REUTERS 14 November 2018 by PATRICIA ZENGERLE WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Two prominent U.S. senators expressed alarm on Tuesday about the military and political consequences if China gains control of a port terminal in Djibouti, and said they were concerned it could further boost Beijing’s influence in East Africa. In a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...

MODERN DIPLOMACY 5 November 2018 by ECATARINA GARCIA Chinese influence in East Africa is a topic of growing debate and concern for Western nations and...

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...

ALJAZEERA 9 October by MEHARI TADDELE MARU Eritrea’s President, Isaias Afwerki receives a key from Ethiopia’s PM Abiy Ahmed during a ceremony...

THE ZIMBABWEAN 9 October 20 One of Zimbabwe’s most senior soldiers and a key US congressman say trouble may be coming to the Horn of Africa. Mo Brooks with President Trump in the Oval Office. Brooks has echoed concern aired by Gen. Trust Magoba. Major General Trust Magoba – who now serves as a special advisor to the African Union office for Peace and Security –...

FPA 20 September 2018 by Alpha Daffae Senkpeni Monrovia – The rivalry between Washington and Beijing for global dominance is becoming more palpable...

The Africa Report 21 August 2018 With its strategic location in East Africa, Djibouti is building ports and other transport infrastructure to serve as...

PORT TECHNOLOGY 9 July 2018 A US congressman has raised concerns over China’s presence in East Africa after the Djibouti government seized control of...

CNBC AFRICA 4 July 2018 Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) (https://byrne.house.gov), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, on March 6, 2018, expressed his concerns about recent actions by China in Africa, specifically actions in the Republic of Djibouti. Djibouti recently illegally seized control of the Doraleh port terminal by presidential decree, and some reports...

The East African 3 July 2018 On Tuesday this past week, three of the East African Community’s chiefs – Presidents Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, and Paul Kagame of Rwanda – met in Nairobi for a summit of the Northern Corridor Integration Projects. You don’t hear much about the Northern Corridor these days. It is a trade and transport infrastructure...