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2014-07-25 Djibouti Food Stamps Programme to Provide Food for Nearly 4,000 Households
[Sabahi]Djibouti's Secretary of State for National Solidarity Zahra Youssouf Kayad and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) representative in Djibouti Jacques Higgins on Tuesday (July 22nd) announced the launch of a food stamps initiative that will boost nutritional access for more than 3,700 households.

2014-07-22 Djibouti's Internal Security Tightened Amid Fears of More Alshabaab Attacks
[Dalsan Radio]Security forces in Djibouti tightened security and were alert since the suicide bombing targeting a hotel where tourists ate meals in Djibouti a couple of months ago.

2014-07-21 Jabuti School Qualifies for Round Three in Dalsan Quiz
[Dalsan Radio]Jabuti High School qualified for the third round of Dalsan Quiz for the high schools in Banadir Region. Jabuti came up with 14 points while Halgan had 6 points. This means Jabuti will be among eight schools who qualified for the third round of the quiz. Jabuti was the champion last year. Dalsan Quiz for Banadir Region High Schools is jointly organized by Dalsan Radio, Nationlink, CED and CCA.

2014-07-18 Djibouti to Send Extra Troops to Somalia
[ERTA]Djibouti has disclosed it is the final stages of preparation to send extra troops to Somalia to enlarge support for AMISOM and the peacekeeping operations in that nation.

2014-07-18 Djibouti to Send Another Battalion of Troops to Somalia Soon
[Ethiopia Government]The Djibouti government has said it is the final stages of preparation to send extra troops to Somalia to enlarge support for AMISOM and the peacekeeping operations in Somalia. Djibouti currently had 1000 troops operating in the central Hiiraan region. Djibouti's foreign minister, Mohamed Ali Yusuf, said on Wednesday (July 16) that another950 additional soldiers would soon be sent to Somalia.

2014-07-17 Djibouti to Contribute Additional 950 Troops to Amisom
[Sabahi]Djibouti will contribute 950 additional troops to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in the coming months in an effort to consolidate gains made by its forces in Hiran region, Djibouti's Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf told Bloomberg Wednesday (July 16th).

2014-07-17 Djibouti Set to Deploy Extra Troops to Somalia
[Shabelle]Djibouti plans to deploy an additional battalion of troops to Somalia to bolster the existing 1,000-strong force it has in the war-torn country. According to foreign affairs minister Mohamud Ali Yussuf the soldiers will help consolidate gains made by Djibouti's armed forces in Somalia's mainly in central Hiraan region.

2014-07-16 South Sudanese Rebel Leader Meets Guelleh in Djibouti
[Sabahi]South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar met with Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh in Djibouti on Sunday (July 13th) to seek support for his opposition movement against President Salva Kiir, the Djiboutian Information Agency reported.

2014-07-14 Rebel Leader in Djibouti On Diplomatic Tour
[Sudan Tribune]Addis Ababa -South Sudanese rebel leader, Riek Machar, is in Djibouti on his fourth leg in the ongoing diplomatic tour in the region to explain the position of his group and to galvanize support to the peace process which is mediated by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD).

2014-07-14 Rebel Leader Meets Djibouti President
[Sudan Tribune]Djibouti -South Sudanese former vice-president, turned leader of the SPLM-In-Opoosition, Riek Machar, on Sunday met the Djiboutian president, Ismail Omar Guelleh, at the State Palace in Djibouti, in which the two leaders discussed a "wide-range" of issues, said the rebel leader's spokesman.

2014-07-10 Djiboutian Former Minister Arrested
[Sabahi]Former Djiboutian Minister of Islamic Affairs and Endowments Hamoud Abdi Souldan was arrested Tuesday morning (July 8th) at his home in Djibouti's Wadadjir neighbourhood, Union for National Salvation (USN) opposition party spokesperson Daher Ahmed Farah announced on Facebook.

2014-07-07 House Unanimously Endorses Djibouti Water Grant Bill
[Reporter]The House of Peoples' Representatives (HPR) on Thursday unanimously endorsed the bill recently presented to it granting Djibouti full and exclusive rights to develop and transport up to 103,000 cubic meters of ground water a day from Ethiopia at no fee.

2014-07-02 Djiboutian Human Rights Organisation Objects to Mosque Closure
[Sabahi]The Djiboutian Observatory for the Promotion of Democracy and Human Rights (ODDH) has denounced the government's closure last week of Rahma Mosque in Gachamaleh neighbourhood.

2014-07-01 Bank Loan Approved for Ethiopia-Djibouti Link Road
[Addis Fortune]The road is part of the fourth Road Sector Development Program, which has been ongoing since July 2010

2014-06-30 Secretary Kerry On Djiboutian National Day
[State Department]On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send my best wishes to the people and the government of Djibouti on your National Day.

2014-06-30 Djiboutian National Day
[State Department]On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send my best wishes to the people and the Government of Djibouti on your National Day.

2014-06-30 AMISON Congratulates Djibouti On its 37th Independence Anniversary
[Dalsan Radio]June 27th 2014-The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif has today congratulated the Republic of Djibouti on the 37thanniversary of its independence in 1977.

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