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Will The U.S. Support Egypt’s Violation Of Ethiopia’s Sovereign Right to Operate The GERD?

June 5, 2021 Is the United States’ continued escalation of hostile policy towards Ethiopia preparing the groundwork to support Egypt’s “colonial rights” over the Nile...
Ismail Omar Guelleh

Djibouti’s incumbent president Guelleh re-elected

Djibouti's incumbent president Ismail Omar Guelleh was re-elected, according to the provisional results released on Saturday. This was the fifth time that Guelleh was...
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Nearly 300 Ethiopians flee conflict for asylum in Djibouti – UNHCR

Nearly 300 Ethiopians have asked asylum in neighbouring Djibouti due to the conflict in the east African country's northern Tigray region, the United Nations...

Kenyan firm secures US$6.45 million energy contract in Djibouti

Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) said Thursday it has secured a 709.82 million shilling (about 6.48 million U.S. dollars) contract to drill three geothermal...
Eritrea-Djibouti Map of Border Dispute Over Ras Doumeira

Djibouti affirms support to the territorial integrity of Ethiopia

The Djibouti Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday affirmed its support to the territorial integrity of Ethiopia. In a press statement, the Djibouti Ministry of...

The finding of the shrew: Lost species rediscovered in Djibouti

Hindu elephant god Ganesh might be known to ride around on a mouse, but have you ever heard of the actual "elephant shrew"? This...

Ethiopia resumes land, air transport services to Djibouti

Ethiopia on Friday announced the resumption of land and air transport services to neighboring Djibouti. Ethiopia imposed restrictions on land and air transport services to...

Djibouti reports 229 new COVID-19 cases as tally surges to 2,697

Djibouti's Ministry of Health on Wednesday announced 229 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Horn of Africa nation...
China's medical supplies for 18 African countries arrive at the Kotota International Airport in Accra, capital of Ghana, April 6, 2020. China's medical supplies for 18 African countries have arrived here on Monday, and are scheduled to be delivered to the other 17 countries within a few days. The beneficiary African countries are Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Gabon, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Liberia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Togo, Benin, Cape Verde, as well as Sao Tome and Principe. (Xinhua/Xu Zheng)

China to send medical teams to Djibouti and Ivory Coast

The Chinese government has decided to send teams of medical experts to Djibouti and Cote d'Ivoire to help the countries fight the COVID-19 pandemic,...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

Number of COVID-19 cases surpasses 1,000 in Djibouti

Djibouti's Ministry of Health on Saturday announced nine new COVID-19 confirmed cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Horn of Africa...

AU Demands: African Integrated High Speed Railway Network

The article below written by a friend of mine is a useful over view of the African Union’s plan to build High Speed Rail-lines...
Dire Dawa-Dewele Toll road. Photo : ENA

Ethiopia inaugurates toll road to Djibouti

Ethiopia on Sunday inaugurated the Chinese-built 220 km Dire Dawa-Dewele asphalt concrete toll road, connecting landlocked Ethiopia to ports in Djibouti. The...

China’s BRI Expanding Trade in Africa With Infrastructure Where the West Has Failed: Djibouti

Djibouti Port Director: The BRI Has Vastly Expanded All African Trade and Development Aboubaker Omar Hadi, chairman of Djibouti Ports and Free Zone Authority, told...
Ethiopia’s victory against Italy at Adwa on March 1, 1896, profoundly shaped the future of Ethiopia.

March 1: Celebrate Ethiopia’s Defeat of Italy At Adwa; A Victory Against European Imperialism

This article was published in the March 2017 Newsletter of the Ethiopian Embassy in Washington DC. If you read the headlines of the...

AfDB Charts A Roadmap To Integrate The Development Of Eastern Africa

The African Development Bank has approved the East Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper laying out the roadmap for accelerating regional integration with infrastructure development...

Gabon, Djibouti Suspended By CHAN Organising Committee

The Organising Committee of the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN), has decided to suspend Gabon and Djibouti from participating in the competition in 2020. In...
Eritrea-Djibouti Map of Border Dispute Over Ras Doumeira

Viewpoint: Divisions Among Gulf Arab States Increases Instability in the Horn of Africa

A dispute over territory involving the Horn of Africa states of Djibouti and Eritrea was reignited in the aftermath of the withdrawal of Qatari...

AU and New Zealand sign partner to provide geothermal energy

The African Union Commission (AUC) and The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) have signed a Partnership Agreement, providing a framework and...

Chief of Defence staff inspects marine forces at Djibouti

Spain’s Chief of Defence Staff, Army General Fernando Alejandre Martínez has concluded his visit to the Spanish Maritime Air Detachment at their base in...
Chinese and Djiboutian administrative staff exchange views on a new dock built by China Merchants Group Limited (CGM) in the port in western suburb of Djibouti. The multi-functional Doraleh dock has greatly improved the competence of the port. (Photo by Li Zhiwei from People’s Daily)

Chinese firms assists with Djibouti’s development

Chinese companies have helped Djibouti, a country located in the Horn of Africa, develop infrastructure in the past few years, paving the way for...

Somaliland Writes To U.S Secretary of State For Trump’s Travel Ban Exemption

The Republic of Somaliland today sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly to...

9 Yemenis deported from U.S. to Djibouti

Nine Yemeni citizens had been deported from United States to Djibouti on transit through Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, the Ethiopian government announced Friday. ...

Ismaël Omar Guelleh of Djibouti meets Japanese leader

On August 28, commencing at 10:25 a.m. (local time; 4:25 p.m. Japan time) for approximately 20 minutes, Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan,...
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East African bloc meets to device ways to combat violent extremism

Experts from the East Africa's bloc kicked off a meeting in Nairobi on Monday to develop a regional strategy on preventing and countering violent...

Djibouti PM honors Chinese businessman

Having come to Djibouti over 22 years ago, Zhang has managed to complete several public buildings through his construction company called "Dji-Fu." ...

Djibouti And China To Build Global Trade Routes

The agreement comes as Djibouti channels some $14bn worth of investment – including over $1bn worth of concessional financing from Chinese banks ­– for...

Djibouti banking sector overhauled to improve efficiency

The regulatory overhaul, which is set to be rolled out this year, includes plans to improve operational efficiency and set up a new credit...
Wang Xinjiang (C), a Chinese engineer, works with Kenyan workers at the T-beam factory on the section six of Kenya's Standard Gauge Railway project, near Makueni, Kenya, on March 16, 2015. The project, expected to cost 3.8 billion U.S. dollars, involves the construction of about 480 kilometer railway line from the port city Mombasa to the capital city Nairobi. China Roads and Bridges Corporation (CRBC) is undertaking the project. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Djibouti president meets CEO of Chinese firm constructing Djibouti-Ethiopia railway

Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh over the weekend met at the Presidential Palace with Zhuang Shang Biao, the CEO of China Railway Construction Corporation...

U.S., Ghana Join Epic Guardian On Security Readiness Exercise

Epic Guardian is a regularly scheduled training exercise held in Africa and designed to increase the effectiveness of U.S. and African government entities and...

Ismail Omar Guelleh Sweeps Fourth Term Victory In Djibouti

Officials said Mr Guelleh won 87% of Friday's vote, which activists complained was preceded by political repression and curbs on basic freedoms. Mr Guelleh, in...