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  1. Azerbaijani president receives heads of parliaments of number of countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Trend

    President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Djibouti Mohamed Ali Houmed, Chairman of the State Council of Oman Yahya bin Mahfouz Al Munziri, speaker of the National Assembly of the State of Kuwait Marzouq Al-Ghanim, Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani, Speaker of the National Assembly of Bulgaria Tsveta Karayancheva, Chairman of the Jogorku Kenesh of Kyrgyzstan Dastanbek Djumabekov, President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly George Tsereteli, and first deputy speaker of the House of Representatives of the Egyptian Parliament Al-Said al-Sherif, who are visiting Azerbaijan to attend a solemn meeting marking the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijani parliament.


  2. Djibouti:Djibouti's Takeover On Doraleh Fans Flames of Dispute With DP WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 |

    The dispute between DP World and the government of Djibouti is heating up following the recent move by the East African nation to take direct control of the disputed Doraleh Container Terminal by nationalising the state-owned Port De Djibouti's stake. Last Sunday, Ismail Omar Guelleh, president of Djibouti, ordered the nationalisation of Port de Djibouti's 66.66pc stake in the terminal, following the termination of DP World's concession and seizure of its shares in the terminal last July.


  3. welcomedRead the original story

    Monday Sep 17 | United Nations

    The Secretary-General welcomes the meeting between President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti and President Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea held on 17 September in Jeddah under the auspices of His Majesty King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia. The Secretary-General trusts that this meeting will prove yet another step in the consolidation of recent peace and security gains in the Horn of Africa region.


  4. .com | UN chief praises meeting of Djibouti, EritreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | News24

    The United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Monday hailed a summit between Djibouti and Eritrea in Saudi Arabia, voicing hope in a statement that it would help create "greater peace" in the region. The summit brought together Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh and his Ethiopian counterpart Isaias Afwerki, according to the statement, under the auspices of Saudi King Salman.


  5. IGAD discusses Eritrea-Sudan relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Sudan Tribune

    The IGAD Council of Minister Wednesday discusses the relations between strained Sudan and Eritrea, as Addis Ababa strives to consolidate the normalization of its bilateral relations with Asmara. Sudanese president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir meeting with Eritrean president Isaias Afewerki in Asmara January 16, 2013 The IGAD Council of Ministers holds an ordinary session to discuss the South Sudan peace process and relations of Djibouti and Sudan with Eritrea which announced its return to the regional body.


  6. .com | Djibouti nationalises key port terminal after row with DubaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | News24

    Djibouti has ordered the nationalisation of the Doraleh Container Terminal, a vital port facility, after a long spat with leading global operator Dubai Ports World. The terminal is an essential facility for supplies to neighbouring landlocked Ethiopia.


  7. Subsidies on school uniform mask deeper Djibouti anomaliesRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 11 | World News Report

    THE autocratic regime of President Ismail Omar Guelleh has yielded to public pressure to lower the price of uniforms for students at basic education level but this is seen as a smokescreen to divert attention from major issues afflicting the impoverished East African country. Minister of Education, Moustapha Mohamed Mahamoud, announced parents will pay some 2 000 Djibouti Franc down from the initial 3 500 FDJ.


  8. Djibouti:The Government of Djibouti announces the nationalization of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 |

    Republic of Djibouti, September 10 2018 - On 22 February 2018, the State of Djibouti terminated the concession for the Doraleh container terminal, granted in 2006 to Doraleh Container Terminal , a company controlled de facto by the minority shareholder, DP World . The implementation of this concession contract was severely prejudicial to the fundamental interests of the Republic of Djibouti, to the development of the country and to the control of its most strategic infrastructure asset.


  9. Djibouti Nationalizes Stake in Doraleh Container TerminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Marine News

    Djibouti has nationalized the two-thirds stake in its Doraleh Container Terminal held by the Port of Djibouti, the government said in a statement, the latest twist in a dispute with Dubai's government-controlled DP World dating back six years. In February, Djibouti ended a contract with DP World , one of the world's biggest port operators, to run its Doraleh Container Terminal , and seized control of the terminal.


