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Djibouti (Vol 13, 2016)
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Contents Volume 13, 2016.

Presidential elections were held on 8 April, and Ismaïl Omar Guelleh was re-elected to serve his fourth term by 87% of the vote. The weak opposition coalition had not been able to agree on a common strategy to counter the political supremacy of Guelleh and his ump coalition. The president’s son-in-law, Djama Elmi Okieh (dubbed ‘Djama Speed’), was appointed min…

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Hirt, Nicole, “Djibouti (Vol 13, 2016)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 28 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2016_COM_0032>
First published online: 2017



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