Djiboutian Prime Minister Leads Roundtable On Reform
[Sabahi]Djiboutian Prime Minister Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed on Sunday (January 25th) presided over a roundtable discussion on administrative reform, with cabinet ministers and development partners in attendance, the Djiboutian Information Agency reported.
Eight Cooperation Agreements Signed Between Turkey and Djibouti
[Ethiopia Government]The visit of President Recep Tayyib Erdogan of Turkey to Djibouti was the occasion for signing sign eight cooperation agreements between the two countries on Saturday (January 24). These covered the creation of a special economic zone of 500 hectares and the establishment of a partnership between the Radio Television of Djibouti and the Radio Television of Turkey,as well as the establishment of a framework for technical cooperation in the fields of youth and sports, maritime transport and police training.
UN Allocates $100 Million From Emergency Fund to Bolster Relief Efforts in Poorly-Funded Crises
[UN News]Poorly-funded United Nations aid operations received a boost today when Valerie Amos, the UN's humanitarian chief, announced the allocation of $100 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to boost relief work in twelve countries in need.
Djibouti Begins Construction On New Airport
[Sabahi]Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh on Monday (January 19th) laid the foundation stone for a new airport in Ali-Sabieh, according to the Djiboutian Information Agency.
Fertilizer to Arrive in Batches Every Month
[Addis Fortune]So far, seven consignments estimated to 350,000ql of fertilizer reached to the port Djibouti.
Djibouti to Contribute 1,000 More Troops to Amisom
[Sabahi]Djibouti will send an additional 1,000 troops to Somalia to serve with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and fight al-Shabaab alongside the Somali National Army, Somalia's Garowe Online reported Saturday (January 10th).
Crew From EU Naval Force Warship Esps Rayo and Us 82nd Air Squadron Meet At Camp Lemonier Military Base in Djibouti
[EU Navfor]During their recent port visit to Djibouti, the Operations Officer and three pilots from the EU Naval Force Spanish warship, ESPS Rayo, met with personnel from the 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron (ERSQ), who are stationed at US base, Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti.
Govt Reaches Deal With Opposition
[Sabahi]The Djiboutian government announced Wednesday (December 31st) it had reached a deal with the country's main opposition party after 18 months of negotiations, AFP reported.
Djibouti Government Signs a Political Accord With Opposition
[Ethiopia Government]The Government of Djibouti announced on Wednesday (December 31) that it had concluded a political accord with country's main opposition party--Union for National Salvation (USN)--following 18 months of political negotiations. Djibouti's Foreign Affairs Ministry said "This historic agreement opens the way for a new period of collaboration and a greater synergy between the different political powers in the country, which will strengthen our young democracy, consolidate the gains made so far and allow the pea
Parties Agree On 'Historic' Reform in Djibouti
[Deutsche Welle]Djibouti's government says it has made a deal so that the main opposition party can take up its seats in the parliament of the small Horn of Africa territory. Djibouti is a key port outpost used by US and French forces.