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China’s grip on Djibouti is expected to tighten in the coming months as Beijing moves to take over the small African country’s most strategic asset – its port.   Since the illegal expropriation of the Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT) from UAE port operator DP World in February, speculation has...

 15 March 2018 Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh’s deference to China reveals a serious strategic misjudgement by the East African leader. Guelleh...

2March 2018   source: https://mg.co.za/article/2018-03-02-china-dominant-in-djibouti-port-spat There are only two sea routes linking Europe with...

Doraleh: l’Etat djiboutien rassure les investissuers [Doraleh Container Terminal: Djibouti reassures investors] La Tribune Afrique In the context of...

International Policy Digest 2 September 2017 China’s panoply of economic interests around the world (including in politically unstable regions) generates...

The East African 7 August 2017 Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe. PHOTO | JEKESAI NJIKIZANA | AFP   In Summary Main opposition leader Morgan...

Esquire 20 July 2017 Keep an eye on the Horn of Africa. Getty By Robert Bateman Jul 20, 2017 115 Russia, we noted last...

Estonian World Review 18 July 2017 The Chinese armada is heading to Europe, as Beijing and Moscow look to boost their strategic ties. The next iteration...

The East African 15 July 2017 Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir gives a press conference in the presidential palace in the capital Khartoum, on March...

news.com.au 17 July 2017 Jamie Seidel News Corp Australia Network CHINA this weekend sent a flight of six nuclear-capable bombers over...