17 January 2019 by THE EDITOR Embezzlement of public funds, money laundering, foreign property deals – for many years, these crimes were associated...

THE TIMES OF INDIA 16 January 2019 by  RAJAT PANDIT Highlights The US Pentagon says Beijing also “completed” over $20 billion of military...

TRT WORLD 16 January 2019 by MEHARI TADDELE MARU The Horn of Africa appears to be geared towards a new order set off by global competition over strategic...

AFRICA NEWS 16 January 2019 by ABDUR RAHMAN ALFA SHABAN For a populous nation as Ethiopia – on record as Africa’s second biggest only behind Nigeria,...

BUSINESS STANDARD 16 January 2019 China is expanding its access to foreign ports, like Gwadar in Pakistan, to pre-position the logistic framework necessary to support the growing presence of its military in the Indian Ocean and beyond, the Pentagon said in a report. The Chinese Army’s efforts to obtain access to commercial ports in Africa, the Middle-East, and South...

UN NEWS 15 January 2019 by MUSE MOHAMMED Accoring to the UN migration agency (IOM), thousands of children are living on the streets of Djibout City. Here....

THE WASHINGTON POST 15 January 2019 by MISSY RYAN and PAUL SONNE The Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning takes part in military drilsl in the western Pacific...

ALL AFRICA 15 January 2019 by MICHAEL EMILE KYNASTON JONES Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and President Isaias Afwerki at the official opening of the Debay...

REUTERS 15 January 2019 by AARON MAASHO ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Protesters in Ethiopia’s northeastern Afar region have blocked the landlocked country’s main route to the sea to demonstrate against surging ethnic violence, organisers said on Monday. The demonstrators started a five-day blockade of the highway to neighbouring Djibouti on Sunday, Mahi Bule, a member...

INSIDE DEFENSE 14 January 2019 by JOHN LIANG The Defense Department recently issued a report to Congress that assesses “China’s global expansion by military and nonmilitary means, implications of China’s activities, and the U.S. response.” The report “describes China’s expansion by a range of means, including military access and engagement;...