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CNN 15 November 2018 by  BETHLEHEM FELEKE ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, left, and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki celebrate the reopening of the Embassy of Eritrea in Ethiopia in July. CNN) – The UN Security Council unanimously voted on Wednesday to lift 9-year-old sanctions against Eritrea...

SHIP TECHNOLOGY 15 November 2018 by ELLIOT  GARDNER A convoluted legal battle is taking place over the Port of Doraleh in Djibouti. The country has illegally...

STRATFOR WORLDVIEW 14 November 2018 What Happened: Two U.S. senators have sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressing their concern about Chinese involvement in Djibouti, Reuters reported Nov. 13. Specifically, both senators are worried about Djibouti’s decision to terminate DP World’s contract and nationalize the Doraleh Container Terminal,...

REUTERS 14 November 2018 by PATRICIA ZENGERLE WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Two prominent U.S. senators expressed alarm on Tuesday about the military and political consequences if China gains control of a port terminal in Djibouti, and said they were concerned it could further boost Beijing’s influence in East Africa. In a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...

MAIL ONLINE 14 November 2018 Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki (L), Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (C) and Somalia’s President...

BUSINESS GHANA 14 November 2018 Mr Ahmed Haggag addressing the journalists Mr Ahmed Haggag, Secretary General of the African Society in Egypt has...

THE NATIONAL INTEREST 12 November 2018 by LYLE K GOLDSTEIN If China’s perception of Africa could be a bit too rosy, the American viewpoint is likely...

ECONOTIMES 12 November 2018 Last week a Chinese consortium held its first-ever careers fair in Kenya: 50 companies, including smartphone giant Huawei, pitched more than 1,000 jobs to the country’s best and brightest. The fair was warmly welcomed by the Kenyan government, whose representative told the gathering that such events would help break down cultural barriers...

THE NIGERIAN VOICE 12 November 2018 by KEN CHENDO & OSELOKO H OBAZE China is out to conquer the world, and many countries have unwittingly fallen...

CHANNEL NEWSASIA 13 November 2018 UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations Security Council is set to vote on Wednesday to lift a nearly decade-old arms embargo and targeted sanctions on Eritrea, diplomats said, after the country’s rapprochement with Ethiopia and thawing of relations with Djibouti. Diplomats, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the 15-member council...