Reuters 18 March 2019 by JOHN IRISH   NAIROBI (Reuters) – On a trip to East Africa last week, a beaming French President Emmanuel Macron was...

BLOOMBERG 12 March 2019 by HELENE FOUQUET French president begins three-day visit to East Africa China has ramped up presence in region with troops...

THE PRINT 1 March 2019 by SRIJAN SHUKLA Need for foreign aid can often turn nations into battlegrounds for big global players at the cost of their own...

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

TASK & PURPOSE 10 January 2019 by JARED KELLER Photo Illustration: Brad Howard / Photo: DoD The Chinese military has sent a clear message for the...

AA by  ADDIS GETACHEW 11 January 2018 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The self-declared republic of Somaliland has expressed an interest in hosting British and Russian naval bases, which would add to an already active military presence along the coast of the Red Sea – one of the world’s busiest and most strategically important maritime passages. Last weekend, British Defense...

BUSINESS INSIDER 29 November 2018 by GEORGE TUBEI Somalia and Tanzania — have agreed to the deal but are yet to sign the security pact. Kenya join forces...

TAIWAN NEWS 19 November 2018 by DEUTSCHE WELLE When Japan set up a facility in Djibouti in 2009 with docks for warships, an airfield and the other infrastructure...

MAIL ONLINE 14 November 2018 Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki (L), Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (C) and Somalia’s President...

AFRICA NEWS 7 November 2018 by ABDUR RAHMAN ALFA SHABAN Eritrean ports will be major beneficiaries of proposed United Nations lifting of sanctions on the country and recent regional developments. This is the view of a former United States Assistant Secretary of State, Herman Cohen. According to Cohen, the trade potentials of the port of Massawa, which faces the Middle...