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BBC NEWS 9 January 2019 by KUMAR MALHOTRA Foreign military personnel inspect equipment at a Russian defence show Russia’s recent activities in Sudan and the Central African Republic have been the subject of intense speculation. That’s because along with renewed economic ties, private Russian...

BBC NEWS 9 January 2019 People come to Adigrat to stock up on all sorts of items The sun had just risen but the market in Adigrat was already coming alive...

HORSEED MEDIA 8 January 2019 Danish shipping line services MAERSK has begun operating in Somali’s Mogadishu Port. Mogadishu Port management announced...

CHATHAM HOUSE 8 January 2019 by DR ALEX VINES OBE Xi Jinping at the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in Beijing in September 2018. Photo: Getty Images. There...

DAILY NATION 8 January 2019 Somaliand President Mouse Bihi holding talks with UK’s Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson at the presidential palace in...

AUTOMOTIVE LOGISTICS 25 October 2018 by GAVIN DU VENAGE The end of a long war between Eritrea and Ethiopia looks set to boost economic growth in the Horn...

African Business 6 June 2018 Ethiopia will open its national carrier Ethiopian Airlines and state-owned telecom company to investors for the first time by selling minority stakes in the two firms. The move is part of a wider effort by Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to reform East Africa’s fastest growing economy, which is dominated by the state. Ahmed, in...

africanews 13 June 2018 The decision by Ethiopia’s ruling coalition to resolver a border dispute with Eritrea has met stiff resistance from members of Badme town which was the epicenter of the war that killed tens of thousands on both sides. The 36 member executive committee of Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) announced on Tuesday that it...

KT Press 11 June 2018 Rwandan Senate has given government up to six months to come up with a clear action plan and follow up on how to put to productivity port land the country acquired in Djibouti, Kenya and Tanzania. This task will see three ministries and the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) convene to draft a plan on how Rwanda can profitably use 83.3 hectares of land. “We...

New York Times 8 June 2018 If nature abhors a vacuum, politics abhors a military standoff, especially between two nations in one of the poorest, most...