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Djibouti

Omar Guelleh

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


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Base motives

As China deepens its commitment to a base in Djibouti, a London court has heard how illicit Chinese funds may have indirectly helped President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh win elections...


Issayas looks north

In February, Djiboutian President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn held a joint meeting to accuse Eritrea of sabotaging regional stability...


Guelleh battles in court

It points to the fragility of President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh's position that a mismanaged legal battle with one of his political rivals in London's High Court could undermine his plans to change the constitution again and run for the presidency next April (AC Vol 56 No 19, High Court awaits Guelleh)...

Boreh, please find attached a pro forma invoice for 16 days stay of HH Ismail Omar Guelleh and his kids...


High Court awaits Guelleh

A High Court judge in London has ordered Djibouti's President Ismail Omar Guelleh to give evidence in person next month in the increasingly fraught case between the Djibouti government and exiled businessman Abdourahman Boreh (AC Vol 56 No 10, Grandstanding Guelleh)...


How to be popular

US Secretary of State John Kerry showed that when he paid President Ismael Omar Guelleh a quiet visit in May, the same month that China announced plans to open a military base in the country, reportedly near the port of Obock (AC Vol 56 No 10, Grandstanding Guelleh)...


Grandstanding Guelleh

President Ismail Omar Guelleh uses the security threats and the importance of the US base to get the West to support him and ignore the fact he intends to defy the constitution and run again as President next year...


The warning from Ouagadougou

Beyond Burkina Faso's borders the drama is being watched intently in countries whose Presidents are planning to extend their rule, namely: Congo-Kinshasa's Joseph Kabila, Congo-Brazzaville's Denis Sassou-Nguesso, Togo's Faure Gnassingbé, Benin's Yayi Boni, Djibouti's Omar Guelleh, Uganda's Yoweri Museveni, Burundi's Pierre Nkurunziza and Rwanda's Paul Kagame...


Democracy demos

President Ismail Omar Guelleh and his Union pour la majorité présidentielle had an easy victory in the 22 February polls, taking 49 of 65 National Assembly seats...


Security climbs the agenda

On his tour of Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar, Abe also stopped over in Djibouti on 27 August to discuss piracy in the Indian Ocean and the security situation in Somalia with President Ismail Omar Guelleh’s government...


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