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Gulf News 29 May 2017 Chinese President Xi Jinping’s tenure has been marked by high ambition. His vision — the “Chinese dream” — is to make China the world’s leading power by 2049, the centenary of Communist rule. But Xi may be biting off more than he can chew. A critical element of Xi’s strategy...

Bangkok Post 29 May 2017 Since taking power in 2012, Mr Xi has increasingly centralised power, while tightening censorship and using anti-corruption...

The East African 27 May 2017 Elders of the Ogiek community in court in 2014. PHOTO | FILE | NMG By FRED OLUOCH   In Summary The African Court...

The Gazette 26 May 2017 Activity around the Jamia Mosque in Nairobi, Kenya, on May 5, 2015. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons/Rusliko NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS)...

The East African 24 May 2017 Sudan President Omar al-Bashir. PHOTO | FILE   By MOHAMMED AMIN Posted  Wednesday, May 24   2017 at  11:40 In...

Creamer Media Engineering News 25 May 2017 Djibouti has formally opened one of four new ports designed to cement the tiny Horn of Africa nation’s position as a continental hub, a statement from the ports authority said on Wednesday. Doraleh Multipurpose Port has been substantially upgraded as part of a Chinese-backed plan to establish Africa‘s largest free-trade...

The Hindu 23 May 2017 India begins the heavy-lifting needed to transform economic partnerships in Africa The African Development Bank’s decision to...

The Diplomat 23 May 2017 Image Credit: Flickr/ UNMISS By the end of this month, the bulk of the Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) acting as part of the...

fronteranews.com 22 May 2017   While OBOR has increased Beijing’s presence in Africa, a fiery debate has thrown a spotlight on China’s future...

Eurasia Review 19 May 2017 Last week, China unveiled President Xi’s One Belt One Road Initiative at a summit in Beijing. China’s prowess...