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June 24, 2017 - The Red Sea state of Djibouti on Thursday launched a sea port whose main function will be the export of salt.
The world's newest mega-dock opened last month in Djibouti, the strategic real estate agent to world powers that is leasing access to the highest bidder.
Not that long ago, Djibouti was known for little more than French legionnaires, atrocious heat and being at the other end of a railway line to Addis Ababa, in Ethiopia.
The central bank of Djibouti will soon launch its digital currency, the state-run television (RTD) announced. The Bank's Governor, Ahmed Osman Ali, said the project falls in the framework of the modernization plan of Djibouti's financial system, being ...
It is expected to handle about six million tonnes of salt each year. The sea port will also benefit regional economic powerhouse, Ethiopia, as it is expected to ...
IGAD Secretary General urges Eritrea and Djibouti to exercise "utmost restraint" in de-escalating border tensions.
(Ecofin Agency) - During a TV programme aired by national channel RTD, it was revealed that the central bank of Djibouti (BCD) will launch in the coming days its digital currency.
The African Union is sending a fact-finding mission to Eritrea and Djibouti as tension mounts over their disputed border at one of the world's busiest shipping routes.
The diplomatic crisis, which has pitted Qatar against Saudi Arabia and its allies, is threatening to revive a bloody border dispute in a historically troublesome corner of Africa.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Djibouti lodged a formal complaint with the African Union accusing soldiers from neighboring Eritrea of occupying a contested mountainous area after Qatari peacekeepers left the region this week, an official said.
China recently established a military base in Djibouti. Little is known about the base except that it may have capacity to house up to 10 000 troops.
Djibouti accused Eritrean troops of occupying the Dumeira mountain area shortly after 450 Qatari peacekeepers left last week.
Al shabaab militants have attacked military bases manned by Somali forces and their allied Djibouti peacekeepers on the outskirts of Bulaburte town in Hiiraan region on Sunday.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, June 19, 2017 -Mareeg-The Chairperson of the Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, is following the recent developments between the Republic of Djibouti and the State of Eritrea in the aftermath of Qatar's decision to withdraw its ...
The African Union (AU) has intervened in the Eritrea-Djibouti territorial dispute saying it has deployed a mission to their border to "establish the facts" while calling for calm and restraint.
China recently established a military base in Djibouti. Little is known about the base except that it may have capacity to house up to 10,000 troops.
Djibouti has accused Eritrea of occupying territory following the departure of the Qatari troops, threatening the revival of a long-standing, sometimes violent dispute.
The African Union on Saturday urged "restraint" as tensions intensified between Djibouti and Eritrea over a disputed border territory after the withdrawal of Qatari peacekeepers from a buffer zone.
Awramba Times (Addis Ababa) - The republic of Djibouti on Thursday inaugurated a new port that will serve as the main gateway for potash exports from neighouring Ethiopia, the second of four new ports that will boost the tiny Horn of Africa nation's ...
Djibouti-opens-new-port June 17, 2017 - Djibouti on Thursday inaugurated a new port that will serve as the main gateway for potash exports from neighouring Ethiopia, the second of four new ports that will boost the tiny Horn of Africa nation's position ...
Rwanda Under-20 women football team have been drawn to take part in the 2018 FIFA Women's U-20 World Cup qualifiers. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) released the fixtures for the preliminary round on Thursday and Rwanda are among the ...
The security implications for the crisis in the Horn of Africa region is a simmering border tension between Eritrea and Djibouti. Djibouti alleged on Friday that Eritrea had began deployment of troops to a disputed territory in contravention of ...
Clashes broke out between the Horn of Africa countries in June, 2008, after Djibouti accused Asmara of moving troops across the border, raising fears the spat could engulf the entire region.
Djibouti's foreign minister has accused neighbouring Eritrea of occupying a disputed territory along their border shortly after Qatar peacekeepers left the location this week.
Doha, Qatar - Qatar pulled all of its troops from the border of Djibouti and Eritrea, east African nations that have a long-running territorial dispute which Doha had helped mediate.
Qatar has announced the withdrawal of its peacekeeping troops at the Eritrea-Djibouti border, as the gulf country becomes increasingly isolated.
Highlights WFP's ability to maintain assistance to refugees, asylum seekers and the vulnerable local populations in drought-affected and urban areas continues ...
Qatar has withdrawn its peacekeeping troops from the Djibouti-Eritrea border, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday, after years of mediating in a territorial dispute between the two African states.
