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Djibouti seeks public and private solutions to social housing shortfall

Government authorities are looking to partnerships and new programmes in a bid to address Djibouti’s affordable housing deficit.

In mid-September President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh announced a social housing plan that will provide 20,000 units, funded by grants from multiple donors, including Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Morocco and China.

While the total value of the programme has yet to be disclosed, the completed housing units are expected to cost tenants between DJF15,000 ($84.40) and DJF40,000 ($225) per month, according to press reports.

Tue, Dec 6, 2016

L’Ambassadeur Douale a rencontré l’Ambassadeur d’Ethiopie, S.E. M Girma Birru

23 février 2016 - Son Excellence l’Ambassadeur Mohamed Siad Douale a rendu une visite de courtoisie à l’Ambassadeur de la République Fédérale d’Ethiopie aux Etats-Unis qui est aussi le Doyen des Ambassadeurs des pays d’Afrique de l’Est.

Tue, Feb 23, 2016
Why are American officials worried about a port in Djibouti?

Ambassador Douale gave an interview to the NewsPapers Washington Post regarding the US government's concern over the Port of Dorale (DCT). He reaffirms that the port is own, control, manage and operate 100% by Djibouti.

Ambassador gave an interview to the NewsPapers Washington Post regarding the US government's concern over the Port of Doraleh (DCT). He reaffirms that the port is own, control, manage and operate 100% by Djibouti
See video links :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6rtRmV-q9s

The Washington PostThu, Dec 20, 2018 Thu, Dec 20, 2018

Tiny Djibouti aiming to be global military, shipping center

Tiny Djibouti aiming to be global military, shipping center

DJIBOUTI — Two fighter jets took off and roared over the Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport, a sprawling complex in this tiny African nation that is quickly becoming a strategic military and shipping outpost for the world.

Not far away, a massive U.S. flag waved over transport planes parked in front of America’s only permanent military base in Africa, Camp Lemonnier, home to about 4,000 personnel.

The Washington PostMon, Apr 9, 2018 Mon, Apr 9, 2018

President Guelleh inaugurate Djibouti's new international free zone, the largest in Africa

Djibouti on Thursday launched the first phase of Africa's biggest free-trade zone, seeking to capitalise on its strategic position on one of the world's busiest trade routes.

At a ceremony in the capital, President Ismael Omar Guelleh hailed the scheme as the culmination of infrastructure projects "boosting Djibouti's place in international trade and commerce".

Agence France-PresseThu, Jul 5, 2018 Thu, Jul 5, 2018

Fusillade d’Orlando : Le président Guelleh exprime sa solidarité

Le chef de l’Etat a adressé hier un message de condoléances au président Barack Obama à la suite de la fusillade de la veille dans une discothèque de la ville d’Orlando, en Floride, qui a causé la mort d’une cinquantaine de personnes et fait autant de blessés.

« C’est dans l’effroi et la stupeur que j’ai appris l’attaque terroriste dirigée hier soir contre d’innocents civils», a écrit le Président Guelleh, exprimant sa « solidarité et compassion » à son homologue américain.

La NationMon, Jun 13, 2016 Mon, Jun 13, 2016

The official ceremony of the Non-permanent seat of the UNSC has been launch in New York by the Minister of Foreign Affair of Djibouti

Djibouti lance sa campagne officielle pour son élection en tant que membre non permanent du conseil de sécurité des nations unies

La NationTue, Dec 10, 2019 Tue, Dec 10, 2019

A team of the World Bank are in Djibouti to find the solution of the slums

Vers la fin des bidonvilles…

Une délégation de la Banque mondiale a engagé des discussions avec les autorités djiboutiennes autour du nouveau projet intégré de résorption des bidonvilles. Hier, le ministre de l’Economie et des Finances a présidé une réunion à laquelle ont participé tous ses collègues concernés par la politique de la ville.

La NationThu, Jan 26, 2017 Thu, Jan 26, 2017

Ligue Arabe: Le sommet de l'espoir

La NationTue, Jul 26, 2016 Tue, Jul 26, 2016

President Guelleh inaugurated , New Corridor Tadjourha -Balho

Ce corridor Nord répond aux préoccupations du gouvernement de faire émerger les pôles des développements régionaux » Ismaïl Omar Guelleh

Nous reproduisons dans ces colonnes l’intégralité de l’important discours prononcé par le président de la République à l’occasion de l’inauguration hier de la route Tadjourah-Balho.

