Middle East Eye 19 July 2018 Somalia and its neighbours must focus on achieving internal unification, or any benefits reaped from new investment will be...

CNN WORLD 19 July 2018   Chinese President Xi Jinping heads to Africa this week as Beijing moves to further cement its role as one of the continent’s...

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...

iol.co.za 12 July 2018 Africa should adopt strategic decision-making policies or else it will fail to fully optimise the gains that China’s Silk Road...

allAfrica 7 July 2018 Capacity limitations at the Djibouti oil terminal has prompted the Ethiopian government to start planning to build an oil terminal at the port of Djibouti, The Reporter has learnt. The Ethiopian Petroleum Supply Enterprise (EPSE) receives the petroleum products from oil tanker vessels and stores it in the oil terminal until it is loaded on fuel tanker...

ICTSD 5 July 2018 While in the development community and beyond, there is a widespread feeling that China is investing heavily in Africa, factual data...

CNBC AFRICA 4 July 2018 Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) (https://byrne.house.gov), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, on March 6, 2018, expressed his concerns about recent actions by China in Africa, specifically actions in the Republic of Djibouti. Djibouti recently illegally seized control of the Doraleh port terminal by presidential decree, and some reports...

allAfrica 29 June 2018 China wants to redefine its military engagement in Africa and has invited military officials from across the continent to Beijing...

CNN Politics 22 June 2018   Lasers have been used to target US aerial operations in the Pacific, with 20 incidents recorded since September of last year, according to a US military official. The military spokeswoman, who requested not to be named, told CNN that lasers had been flashed at US aircraft, and that the sources of these flashes are suspected to be Chinese. The...

Emirates 24/7 21 June 2018 Five countries contributed 46.6 percent of Abu Dhabi’s total imports during the first three months of the current year,...