Djibouti-Somalia-Kenya submarine cable ready

23/03/2020 – Kenya and Djibouti are now connected through the submarine cable Djibouti Africa Regional Express 1 (Dare1). The cable landed in Mombasa this week and is expected to boost connectivity in the Horn of Africa.

Installation of the more than 5,000-kilometer-long cable is complete and now awaits official launching and pre-test in the next few months. Continuer à lire … « Djibouti-Somalia-Kenya submarine cable ready »

Installation of Sea cable linking Kenya and Djibouti starts

23/01/2020 – Installation of a sea cable that will link Kenya and Djibouti has started at La Siesta Beach – Djibouti.

The Djibouti Africa Regional Express 1 (DARE1) submarine cable system will be managed by Djibouti Telecom, Somtel, Telkom Kenya and SubCom.  Continuer à lire … « Installation of Sea cable linking Kenya and Djibouti starts »

China keeps Kenya, Djibouti guessing on Security Council seat

23/01/2020 – China has kept Kenya and Djibouti guessing on who it will support for a UN Security Council seat.

Beijing diplomats have pledged support for both but failed to guarantee the vote, sticking to the policy of not taking sides publicly in political duels.

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

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 of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of Zimbabwe Sibusiso Busi Moyo, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay official visits to the aforementioned countries from January 7 to 13.

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Sahel-Elite (Bamako-Mali) | Photo: China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi  (by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

United States provides 54 New Humvees to Djibouti

28/12/2019 – 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. Continuer à lire … « United States provides 54 New Humvees to Djibouti »

Ethiopia approves accord with Djibouti to build gas pipeline: report

28/12/2019 – The Ethiopian House of Peoples’ Representative (HoPR) approved an agreement that was signed between the governments of Ethiopia and Djibouti to install a cross-border pipeline to transport natural gas. Continuer à lire … « Ethiopia approves accord with Djibouti to build gas pipeline: report »

Morocco Signs Agreement with Djibouti to Share Expertise in Renewable Energies

23/12/2019 – Morocco inked a framework agreement with Djibouti to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the fields of energy, mining, and geology on Monday, December 16, in Rabat. Continuer à lire … « Morocco Signs Agreement with Djibouti to Share Expertise in Renewable Energies »