THE HERITAGE FOUNDATION 20 February 2019 John Bolton Summary The Trump Administration’s new Africa Strategy is based on three tenets. The first is advancing U.S. trade and commercial ties with nations across the region to the benefit of both the United States and Africa. The second is countering the threat from radical Islamic terrorism and violent conflict. ISIS,...

AFRICA NEWS 13 February 2019 by MARTIN HART-LANDSBERG   China’s growth rate remains impressive, even if on the decline. The country’s continuing...

THE EPOCH TIMES 11 February 2019 by FRANK FANG Beijing’s efforts to seize control of a major port facility in Djibouti is under scrutiny after a lawsuit...

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

AHRAM ONLINE 3 January 2018 by HICHAM MOURAD Like several regional powers that have rushed in recent years to the southern Red Sea, various global...

THE WASHINGTON POST 14 December 2018 by PATRICK MARTIN When unveiling the Trump administration’s new Africa policy on Thursday, national security adviser John Bolton made a point to speak about a single container port in the tiny East African nation of Djibouti. Officials say the Doraleh Container Terminal is critical for resupplying the only permanent U.S. base in Africa,...

THE ECONOMIC TIMES 2 November 2018 by NISID HAJARI Five years after Xi announced his Silk Road plans, the program still has plenty of boosters — especially...

The Washington Times 12 July 2018 China is denying U.S. charges that it is a predatory lender bent on saddling Africa with debt to gain political influence...

Reuters 5 July 2018 Djibouti commissioned a $3.5 billion, Chinese-built free trade zone on Thursday, deepening ties with the Asian giant and helping the...