Djibouti - : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper Ethiopia: Nowhere to hide for insurgent forces Thu, 16 Sep 2010 03:56:25 +0200 At least 123 militiamen of the Ogaden National Liberation Front- the rebel forces fighting the Ethiopian government have been killed by Ethiopian army. Konye Obaji Ori New Djibouti port is "all about Ethiopia" Mon, 23 Aug 2010 11:41:26 +0200 Ethiopia, Djibouti's biggest port client, expects a boom in its import and export activities as Djibouti gets ready to construct a new port at Tadjoura to handle the growing demands of the landlocked Horn of Africa country. Desalegn Sisay Japan reveals military plan in Djibouti to fight Somali pirates Wed, 18 Aug 2010 13:14:01 +0200 The Japanese government is to build its foreign military base in Djibouti. The plan is aimed at strengthening and sustaining its fight against Somali pirates, Japanese ambassador to Ethiopia, Kinchi Komano, has announced. Desalegn Sisay Ethiopian Airlines negotiates with Djibouti to restore flights Sun, 08 Aug 2010 11:06:22 +0200 Ethiopian Airlines has been barred flying to one of its international routes, Djibouti, after a dispute between the Djiboutian Civil Aviation Authorities and the Airlines. Desalegn Sisay African Union summit ends with anti el-Shabab plan Tue, 27 Jul 2010 21:18:09 +0200 As the 15th AU summit closed today in Kampala, African Union chairman, also president of Malawi Bingu wa Mutharika said that the big turn up despite recent bomb blasts in Uganda is a sign of solidarity among African countries. Geof Magga Somalia: Military reinforcements from African nations begin Fri, 23 Jul 2010 18:00:29 +0200 AU commission chairman, Jean Ping has said that two African states, Djibouti and Guinea are ready to immediately deploy a battalion each to Mogadishu to boost the meagre African Union peacekeeping force in the Somali capital. Will Ghartey-Mould, Geof Magga Ethiopia - Djibouti: Row erupts over new port directive Mon, 19 Apr 2010 14:31:28 +0200 A row has erupted between Ethiopia and the government of Djibouti over the latter's promulgation of a new directive, issued last week, that will see Ethiopia lose millions of dollars in port operations. Desalegn Sisay German Federal Foreign Minister Westerwelle and Federal Development Minister Niebel travel to Africa Thu, 08 Apr 2010 01:19:13 +0200 Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle and Federal Development Minister Dirk Niebel will be visiting Tanzania, South Africa and Djibouti from 7 to 11 April. Djibouti: UNAMID Chief meets Djibouti President, who pledged support for peace in Darfur Thu, 25 Mar 2010 14:11:02 +0100 The African Union United Nations Special Representative (JSR) for Darfur, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, accompanied by a high level delegation including Deputy JSR for Operations and Management Mohammed Yonis, today concluded a two-day visit to Djibouti, where he was received by President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, and members of his cabinet. Sudan-Eritrea strengthen ties against UN Eritrea sanctions Sat, 06 Mar 2010 00:38:39 +0100 The Khartoum government of northern Sudan has moved to strengthen alliances with Eritrea by condemning the United Nations sanctions on Eritrea, which came after the emergence of documented allegations that Eritrea supports and arms rebel groups in Somalia. Konye Obaji Ori Germany and Djibouti agree on close cooperation Thu, 25 Feb 2010 16:18:39 +0100 Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle met the Foreign Minister of Djibouti, Mr Mahamoud Ali Youssouf, on February 23. The two men agreed that the international community must continue the fight against piracy in the Horn of Africa. Ethiopian economy highly affected by Djibouti port tariffs Wed, 25 Nov 2009 13:05:43 +0100 Exorbitant charges, among other factors, incurred by Ethiopia at the Port of Djibouti, have seen the landlocked eastern African country's economy hit the doldrums, a draft study financed by African Trade Policy Centre (ATPC) of UNECA has revealed. The Economic Commission for Africa has undertaken a feasibility study that could see the construction of more dry ports in Ethiopia. Desalegn Sisay East African crisis: Cold feet from the West and an unrelenting weather Mon, 28 Sep 2009 12:21:03 +0200 Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti ... East Africa is currently experiencing a severe drought that is threatening, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), nearly 20 million people. And although Western countries have pledged emergency relief to the affected populations, the UN's World Food Program (WFP) has still not received the necessary funds to address the situation. Meanwhile, another El Niño that looms in the horizon could turn this damaging drought situation into equally ruinous floods. Denis Carlier Djibouti: American Meteorologists modernize Djibouti Airport weather installation Fri, 11 Sep 2009 12:51:46 +0200 Last week, service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force in the Horn of Africa installed an antenna at the Ambouli International Airport to facilitate meteorological information sharing between Camp Lemonier and local weather forecasters in Djibouti. The high-frequency, line-of-sight antenna is expected to help Djiboutian weather forecasters receive a steady stream of information from CJTF-HOA's AN/TMQ-53 Tactical Meteorological Observing System. Jonathan Kulp Horn of Africa: International interest in region growing Thu, 19 Mar 2009 03:01:14 +0100 While foreign policy specialists believe it is important that solutions to economic and political challenges in the Horn of Africa — Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti and Somalia — be African “owned,” international entities will continue to have an impact on the region. Jim Fisher-Thompson