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Abdourahim Arteh

Djibouti's sees GDP growth at 7 pct in 2018

Dec 11 2017

DJIBOUTI, Dec 11 Djibouti's economy is expected to expand by 7 percent in 2018 up from an estimated 6.5 percent this year and government spending should also rise slightly in a budget focused on healthcare, a senior official said.

Djibouti signs preliminary deal with China's POLY-GCL for $4 bln gas project

Nov 16 2017

DJIBOUTI, Nov 16 China's POLY-GCL Petroleum Group Holdings Ltd has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to invest $4 billion in a natural gas project in the tiny Horn of African nation of Djibouti.

Djibouti breaks ground on massive Chinese-backed free trade zone

Jan 16 2017

DJIBOUTI, Jan 16 The president of Djibouti on Monday formally launched the construction of a project touted as Africa's largest free trade zone, to be built in the tiny Horn of African nation with Chinese backing.

Djibouti government reaches deal to bring opposition into parliament

Dec 31 2014

DJIBOUTI Djibouti's government and the Union of National Salvation (USN)opposition coalition have signed an agreement that will pave the way for opposition lawmakers to make their first parliamentary appearance, and for reforms of the country's electoral body.

Djibouti says couple that bombed restaurant were probably Somali

May 25 2014

DJIBOUTI A man and woman who blew themselves up in a restaurant in Djibouti on Saturday - in the first attack of its kind in the East African state - were probably Somalis, the interior minister said.

Djibouti says Somali pair suspected of bombing restaurant filled with Western military

May 25 2014

DJIBOUTI Djibouti's Interior Ministry said on Sunday that two Somalis are suspected of having carried out a suicide bombing at a restaurant filled with Western military personnel on Saturday that killed three and wounded at least 15.

Djibouti says Somali pair suspected of bombing restaurant filled with Western military

May 25 2014

DJIBOUTI Djibouti's Interior Ministry said on Sunday that two Somalis are suspected of having carried out a suicide bombing at a restaurant filled with Western military personnel on Saturday that killed three and wounded at least 15.

Grenade attacks kill at least two in Djibouti - police

May 24 2014

DJIBOUTI At least two people were killed by double grenade blasts at a busy restaurant popular with Westerners in Djibouti, police said on Saturday. "It's a criminal act. We have two people dead and 11 wounded. It was grenades," Colonel Omar Hassan, head of police in Djibouti city, said in an interview.

Grenade attacks kill at least two in Djibouti: police

May 24 2014

DJIBOUTI At least two people were killed by double grenade blasts at a busy restaurant popular with Westerners in Djibouti, police said on Saturday.

Djibouti police battle crowds protesting election result

Mar 01 2013

DJIBOUTI Riot police in Djibouti city fought street battles on Friday with protesters alleging fraud in last week's parliamentary election and demanding the release of detained opposition activists.

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