Ambassade de Djibouti à Washington, D.C., États-Unis
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World Bank Group Executive Directors visit Djibouti to discuss Country’s Development Prospects

The EDs met with government officials, representatives both from the private sector and from civil society, development partners, and young entrepreneurs

A delegation of World Bank Group Executive Directors (EDs) has concluded its visit to Djibouti after gaining a comprehensive perspective of the country’s current development status and future opportunities, with its focus on youth and women. The EDs met with government officials, representatives both from the private sector and from…

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Wang Yi holds talks with Djibouti's Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Mahmoud Ali Youssouf

This visit also coincides with the 41st anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Djibouti, which are worth congratulating

On January 9, 2020, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Mahmoud Ali Youssouf in Djibouti City. Wang Yi spoke highly of the development of China-Djibouti relations, and said that China is a sincere, reliable and long-term partner of Djibouti.…

Source: Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Republic of Ghana |

Wang Yi to Visit Egypt, Djibouti, Eritrea, Burundi and Zimbabwe

Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay official visits to the aforementioned countries from January 7 to 13

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang announces: At the invitation of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt Sameh Hassan Shoukry, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Djibouti Mahmoud Ali Youssouf, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Eritrea Osman Saleh Mohammed, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Burundi Ezechiel Nibigira, and Minister…

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Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang's Regular Press Conference

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC)

At the invitation of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt Sameh Hassan Shoukry, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Djibouti Mahmoud Ali Youssouf, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Eritrea Osman Saleh Mohammed, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Burundi Ezechiel Nibigira, and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade…

Source: Ambassade des États-Unis en Djibouti |

United States provides 54 New Humvees to Djibouti

The military vehicles will be delivered to the Armed Forces of Djibouti (FAD) for use by its Rapid Intervention Battalion

A shipment of 54 new Humvees arrived in port at Djibouti City, Djibouti this week, as part of a $31 million train-and-equip partnership between the U.S. government and the Djiboutian military. The military vehicles will be delivered to the Armed Forces of Djibouti (FAD) for use by its Rapid Intervention…

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World food prices jump in November

Meat and vegetable oils lead Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Food Price Index upwards, while cereal prices dip amid record output even as weather weighs in Africa

World food prices rose significantly in November, reaching their highest point in more than two years, driven by jumps in the international prices of meat products and vegetable oils. The FAO Food Price Index, which tracks monthly changes in the international prices of commonly-traded food commodities, averaged 177.2 points over…

African Energy Chamber
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African Energy Chamber | African Energy Outlook 2020

The African Energy Chamber is set to release its African Energy Outlook for 2020

What is the African Energy Outlook 2020? A comprehensive overview of the oil and gas sector across sub-Saharan Africa, with a focus on the strategic, operational and investment trends in the industry. Key insights Strategic: The low oil price environment is forcing African producers to sharpen their competitive edge. Several…

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

Logistics Challenges & Opportunities Discussed with East & West African Partners

Kosinski traveled to both Kenya and Ghana to discuss opportunities for streamlining combined logistics operations

The U.S. Africa Command director of logistics met with senior African logisticians and U.S. troops during a multi-day trip to Djibouti, Kenya, and Ghana, Nov. 16-21. “The African continent is massive and the tyranny of distance is a real challenge,” said U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Leonard Kosinski. “The scope…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius and the Republic of Seychelles |

17th Regional Seminar of African, Caribbean and Pacific Group - European Union (ACP-EU) Economic and Social Interest Groups

This year, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is organising a regional seminar in Eastern and Southern Africa, which comprises the Indian Ocean islands

Dates: 21 and 22 November 2019 Venue: Hotel Sofitel, Wolmar, Flic en Flac (Mauritius) Working languages: EN, FR, PT The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is pleased to invite you to the 17th Regional Seminar of ACP-UE Economic and Social Interest Groups, which will take place on 21 and…

Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

International Organization for Migration (IOM): USD 54 Million Needed to Assist 113,000 Vulnerable Migrants in Horn of Africa, Yemen

Approximately five per cent of all migrant arrivals into Yemen tracked by IOM in the first six months of 2019 are unaccompanied or separated children

An estimated 113,000 vulnerable migrants are in transit or stranded in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia and Yemen in need of life-saving assistance, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said today.  “Migrants undertaking these journeys do so in search of a better life for themselves and their families,” said Mohammed Abdiker, IOM’s Regional Director for the…