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Tuesday, 02-02-16, 10:47Premier Says Ethiopia Keen to Strengthen Partnership With Djibouti[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia and Djibouti are partners in many ways so far and the two neighbouring countries are registering better results in the economic and people-to-people ties. read more...
Friday, 01-29-16, 14:15Energy As a Driving Force for Regional Integration[Ethiopian Herald] History tells us that the role of energy to ensure the multifaceted growth of the economically advanced countries is immense. When scientific revolution evolved through time, the exploration of energy sources for development also rose. On the other hand, most developing countries which did not fully exploit their energy sources forced to purchase energy from other countries and spend huge amount of hard currency which would have been spent for their own development scheme. read more...
Thursday, 01-28-16, 15:33Suspension of the Newspaper 'L'aurore' and Suspended Prison Sentence for Publication Co-Director[Alkarama] On 19 January 2016, the Court of flagrante offences of Djibouti City condemned Kadar Abdi Ibrahim, publication co-director of the Aurore newspaper, to a two-month suspended prison sentence, while suspending the publication of this monthly newspaper also for two months. read more...
Tuesday, 01-26-16, 13:07Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei's Regular Press Conference[Focac] Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei's Regular Press Conference On January 21, 2016 read more...
Wednesday, 01-20-16, 9:30Authorities Step Up Harassment of Journalists[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns radio reporter Mohamed Ibrahim Waïss's mistreatment while unjustly detained from 11 to 17 January in Djibouti City and calls on the authorities to stop harassing journalists. read more...
Wednesday, 01-20-16, 7:21Arrest and Detention of Independent Journalist Mohamed Ibrahim Waïss[Alkarama] On 11 January 2016, the police arrested Mohamed Ibrahim Waïss, a 41-year-old independent journalist working for the Voice of Djibouti. Regularly harassed by the authorities due to his position statements, he has since then been detained without being allowed to see his family or lawyer, while the charges against him remain undetermined. read more...
Tuesday, 01-19-16, 11:06First Djibouti Solar Project Under Construction[CAJ News] Djibouti -CONSTRUCTION work has begun on Djibouti's multimillion-dollar first solar power plant. read more...
Tuesday, 01-05-16, 12:17Excessive Use of Force By the Police and the Army and Assaults of Members of the Opposition[Alkarama] On 21 December 2015, at dawn, the police and the Djiboutian army violently dispersed a religious ceremony in Balbala, near Djibouti City. Although it is still difficult to estimate the number of casualties and injuries, it appears that the State forces used lethal force in a disproportionate manner. The same day, new violations were reported during the police raid of an opposition member's home, leading to the hospitalisation of several members of the opposition coalition, the National Salvation Union (USN read more...
Tuesday, 12-29-15, 6:12IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation With Djibouti[IMF] On December 4, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation discussions1 with Djibouti, and considered and endorsed the staff appraisal without a meeting.2 read more...
Monday, 12-28-15, 7:06United States Calls On Djibouti to Respect Citizens' Freedoms Ahead of 2016 Poll[Nation] The United States has urged the Djibouti ruling party and Opposition to resume negotiations ahead of the 2016 elections, in which president Omar Guelleh is seeking a controversial fourth term. read more...

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