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Djibouti , Thursday 19 April 2018

News Djibouti » Places: Djibouti: Reprisals against human rights defender Kadar Abdi Ibrahim upon his return from an advocacy mission in Geneva

News channel or source: https://www.fidh.org/en/issues/human-rights-defenders/djibouti-reprisals-against-human-rights-defender-kadar-abdi-ibrahim
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

On 15 April 2018, just two days after coming back from Geneva, where he carried out advocacy activities ahead of Djibouti’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR), which will take place on 10 May before the UN Human Rights Council, Mr. Kadar Abdi Ibrahim ...

News Djibouti » Places: China’s Strategy in Djibouti: Mixing Commercial and Military Interests

News channel or source: https://www.cfr.org/blog/chinas-strategy-djibouti-mixing-commercial-and-military-interests
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

As in many other places in Africa, China’s economic footprint in Djibouti is outsized and unmatched. But unlike in other cases, China does not seek raw materials from Djibouti. Instead, the prize is the country’s strategic location on the eastern edge ...

News Djibouti » Places: US military resumes air operations in Djibouti

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/us-military-resumes-air-operations-in-djibouti/ar-AAvDFGq
Publication date: Sunday 08 April 2018

The US military places a lot of importance on its ability to base forces in Djibouti given its critically strategic location near countries like Somalia and Yemen, where the US regularly targets terrorists in airstrikes. "Djibouti is a very strategic ...

News Djibouti » Places: US military grounds aircraft in Djibouti after multiple accidents

News channel or source: https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/05/politics/us-military-grounds-djibouti-aircraft/index.html
Publication date: hursday 05 April 2018

The US military places a lot of importance on its ability to base forces in Djibouti given its critically strategic location near countries like Somalia and Yemen. But US officials have recently expressed concern about the growing influence of China in ...

News Djibouti » Places: Air Operations in Djibouti Halted, Amphibious Exercise Canceled After 2 Marine Aviation Crashes on April 3

News channel or source: https://news.usni.org/2018/04/05/air-operations-djibouti-halted-amphibious-exercise-canceled-2-marine-aviation-crashes-april-3
Publication date: hursday 05 April 2018

All U.S. military air operations in Djibouti are on hold and an exercise taking place in and around Djibouti has been canceled following two aviation mishaps on Tuesday. An AV-8B Harrier and a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter, both from the 26th Marine ...

News Djibouti » Places: Djibouti a U.S. partner

News channel or source: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/apr/9/letters-to-the-editor-djibouti-a-us-partner/
Publication date: onday 09 April 2018

... relations between the United States and Djibouti will be on display again at the fourth annual Djibouti-U.S. Binational Forum, scheduled to take place in Djibouti later this month. We are proud of our alliance with the United States and will continue ...

News Djibouti » Places: Djibouti to Partner Pil & CMA CGM in Building Doraleh Ports

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804100888.html
Publication date: uesday 10 April 2018

"We demand Djibouti cease its unlawful conduct and continue to work with us as partners," said Sultan Ahmad bi Sulayem, Group Chairman. "The cooperation has been in place for 18 years and has yielded hundreds of millions of dollars. Africa needs ...

News Djibouti » Places: INTERVIEW: What Nigeria must do to take its rightful place in Africa – Foremost Pan-Africanist Scholar

News channel or source: https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/headlines/264883-interview-what-nigeria-must-do-to-take-its-rightful-place-in-africa-foremost-pan-africanist-scholar.html
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

And they have been to more European countries and other places. They leave Africa and they go somewhere ... but when they left they made sure that some counties were small like Djibouti, how is Djibouti a country? Hopefully I don’t have to go there ...

News Djibouti » Places: Australia: No Place for Chinese Military Bases in Pacific

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/australia-vanuatu-china-military-bases/4344000.html
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

Western countries are closely watching China's military expansion after it established its first overseas naval base in Djibouti, in the Horn of Africa last year. China maintains the base is for peacekeeping missions in Africa. Academics estimate China had ...

News Djibouti » Places: Ethiopia: National Football Side Slide to 145th Place in World FIFA Rankings

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804170357.html
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

But in November despite repeated defeats the national side climbed 6 places up. FIFA announced that the ranking system will be changed very shortly but the system remains the same until now. Eritrea, South Sudan, Djibouti and Somalia are in the least row ...