Archive | December 28, 2016

Ethiopia is on a path to become Africa’s China in more ways than one

Ethiopia is on a path to become Africa’s China in more ways than one by Dee Abdella (OPride) — Ethiopia’s dream to be the next China is becoming true. As Beijing rapidly expands its global footprints, its overseas national interests have to be protected. This is why China is already moving away from its traditional […]

Egypt, Djibouti should enhance economic cooperation: President Sisi

Egypt, Djibouti should enhance economic cooperation: President Sisi (Ahram Online) — Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and his Djiboutian counterpart Ismail Omar Guelleh stressed the importance of enhancing economic and trade cooperation at a Monday press conference in Cairo that preceded the signing of memorandums of understanding between the two countries El-Sisi said that his meeting […]

President Obama’s Disappointing Legacy in Africa

President Obama’s Disappointing Legacy in Africa. Experts say the administration’s most important outreach effort is an overlooked gem. But it hasn’t come close to its potential. By Anakwa Dwamena (The New Republic) — The last we saw of President George W. Bush in Africa, he was literally dancing into the sunset of his presidency, on […]

Somali troops withdraws from Moqokori in central Somalia

Somali troops withdraws from Moqokori in central Somalia. AMISOM and Somali National Army officials in Hiiraan region were not immediately available for comment. (Radio Kulmiye) — Somali troops fighting militant Islamist group al-Shabab have withdrawn from a key military base in central Somalia’s Hiraan region, a day after the troops took the area from al-shabaab […]

Egyptian official calls on Addis Ababa to stop accusing Cairo

Egyptian official calls on Addis Ababa to stop accusing Cairo of supporting Ethiopian opposition (Middle East Monitor) — An Egyptian Foreign Ministry official called on Addis Ababa to stop what Cairo believes to be the provocation of crises between the two countries against the backdrop of Ethiopian accusations in October  that Cairo supports the anti-government […]

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