Tag: Djibouti

Somalia: no mediation with Ethiopia until Somaliland port deal cancelled

January 19, 2024

The Ethiopia-Somalia feud continues as Mogadishu has called on Addis Ababa to retract its deal with Somaliland, ruling out on Thursday (18 January) any possible ... Read More

Somalia lashes out at ‘null and void’ Ethiopia-Somaliland port deal

January 4, 2024

Somalia has vowed to defend its territorial integrity by "all legal means possible" after a destabilizing deal inked on Monday (1 January) that has seen ... Read More

War in Sudan: warring generals agree to ‘face-to-face’ meeting as UN warns of ‘catastrophe’

December 12, 2023

A grouping of eight East African countries, IGAD, has said both Sudan’s warring generals agreed to hold a face-to-face meeting as part of efforts to ... Read More

Ethiopian PM’s call for Red Sea port access sends jitters across Horn of Africa

November 10, 2023

Horn of Africa is concerned about a new war in the battle-scarred region after Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s call for a direct port access ... Read More

African policy-makers worry about economic impact of Israel-Hamas conflict

October 19, 2023

The renewed flare-up in Israeli-Palestinian conflict has caused an outrage across Africa but it has also prompted heated debates in different countries in the continent ... Read More

African countries divided over Israel-Hamas conflict

October 10, 2023

African nations have been divided over which side to support in the conflict between Israel and Hamas, but African leaders have still unanimously called on ... Read More

U.S., Djibouti share longstanding security relationship- visiting Secretary of Defense

September 25, 2023

United States Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin indicated Sunday September 24 that Washington and Djibouti share a longstanding security relationship as he met the President of ... Read More

Djibouti to host first IGAD Summit since 2019 from Monday

June 12, 2023

Djibouti is the venue from Monday June 12 for the 14th Ordinary Assembly of Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Heads of State and Government, the ... Read More

Djibouti inks $1bn deal with Hong Kong company to build rocket launch site

January 12, 2023

Djibouti has inked a preliminary technological cooperation agreement with Chinese multinational Hong Kong Aerospace Technology to build a $1bn satellite and rocket launch site which ... Read More

King Mohammed VI sends messages to presidents of Djibouti, Somalia

November 24, 2022

The President of Djibouti, Ismail Omar Guelleh, received Wednesday in the Djiboutian capital royal envoy Mohamed Mehdi Bensaid, who handed him a written message from ... Read More