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Daily Nation 8 October 2016 By KWENDO OPANGA Ethiopia and Djibouti on Wednesday inaugurated the 756-kilometre Addis Ababa-Djibouti railway line. There is a lot that is similar between this line and Kenya’s Mombasa-Nairobi railway. To begin with, they are both financed by Chinese loans, built by Chinese...

Defence World 21 September 2016   Djibouti welcomes China to build a military naval base (Image: intelligencebriefs.com) IADC was set up to...

IDN 13 September 2016 Viewpoint by Somar Wijayadasa* NEW YORK (IDN) – The G-20 Summit in China took place when our world is more divided than ever...

Huffington Post 6 September 2016 After the great Western victory over the Soviet Union in 1991, many echoed Frances Fukiyama’s view that the future belonged to liberal democratic states. And, much like after the Western victories in World War I and World War II, there was a period of significant expansion of democratic regimes around the world after 1991. But, now, 25...

Reuters 2 September 2016 Investigators, Interior Ministry officers and members of security forces work near the site of a bomb blast outside China’s...

Eurasia Review 1 September 2016 With much fanfare, China has begun building a controversial military base in the minuscule East African country of Djibouti,...

European Council on Foreign Relations 1 August 2016 Commentary Sunaina Kumar and Angela Stanzel China’s presence in Africa as an investor and...

Eurasia Review 2 August 2016 By Steven Gruzd and Luanda Mpungose* With eight countries already going to the polls and seven more planning to do so before...

The Africa Report 25 July 2016 By The Africa Report Chad’s President Idriss Déby©ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP Some things just never seem to change....

Web India 18 July 2016 Aroonim Bhuyan The ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague on the South China Sea dispute in favour of the...