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Djibouti

Omar Guelleh

Date of Birth: 27/11/1947
Place of Birth: Dire Dawa, Ethiopia


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The anti-Asmara campaign

Ethiopia says Eritrea is also trying to subvert Djibouti whose President Ismail Omar Guelleh is an Ethiopian ally (see Feature)...


Hello North Africa

Only Mohammed Warsama a former president of the Cour Constitutionelle with a negligible political base is standing against President Ismail Omar Guelleh...


The TFG’s August deadline

President Ismail Omar Guelleh summoned a committee of Somali intellectuals with a view to a national reconciliation conference in April but this may be delayed until June or July...


Dangers and dilemmas in the Horn of Africa

In the past Eritrea supported FRUD to deter President Ismail Omar Guelleh from getting too close to Ethiopia...

FRUD dissidents backed by Eritrea may undermine Afar cooperation with the Somali Issas but any serious political threat will require Issa support and Eritrea has also been talking to exiled Issa politicians including the wealthy and highly influential businessman Abdurahman Boreh a former close associate of President Ismail Omar Guelleh who is now in exile...


Shooting war in Djibouti

Djibouti’s President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh told IGAD about his efforts for a diplomatic solution and visited Qatar at the beginning of June to ask Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani to mediate with his friend Issayas who had stopped off there a few days earlier on his way from Iran to Eritrea...


La Françafrique est morte, vive la Françafrique

The downgrading of Djibouti where the USA bases its Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa at Camp Lemonier became certain with the signing of the Abu Dhabi base agreement although Sarkozy had lavished assurances on President Ismaël Omar Guelleh when he visited France in December...


Election shockwaves spread

Relations with France are likely to recover from the ramifications of the death in 1995 of Judge Bernard Borrel whose charred body was found outside Djibouti (AC Vol 48 No 15); President Ismail Omar Guelleh was implicated by one of his guards in the killing...


Jacques et le juge

Police raids on the house of ex-President Jacques Chirac's Africa advisor Michel de Bonnecourse on 9 and 10 July raise the stakes in the investigation into claims by a former Djibouti presidential guard Mohamed Saleh Alhoumekani that President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh ordered the murder of French judge Bernard Borrel (AC Vol 47 No 22)...


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