THE ECONOMIC TIMES 31 August 2018 Global ambitions In pursuit of its global ambitions and emerge as the next super power China is creating military bases...

CGTN LIVE 2 September 2018 China and Djibouti have signed new agreements under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The announcement came...

EX AFRICA 3 September 2018 LONDON, United Kingdom, September 3, 2018/APO Group/ —EXX Africa (EXXAfrica.com) published a special report on the arms trade in the Horn of Africa. The trade of illegal weapons implicates senior government officials in Djibouti, which suggests that the Doraleh port terminal, which is now under government control and suffers from porous...

TIME 30  August 2018 A flower parterre is set to welcome the upcoming 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) at Dongdan on August 26, 2018 in Beijing, China. China will host leaders from across Africa for a summit in Beijing. The last summit was held in December 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa, where Chinese President Xi Jinping announced...

VOA  NEWS 31  August 2018 WASHINGTON — When African leaders meet next week in Beijing for the 2018 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, they’ll...

Modern Diplomacy 30 August 2018 For the past quarter century, Djibouti has flourished as the Horn of Africa’s most strategic port, serving as a lifeline...

Bloomberg 30 August 2018 As the U.S. well knows, it’s expensive to be a superpower. The costs of maintaining a large military, leading diplomatic missions...

MENAFN 28 August 2018 Ambassador David Shinn (@ AmbShinn ) is a former senior US diplomat who served in the US State Department for more than 30 years with different assignments including Ambassador to Ethiopia and Burkina Faso. He is an adjunct professor of International Affairs at the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University. Shinn frequently...

Freight Waves 28 August 2018 Malaysia canceled China-funded projects worth billions of dollars last week There’s a provocative quote...

MENAFN 28 August 2018 China has not stopped investing in Djibouti, a country in East Africa bordering on Somalia and Ethiopia. Beijing continues to construct...