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2014-10-29 UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon Visits Djibouti
[Ethiopia Government]The Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, arrived in Djibouti on Tuesday (October 28) on a historic first visit by the Secretary General to the country. He was accompanied by senior officials and heads of organizations of the United Nations, the United Nations, the African Development Bank, African Union, European Union and IGAD. During his stay in Djibouti, the Secretary General will have meetings with President Ismail Omar Guelleh, Prime Minister Mohamed Kamil Abdoulkader, and the Preside

2014-10-23 A German Defence Ministry Official Visits Djibouti
[Ethiopia Government]The Parliamentary State Secretary to the Minister of Defence of Germany, Dr.Ralf Brauksiepe, paid a two day visit to Djibouti at the beginning of the week. He met with Djibouti's Minister of Defence, Hassan Darar Ouffaneh, on Monday (October 20) together the Chief of the General Staff, General Zakaria Sheikh Ibrahim.

2014-10-23 Djibouti's Minister of Energy Addresses COMESA's Ministerial Meeting On Infrastructure
[Ethiopia Government]The 8th Ministerial Meeting of COMESA infrastructure opened in Djibouti on Monday (October 20). The meeting will be discussing reconstruction projects and post-conflict development. Djibouti's Minister of Energy in charge of Natural Resources, Ali Yacoub Mahamoud, said the sectors of energy, transportation, information technology and communication were the basis for COMESA region integration and essential to the development of all forms of economic activity.

2014-10-22 Germany, Djibouti Discuss Military Co-Operation
[Sabahi]German and Djiboutian government officials met Monday (October 20th) to discuss bilateral military co-operation, the Djiboutian Information Agency reported.

2014-10-16 EU Naval Force Warship Hnlms Van Speijk Assists Eucap Nestor With Training of Somali Students in Djibouti
[EU Navfor]During her recent port visit to Djibouti to replenish food and spare parts, Dutch frigate HNLMS Van Speijk, took the opportunity to assist EUCAP Nestor in delivering practical training for Somali students who are currently completing a port control course.

2014-10-15 Djibouti Tightens Ebola Precautions
[Sabahi]Djiboutian Minister of Health Kassim Issak Osman briefed the cabinet on the country's heightened anti-Ebola measures on Sunday (October 12th), with senior officials from the Ministry of Health and doctors from the armed forces, police, gendarmerie and the Republican Guard in attendance, the Djiboutian Information Agency reported.

2014-10-13 EU Naval Force Supports Eucap Nestor Led Training Course for Somali Coastguard and Port Police in Djibouti
[EU Navfor]On Wednesday 8 October members of the Somali Coast Guard and Port Police Force who are participating in a training course run by EUCAP Nestor in Djibouti, had the opportunity to visit two EU Naval Force warships, FGS Lübeck and FGS Berlin.

2014-10-10 The Ethiopian Railway Corporation Says the Ethio-Djibouti Railway Project Is Making Good Progress
[Ethiopia Government]The Chief Officer of the Ethio-Djibouti Railway, Yehualashet Jemere, briefed the 6th Ethio-Djibouti Joint Commission Meeting that opened on Wednesday (October 7) on the progress of the Ethiopia-Djibouti railway project.

2014-10-09 Djibouti Ministers Call Opposition Demands 'Incomprehensible'
[Sabahi]Three Djiboutian cabinet members held a public meeting on Tuesday (October 7th) to address the failed talks between the ruling Union for Presidential Majority (UMP) party and the opposition Union for National Salvation (USN) over the contested legislative elections last February.

2014-10-07 A Tug of War Between the Govt of Djibouti and the Sheikhs of Dubai...
[Addis Fortune]Despite a tug of war between the government of Djibouti and the Sheikhs of Dubai, a senior official of the latter, Ahmed Bin Sulayem (Sultan), believes DP World - an Emirati marine terminal operator - will have its operations in Djibouti normalised "very soon". How soon is yet to remain clear, in light of DP World fighting a legal battle against the government of Djibouti which sets out to annul a 30-year concession the Dubai-based company won to manage the Port of Doraleh.

2014-10-08 Sudan, Djibouti and Kenya Set to Benefit From Ethiopia's Power Supply
[Sudan Tribune]Addis Ababa -Ethiopia has connected its power grid with Sudan, Kenya and Djibouti in order to supply the countries with cheaper and cleaner hydropower processed electricity.

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