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Opposition radio reporters arrested again, concern about mistreatment

(RSF/IFEX) – 24 November 2011 – Reporters Without Borders condemns the 21 November arrests of Farah Abadib Hildid and Houssein Robleh Dabar, two journalists who were held for four months earlier this year, and is concerned about the treatment they will receive while detained. They are reporters for La Voix de Djibouti, an opposition radio … Continue reading

Djibouti Telecom’s big dream for African telecommunications

Although Djibouti Telecom hails from one of the smallest nations in Africa, the company has big plans to increase their customer base, by rolling out plans to become the gateway to Europe. They are currently the only telecommunications provider in Djibouti, but have a lot more to offer their surrounding neighbours. Djibouti Telecom has big … Continue reading

Algerie Telecom makes Djibouti call

23 Nov 2011 AlgeriaDjibouti According to TMT Finance, Algerie Telecom is considering implementing an alliance with fellow state-owned telco Djibouti Telecom, with a view to exploring operational tie-ups across the African continent. The plan was announced by Algerie Telecom CEO Hachemi Belhamdi, following a visit by Djibouti’s minister of communications, Hocine Ahmed Abdi. Belhamdi claims that his company has … Continue reading

Djibouti and 2 others Deadly outbreak of acute watery diarrhoea spreads across Horn of Africa – UN

22 November 2011 – Recurring drought, insufficient hygiene and ongoing regional conflict are driving a deadly outbreak of acute watery diarrhoea (AWD) across the Horn of Africa, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) reported today. WHO spokesperson Tarik Jasarevic told reporters in Geneva that more than 50,000 cases of AWD have been recorded in … Continue reading

Thousands hit by Djibouti diarrhoea outbreak: WHO

  A little girl receives medication awating investigation at an hospital in Djibouti. By Nasser Tahana (AFP/File)  Reaction is an impulse of action By: Francis Tawiah –> More Quotes | Submit Quote GENEVA (AFP) – Authorities in Djibouti have reported a serious outbreak of a potentially fatal diarrhoea infection in the capital, with two deaths since October and … Continue reading