Djibouti News

Peace, stability top agenda as Eritrea leader visits Kenya

The two nations maintain trade ties through the Intergovernmental Authority on Development trading bloc comprising eight countries including Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan and Uganda.

Capital News , Kenya Dec 15, 2018

Somaliland can't be underrated in Horn of Africa's realignments

To invigorate the bilateral relations between Somalia and Ethiopia, it will not come through the everyday beseeching of the international community, nor will it come through undertaking pernicious and underhanded actions against Somaliland or even Djibouti.

The Star , Kenya Dec 14, 2018

Sharks cautiously optimistic ahead of tough Kotoko game

Sharks coach William Muluya, whose charges knocked out Djibouti minnows Arta Solar 9-1 on aggregate in the preliminary round, is confident of a positive outcome against one of Africa’s greatest clubs.

Daily Nation , Kenya Dec 14, 2018

Trump's new Africa strategy takes sharp aim at China, Russia

On the military front, China opened its first overseas military base last year in the Horn of Africa nation of Djibouti, the site of the only permanent US military base on the continent.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 14, 2018

Full statement: Trump's new policy on Africa

Similarly, from 2014 to 2016, Djibouti’s external public debt-to-GDP ratio ballooned from fifty percent to eighty-five percent, with most of that debt owed to China.

Daily Nation , Kenya Dec 14, 2018

US lashes out at 'predatory' China, Russia in Africa

The official said that Chinese control of Djibouti's Doraleh port and growing influence over Zambia, as well as Russia's deepening presence in the Central African Republic, were among the top concerns.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 13, 2018

US vows to counter ‘predatory’ China, Russia in Africa

– Military ‘scale back’ – Bolton will use his speech to tell African leaders that “in our economic dealings, we ask only for reciprocity, never for subservience.” China, by contrast, deliberately leads client states into debt, “promoting corruption,” the US official said, while “Russia is using corrupt practices to gain influence and leverage with a number of African countries.” The official said that Chinese control of Djibouti’s Doraleh port and growing influence over Zambia, as well as Russia’s deepening presence in the Central African Republic, were among the top concerns.

Punch , Nigeria Dec 13, 2018

Sixth continental peace, security conference opens in Nairobi

The 6th AU Peace and Security in Africa seminar being attended by senior officials including State Ministers of Foreign Affairs Hiruti Zemen Kassa (Ethiopia) and Mohamed Ali Hassan (Djibouti) was officially opened by Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma.

Capital News , Kenya Dec 13, 2018

Kenya opens talks with neighbours to allow KQ flights

Burundi declined the Bombardier DHC8-Q400 aircraft last month on the basis that they had no business class seats while South Sudan and Djibouti flatly declined the national carrier’s applications.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Dec 12, 2018

East Africa cement makers’ fortunes fall

The company is also in discussions to acquire various cement producers in Uganda and Djibouti.

The East African , Kenya Dec 10, 2018