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Leaders in show of support for Djibouti’s Guelleh as he takes oath of office

Leaders in show of support for Djibouti’s Guelleh as he takes oath of office
By:Nation Africa President Uhuru Kenyatta arrived in Djibouti Saturday to witness the inauguration of President Ismael Omar Guelleh, who is set to start his fifth term. The event, which is being held in the country’s capital, started at  9.30am local time. Other leaders in attendance are: Ethiopian...

Ismail Omar Guelleh wins Djibouti presidential poll

Ismail Omar Guelleh wins Djibouti presidential poll
'Thank you for your trust, thank you Djibouti. Let's continue together,' Guelleh writes on Twitter after results announced President Ismail Omar Guelleh was declared the winner in Friday's presidential election in Djibouti. "Thank you for your trust, thank you Djibouti. Let's continue together," Guelleh said on...

At Least 20 Dead After Smugglers Force Migrants into the Sea Off Djibouti

Fishing boats such as this one abandoned outsideij Obock, Djibouti, are used to smuggle tens of thousands of migrants annually across the Gulf of Aden to Yemen where they continue their journey to Gulf countries in search of work. Photo: IOM/2018
By:IOM  At least 20 people have drowned after smugglers threw dozens of migrants overboard early Wednesday morning during their journey from Djibouti to Yemen, the third such incident on the Gulf of Aden in six months. Survivors receiving medical treatment at the International Organization for Migration...

Ethiopia, Djibouti inaugurate Doraleh-Multipurpose Port livestock terminal

Ethiopia, Djibouti inaugurate Dorale Multi-Purpose Port livestock terminal
Press-Release Ethiopia Minister of Agriculture, Oumer Hussein underscored the huge benefit the new Dorale Multi-Purpose Port livestock terminal will have on propping up Ethiopia's livestock export during the inauguration ceremony of the terminal. Djiboutian Minister of Transport  Moussa Mohamed Ahmed, Ethiopian Ambassador to Djibouti, Berhanu Tsegaye,...

Ethiopia, Djibouti agree to refine road services, port operations and parking terminals

Ethiopia, Djibouti agree to refine road services, port operations and parking terminals
By Staff Writer Ethiopian Ambassador to Djibouti, Berhanu Tsegaye held discussions with Mr. Aboubaker Oumer Hadi, Chairman of Djibouti Ports International Free Trade Zone on Sunday (December 28) where major agreements were reached to hone the capacity of the road and port operation as well...

Somaliland president arrives in Djibouti for state visit

Somaliland president arrives in Djibouti for state visit
By: Staff writer The president of Somaliland Muse Bihi Abdi and his delegation arrived in Djibouti and warmly welcomed by Djibouti government officials. President bihi received an official invitation from the President of the Republic of Djibouti, Ismail Omar Guelleh. But the main agenda of the visit...

Ex-Arsenal star Alex Song explains shock move to Djibouti

Ex-Arsenal star Alex Song explains shock move to Djibouti
By: KICKOFF Former FC Barcelona and Arsenal midfielder Alexandre Song says his move to Artar Solar 7 is to promote football in the little known African nation of Djibouti. Song, 33, signed a one-year contract with an option to extend a further year with the 2020...

Africa stands with Turkey after deadly earthquake hit the Aegean coast

File Photo - A drone photo shows search and rescue works continuing for survivors of the collapsed Emrah Apartment after a magnitude 6.6 quake shook Turkey's Aegean Sea coast, in Izmir, Turkey on October 31, 2020. ( Ahmet Bayram - Anadolu Agency )
ANKARA Several African nations offered condolences Saturday to Turkey after a deadly earthquake hit the Aegean coast. Thirty-nine people were killed and nearly 900 injured after a magnitude-6.6 earthquake jolted Izmir on Friday, the country's health minister said Saturday. Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo said: “We...

New Djibouti sea route to reduce shipping time between Turkey, Horn of Africa from 50 days to 10

Djibouti’s Ambassador to Turkey Aden Houssein Abdillahi speaks during the launching ceremony of a new shipping route at a hotel in Ankara, Turkey, Oct. 23, 2020. (Photo by Dilara Aslan)
by: DAILY SABAH The first container ship of the Djibouti Shipping Company, which will exclusively operate between Turkey, Djibouti and Somalia, was launched during a ceremony on Friday. The new sea route will reduce shipping time from 35 to 50 days to just nine to...

British long-distance runner Mo Farah Named Djibouti Ports Ambassador

British long-distance runner Mo Farah Named Djibouti Ports Ambassador
By: MoDuale British long-distance runner Mo Farah has been appointed Ambassador of Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority. Farah was named ambassador on the day Djibouti set up the redevelopment of the historical port into a Business district. “We are delighted to be joined by Mo Farah at...