BUSINESS INSIDER 11 September 2018 One such African country that is exhibiting all the red flag signals of going Sri Lankan and now Zambian way is Djibouti. Chinese...

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...

THE EPOCH TIMES 11 September 2018 Chinese military personnel attending the opening ceremony of China’s new military base in Djibouti on Aug. 1,...

ASIA TIMES 10 September 2018 For nearly 10 years, Beijing has been tightening its grip on strategic zones within its sphere of influence, notably in the South China Sea. Now, according to the Pentagon’s 2018 annual report on China’s military power, that buildup is coming of age: the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has ramped up not only its land army but also its...

MAIL & GUARDIAN 7 September 2018 Forty-eight African heads of state gathered in Beijing on September 3 and 4 for the seventh Forum for China-Africa...

REUTERS 6 September 2018 ADDIS ABABA, Sept 6 (Reuters) – China has agreed to restructure some of Ethiopia’s debt, including a loan for a $4 billion railway linking its capital Addis Ababa with neighbouring Djibouti, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Thursday. Abiy described the rescheduling as limited, but added that repayment of the railway debt has...

American Thinker 1 September 2018 The Obama years may have allowed China to infringe on American global power, but under Trump, the tide is turning....

ASIAN REVIEW 5 September 2018 After Beijing raced ahead on the continent, New Delhi must boost ties to catch up Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, and...

THIS DAY 5 September 2018 Ugo Aliogo The Initiative for Public Policy Analysis (IPPA) has advised African leaders to rethink their engagement strategies...

FIRSTPOST 4 September 2018 US senators say Pakistan at risk of debt distress due to CPEC, express concern about China’s ‘debt-trap’ diplomacy Washington:...