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By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 13th, 2016
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Tokyo, Japan (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Japan will lease additional land next year to expand a military base in Djibouti, eastern Africa, as a counterweight to what it sees as growing Chinese influence in the region, three Japanese government sources said. China is seeking closer ties with Afric...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Sep 30th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United Nations has appointed its first special envoy for Somali refugees to ensure they receive protection, following accusations by a rights group that Kenya has been forcing them out of the world’s largest refugee camp in a...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Sep 25th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( ENA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The 656 km Addis Ababa – Djibouti railway line is said to start trial service in the first week of October, according to the Ethiopian Railways Corporation. The trial service is expected to last three to six months, Dereje Tefera, Chief Officer...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Sep 23rd, 2016
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New York ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – On 21st September 2016 at a High Level Meeting on Somalia hosted by the Federal Government of Somalia, Ethiopia, Italy and the United Kingdom in the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, the close partners of Somalia namely the African Union, Canada, China, D...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Aug 11th, 2016
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Djibouti (DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Head of State, His Excellency Mr. Ismail Omar Guelleh has, today, Thursday, presided over the official ceremony dedicated to the commissioning of the new national airline “Air Djibouti”. In a statement on this occasion, the President of the Republic expressed satisf...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jul 24th, 2016
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Beledweyne, Hiiraan region, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Clan elders, high-power politicians and civil society leaders arrived today in Beledweyne , the capital of Hiiraan region to attend the traditional inauguration ceremony of Ugaas Hassan Ugaas Khalif Ugaas Roble, one of the biggest chieftains ...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Jul 22nd, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ethiopia says physical work on a massive $4 billion cooperative natural gas project between Ethiopia, Djibouti, and China will soon be launched from Somali region. The announcement was made Thursday by Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adh...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jul 21st, 2016
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Djibouti ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Djibouti’s air force held a ceremony on 15 July to mark the arrival of two new Harbin Y-12 light transport aircraft. “The acquisition of this new equipment will help increase the operational potential of the Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD),” th...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jul 19th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia (DIPLOMAT.SO) – The new Force Commander of the African Union Mission in Somalia Lt. General Osman Noor Soubagleh has formally assumed office. Lt. General Soubagleh who replaces Lt. General Jonathan Rono arrived in Mogadishu yesterday to take up his duties. The Force Commander met w...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Jul 15th, 2016
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Djibouti (DIPLOMAT.SO) – Following a high-powered mission to Beledweyne in Somalia, IGAD has called on the influential traditional leaders in Hiiraan and Middle Shabelle regions to support state formation process ahead of planned elections in August 2016 and for the security and stability of th...

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