Saudi Arabia opens high-speed rail linking Islam’s holy cities Haramain railway connecting Mecca and Medina part of plan to increase visitor numbers

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    Saudi Arabia opens high-speed rail linking Islam’s holy cities Haramain railway connecting Mecca and Medina part of plan to increase visitor numbers Reuters in Jeddah Tue 25 Sep 2018 11.16 EDT Last modified on Tue 25 Sep 2018 15.04 EDT Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has inaugurated a high-speed rail link between the two… Read more »

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Djibouti vs DP World: English High Court continues restraint against Djibouti Port Company over shares in Joint Venture

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PRESS RELEASE English High Court continues restraint against Djibouti Port Company over shares in Joint Venture Court extends Order to prohibit interference with DP World’s right to manage Doraleh Container Terminal S.A. (“DCT”) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, September 23, 2018/ — The High Court of England and Wales in London has continued the injunction first… Read more »

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U.N. Security Council Hails Eritrea’s Diplomatic Efforts in Ethiopia, Djibouti

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U.N. Security Council Hails Eritrea’s Diplomatic Efforts in Ethiopia, Djibouti Members of the United Nations Security Council on Friday applauded recent diplomatic developments in the Horn of Africa, pointing out that the Eritrea’s normalisation of relations with Ethiopia and Djibouti will have ‘far-reaching consequences’. In a statement issued by the council president and U.S representative… Read more »

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African Development Bank and Purdue University to hold conference on successful technologies for African farmers

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PRESS RELEASE African Development Bank and Purdue University to hold conference on successful technologies for African farmers The Scale Up Conference will bring together hundreds of individuals and organizations engaged in the introduction, diffusion, and adoption of agricultural innovations that have the potential to reach millions INDIANA, United States of America, September 20, 2018/ —… Read more »

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Djibouti emerges as arms trafficking hub for Horn of Africa

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  Djibouti emerges as arms trafficking hub for Horn of Africa By Zeenat Hansrod The rapprochement between Ethiopia and Eritrea has repercussions that go beyond diplomacy on the Horn of Africa. A recent investigation shows that while Eritrea is no longer isolated, Djibouti is emerging as the new regional arms trafficking hub. The small strategically… Read more »

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Somalia in a crisis as regions pull away from Mogadishu – The East African

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Federal states unhappy about insecurity, sharing of natural resources and the interference by the central government in their affairs. Somali analysts said the decision by the five regional presidents could embolden Al Shabaab and negate the gains made by the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) with the support of the international community. Somalia President… Read more »

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African Development Bank’s Board approves Policy on Non-Sovereign Operations

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African Development Bank’s Board approves Policy on Non-Sovereign Operations Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 12 September 2018 – The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved the Bank’s Policy on Non-sovereign Operations (NSO). The document provides the framework within which the Bank through its private sector lending window may provide financing or investment… Read more »

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Djibouti vs DP World: We will continue to pursue all legal means to defend our rights as shareholder and concessionaire in Doraleh Container Terminal

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PRESS RELEASE DP World: We will continue to pursue all legal means to defend our rights as shareholder and concessionaire in Doraleh Container Terminal Investors across the world must think twice about investing in Djibouti DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, September 11, 2018/ — DP World (http://web.dpworld.com) said today that it will continue to pursue all… Read more »

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Deadly car bomb explosion rips through Somali capital

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An explosive-laden car has rammed into a local government building in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, leaving at least six people dead, according to the country’s police and ambulance service. “A suicide car bomb rammed into the office of Hodan district of Mogadishu. There are casualties but so far we do not have a figure,” Major Mohamed… Read more »

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