Thursday, October 6, 2022

More Chinese Military Bases in Africa: A Question of When, Not If

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Beijing has been increasingly clear about its global military ambitions. Chinese military basing efforts abroad have become a topic of great international interest and scrutiny....

Djibouti seeks binding agreement with Ethiopia to connect railway with port

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Ethiopia’s attempts to use the Ethio-Djibouti railway for fuel transport faces setbacks Authorities in Djibouti want Ethiopia to sign a binding agreement to use their...

How the West Should Respond to China’s Search for Foreign utposts

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A Chinese deal with the Solomon Islands should be a wake-up call The united states maintains hundreds of military bases in at least 45 countries. Britain...

Why 2022 Elections Are Important for Africa, Countries like Somaliland

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Six countries will be holding both elections. Needless to say, the election calendar this year will be busy. 2022 is gearing up to be a...

Somaliland Resists Chinese Influence in Africa as It Seeks US Recognition

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The self-declared state of Somaliland is seeking US recognition as it pitches itself as a counterweight to Chinese influence in the Horn of Africa. There have been...

IMF: Djibouti’s Port Investments May Haunt its Economy

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Djibouti’s ambitions of building a competitive economy anchored on ports and ports-related infrastructure could turn out to be a mirage, according to the International Monetary Fund...

Somaliland: Waddani Prefers China to Taiwan – Presidential Candidate Irro

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The presidential candidate of the Somaliland National Party, Waddani, and the party's former Chairman, Abdirahman Mohamed Abdullahi 'Irro", revealed his party's policy regarding China...

Don’t Overhype Threat Posed By Chinese Naval Expansion

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Here's What You Need to Remember: If the United States has about eight hundred military bases outside its borders and China has one (Djibouti), then Beijing would seem...

Past Investor Experience may not Bode Well for Djibouti’s Privatisation Drive

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Earlier this month, the government of Djibouti announced it would sell off a “significant minority” of shares in its national telecoms company, Djibouti Telecom,...

Somalia’s President Berates Djibouti for Detaining His Security Adviser

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Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on Friday accused neighbouring Djibouti of illegally detaining his national security adviser, a criticism which appeared linked to a...