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Djibouti Signs its First Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2022–2027

2022–2027 CPF identifies seven priority areas

Dr Nabil Mohamed Ahmed, Minister of Higher Education and Research, and Hua Liu, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, signed Djibouti’s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2022–2027 on 20 September. A CPF is the frame of reference for the medium-term planning…

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Accor expands luxury footprint in Sub-Saharan Africa with Fairmont in Djibouti

The group signs deal to open its first luxury property in Djibouti in 2024

Accor (group.Accor.com), a world-leading augmented hospitality group with over 400 hotels across India, Middle East, Africa and Turkey, is adding a new flagship property to its portfolio in Africa with Fairmont Djibouti. Set to open in 2024, the hotel will feature 155 rooms and 10 serviced apartments, with five food…

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Djibouti's First National Strategy on Migration Targets Challenges from Horn of Africa

The strategy will offer help and promote sustainable livelihoods for migrants impacted by conflict, protracted crisis, climate change and the lack of jobs in the region

Host to 150,000 undocumented migrants and a transit hub for thousands of others from the Horn of Africa heading to the Gulf, Djibouti aims to improve their welfare and that of hosting communities through the country's first National Strategy for Migration, launched with the support of the International Organization for Migration (IOM). …

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Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Closes Twenty-Fifth Virtual Session after Adopting its Concluding Recommendations on Djibouti and France

Established a Working Group on women and girls with disabilities

The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities this afternoon closed its twenty-fifth virtual session after adopting its concluding observations and recommendations on the initial reports of Djibouti and France. Odelia Fitoussi, Rapporteur of the Committee, presenting a summary of the draft report of the twenty-fifth session of the…

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Facebook Marketplace Rolls Out to 37 Countries & Territories Across Sub-Saharan Africa

Marketplace is a convenient destination where people can discover, buy and sell items from others in their local communities

Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today announced the launch of Marketplace to 37 countries and territories in Sub-Saharan Africa, including: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Eswatini, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Namibia,…

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African Development Bank Group, Ethiopia, sign $118 million in grant agreements to support agro industrial park, youth employment and Ethiopia-Djibouti power interconnection

The grant agreements were signed on 21 July 2021 by Ethiopian Finance Minister Ahmed Shide, and Kamara

The African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) and the Government of Ethiopia have signed two separate grant agreements for new projects to boost youth employment and electricity trade between Ethiopia and Djibouti. The grants fall under the Bank Group’s concessional lending window, the African Development Fund, and will go towards the…

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African Development Fund extends $83.6 million in grants to boost Ethiopia-Djibouti electricity trade

The funds comprise a $69.65 million grant to Ethiopia and a second grant of $13.93 million to Djibouti, both sourced from the African Development Fund

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) has approved two grants worth $83.6 million to boost cross-border trade in electricity between Ethiopia and Djibouti and to deepen integration in the Horn of Africa sub-region. The funds comprise a $69.65 million grant to Ethiopia and a second…

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Djibouti Schools to Get 100,000 MyOffice Licenses

The Republic of Djibouti will also get early access to new solutions and assistance with local specialist training in the use and administration of MyOffice products

MyOffice (www.MyOffice.ru/en), the Russian developer of office software for collaborative document processing and communication, has announced a milestone agreement with the Ministry of National Education and Vocational Training of the Republic of Djibouti. The agreement calls for 100,000 Russian software licenses to be supplied to state and municipal schools, kindergartens,…

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African Union Commission, AfCFTA and former heads of state from Nigeria and Malawi amongst first government leaders confirmed for Africa Oil Week 2021

Africa Oil Week is known for gathering vast numbers of African and international energy ministers

Hyve Group Plc, organisers of Africa Oil Week (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) have released the first line-up of Ministers who will be attending the 2021 event due to take place in Dubai 8-11 November. The initial line-up consists of two former African Presidents, Commissioner for the African Union Commission, Secretary General for AfCFTA and…

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Radisson Hotel Group debuts in a new African market with the signing of Radisson Hotel Djibouti, in partnership with Salaam Properties

This new-build 144-room hotel is scheduled to open in 2024

Radisson Hotel Group (www.RadissonHotels.com) is proud to announce the signing of Radisson Hotel Djibouti. The hotel marks the Group’s entry into the country and brings its East African portfolio to 18 hotels and over 2700 rooms in operation and under development, strengthening its strategic position in the region. This new…