouti Standard Gauge Rail in Final Preparation Phase

[Ethiopian Herald] The newly named Ethio-Djibouti Standard Gauge Rail Transport S.C revealed that the Ethio-Djibouti railway is undergoing its final trial before commencing services soon. (AllAfrica)

EU Navfor Operation Commander Visits Jmsdf in Djibouti

[EU Navfor] During his visit to Djibouti earlier this month, Major General Charlie Stickland, Operation Commander of EU NAVFOR, took time out to visit the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Forces (JMSDF) deployed in maritime counter-piracy missions. (AllAfrica)