Djibouti Newswire (Page 2)

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

    Sep 10, 2018 | 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.

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

    Sep 9, 2018 | 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 ...

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

    Sep 7, 2018 | 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.

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

    Sep 5, 2018 | 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.

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

    Sep 4, 2018 | 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.

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

    Sep 4, 2018 | 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 .

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  7. Cooperation boosts Africa's developmentRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2018 | 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.

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

    Sep 3, 2018 | Ghanamma.com

    ... 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 ...

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

    Sep 3, 2018 | 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.

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  10. Xi meets Djiboutian presidentRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2018 | 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.

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

    Sep 1, 2018 | Xinhuanet

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

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  12. How Djibouti took the spotlight on the global stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | South China Morning Post

    This week Beijing was reported to be building a military outpost in Afghanistan, bordering China's troubled Muslim region of Xinjiang. It comes just over a year after China opened its first overseas military base in Djibouti, in the Horn of Africa.

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  13. Domestic abuse adds to Yemeni refugee women's woes in DjiboutiRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Al Jazeera

    Little opportunities or hope of returning have left her restless in a remote refugee camp more than 200km from Djibouti's capital and just 32km from Yemen 's western coast. The situation has created tension between 36-year-old Hafsa and her husband.

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  14. DP World: Djibouti Not Recognizing 'International Rule of Law'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | Marine News

    DP World, the fourth biggest port operator globally, issued a response saying Djibouti's refusal to acknowledge a London Court of International Arbitration ruling demonstrates that the government did not "recognize the international rule of law." The Arbitral Tribunal of the London Court of International Arbitration, LCIA, confirmed the illegitimacy of the Government of Djibouti's action of seizing control of the Doraleh Container Terminal from DP World.

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  15. Dispute Between Dubai And Djibouti Over Port Seizure Continues, Despite Tribunal RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | Forbes.com

    On August 2 the London Court of International Arbitration ruled that the Djibouti government had acted illegitimately when it seized control of the Doraleh Container Terminal from DP World on February 22 this year. DP World designed, built and operated the terminal following a concession awarded in 2006, in which it took a 33% ownership stake, with the remaining 67% held by the Djibouti authorities.

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  16. East Africa:Why Djibouti Is the Loser of the Horn of Africa's New PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    ... resuming a thriving trade relationship and granting landlocked Ethiopia access to a new port. Unfortunately, nearby Djibouti - which has successfully exploited its prime territory on the Red Sea to offer both port access and military bases to ...

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  17. SAPVoice: Why You Should Be Brutally Unforgiving When People Waste Your TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Forbes.com

    ... When that airline went broke, he started another by disrupting the airline business model, helping the Republic of Djibouti restart its national airline. "Airlines go bust because they own airplanes, so I decided to start an airline with no ...

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  18. Djibouti launches China-built free trade zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | China Daily

    Seated in the first row from right, Mohamed Abdillahi Mohamed Farmajo, the president of Somalia; Omar Hassan El Bachir, the president of Sudan; Ismail Omar Guelleh, the Djibouti president; Paul Kagame, the president of Rwanda and chairperson of the African Union; Abiy Ahmed, the prime minister of Ethiopia; and Moussa Fakki Mahamat, the chairperson of African Union Commission, during the launch of DIFTZ in Djibouti on July 5, 2018. [Photo by Edith Mutethya/China Daily] Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh launched the first phase of China-built Djibouti International Free Trade Zone on Thursday.

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  19. Rwanda:Kagame in Djibouti for Free Trade and Industrial Zone InaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    The area that President Kagame inaugurates is one of the largest free trade zones in Africa and will welcome other industries such as automotive industry. President Paul Kagame on Thursday arrived in Djibouti where he is expected to take part in the inauguration of Djibouti International Free Trade Zone and attend the China-Africa Economic Forum and International Exhibition.

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  20. Djibouti:The Rise of Djibouti as a Global Trade HubRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    ... and facilities, as well as many companies already operating on the site. The event was held under the auspices of Djibouti's President, His Excellency Ismail Omar Guelleh. Sat on two of the world's busiest maritime routes, Djibouti's strategic ...

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