Djibouti Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. 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.


  2. 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 ...


  3. 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."


  4. 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.


  5. 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 ...


  6. 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.


  7. 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 ...


  8. Djibouti:Continental Free Trade Deal Offers Kenya, Djibouti Chance to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 |

    President Uhuru Kenyatta this evening said the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement offers Kenya and Djibouti opportunity to increase public and private partnerships towards better prosperity. The Head of State spoke at State House, Nairobi, when he and the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta hosted a State Banquet in honour of Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh, who is in the country for a three day State Visit.


  9. Djibouti:Govt, Djibouti Sign Four Rade, Bilateral PactsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 |

    The agreements were signed at State House, Nairobi, where President Uhuru Kenyatta hosted Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh, who is on a three State Visit to Kenya. The agreements signed included Trade Agreement, MoU on Bilateral Cooperation in the Livestock Sector, Agreement on Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments and an agreement on visa exemption for holders of diplomatic passports.


  10. Ethiopian, Djibouti leaders due in Kenya for state visitsRead the original story

    May 6, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    New Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali and Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh are expected in the country for state visits, Kenya's presidency announced on Sunday. State House Spokesperson Manoah Esipisu told journalists in Nairobi that Abiy will arrive in the country later on Sunday for a two-day state visit to bolster already strong relations between Kenya and Ethiopia.


  11. China denies harassing US military aircraft with lasersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 | Mintfo

    The Chinese government has denied the claim of United States government that there were instances of Chinese military grade lasers interfering with US military aircraft landing in Djibouti. "After thorough verification, we have explicitly told the US side that their so-called accusations are completely at odds with facts," Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying said on May 4. The Chinese Ministry of National Defense said in statement that US claim is in "complete contradiction to the facts."


  12. US: Chinese military grade laser interfering with US aircraft in DjiboutiRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Mintfo

    A report posted in United States Department of Defense website says that there were instances of lasers interfering with US military aircraft landing in Djibouti. Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said two Air Force crewmen were slightly injured in one incident.


  13. US warns China after lasers injure American pilots in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | The Hill

    The United States has issued a formal warning to China after personnel at the Chinese military base in Djibouti used lasers to interfere with U.S. military aircraft, giving two pilots minor injuries, according to the Pentagon. that the U.S. is confident the Chinese are behind the "very serious incidents," which have increased in the past few weeks.


  14. China uses military lasers to interfere with US aircraft in Africa; pilots hurtRead the original story

    May 3, 2018 | The Post-Standard

    Djibouti's President Ismail Omar Guelleh, second from left, walks with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony held outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China in November. ( Personnel at China's first overseas military base in Africa have been using lasers to interfere with American military aircraft in the region, U.S. officials said.


  15. Premier to visit SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Walta Information Centre

    ... of the Sudanese business community. The Prime Minister has earlier paid an official visit to the Republic of Djibouti as his first abroad trip since he took office. Last year Ethiopia and Sudan have signed several agreements to heighten cooperation ...


  16. Another country connected to "ASAN Imza" systemRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Trend

    The Republic of Djibouti has also been included in the list of countries whose citizens will be able to visit Azerbaijan through the "ASAN Viza" system, said the message of the State Agency for citizen service & social innovations under the President of Azerbaijan issued May 1. Thus, if from the beginning of operation of the "ASAN Viza" portal the number of states whose citizens are granted e-visa has reached 81, today, as a result of improvement of the system and expansion of its coverage, e-visa is available to citizens of 95 countries. The ASAN Viza system allows for acquiring a visa to Azerbaijan by making three simple steps - application, payment and downloading e-visa.


  17. Japan Funds Maritime Security Courses in DjiboutiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | Marine News

    The first in a series of regional maritime security courses, funded by the Government of Japan, has been held at the Djibouti Regional Training Centre . During a five-day workshop , officials from 10 countries were able to learn about and share ideas on best practices for maritime domain awareness, including measures to promote coordination and sharing of information at national level as the basis for effective regional cooperation.


  18. Ethiopia's PM in Djibouti on first foreign visitRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Saturday arrived in Djibouti on his first foreign visit after he was sworn in and assumed office early this month. Local media outlets quoted the Office of Spokesperson of Ministry of Foreign Affairs as saying that the prime minister's two-day visit aims at further promoting the long-standing bilateral relations between the two East African countries.


  19. New Ethiopian PM Makes First Official Visit to DjiboutiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | Voice of America

    Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh, right, welcomes Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed at Ambouli International Airport, April 28, 2018. Ethiopia's new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, began his first trip outside his country Saturday to Djibouti, a small but strategic country on the Red Sea.


  20. China's Strategy in Djibouti: Mixing Commercial and Military InterestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 |

    ... is an intern with the Asia Studies program at the Council on Foreign Relations and a student at Yale University. Djibouti may be located thousands of miles away from both the United States and China, but it is becoming an increasingly salient focal ...