18 November 2018
by TOM O’CONNOR
Russia and China have embarked on increasing their military presence in Africa, where the U.S. recently announced it would withdraw some troops in order to counter its two top rivals abroad.
As war rages between the government and rival rebel movements in the Central African Republic, Russia has set out to play a larger role...
14 November 2018
by PATRICIA ZENGERLE
WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Two prominent U.S. senators expressed alarm on Tuesday about the military and political consequences if China gains control of a port terminal in Djibouti, and said they were concerned it could further boost Beijing’s influence in East Africa.
In a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...