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African Airlines Association Adds a Kenyan Airline and Three Others

[CIO] The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has this year welcomed four new member airlines in Kenya, Djibouti, Senegal and Uganda. (AllAfrica)

Djibouti Beats About-Turn in UN Security Council Seat Race

[Nation] The Djiboutian government on Thursday appeared to rescind its earlier decision to respect the African Union's vote to endorse Kenya's candidature for the UN Security Council seat, signalling lack of faith in a process it took part in three times. (AllAfrica)

Sore Losers Djibouti Refuse to Accept AU Decision to Endorse Kenya

[Nairobi News] The Djiboutian government on Thursday appeared to rescind its earlier decision to respect the African Union's vote to endorse Kenya's candidature for the UN Security Council Seat, signaling lack of faith in a process it took part in three times. (AllAfrica)

President Farmajo in Djibouti for Bilateral Talks

[Dalsan Radio] President Farmajo arrived in Djibouti on Sunday for bilateral talks aimed at building strong relationship between the two countries. (AllAfrica)

Djibouti Under Fire for Again Disobeying Global Laws

[CAJ News] Djibouti -THE decision by the autocratic Djibouti's government to influence local courts to nullify international rulings against it in the tussle with a Dubai ports management company is yet another blatant violation of international business laws and disregard of international court rulings. (AllAfrica)

Six Transporters Offer 805.4m Br to Ferry Wheat

[Addis Fortune] The National Disaster Risk Management Commission procured six million quintals of wheat for displaced and drought-stricken citizens. The wheat will be transported by six transporter associations to eight warehouses in different regions. (AllAfrica)

New EU Navfor Deputy Commander Meets With Djiboutian Authorities

[EU Navfor] Djibouti, 22 July 2019-Among many meetings that Operation ATALANTA Deputy Commander Rear Admiral Giovanni Battista Piegaja attended in Djibouti this week, were meetings with Djiboutian authorities at the Djiboutian Armed Forces Headquarters, the Diboutian Navy Headquarters/Coordination & Control Center and the Djiboutian Coast Guard Headquarters. (AllAfrica)

Gambia's CAF Opponents Djibouti Shock Somali in Friendly

[Foroyaa] Gambia's Caf 2021 preliminary opponents Djibouti yesterday got the better of Somali in a friendly game. (AllAfrica)

FM Workneh Leaves for Djibouti

[ENA] Addis Ababa -Minister of Foreign Affairs, Workneh Gebeyehu has left for Djibouti today (February to attend the 46th Ordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Council of Ministers. (AllAfrica)

Djibouti Affirms Its Position As a World Class Commercial and Logistics Hub

[35Nord] A year ago, on February 22nd 2018, the State of Djibouti prematurely terminated the concession for the Doraleh container port, awarded in 2006 to Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT), a company essentially controlled by DP World, a minority shareholder. (AllAfrica)

Ethiopia, Djibouti Seal Gas Deal

[This Day] Ethiopia and Djibouti have signed a deal to build a pipeline to transport Ethiopian gas to an export terminal in the Red Sea state, officials said. (AllAfrica)

Joint Port Dev't Agreement Not Moving At Desired Pace

[ENA] Addis Ababa -the joint port development initiative proposed by Prime Minster Abiy Ahmed during his first foreign visit to Djibouti is not moving at the desired pace. (AllAfrica)

What Is Female Genital Mutilation and Where Does It Happen?

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -FGM is practised in at least 30 countries, mostly in Africa but also in pockets of the Middle East and Asia (AllAfrica)

FM Workneh Calls for Collective Endeavors to Consolidate Cooperation With Djibouti

[ENA] Addis Ababa -Foreign Minister Workneh Gebeyehu has called for the need to further strengthen the all round cooperation between Ethiopia and neighboring Djibouti. (AllAfrica)

5 Dead, 130 Missing As Two Migrant Boats Sink Off Djibouti

[Shabelle] Five people are dead and about 130 missing off the coast of Djibouti after two boats carrying migrants capsized, the UN migration agency said on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Al-Shabaab Ambushed Djibouti's Military Convoy in Somalia

