REUTERS 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...

THE WASHINGTON DIPLOMAT 31 October 2018 by LARRY LEXNER A country few Americans have ever heard of — and even fewer have visited — hosts the only...

EUREPORTER 31 October 2018 by COLIN STEVENS With China pouring ever more cash into European infrastructure, time is of the essence for the EU to finalize...

THE POST AND COURIER 1 October 2018 Djibouti’s President Ismail Omar Guelleh, left, shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping as they pose for...

WASHINGTON POST 27 September 2018 by Josh Rogin Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping prepare to meet in Beijing...

GEOPOLITICAL MONITOR 20 September 2018 by Malik Ibrahim Last week, Djibouti upped the stakes in its long-running dispute with DP World, Dubai’s state-owned...

FPA 20 September 2018 by Alpha Daffae Senkpeni Monrovia – The rivalry between Washington and Beijing for global dominance is becoming more palpable...

ASIA TIMES 10 September 2018 For nearly 10 years, Beijing has been tightening its grip on strategic zones within its sphere of influence, notably in the South China Sea. Now, according to the Pentagon’s 2018 annual report on China’s military power, that buildup is coming of age: the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has ramped up not only its land army but also its...

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...

CNBCAFRICA 10 July 2018 A new Silk Road running between China and Africa promises a boost in trade for Beijing. Long focused on commercial activities,...