  10. Impoverished Djibouti has nothing to show for its wealthRead the original story

    Monday Sep 10 | World News Report

    WITH vast amounts of aid flowing into government coffers and its strategic position boasting one of the busiest shipping lanes, Djibouti ought to be among the wealthiest countries in the African continent. However, the irony is that the tiny country situated in the eastern coast of Africa is among the poorest, characterised by a crippling sewage crisis that has led to an eruption of water-borne diseases such as cholera and typhoid.


  11. His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | Times of Oman

    ... President Abdelaziz Bouteflika of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti, Field Marshall Omar Hassan Ahmed Al Bashir of Sudan, President Dr. Bashar Al Assad of Syria, President Mohamed Abdullahi ...


  12. 'Season of peace' blooms as Eritrea, Djibouti agree to rebuild tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | Stars and Stripes

    The Red Sea states of Eritrea and Djibouti agreed to normalize relations, a further sign of what Eritrea's president called a "season of peace" in the strategically important Horn of Africa region that has been riven by rivalries. The agreement may draw a line under a border dispute between the countries whose troops clashed in 2008 and may help once-isolated Eritrea secure the removal of near-decade-old United Nations sanctions.


  13. Commentary: China and Africa: a true friendship and beyondRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Xinhuanet

    As the continent with the most developing countries is finding its rightful place in the world, China's actions show what it means to be a responsible contributor to Africa's success. Chinese President Xi Jinping has outlined the new blueprint for China-Africa cooperation, including eight cooperation initiatives, which was warmly welcomed by those attending the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation Beijing Summit from Sept.


  14. Commentary: China-Africa win-win partnership won't be derailed by false claimsRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Xinhuanet

    The 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation witnessed African leaders denounce accusations of "neo-colonialism" against China, reiterating the existence of a strong partnership between the continent and the world's second largest economy. This week, more than 3,200 leaders and representatives from Africa and regional organizations gathered in Beijing to plan the next step in the win-win relationship between China and Africa.


  15. African leaders eye closer cooperation with ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | New Vision

    African leaders said Monday that their continent stands ready to further cement its partnership with China and promote win-win cooperation under the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative. They made the remarks at the High-Level Dialogue Between Chinese and African Leaders and Business Representatives and Sixth Conference of Chinese and African Entrepreneurs, held on the sidelines of the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation .


  16. Cooperation boosts Africa's developmentRead the original story

    Monday Sep 3 | China Daily

    The vast and remarkable changes that have taken place in Djibouti, a small country in northeast Africa with a population of mere 1 million, show the huge benefits that cooperation with China can bring about. An infrastructure boom is underway in the country thanks in part to China's support and investment.


  17. China's Xi promises Africa $60billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 3 |

    ... gathering. Among those present were South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi. In recent months, Beijing has faced criticism about ...


  18. Africa-China ties based on win-win cooperation: Djiboutian presidentRead the original story

    Monday Sep 3 | Xinhuanet

    The Africa-China partnership, in contrast to some allegations, is based on win-win cooperation and mutual benefits, Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh said here Monday. The president of the East African country made the remarks while addressing the High-Level Dialogue Between Chinese and African Leaders and Business Representatives and Sixth Conference of Chinese and African Entrepreneurs.


  19. Xi meets Djiboutian presidentRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 2 | Xinhuanet

    Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday met with Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh ahead of the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation. Xi stressed that China supports Djibouti in pursuing a development path in line with its national conditions, and is ready to expand exchanges between governments, legislative bodies, political parties and local regions of the two countries.


  20. Djibouti president arrives in Beijing for FOCACRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 1 | Xinhuanet

    Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh arrives at Capital International Airport in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 2, 2018.