List of Famous people born in Djibouti
Mohamed Elmi Abar is a Djiboutian professional football manager. From May to October 2008 he coached Djibouti national football team.
Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed is a Djiboutian politician who has been Prime Minister of Djibouti since 2013. A longtime member of the ruling People's Rally for Progress, he previously served as Minister of Agriculture from 2005 to 2011 and as Minister of Defense from 2011 to 2013.
Abdourahman A. Waberi is a novelist, essayist, poet, academic and short-story writer from Djibouti.
Zourah Ali is a Djiboutian runner. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the 400m event, which she completed in 1:05.37 minutes. She did not place high enough in her heat to be qualified to the semifinals as she finished in 44th place and with the second slowest time in that race. After the Olympics, Zourah was sponsored by the Republican Guard, which is the branch of military that guards the president. Zourah was the only female athlete for the Republican Guard for a period of time, but with the addition of athletes such as Kadra Mohamed Dembil, they expanded their female team. She was the flag bearer for Djibouti at the opening ceremony.