TRT WORLD 16 January 2019 by MEHARI TADDELE MARU The Horn of Africa appears to be geared towards a new order set off by global competition over strategic...

GULF NEWS WORLD 12 January 2019 Nobody wants Sudan to crumble, say analysts Omar Al Bashir Image Credit: REUTERS Khartoum – As angry protests...

EURASIA REVIEW 10 January 2019 by ANAND KUMAR The United States finds its position increasingly challenged by two emerging powers with global ambitions,...

EYEWITNESS NEWS 28 December 2018 China and the United States’ global Cold War has an increasingly important theatre: Africa. On different metrics, Uncle Sam and the Middle Kingdom can claim to be the continent’s biggest player. In 2019, China will pull ahead. The United States has $57 billion of FDI stock, United Nations data shows, narrowly ahead of Britain and France. But...

VOA NEWS 19 December 2018 by SALEM SOLOMON FILE – African delegates walk by a screen panel showing a footage of Chinese President Xi Jinping with...

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,...

DAILY NATION 14 December 2018 by JOHN BOLTON In Summary As part of our new Africa strategy, the United States will also reevaluate its support for U.N....

THE JERUSALEM POST 13 December 2018 Representatives from Egypt, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen and Jordan gathered in Riyadh on Wednesday to discuss the...

BREAKING DEFENSE 28 November 2018 by ARIE EGOZI “The Chinese chose Djibouti because of its strategic location in Africa and mainly because it gives...

CHARGED AFFAIRS 26 November 2018 by CONNOR COLLINS The 21st Century has seen an explosion in the growth of Chinese foreign investment. The Middle Kingdom...