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CNBC 18 June 2018 Ethiopia’s foreign exchange shortage is due in part to its spending big on infrastructure projects. The current total left in the East African country’s coffers is equivalent to less than one month’s worth of imports, Reuters reported. Landlocked Ethiopia is keen to...

U.S. Department of State 18 June 2018 SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you. Thanks, Gerry, and thanks to the Detroit Economic Club for hosting me. It’s great...

BUSINESS DAILY 17 June 2018 A strong, if not pervasive, theme on infrastructure in Africa is one of minimal existence, or lack of infrastructure. Reference...

euronews 16 June 2018 Somalia and Ethiopia announced they were jointly investing in four seaports to attract foreign investment to their two countries, the latest move in a tussle for access to ports along one of the world’s most strategic waterways. After Somalia’s president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo hosted Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed for a meeting at...

dvids 14 June 2018 CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti– Service members deployed to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) welcomed their...

ZAYWA 16 June 2018 A DP World spokesperson said that the concession agreement remains in place DUBAI: DP World, Dubai-based global marine terminal...

FP 14 June 2018  As the Middle East becomes ever more unstable, a surprising victor may be emerging: China. Under President Xi Jinping, China has accelerated...

The Maritime Executive 14 June 2018 At the present time, a group of African governments assisted by China are planning future trans-African transportation...

BBC News 14 June 2018 When Eritrea gained independence in 1993, Ethiopia suddenly found itself without a coastline and so it took the logical step of disbanding its navy. Now, it is reconsidering its decision and its latest manoeuvres in the region suggest it could be shopping around its neighbourhood to find a naval base it can use. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed recently...

 The Japan Times 12 June 2018 I wrote a column recently about how a longstanding assumption of America’s China policy — that economic integration...