La NationWed, Nov 6, 2019 Fri, Nov 8, 2019

Year 2015 marked a growth of 6.5% for Djibouti’s National Budget

Budget de l’Etat : L’exercice 2015 marqué par une croissance de 6,5%

Rentré dimanche d’un voyage aux Etats-Unis, le chef de l’Etat, M. Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, a présidé hier au palais de la République la 15e séance du conseil des ministres. Le principal sujet à l’ordre du jour était un projet de Loi de finances portant règlement définitif du Budget de l’Etat pour l’exercice 2015. Les comptes définitifs de l’Etat pour cet exercice-là ont donc été arrêtés en dépenses et en recettes à 120 milliards de nos francs.

La NationWed, Sep 28, 2016 Wed, Sep 28, 2016
IA: Djibouti People Trailer

The Afar: The toughest people on earth?

(CNN) - Living above a magma chamber is not without its hazards, and yet the Afar have done so for generations.

CNNWed, Apr 6, 2016 Wed, Apr 6, 2016

U.S. and Djibouti Launch Binational Forum of Cooperation

March 2, 2015 - On February 25 and 26, in Washington, DC, senior officials of the United States and the Republic of Djibouti Governments met to launch the inaugural U.S.-Djibouti Binational Forum, a key outcome of the historic May 5, 2014, White House meeting between U.S. President Obama and Djiboutian President Guelleh.

U.S. Department of StateMon, Mar 2, 2015 Mon, Mar 2, 2015

Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken Travel to Djibouti February 7-9

February 5, 2016 - Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel next week to Djibouti to lead the U.S. delegation to the second annual U.S.-Djibouti Binational Forum.

U.S. Department of StateFri, Feb 5, 2016 Fri, Feb 5, 2016

Secretary of State John Kerry's remarks on Djiboutian National Day

On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I congratulate the people of Djibouti on the anniversary of your independence on June 27...

U.S. Department of StateMon, Jun 27, 2016 Mon, Jun 27, 2016

Secretary Kerry Travel to Colombo, Nairobi, Mogadishu, Djibouti, Riyadh and Paris

April 27, 2015 - ...The Secretary will travel to Djibouti, Djibouti, on May 5, where he will meet high-level leaders to discuss our bilateral cooperation and their support to evacuation efforts from Yemen. He will engage with Djiboutian youth and religious leaders on a range of issues. The Secretary will also visit with U.S. military personnel at Camp Lemonnier. This is the first time that a sitting Secretary of State will visit Djibouti.

U.S. Department of StateMon, Apr 27, 2015 Mon, Apr 27, 2015

US Secretary of State's Visit to Djibouti

The President of the Republic of Djibouti, H.E. Ismail Omar Guelleh received at the Presidential Palace US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on his first visit to Djibouti on March 9, 2018. Mr. Tillerson and his delegation had a working meeting with Mahmoud Ali Youssouf, Minister of Foreign Affairs and also a joint Press conference.

U.S. Department of StateFri, Mar 9, 2018 Wed, Mar 14, 2018

U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE'S MESSAGE FOR DJIBOUTI NATIONAL DAY

On behalf of President Trump and people of the United States, I wish the people and government of Djibouti a happy national day as you celebrate the 41st anniversary of your independence on June 27.

Our peoples and governments have long benefited from our partnership, which contributes to the peace, development, and growth in Djibouti and the region. We look forward to our partnership continuing to advance the peace and prosperity of our peoples.

U.S. Department of StateWed, Jun 27, 2018 Fri, Jun 29, 2018

Remarks by President Obama and President Guelleh of Djibouti before Bilateral Meeting

May 05, 2014 - PRESIDENT OBAMA: I want to welcome President Guelleh and his delegation here today. I had an opportunity to visit Djibouti when I was a senator, before I was elected President, and saw firsthand the importance of U.S. cooperation with Djibouti.

The White HouseMon, May 5, 2014 Mon, May 5, 2014

U.S. National Security Advisor Visit to Djibouti

March 9, 2014 - Ambassador Rice met with senior leaders and U.S. troops from the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) at Camp Lemonnier to discuss CJTF operations in the region.

Embassy of the United States in DjiboutiSun, Mar 9, 2014 Sun, Mar 9, 2014