WASHINGTON EXAMINER 22 January 2019 by JOEL GEHRKE Chinese spying threatens “not just the future of the United States, but the future of the world,” a senior FBI official told lawmakers Wednesday. “We are being exploited by China, so we are right to shore up our defenses against this,” E.W. Priestap, assistant director of the FBI’s Counterintelligence Division,...

AHRAM ONLINE 3 January 2018 by HICHAM MOURAD Like several regional powers that have rushed in recent years to the southern Red Sea, various global...

FINANCIAL TIMES 28 December 2018 by DAVID PILLING Revamped relationship with the continent could mean more investment and less aid US national security...

EYEWITNESS NEWS 28 December 2018 China and the United States’ global Cold War has an increasingly important theatre: Africa. On different metrics, Uncle Sam and the Middle Kingdom can claim to be the continent’s biggest player. In 2019, China will pull ahead. The United States has $57 billion of FDI stock, United Nations data shows, narrowly ahead of Britain and France. But...

EURASIA REVIEW 15 December 2018 by ISABELA FERNANDEZ The U.S. has sharply altered its strategy in Africa in response to growing foreign influence on the...

EJINSIGHT 13 December 2018 by  MARK O’NEILL A worker stands at a construction site of a railway bridge being put up by a Chinese firm in Laos under...

MERCURY 30 November 2018 Russia is stepping up its political and military presence in Africa. Already the European giant has upped its military ties to the majority of Africa’s nations, including Ethiopia, Libya, Niger and Chad. It’s upped its political influence in Zimbabwe, Madagascar and the Democratic Republic of Congo, and is working on oil and gas projects...

Mail & Guardian 27 June 2018 June 27 marks 41 years of independence for my country, Djibouti. So, 41 years of freedom, respect for human dignity and...