The 450 Qatari troops controlled a mountainous border crossing between Eritrea and Djibouti, said Nasredin Ali, a spokesman for Eritrea's biggest armed group, known as the Red Sea Afar Democratic Organization.
"The massive data growth projections for East Africa have prompted the rethink of the industry's business model, with Djibouti Telecom focused on ensuring that Internet traffic is transported and managed across a reliable, diverse and secure network ...
The Heydar Aliyev Foundation has donated medical equipment to the Health Ministry of Djibouti. A ceremony of presenting the medical equipment took place at the Central hospital of the Republic of Djibouti. The ceremony participants were informed about ...
Djibouti - Somaliland's Vice President Abdirahman Ismail Saylici met with Djiboutian President Ismael Omar Guelleh at his residence on Thursday.
PONDA: Taking note of a report published in The Navhind Times about Indian crew members including a Goan youth stranded on a merchant ship at Djibouti port, government authorities have started making moves to look into the issue and rescue the Indian ...
CMA CGM announced the launch starting July 2 of its new service between the East Mediterrane an, Djibouti, Arabian gulf, Pakistan and India.
Djibouti - Somaliland's Vice President Abdirahman Ismail Saylici met with Djiboutian President Ismael Omar Guelleh at his residence on Thursday.
Chad's government joins the African nations of Comoros, Mauritania, Mauritius and Senegal in cutting ties with Doha, while Al Jazeera reports that Djibouti has "downgraded" its diplomatic relations. Gabon's foreign ministry issued a statement ...
The nation of Chad has recalled its ambassador from Qatar, the latest African nation to distance itself from the small Arabian gulf state following Bahrain's.
Djibouti - Private gold exploration and development company Thani Stratex Resources, in which Aim-listed Stratex International holds a 30.1% interest, completed a 15-hole scout diamond drilling programme in May.
Djibouti on Wednesday has reduced its diplomatic status with Qatar, Al Arabiya News Channel reported. Senegal also said on Wednesday it would recall its ambassador in Qatar and expressed its "active solidarity" with Saudi Arabia and other gulf ...
"We sailed without port clearance on orders from owner and captain Todor V Ivanov, from Djibouti to Fujairah. We had made a number of requests to send us charts and 'ecdis' permits to sail to Fujairah but we did not receive anything and had to sail ...
Mogadishu, Somalia- In a press statement released by Somalia's Foreign Affairs Ministry, the country expressed its deep concerns and called to end the diplomatic row through dialogue between gulf countries, Garowe Online reports.
Its first base in Djibouti, on track to be completed this year, was only a beginning, it said. "China most likely will seek to establish additional military bases in countries with which it has a long-standing friendly relationship and similar ...
In a statement the government of Djibouti said the decision was made in solidarity with the international alliance against terrorism and the GCC and Arab ...
In 2010, Qatar successfully mediated a festering border dispute between Eritrea and Djibouti. Alongside the UAE, Qatar has allegedly also been buying off presidential candidates and politicians in Somalia, to secure business deals or edge out ...
Johannesburg (miningweekly.com) - Aim-listed Stratex International on Tuesday reported that Thani Stratex, in which it has a 30.1% stake, has identified high-grade intercepts at its Pandora epithermal gold project, in Djibouti, during a maiden drilling ...
Stratex International plc (LON:STI) has revealed drilling results from an exploration programme being run by 30.1%-owned Thani Stratex Resources Ltd at the Pandora epithermal gold project in Djibouti. Just under 2,200 metres of drilling was completed ...
The FINANCIAL -- In support of the government of Djibouti's goal of achieving universal access to electricity by 2035, the World Bank is launching a new project to bring the benefits of electricity to around 14,000 of the poorest households (or around ...
Djibouti Minister of Islamic Affairs, culture and Endowments Moumin Hassan Barreh is seen with Saudi Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance Sheikh Saleh bin Abdul Aziz bin Mohammed Al-Sheikh in Makkah.
The FINANCIAL -- In support of the government of Djibouti's goal of achieving universal access to electricity by 2035, the World Bank is launching a new project to bring the benefits of electricity to around 14,000 of the poorest households (or around ...
Hyderabad: Two persons from Andhra Pradesh along with 20 other crew onboard LPG/C Windsor merchant ship, are crying for immediate help as the ship was detained by Naval officials in Djibouti port after their Captain left the ship illegally. The crew ...


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