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Ethio-Djibouti Railway Partially Resumes Operation

[Addis Fortune] The Ethio-Djibouti Railway partially resumed operations three weeks after being derailed in East Showa Zone of the Oromia Regional State. However, the train will still not be able to travel during nighttime or during rainstorms. (AllAfrica)

CHAN Team to Face Uganda/Djibouti in Friendly

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya's team for the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers is scheduled to play a friendly match against either Uganda or Djibouti's corresponding CHAN team before the first round of qualification matches set for July 27. (AllAfrica)

Xi Meets Djiboutian President

[Focac] Beijing -Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh in Beijing on Sunday. (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)

Tunisia Will Be Able to Access Comesa Through Djibouti

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Tunisia can, through the development of its economic relations with Djibouti, gain access to the Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), Ethiopia and Somalia, said President of the Tuniso-African Business Council, Bassem Loukil, on the occasion of the opening of the Tunisian-Djibouti business forum, held Thursday in Tunis. (AllAfrica)

Djibouti Data Centre On New Cable Connections for Region and Operating Neutral, Third Party Combined Landing Stations, Data Centres

[Balancing Act] London -With the recent peace initiatives in the Horn of Africa, the region has suddenly become much more interesting: new fibre links may be built between old enemies. Also someone will eventually build a cross-continental fibre to West Africa and Djibouti would be a logical end point in East Africa. Russell Southwood interviewed John Melick III, Chairman, Djibouti Data Centre. (AllAfrica)

Djibouti's Takeover On Doraleh Fans Flames of Dispute With DP World

[Addis Fortune] DP World announces that it would continue to pursue all legal means (AllAfrica)

Djibouti Emerges As Arms Trafficking Hub for Horn of Africa

[RFI] The rapprochement between Ethiopia and Eritrea has repercussions that go beyond diplomacy on the Horn of Africa. A recent investigation shows that while Eritrea is no longer isolated, Djibouti is emerging as the new regional arms trafficking hub. (AllAfrica)

Peace Prospects in Horn Better, but Obstacles Remain

[The Conversation Africa] It's just five months since Abiy Ahmed took over as Ethiopian Prime Minister yet the pace of change in the Horn of Africa has been simply staggering. Insuperable obstacles have been swept away. So many hurdles have been vaulted that it's difficult to keep track. (AllAfrica)