21 February 2019 China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is undergoing its most extensive reform in thirty years. Combined with China’s expansionist...

CNBC AFRICA 18 February 2019 The meeting was held in a spirit of brotherhood that reflected the excellent relations between the two countries. At the same time, it also provided a unique platform for both countries, to serve as a venue for the determination of both governments to demonstrate a renewed resolution to continue to play a pivotal role in the progress of the...

QUARTZ AFRICA 14 February 2019 by ABDI LATIF DAHIR After decades of a centralized economic model and antiquated socialist red tape, Ethiopia is opening...

REUTERS 17 February 2019 by AARON MAASHO & MARK POTTER ADDIS ABABA, Feb 17 (Reuters) – Ethiopia and Djibouti have signed a deal to build a pipeline to transport Ethiopian gas to an export terminal in the Red Sea state, officials said. Ethiopia found extensive gas deposits in its eastern Ogaden Basin in the 1970s. China’s POLY-GCL Petroleum Investments has been...

ALL AFRICA 7 February 2019 Addis Ababa — the joint port development initiative proposed by Prime Minster Abiy Ahmed during his first foreign visit to Djibouti is not moving at the desired pace. In line with his economic integration vision of the Horn of Africa, the prime minster had secured agreement from the government of Djibouti for the development of a port in Djibouti...

AFRICAN DAILY VOICE 9 February 2019 Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry. Photo: Pars Today NEWSROOM (ADV) – Egyptian Foreign Minister...

AA 8 February 2019 by VIOLA FAHMY During brief tete-a-tete, ministers stress importance of maintaining security in Red Sea, Horn of Africa CAIRO The foreign...

RFI 7 February 2019 by  LAURA ANGELA BAGNETTO A fisherman in Lughaya, Somaliland, looks out from the cold storage facility on the Gulf of AdenRFI/LA...

JOURNAL du CAMEROUN 6 February 2019 U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said reconciliation between Ethiopia and Eritrea has illustrated bright spots...

DEFENSE ONE 4 February 2019 by ADAM ERELI The current toothless strategy won’t prevent Beijing from, say, squeezing supply lines to America’s...