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  1. Africa: Lufthansa Consulting Opens Branch Office in DjiboutiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | AllAfrica.com

    Lufthansa Consulting is establishing a regional office in the Republic of Djibouti to further develop its market engagement in Africa. The opening of a local entity in this region is an extension of the company's successful performance on the African continent and underlines the close-to-clients commitment of the aviation consultancy.

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  2. DjiboutiRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | TrekEarth

    Djibouti , officially the Republic of Djibouti, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Eritrea in the north, Ethiopia in the west and south, and Somalia in the southeast.

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  3. Ahmed Abdi, An independent journalist receives death threats on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | CNN

    ... a Somali language article about Ogaden refugees that were arbitrarily detained and extradited to Ethiopia by Djibouti government January 22, 2011 on Waagacusub Media. He detailed about the Ogadeni rendition program which unnerved Djibouti authority ...

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  4. Fishy evidence dogs Djibouti caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Mail & Guardian

    Britain's former lord chancellor in the Tony Blair government, Charles Falconer, has been forced to apologise after his law firm gave "unsafe" evidence to the London High Court in an effort to freeze the assets of Djibouti opposition leader Abdourahman Boreh. The Djibouti government had applied for a freeze of Boreh's assets, saying he was involved in terrorism in Djibouti, something he denied.

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  5. Sebastian Shakespeare: Tony's crony grovels over plot to frame millionaireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Daily Mail

    ... Court in London after his American law firm misled a judge with its claims on behalf of the African Republic of Djibouti. The fiasco confirms fears expressed when Lord Falconer QC joined Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in 2008, on a reported salary of A ...

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  6. Somalia: The Next Round of Talks Between Somali and Somaliland Fail to Start in IstanbulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Somaliland President Ahmed Silanyo signed a further agreement under the auspices of Djibouti's President Ismail Omar Guelleh emphasizing the significance of the talks and agreeing both sides should refrain from any remarks ...

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  7. U.S. and Djibouti Launch Binational Forum of CooperationRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Scoop

    On February 25 and 26, in Washington, DC, senior officials of the United States and the Republic of Djibouti Governments met to launch the inaugural U.S.-Djibouti Binational Forum, a key outcome of the historic May 5, 2014, White House meeting between U.S. President Obama and Djiboutian President Guelleh. Deputy Secretary Blinken welcomed the Djiboutian delegation and opened the Binational Forum.

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  8. Coalition Continues Airstrikes Against ISIL in Syria, IraqRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Official Wire News

    ... [Read More...] On February 25 and 26, in Washington, DC, senior officials of the United States and the Republic of Djibouti Governments met to launch the inaugural U.S.-Djibouti Binational Forum, a key outcome of the historic May 5, 2014, White ...

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  9. Abdourahman Boreh : when the thieves disguise themselves as politicians and terrorists as victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | OpEdNews

    The recent statements by Abdourahman Boreh's Lawyer, who said that "we cannot blame the British justice for condemning my client, the decision of the London courts are influenced by the harassment he suffered from the government of Djibouti", give cause for concern to those in Africa and Worldwide who are fighting for the rule of law. As regards harassment, it should be remembered that Abdourahman Boreh is the Djiboutian businessman, condemned for corruption and breach of trust in his own country, and convicted of having embezzled hundreds of millions belonging to the nation, which had entrusted him with the management of its main resource, Djibouti's harbor [i] .

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  10. Djibouti president, AU envoy discuss Boko Haram, Al-ShabaabRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | Newstime Africa

    Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh on Sunday discussed means of combatting Al-Shabaab and Boko Haram militant groups with Ismail Chergui, the African Union's commissioner for peace and security, during a meeting in capital Djibouti City. "President Guelleh asserted to the African commissioner that Djibouti will continue to support the A.U's efforts which aim at achieving peace and security in Africa," Presidential Chief-of-Staff Naguib Ali Taher told The Anadolu Agency.

