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FOREIGN BRIEF 5 November 2018 by TOM CONNOLLY WHAT’S HAPPENING? Trade and diplomatic exchanges are blossoming across the Horn of Africa after a series of treaties between Eritrea and its neighbours. KEY INSIGHTS – Eritrea recently signed landmark peace treaties with Ethiopia and Djibouti in what some...

OCP POLICY CENTER 31 October 2018 by RIDA LYAMMOURI here has been a flurry of activity in the Horn of Africa recently, where decades-old political disputes have suddenly been put to rest. The resulting changes have shattered the status quo in the region, putting the Horn on a new path where state-to-state relations are no longer marked by regional competition and frozen...

EURASIA REVIEW 30 October 2018 by SUBRATA MAJUMDER China’s new Silk Road OBOR (One Road One Belt) project China’s Belt and Road Initiative is...

MENAFN 30 October 2018 MENAFN – SomTribune) On the commencement of the USD 100 million Berbera Port project last week, Birhanu Fikade of The...

MILLENNIUM POST 25 October 2018 by SUBRATA MAJUMDER China’s debt trap diplomacy is escalating trade colonialism as indebted nations cede control over...

THE STAR ONLINE 24 October 2018 by  DR CHANDRA MUZAFFAR Is China a new imperial power threatening some of the developing economies in Asia and Africa? This is a perception that is being promoted by certain China watchers in universities and think tanks mainly in the West, various politicians and by a segment of the global NGO community. The peddlers of this perception...

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...

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...