POLITICAL INSIGHTS 9 November 2018 by CLAYTON CHENEY China’s One Belt One Road Initiative has gained ground over the past two years, especially after the collapse of the TransPacific Partnership. Clayton Cheney provides an in-depth analysis of the economic development initiative and its impact globally and regionally. The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)—also known...

DAILY TRUST 12 November 2018 President Xi and African leaders at the FOCAC summit in Beijing, September 2018 Africa is facing a looming debt crisis, say...

CHANNEL NEWS ASIA 13 October 2018 A French treasury report concluded that 91 percent of the revenue generated by the Gwadar port project in Pakistan over...

THE SUN 12 September 2018 While Chinese debt diplomacy may not seem relevant to most Americans, it is a serious threat to US national security. Loans...

MAIL & GUARDIAN 7 September 2018 Forty-eight African heads of state gathered in Beijing on September 3 and 4 for the seventh Forum for China-Africa...

Freight Week 13 August 2018 WASHINGTON, DC: August 13, 2018. Confirmation by an international arbitration tribunal that the government of Djibouti has...

Port Technology 31 July 2018 Djibouti has moved 44 places in the World Bank Logistics Performance Index (LPI) in just two years after investing heavily...

The Ethiopian Herald 25 July 2018 The export sector remains a major pillar in the Ethiopian government’s vision of entering middle income status. The national plan, GTP II envisions increasing the share of export to GDP to 11.8 percent by 2020 from the baseline 6.4 percent. However, despite the priority given to the sector, and the fact that the country’s export...

Journal du Cameroun 20 July 2018 Ethiopia has made $81.6 million from the sale of electricity to Djibouti and Sudan in a year which runs from July 8,...

VOA NEWS 13 July 2018 When the China-financed Nairobi-Mombasa Railway opened in May 2017, it became Kenya’s largest infrastructure project and a high-profile...