US military declares virus emergency in Djibouti bases

DJIBOUTI, April 26 (NNN-AGENCIES) — The US military has declared a public health emergency in all its installations in Djibouti following a sharp rise of coronavirus cases in the country.

Djibouti has so far recorded two deaths and 986 positive cases of the virus, with concerns that it could spread even further in the tiny nation with a population of under one million.

Somalia wins first ever football World Cup qualifier

6 Sep 2019; MEMO: Somalia beat Zimbabwe 1-0 in a football World Cup qualifier played in Djibouti on Thursday, in the country’s first ever win in the qualifier, Anadolu Agency reports.

Somalia is the lowest-ranked team in Africa and the match was played in Djibouti, as Somalia does not host any international match due to security reasons.

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