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China Merchants Consolidates its Hold in Djibouti

China Merchants Port Holdings (CM Port), the state-owned conglomerate with port operations and investments around the world, is said to be taking control at Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT), the primary containerized cargo facility in Djibouti.

MARITIME-EXECUTIVE.COM

Exercice “Marathon Monfreid” in Djibouti

Three Rafale from the Saint-Dizier based fighter squadron 1/4 “Gascogne,” as well as one C-135 from Istres Air Base 125 participated in a long range projection exercise, called “Marathon-Monfreid.”

SLDINFO.COM

Djibouti borrows a green leaf from Kenya, taps geothermal energy

Often times, neighbours tend to influence each other through their practices, progressive or otherwise. Its no different with neighbouring countries. Djibouti has equally become bright-eyed and bushy-tailed about its future energy security prospects with Kenya being a paragon to learn from. Both cou

ENERGYCENTRAL.COM

The Ethiopian migrants braving Yemen's war to find a better life in Saudi Arabia

Obock, Djibouti (CNN)They trudge, exhausted, along the desolate winding road to Obock in northern Djibouti, flanked on either side by a black, alien landscape created millennia ago by volcanic eruptions.

CNN

Ethiopia, Djibouti Sign 3.2 Bln USD Natural Gas Pipeline Agreement

Addis Ababa(Horn Observer)- Ethiopia and Djibouti signed agreement for laying down 760 km natural gas pipeline that stretches from Elala and Kalub to Djibouti port, local media reported.

HORNOBSERVER.NET

Ethiopia and Djibouti sign deal to build gas pipeline

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia and Djibouti have signed a deal to build a pipeline to transport Ethiopian gas to an export terminal in the Red Sea state, officials said. Ethiopia found extensive gas deposits in its eastern Ogaden Basin in the 1970s. China’s POLY-GCL Petroleum Investments has been

REUTERS

Oklahoma native and Navy’s Manpower Head met with personnel in his first overseas trip

WASHINGTON (NNS) — Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Manpower and Reserve Affairs), Oklahoman Gregory J. Slavonic completed his first overseas trip in the position, meeting with personnel, leaders and dignitaries in Djibouti, Bahrain and Italy.

KFOR

Navy's Manpower Head Slavonic Met with Personnel in His First Overseas Trip

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Manpower and Reserve Affairs) Gregory J. Slavonic completed his first overseas trip in the position meeting with personnel, leaders and dignitaries in Djibouti, Bahrain and Italy.

NAVY.MIL

Four African leaders agree to boost war on Al Shabaab

MOGADISHU, Somalia – The President of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has held talks with leaders from Ethiopia, Uganda and Djibouti’s governments in Ethiopia’s capital. Addis Ababa.

MAREEG.COM

Ending female genital mutilation in Djibouti

DJIBOUTI, Djibouti – Mariam Kako was just five years old when she was subjected to female genital mutilation. “I can remember everything, every little detail about that day, those moments,” she says. “It’s all still in my head, where it happened, who held me down, the balcony above me. And how it wa

UNICEF

IX Reach handpicks Djibouti Data Centre for expansion into Africa

IX Reach has just confirmed its partnership with the Djibouti Data Centre as it continues taking steps towards network expansion into East Africa. Djibouti Data Centre is now the strategic hub for IX Reach’s African expansion owing to its position as the first and only Tier 3 carrier neutral ecosyst

DATA-ECONOMY.COM

Pig Year is open

We ease ourselves into the muddy slime of the Year of the Earth Pig with a quick flick through today’s headlines and some vaguely worthwhile links. A Dubai-based port operator is suing a Chinese state-owned rival for barging into its exclusive territory in sunny Djibouti – in a Hong Kong court. It w

BIGLYCHEE.COM

Somalia secretly sends its speaker to Djibouti, amid reported conflict with troop contributing countries

MOGADISHU (Horn Observer / Horn Globe News) - Somali government sent its Parliament Speaker Mohamed Mursal to Djibouti for secret talks with the Djiboutian president, sources revealed, in what many say might be related to a fresh rivalry within AMISOM troop contributing countries.

HORNOBSERVER.NET

Dozens of migrants missing after 2 boats sink off Djibouti

(CNN)Dozens of migrants remain missing Wednesday off the East African nation of Djibouti after two boats capsized a day earlier, the UN migration agency said. According to local witnesses, the boats sank roughly 30 minutes after leaving Tuesday due to overloading and heavy swells. The vessels sank o

CNN

43 migrants dead, scores missing in Djibouti boat tragedy

At least 43 migrants are dead and scores missing after two boats sink off Djibouti coast during voyage to Arabian Peninsula, the United Nations migration agency said. Two vessels carrying migrants departed from Godoria on the country’s northeast coast on Tuesday morning but sank in heavy seas 30 min

HORNOBSERVER.NET

As many as 130 migrants feared drowned in shipwrecks off Djibouti

The death toll from the sinking of two migrant boats off the coast of Djibouti rose to 28 on Wednesday, with perhaps 130 more still missing. Witnesses said large waves caused the overloaded boats to tip over about a half-hour after departing.

CLICKLANCASHIRE.COM

Focus on African Maritime Development

As part of its continuing efforts to help African countries improve the sustainability of their maritime sectors and their blue economies, International Maritime Organization (IMO) frequently works with partners to help support their initiatives.

MARINELINK.COM

Yemen Situation Update, January 2019

In January, the Logistics Cluster facilitated the transport of 51 mt / 222 m3 on behalf of MSF, Partnership for Supply Chain Management, PU-Ami, UNOPS, UNFPA and UNICEF. Thanks to the CERF contribution received at the end of January, the Logistics Cluster is now able to offer cargo airlifts from Dji

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38 Migrants Dead, Over 100 Missing After Boats Capsize Off Coast Of Djibouti

NAIROBI (Reuters) ― More than 100 migrants are believed missing and 38 confirmed dead off the coast of Djibouti after two boats capsized, the U.N. migration agency said on Wednesday.

HUFFINGTONPOST

Two boats capsize off Djibouti, 130 migrants missing

Five bodies recovered from sea, says International Organization for Migration. At least 130 migrants are missing Tuesday after their two boats capsized off the coast of Djibouti.

BRINKWIRE.COM