The Horn of Africa appears to be geared towards a new order set off by global competition over strategic interests. By MEHARI TADDELE MARU The Horn of Africa appears to be gearing towards a new order set off by a global competition...

Ramadan in Djibouti

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Life in the Port City By James Jeffrey It seems obvious that fasting between sunrise and sunset for the month of Ramadan would hurt productivity. But in the port city of Djibouti, East Africa’s premier trade hub, there can’t be any...
The English Court of Appeal has refused to allow the government of Djibouti to proceed with its appeal against a High Court judgement in favour of Djiboutian businessman Abdourahman Boreh, thus bringing to an end a costly four-year legal...
Sailors from Italian warship, ITS Euro, which has been deployed with Operation Atalanta off the coast of Somalia since the end of March, took time during a recent stopover in Djibouti to visit a local school, Notre-Dame de Boulaos,...
Djibouti’s President Ismail Omar Guelleh has won a landslide victory in an election criticised by opposition parties and rights groups. Officials said Mr Guelleh won 87% of Friday’s vote, which activists complained was preceded by political repression and curbs on...
Djibouti Telecom recently renewed its partnership with Alepo by adapting the latest version of Alepo's Service Enabler (SE), a complete carrier-grade BSS/OSS framework, in order to achieve more rapid service innovation and broader customer care capabilities.  Press Release Tuesday, April 28,...
  Click the link below to watch Interview with Ahmed Dahir Farah on TV5 Monde http://www.tv5monde.com/cms/chaine-francophone/Revoir-nos-emissions/Et-si-vous-me-disiez-toute-la-verite/Episodes/p-30401-Djibouti-en-attendant-2016.htm
Djibouti, 12 January 2015 After more than 22 months of political crisis and multifaceted repression with multiple human rights violations constantly denounce the ODDH (illegal arrest and detention, kidnapping and torture, convictions and nationality withdrawals, travel bans and confiscation of...
The journalist Abdallah Maydaneh Okieh, head of online media Voice of Djibouti (LVD), today received May 18, 2015 a police summons. He went this afternoon to 16 hours at this convocation to Balbala Hodan police station in the suburbs...
The BBC has written to the government of Djibouti to ask why a reporting team was detained for 16 hours and then expelled without explanation. They were in the country ahead of the presidential elections on 8 April. After interviewing the...