Djibouti Newswire (Page 2)

Djibouti Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Djibouti. (Page 2)

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

    Sep 3, 2018 |

    ... 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 ...


  2. 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.


  3. 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.


  4. 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.


  5. 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.


  6. 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.


  7. 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.


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

    Aug 3, 2018 |

    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.


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

    Jul 17, 2018 |

    ... 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 ...


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

    Jul 9, 2018 |

    ... 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 ...


  11. 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.


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

    Jul 6, 2018 |

    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.


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

    Jul 5, 2018 |

    ... 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 ...


  14. Djibouti - Doraleh port terminal: U.S. Congressman Bradley Byrne...Read the original story

    Jul 4, 2018 | World News Report

    Congressman Bradley Byrne , a member of the House Armed Services Committee, on March 6, 2018, expressed his concerns about recent actions by China in Africa, specifically actions in the Republic of Djibouti. Djibouti recently illegally seized control of the Doraleh port terminal by presidential decree, and some reports indicate Djibouti plans to gift the facility to the Chinese government.


  15. Djibouti's squandered independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Mail & Guardian

    ... around the Red Sea - the two competing sides are ever-present. In this context, the newly independent Republic of Djibouti was anchored in the capitalist bloc, though without the democratic pluralism that proliferated in other quarters. Without the ...


  16. Djibouti:DP World is confident that Djibouti's expropriation of Doraleh port will be found illegalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 |

    An LCIA tribunal in 2017 led by distinguished jurists Lord Leonard Hoffman and Sir Richard Aikens previously rejected Djibouti's claims that the terms of the Concession Agreement are unfair or unreasonable. They ruled that the concession agreement was "a very good deal for Djibouti," contained the "best possible terms" that Djibouti could have achieved under the circumstances, and the "President of Djibouti and the Council of Ministers and the President's advisors knew of and approved the terms."


  17. Djibouti:Djibouti's many international investment projects set a new pace for economic emergenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 |

    On 22 February, the Republic of Djibouti terminated the DCT concession, in which DP World is a shareholder and operator. This decision was taken after numerous unsuccessful attempts to get DP World to renegotiate a contract that was clearly contrary to the fundamental interests of the nation.


  18. 27th Independence Day of EritreaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | Manila Bulletin

    ... Meskerem and Cinema Odeon. Eritrea is bordered on the west by Sudan, on the south by Ethiopia, and on the east by Djibouti. Eritrea has an extensive coastline along the Red Sea, across from Saudi Arabia and Yemen. Eritrea and Ethiopia shared a ...


  19. Following Universal Periodic Review of Djibouti, concerns remain...Read the original story

    May 15, 2018 | PressReleasePoint

    With the Universal Periodic Review of Djibouti taking place last week before the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, concerns remain about the Djiboutian authorities' willingness to make significant improvements to the human rights situation in the country. While many of the recommendations made by intervening states reflect the issues raised by Alkarama both in its shadow report and during the briefing session to foreign representations in Geneva, the Djiboutian delegation's responses did not meet the expectations of civil society.


  20. East Africa:Railway for Regional Integration of the HornRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 |

    ... a history of more than a century in the Horn of Africa. Among the oldest railway lines of the region is the Ethio-djibouti railway line built during the colonial period. The old age train lines become shifting and expanding currently by the ...