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EURACTIV 23 October 2018 by FAISAL AL YAFAI An artist prepares a patriotic mural by the road between Asmara and Keren. Memories of the long war of independence against Ethiopia are still fresh in Eritrea. [David Stanley / Flickr] The “summer of love” breaking out on the Horn of Africa represents a new...

THE STATESMAN 15 October 2018 by GOVIND BHATTACHARJEE It began as a faint murmur of protest, but the murmurs are now rising to a tumult. Jeff Smith of...

LIVE MINT 1 October 2018 by RAJRISHI SINGHAL In fact, China has been picking up debt wherever IMF or other multilateral agencies are unable to provide...

WASHINGTON POST 27 September 2018 by Josh Rogin Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping prepare to meet in Beijing...

EURASIA REVIEW – NEWS & ANALYSIS 27 September 2018 By Asanga Abeyagoonasekera Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port. Photo Credit: Sri Lanka government. The...

GEOPOLITICAL MONITOR 20 September 2018 by Malik Ibrahim Last week, Djibouti upped the stakes in its long-running dispute with DP World, Dubai’s state-owned...

IOL BUSINESS REPORT 17 September 2018 SIYABONGA HADEBE the IMF and World Bank had already left and also not concerned about the damaged they had caused....

FP 13 September 2018 By Salem Solomon, Casey Frechette Beijing’s funding could do tremendous good—if Africans fight for their own real interests. From...

STANDARD DIGITAL 13 September 2018 by  Dan Weku The curious development about Kenya’s dalliance with China is the negative public sentiment, especially the apprehensive view that the Chinese are a threat to the economy. But as the tide turned against their seeming dominance and debt diplomacy, African leaders were in Beijing seeking more loans from China. The story...

FUTURE DIRECTIONS INTERNATIONAL 12 September 20183 Background Located in the strategic Horn of Africa region, Djibouti has successfully exploited its coastline by offering both port access and military bases to foreign countries. Eritrea achieved independence from Ethiopia in 1993 after a thirty-year struggle. The resolution of a border war in 2000 has since then left...