BLOOMBERG 11 April 2019 by NIZAR MANEK Djibouti cancelled China Civil Engineering contract in 2017 Potential loan for $420 million will be repaid...

EJINSIGHT – ON THE PULSE 25 March 2019 by SIMON SHEN Members of China’s People’s Liberation Army board a vessel in Djibouti. Photo:...

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...

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...

CIOB 25 January 2019 Italy is to fund a feasibility study for a 736km railway line between Addis Ababa and the Red Sea port of Massawa in Eritrea. The...

THE DIPLOMAT 26 January 2019 by ISTVAN TARROSY AND ZOLTAN VOROS The central building of the Furi Lebu railway station outside Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Image...

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...

YENI SAFAK 6 January 2019   File photo: A general view of the Port of Djibouti is seen in Ambouli, Djibouti April 23, 2017.  Photograph: Jonathan...

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...