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  11. IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with DjiboutiRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | PressReleasePoint

    On January 30, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund concluded the Article IV consultation 1 with Djibouti. Djibouti's fundamental development challenges remain to reduce widespread poverty and unemployment, and diversify its economy to reduce dependence on the ports.

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  12. U.S. nominates first ambassador to Somalia since early 1990sRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. Members of Somalia's military forces escort Djibouti's President Ismail Omar Guelleh (not pictured) upon his arrival at the Aden Abdulle International Airport in Somalia's ...

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  13. President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti visits Somalia - Tuesday, 24 February 2015 07:05Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti started a 48-hour official visit to Somalia on Saturday and along with his host, Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, laid foundation stones for a new academy aiming to enhance the Somali language. The academy will be named "The East African Somali-speaking Regional Academy'' and the two leaders affirmed the importance of the academy which they said would strengthen the Somali language.

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  14. Djibouti girls humiliate Arab girls by defeating Qatar 4-0 in Arab youth tourney openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Harowo.com

    Qatar :- Djibouti's U 17 women's national football squad have knocked down their Qatari rivals in the Arab women's tourney opener at Al Arabi Stadium in Doha on Sunday. In the early minutes of the first half, Fatouma Elmi Rayaleh who captains the team scored the opener goal for Djibouti, while Mazer Fouad Abdallah scored the second goal with the first half ending in 2-0 in favour of Djibouti.

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  15. Is Eritrea destabilizing East Africa?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Daily Kos

    You might not know it, but East Africa has been playing host for the past five decades to an intense sibling rivalry between three of the poorest nations on Earth: Eritrea, Djibouti and Ethiopia. After a week long summit held between the leaders of Ethiopia and Djibouti that concluded on February 9th, the two delegations accused Eritrea of pursuing a "continuous destabilization policy" in the Horn of Africa and called on the UN to tighten sanctions directed against the latter's government.

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  16. Kuriftu Resort expands to DjiboutiRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2015 | Capital Ethiopia

    The Ethio-Djibouti relation that is expanding along the economic sector is witnessing growing private investments from both sides of the corresponding countries. The prominent hospitality facility in Ethiopia, Kuriftu Resort, operated by an Ethiopian born diaspora Tadios Belete, is now stretching to the East African logistics hub of Djibouti.

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  17. New horizons open in Ethio-Djibouti tiesRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2015 | Capital Ethiopia

    Even though top officials or head of governments of Djibouti and Ethiopia frequently travel to both countries and continuously meet, Ethiopian head of government had not paid an official visit to Djibouti until last week's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn's visit. At the end of the past week, a high delegation lead by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn visited Djibouti, Ethiopia's key economic partner and a major outlet for Ethiopia's international trade.

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  18. UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea to visit Djibouti and EthiopiaRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    Geneva, 13 February 2015 -- The United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea will visit Djibouti and Ethiopia from 16 to 27 February to hold meetings and collect testimonies and accounts on the human rights situation in Eritrea. The United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea continues to seek the cooperation of the Government of Eritrea but it has so far received no response to its request to visit the country.

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  19. Djiboutian in fight for fortuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Mail & Guardian

    Tycoon's nemesis: The government of President Ismael Omar Guelleh accused Abdourahman Boreh of being behind a string of grenade attacks in the Djibouti capital six years ago. One of East Africa's richest men, Abdourahman Boreh, will spend the week after next in a London court as his lawyers attempt to overturn an earlier order that labels him a terrorist and has frozen more than $100-million of his assets.

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  20. Further cooperation in scope for Ethio-Djibouti economic relationRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Capital Ethiopia

    The President of the Republic of Djibouti, Ismail Omar Guelleh welcomed Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn to Djibouti for a three day State visit starting from Saturday February 7, 2015. The visit will mark the first official State trip by a sitting Ethiopian Prime Minister to Djibouti.

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