[Shabelle] Al-Shabaab militants ambushed Djibouti military convoy, resulting in fierce fighting, security sources said. The incident occurred on Saturday evening in an area near Buuran village which lies on the border between Middle Shabelle and Hiran regions. (AllAfrica)

Top Enlisted National Guard Leader Visits Djibouti

[Africom] CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti - The command sergeant major of the National Guard Bureau, U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Kepner, visited Army and Air National Guardsmen working for the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa here Jan. 15-19. (AllAfrica)

Djibouti to Host Ethio-Djibouti Joint Commission Meeting On Sunday

[ENA] Addis Ababa -The 15th Session of Ethio-Djibouti Joint Commission will be held in Djibouti on Sunday, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs disclosed. (AllAfrica)

Ethio-Djibouti Joint Ministerial Commission Underway

[ENA] Djibouti -The 15th Ethio-Djibouti Joint Ministerial Commission kicks off in Djibouti today, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (AllAfrica)

Djibouti Works to Assist Street Children, Beginning With a Study on Their Needs - IOM Report

[UN News] Djibouti might be a relatively small country on the Horn of Africa, but it is a significant transit location for migrants, especially from Ethiopia, who are seeking to cross over to Yemen, and ultimately to the Arab Peninsular. (AllAfrica)

Main Road Connecting Ethiopia to Djibouti Blocked By Protesters in Afar

[Addis Standard] Protesters in Afar regional state have today blocked the main road connecting Ethiopia to Djibouti, the main import export route. (AllAfrica)

Ethiopia's Minister of Defense Meets Djiboutian President

[ENA] Addis Ababa -Ethiopian Minister of Defense, Aisha Mohammed held discussion with Djiboutian President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh in the capital Djibouti on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Chinese, Djibouti Presidents Exchange Congratulations On 40th Anniversary of Ties

[Focac] In his message, Xi said that in the past 40 years, China and Djibouti have seen a healthy and stable development of their relations, with mutual understanding and support on issues of great concern to or concerning the core interests of each other, in addition to plentiful fruits of cooperation in various fields. (AllAfrica)

Djiboutian President Praises PM Abiy for His Commitments to Regional Peace, Prosperity

[ENA] Addis Ababa -President Ismail Omer Guelleh of Djibouti has praised Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for his deep-seated commitments to bringing sustainable peace and prosperity in the region. (AllAfrica)

Ethiopia Cashing in Millions From Power Export to Sudan, Djibouti

[The Exchange] State-owned electricity producer, Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) has announced that it has earned $28.4 million from exporting of electricity to Sudan and Djibouti (AllAfrica)

Ethiopia-Djibouti Railway to Start Moving Goods Early in 2019

[East African] The Ethiopia-Djibouti electric railway will start transporting containerised goods from next January, official said. (AllAfrica)

Djibouti Port to Provide Services to S. Sudan, Rwanda and Burundi

[East African] Djibouti will resume providing port services to South Sudan following the restoration of peace in the latter, official said. (AllAfrica)

Ethio-Djibouti Ties to Contribute to Economic Integration in Horn

[ENA] Djibouti -The bilateral relations between Ethiopia and Djibouti that the two countries have been enjoying for more than two decades would contribute to attempts towards economic integration in the Horn of Africa, officials of the two countries said. (AllAfrica)

Now the Onus Is On Eritrea to Reform

[allAfrica] This month's United Nations Security Council decision to lift sanctions on Eritrea is the clearest signal yet of the international community's confidence in regional peacemaking efforts in the conflict-prone Horn of Africa. (AllAfrica)

U.S. Assistant Secretary to Visit Ethiopia, Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya

[ENA] Addis Ababa -U.S.Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of African Affairs Tibor P. Nagy will travel to Ethiopia, Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, and Germany from November 27 to December 8, 2018, according to a press release from U.S. Department of State. (AllAfrica)

Oasis Dreaming - Regreening the Djiboutian Desert

[UNEP] Ali Omar remembers a time when the practically bare patch of desert in northern Djibouti he calls home was a bustling seaside resort and the waters around it were teeming with fish. "Lots of people lived here and they had shops all along the seaside," says 75-year-old Omar, recalling his hometown Khor Angar's 1970s heyday, before it was hot year-round and the village had dwindled to just a few huts in the desert. (AllAfrica)