Daily Archives: May 22, 2018


The Berbera Port Deal: Water And The Balance of Power In The Horn Of Africa

In May 2016, DP World, the Dubai-based maritime trade conglomerate, signed a USD 442 million agreement with the government of Somaliland to construct a regional trade port at Berbera, on the Gulf of Aden. To the north, oil has traditionally been the critical factor in determining the Middle East’s geopolitical […]


Ebola Returns To The Congo; Outbreak Kills 23 And Threatens A Devastating Epidemic

The Democratic Republic of Congo is suffering from a fresh outbreak of Ebola. The disease re-appeared on April 4, 2018 in rural Bikoro before spreading to the city of Mbandaka, infecting 45 people and claiming the lives of 23. The city is a major transport hub located on the Congo river […]


Will China’s Approach In Foreign Policy Disrupt Peaceful International Relations While Restructuring World Power? (Part 1)

China’s increasing influence on political issues has placed herself under the spotlight of international affairs. The extent to China’s approach in foreign policy is still a much-debated topic among politicians and academics. In effect, to analyze China’s approach, it is essential to evaluate foreign policies that she has carried out […]