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Indian PM Modi receives Djibouti President

By Ahmed Abdi Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received Djibouti President at Rashtrapati Bhawan’s Cultural Centre on Sunday. A high-level delegation led by the President of the Republic of Djibouti Ismail Omar Guelleh went to Delhi to participate in a big conference on solar energy. Presiden IOH, accompanied by members of the cabinet including More...

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By admin On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

Djibouti signs port deal with Singapore-based Pacific International Lines

  DJIBOUTI, March 6 (Reuters) – Djibouti’s Doraleh Container Terminal Management Company has signed a deal with Singapore-based Pacific International Lines (PIL) to raise by a third the amount of cargo More...

By admin On Monday, February 26th, 2018

Djibouti’s ruling party claims majority of parliamentary seats

Djibouti’s ruling party has claimed a landslide victory in parliamentary elections, securing almost 90 percent of seats after the opposition largely boycotted the poll. Mohamed Abdallah Mahyoub, a senior member More...

By admin On Friday, February 23rd, 2018

DP World launches legal action over Djibouti terminal seizure

The seizure is the latest move in a long-running campaign by the East African nation against the Dubai-based port operator   FILE PHOTO: A Djibouti policeman stands guard during the opening ceremony of Dubai-based More...

By admin On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

China and Ethiopia, Part 2: The Addis Ababa–Djibouti Railway

  As with the light railway, the reality of the Ethiopia-Djibouti link is dashing high hopes. Furi-Lebu Station, outside of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. There are numerous examples of the successful and tangible More...

By admin On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Djibouti ends Dubai’s DP World contract to run container terminal

  DJIBOUTI, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Djibouti has ended a contract with Dubai’s DP World, one of the world’s biggest port operators, to run its Doraleh Container Terminal, the president’s office said More...

By admin On Saturday, February 17th, 2018

The revival of the Ethiopia-Djibouti railway line

  In eastern Africa, you can now reliably take the train from Ethiopia’s capital to neighbouring Djibouti. The new railway line – built and paid for by China – went into operation a few More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Djibouti base won’t be the only one, ex-PLA admiral says

A vessel from the PLA’s South Sea Fleet leaves its home port of Zhanjiang in Guangdong province en route to Djibouti. Photo: Chinese Navy The People’s Daily, China’s flagship party mouthpiece, ran a More...

By admin On Thursday, February 8th, 2018

How Djibouti Became China’s Gateway To Africa

Djibouti, one of Africa’s smallest countries, has become China’s “strategic partner.” The Chinese have built a military base and a port, and is currently constructing a free trade zone, fast More...

By admin On Saturday, January 27th, 2018

30 Migrants Drown in Journey from Yemen to Djibouti

At least 30 African migrants drowned when their boat capsized off Yemen this week with reports of gunfire being used against those on board, the United Nations said Friday. At least 152 Somalis and Ethiopians More...