QUARTZ AFRICA 10 April 2019 by ABDI LATIF DAHIR Everyone wants in. A London court has delivered the latest verdict in the battle to manage one of Africa’s most strategic ports. The Court of International Arbitration, which helps to resolve international commercial disputes, has ruled that Djibouti breached the rights of Dubai port operator DP World to manage the Doraleh...

THE DIPLOMAT 25 March 2019 by MERCY A. KUO Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ Skilla1st Trans-Pacific View author Mercy Kuo regularly engages subject-matter...

FOREIGN POLICY .COM 19 March 2019 by MATT KENNARD AND ISMAIL EINASHE Local fishermen’s boats moor at Berbera port, in the breakaway territory of Somaliland,...

REUTERS 12 March 2019 by JOHN IRISH France’s President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during the presentation of the Simone Veil prize, at...

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...

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...