Africa Showdown: Major Players Involved, Including Russia

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DP World Wins 30-Year Concession For Congo Deepwater Port Amid Africa Expansion Push

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DP World Says Djibouti Incident Could Hurt Africa Investment

DUBAI, United Arab Emarites, March 15, 2018 – Port operator DP World said on Thursday that Djibouti’s decision to seize control of a terminal project could hurt African efforts to attract investment. Continue reading “DP World Says Djibouti Incident Could Hurt Africa Investment”

Superpowers In The Horn

By Neamin Ashenafi

At a time of political upheavals, mass protests and violence taking place even after the state of emergency was ratified by lawmakers, the world’s superpowers seem more interested in the Horn of Africa more than ever. Continue reading “Superpowers In The Horn”

China’s Growing African Footprint Could Lock The US Out From Its Lone Africa Base

On the days before and after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson embarked on his first official trip to Africa, one issue has risen as the main concern among American officials: China’s ascendant role in the African continent. Continue reading “China’s Growing African Footprint Could Lock The US Out From Its Lone Africa Base”

Jeneraal MIlateriga Maraykanka Ah Oo Ka Digay Cawaaqib-Xumo Ka Dhalan Karta Haddii Shiinuhu La Wareego Dekedda Djibouti

Washington DC, March 8, 2018 (Saxafi) – Jeneraalka ugu sareeya Taliska Ciidamada Maraykanku ku leeyahay Africa ee AFRICOM ayaa Xildhibaanada Aqalka Sare Maraykanka (Congress) u sheegay inuu ka cabsi qabo in cawaaqib-xumada ay ciidamada Maraykanka ku yeelanayso haddii ay Shiinuhu la wareegaan maamulka Dekedda Djibouti, Continue reading “Jeneraal MIlateriga Maraykanka Ah Oo Ka Digay Cawaaqib-Xumo Ka Dhalan Karta Haddii Shiinuhu La Wareego Dekedda Djibouti”

Africa Should Avoid Forfeiting Sovereignty To China Over Loans: Tillerson

ADDIS ABABA – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday that African countries should be careful not to forfeit their sovereignty when they accept loans from China, the continent’s biggest trading partner. Continue reading “Africa Should Avoid Forfeiting Sovereignty To China Over Loans: Tillerson”

Trump’s Comments On Africa Cast Pall Over Tillerson’s Long-Awaited Trip

By Paul Schemm

ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Ethiopia on Wednesday at the start of a week-long trip that comes amid a sense on the continent that President Trump’s administration is simply uninterested in Africa. Continue reading “Trump’s Comments On Africa Cast Pall Over Tillerson’s Long-Awaited Trip”

US General Warns Of ‘Significant Consequences’ For Military If China Takes Control Of Key Port In Africa

The port in Djibouti, where the Pentagon has a military base, has been seized from its former operators – and US lawmakers worry it will be turned over to Beijing Continue reading “US General Warns Of ‘Significant Consequences’ For Military If China Takes Control Of Key Port In Africa”

Can The Trump Administration Stop China From Taking Over A Key African Port?

By Josh Rogin

On his Africa tour this week, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will argue the United States is a better partner for Africa than is China, which is rapidly expanding its influence and power in Africa. Continue reading “Can The Trump Administration Stop China From Taking Over A Key African Port?”

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Strikes Spread in Restive Ethiopia Region Before Tillerson Visit

Strikes protesting Ethiopia’s state of emergency spread across the restive Oromia region ahead of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s arrival for talks with the Horn of Africa nation’s embattled government. Continue reading “Strikes Spread in Restive Ethiopia Region Before Tillerson Visit”

Ethiopia’s Ruling Party To Choose New Leader As Protests Rage

Ethiopia’s ruling party will soon meet to elect a new leader, three weeks after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigned amid the worst anti-government protests in a quarter century. Continue reading “Ethiopia’s Ruling Party To Choose New Leader As Protests Rage”

Djibouti’s Investment Environment Dealt ‘Strong Shock’

DP World contributes millions of dollars of direct, indirect economic benefits to Djibouti Continue reading “Djibouti’s Investment Environment Dealt ‘Strong Shock’”

Ethiopia: End Game?

By Bronwyn Bruton

Update: On February 15, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigned following months of sustained protests and pressure from the country’s aggrieved and marginalized ethnic groups. Continue reading “Ethiopia: End Game?”

On 17th January 2018: What’s Being Sprayed In Our Skies In Somaliland?

By Rashid Mustafe X Nur

Once in a while, you will see our beautiful blue skies in Hargeisa crisscrossed by what looks like a jet plane ‘Condensation trails’ (contrails). Continue reading “On 17th January 2018: What’s Being Sprayed In Our Skies In Somaliland?”

Sudanese Troops Deployed On Border With Eritrea

The Sudanese army has deployed thousands of troops on its borders with Eritrea, after Egypt sent its own soldiers, in coordination with the UAE, to an Eritrean base in Sawa. Continue reading “Sudanese Troops Deployed On Border With Eritrea”

UAE-Backed Egyptian Forces Arrive In Eritrea

Following coordination with the United Arab Emirates, Egyptian forces arrived in Eritrea today, Al Sharq has reported. Continue reading “UAE-Backed Egyptian Forces Arrive In Eritrea”

Somaliland Holds Biometric Presidential Election With Iris ID Tech

African country used iris-based recognition system to register voters, eliminate duplicates.  Continue reading “Somaliland Holds Biometric Presidential Election With Iris ID Tech”

5 Africa Stories To Watch In 2018

From widely known, to worrying to weird, here are five developing stories to watch in Africa as we kick off 2018. Continue reading “5 Africa Stories To Watch In 2018”