Djibouti Inaugurates Port for Salt Export

[Addis Fortune] Djibouti has opened the Port of Ghoubet with the main aim of making it a key terminal for salt exportation, with a capacity of five million tonnes, to the world from Lake Assal, one of the lowest spots in the world.

[Addis Fortune] Djibouti has opened the Port of Ghoubet with the main aim of making it a key terminal for salt exportation, with a capacity of five million tonnes, to the world from Lake Assal, one of the lowest spots in the world.

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Al-Shabaab Attack SNA and Djibouti Bases in Bulaburte

[Shabelle] 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.

[Shabelle] 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.

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Djibouti Plays the West Off Against the Far East

[ISS] 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. The military base has attracted much international attention, with little understanding of eithe…

[ISS] 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. The military base has attracted much international attention, with little understanding of either Djibouti or China's motives.

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AU Calls for Calm Amid Djibouti-Eritrea Border Tensions

[Al Jazeera] The African Union (AU) has urged Djibouti and Eritrea to show “restraint” as tensions over a disputed border territory intensified and threatened to revive a longstanding and at times violent dispute.

[Al Jazeera] The African Union (AU) has urged Djibouti and Eritrea to show "restraint" as tensions over a disputed border territory intensified and threatened to revive a longstanding and at times violent dispute.

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Djibouti Accuses Eritrea of Occupying Disputed Area

[Al Jazeera] 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.

[Al Jazeera] 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.

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Intl Cooperation Minister Leaves for Djibouti to Attend African-Pacific Seminar

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of International Cooperation Idris Suleiman arrived in Djibouti Wednesday leading Sudan delegation taking part in the Seminar of the African-Pacific Council of States, which will be held in the Djiboutian capital Thursday w…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of International Cooperation Idris Suleiman arrived in Djibouti Wednesday leading Sudan delegation taking part in the Seminar of the African-Pacific Council of States, which will be held in the Djiboutian capital Thursday with the participation of member countries, representatives of the Secretariat and the African Union (AU).

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EU Support for WFP Adds Freedom of Choice to Refugees’ Food Assistance in Djibouti

[WFP] Funding from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO) has been instrumental in enabling WFP to provide an innovative package of cash assistance alongside food rations to refugees and asylum seekers from Somalia, Ethiopia, Erit…

[WFP] Funding from the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO) has been instrumental in enabling WFP to provide an innovative package of cash assistance alongside food rations to refugees and asylum seekers from Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Yemen who live in the Ali-Addeh, Hol-Hol and Obock camps. Given the arid conditions and lack of sustainable livelihood options, WFP food assistance remains the only viable source of support for refugees in the camps.

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President Arrives in Djibouti On State Visit

[Shabelle] Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and a delegation he was leading arrived in Djibouti on Tuesday morning, becoming his 9th foreign trip since he took the oath of office in February, 2017.

[Shabelle] Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and a delegation he was leading arrived in Djibouti on Tuesday morning, becoming his 9th foreign trip since he took the oath of office in February, 2017.

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Zanzibar, Djibouti Agree On Firm Relations

[Daily News] Zanzibar -President Ali Mohamed Shein and his Djibouti counterpart Ismail Omar Guelleh have agreed to strengthen relations in various development areas to particularly boosting the economies of their respective countries.

[Daily News] Zanzibar -President Ali Mohamed Shein and his Djibouti counterpart Ismail Omar Guelleh have agreed to strengthen relations in various development areas to particularly boosting the economies of their respective countries.

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