Djibouti Under Fire for Again Disobeying Global Laws

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. The non-compliance to existing contracts by the administration of President Ismaïl Guelleh […]

Ethiopia: Six Transporters Offer 805.4m Br to Ferry Wheat

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. Six cross-border transporter associations offered a combined lowest price of slightly over 805.4 million Br to transport six million quintals of wheat from […]

Somalia: New EU Navfor Deputy Commander Meets With Djiboutian Authorities

press release 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. Meeting with the Deputy Chief of Staff of […]

Djibouti/Gambia: Gambia’s CAF Opponents Djibouti Shock Somali in Friendly

By Sulayman Bah Gambia’s Caf 2021 preliminary opponents Djibouti yesterday got the better of Somali in a friendly game. Djibouti is eyeing to take part in the CHAN -second best to the CAF Nations Cup in senior football – and have set about fine-tuning their preparations with test games to start with. The Horn of […]

Sudan: Djibouti Welcomes Agreement Between TMC and FFC

Djibouti — The Republic of Djibouti has welcomed agreement between Transitional Military Council (TMC) and Forces of Freedom and Change. Djibouti affirmed in a statement issued on Sunday that the important of agreement is a wide step for achieving security, stability and realizing inspiration of the people of Sudan for democracy, peace and reconciliation. Djibouti, […]

Africa: On the Day of the African Child, Fight for the Rights of Our Girls

Photo: Africa4Girls Summit We look to the Africa4Girls Summit for solid and tangible commitments from heads of state and ministers gathering on the Day of the African Child in Dakar, write our guest columnists.Senegal. guest column By Jaha Dukureh and Shungu Gwarinda On this year’s Day of the African Child on June 16, heads of […]

Djibouti: China, U.S. Standoff Playing Itself Out in Djibouti

By Said Aboubaker THE United States Africa Command (AFRICOM), losing confidence in a shared space in Djibouti, is bearing the brunt of the friction between the country and its rival superpower, China. The tensions are prevailing in the tiny country on the Horn of Africa, which is among the poorest in the world but has […]

Ethiopia: Ethio-Djibouti Railway Partially Resumes Operation

By Temesgen Mulugeta 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. The railway is now transporting cargo carrying wheat and fertiliser. It will not be able to transport […]

Kenya/Uganda: CHAN Team to Face Uganda/Djibouti in Friendly

By Timothy Olobulu 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. Kenya will open up its qualification venture against Burundi with the first leg match […]

Djibouti: Xi Meets Djiboutian President

Beijing — Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh in Beijing on Sunday. China is willing to work with Djibouti to continuously promote the bilateral strategic partnership, Xi said, stressing the joint building of the Belt and Road and the implementation of the outcomes reached at the Beijing Summit of the […]