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The Ethiopian Herald 25 July 2018 The export sector remains a major pillar in the Ethiopian government’s vision of entering middle income status. The national plan, GTP II envisions increasing the share of export to GDP to 11.8 percent by 2020 from the baseline 6.4 percent. However, despite the priority...

Middle East Eye 19 July 2018 Somalia and its neighbours must focus on achieving internal unification, or any benefits reaped from new investment will be...

The New Times 20 July 2018   As has been said by many, every African celebrated the way peace between Ethiopia and Eritrea broke out without much...

NewsDeeply 19 July 2018 For decades, Djibouti has benefited economically from the standoff between Ethiopia and Eritrea. But as the two countries move...

allAfrica 16 July 2018 In late June, top military officials from Mali, Sierra Leone, South Sudan and dozens of other African countries gathered to discuss...

CNBC AFRICA 4 July 2018 Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) (https://byrne.house.gov), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, on March 6, 2018, expressed his concerns about recent actions by China in Africa, specifically actions in the Republic of Djibouti. Djibouti recently illegally seized control of the Doraleh port terminal by presidential decree, and some reports...

Foreign Policy Journal 3 July 2018 The world’s richest countries insist their involvement in developing nations is prompted by altruism, but this magnanimity...

Ship Technology 2 July 2018 The potential of Africa’s shipping sector is vast, but the continent runs the risk of sacrificing growth by not investing...

Mail & Guardian 27 June 2018 June 27 marks 41 years of independence for my country, Djibouti. So, 41 years of freedom, respect for human dignity and...

CNN Politics 22 June 2018   Lasers have been used to target US aerial operations in the Pacific, with 20 incidents recorded since September of last year, according to a US military official. The military spokeswoman, who requested not to be named, told CNN that lasers had been flashed at US aircraft, and that the sources of these flashes are suspected to be Chinese. The...