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US Special Envoy for the Horn due in Ethiopia and Djibouti

US Special Envoy for the Horn due in Ethiopia and Djibouti
By: US Department of State US Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa (SEHOA) Ambassador Mike Hammer will travel from May 31 – June 6 to Djibouti and Ethiopia. In Djibouti, Ambassador Hammer will participate in the East...

Djiboutian youth embrace Chinese language learning as ties deepen

Participants had a group photo at the inauguration ceremony of Confucius Institute in Djibouti City, Djibouti, on March 23, 2023. (Xinhua/Wang Ping
By: XINHUA Youssouf Warsama Youssouf, a 17-year-old second-year student at the Djibouti State High School, recalled the moment he started developing an interest in studying Mandarin in a recent interview with Xinhua. "I...

Djibouti President receives Somaliland Delegation

Djibouti President receives Somaliland Delegation
By M.A. Egge The President of Djibouti Ismail Omar Geelle received a delegation from Somaliland led by the first deputy Speaker of the parliament Saeed Mire Farah Gire. This meeting was organized by...

Horn of Africa Leaders to Back Somalia’s Final Push Against Al-Shabab

Horn of Africa Leaders to Back Somalia’s Final Push Against Al-Shabab
By:Zakariye Ahmed, Horn diplomat correspondent The leaders of the Horn of Africa countries of Ethiopia, Somalia, Djibouti, and Kenya who gathered in Mogadishu on Wednesday for a day-long security summit agreed on a joint final push for...

Ethiopia, Djibouti, and Kenya Leaders arrive in Mogadishu for security summit

Djibouti, Kenyan, Ethiopian Leaders arrive in Somalia to attend regional security Summit
By: Staff writer Djiboutian President, Ismael Omar Guelleh, Kenyan President, William Ruto, and  Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday arrived in the Somali Capital Mogadishu to attend the regional security Summit. The...

Somalia police unit returns from Djibouti training

Somali police unit returns from Djibouti training
By:BBC A group of Somali police officers, who completed a training programme in Djibouti, returned to Mogadishu on Sunday, state-owned Somali National TV reported.Police commissioner General Abdi Hassan Mohamed Hijar, who welcomed the officers at the airport,...

Ethiopia, Djibouti eye strong electricity connectivity

The governments of Ethiopia and Djibouti have expressed the need to augment electricity connectivity to spur socio-economic ties among the two neighboring countries
By: Mohamed Duale The governments of Ethiopia and Djibouti have expressed the need to augment electricity connectivity to spur socio-economic ties among the two neighboring countries. This came as the Ethiopia-Djibouti 230-Kilo Volts...

Djibouti parliament designates rebels as terror group

Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, President of Djibouti
By: Mohamed Duale Djibouti's parliament on Thursday designated the "Armed FRUD" (Front for the Restoration of Unity and Democracy) rebels as a terrorist group. The decision came after the rebel group early Friday...

IGAD Condemns Criminal Attack on the Djibouti Army

IGAD STATEMENT
Press-Release by Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, condemns in the strongest terms possible the criminal and cowardly attack on the Tadjourah Regiment of the...

South Sudan Hopes Planned Port in Djibouti Will Increase Market Access, Profits

By: VOA JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN — Officials in South Sudan confirmed this month they have bought land on the coast of Djibouti to build a port. South Sudan says the port will be key for exporting the country’s...