Djibouti

By IAfrica
In Eritrea
Apr 14th, 2014
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Eritreans in Djibouti: Photo Meskerem  — The Djiboutian government has handed 267 Eritreans, seized during a three-day border conflict in 2008, over to the UN refugee agency (UNHCR), presidential adviser Najib Ali Tahir said on Monday, according to Anadolu Agency. “Some of them are military deserters...
By IAfrica
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Apr 12th, 2014
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By Nurye Yassin Coming from the uprooted communities in the New World and Europe, the ideology of Pan-Africanism has been triumphant as a libratory force in freeing the people of Africa from the dungeons of European imperialism, colonialism, and neo-colonialism. Some posit that Pan-Africanism has suc...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 3rd, 2014
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HRCE Eritrean Refugee dies in Negad detention cerntre in Djibouti Thomas Haddish, a 21 -year-old Eritrean, died yesterday evening in Djibouti Negad Detention Centre. Having fled from Eritrea three years ago, fearing serious persecution, he sought asylum in Djibouti. From the moment of his arrival in ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 27th, 2013
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By – Herman J. Cohen , After being part of Ethiopia for forty years, the people of Eritrea held a referendum in April 1993 and decided to establish an independent state. The referendum took place in the aftermath of a thirty-year insurgency against two successive Ethiopian regimes waged by the Eritre...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Sep 19th, 2013
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Once upon a time, there was a railway line linking Addis Ababa with Djibouti. Haphazard and unmaintained, the route fell out of service and land-locked Ethiopia lost one of its most important lifelines to the sea. But it’s nothing a little bit of Chinese money can’t fix. Construction has begun on a n...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 1st, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA: A helicopter en route to the United Nations mission in South Sudan crashed Wednesday in Ethiopia, with four Russian crew members injured but no one killed, civil aviation officials said. “An investigation is underway,” Girma Gebre, accident investigation chief for Ethiopia...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 15th, 2013
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The international community must keep Eritrea under “close scrutiny”, an independent United Nations expert said today, stressing the need to fundamentally transform the East African nation’s “current culture of rights denial.” “Blatant disrespect for human rights in Eritrea is unacceptable,” said She...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
May 2nd, 2013
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Bloomberg News Ethiopia is negotiating with Brazil, Russia and India to finance and build rail links after agreeing terms last year with Chinese and Turkish companies for other routes, the head of the state rail company said. Russia’s government may fund a 587-kilometer (365-mile) southern line that ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 26th, 2013
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The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Eritrea, Sheila B. Keetharuth, will carry out an official visit to Ethiopia and Djibouti from 30 April to 9 May 2013 to collect information directly from Eritrean refugees on the human rights situation in their country. “Due to la...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2013
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By Teklu Abate The Ethiopian regime has launched the Meles Zenawi foundation following its April 6 Congress at the AU Hall here in the capital. The foundation constitutes a library, a research center, a fellowship programme, and a public park, and will also recognize great achievements. Present on th...