Can Massida Logistics find a buyer?
Negotiations over the acquisition of the global logistics giant are stalling due to the new geopolitical configurations in the Horn. [...]
Ethiopia's race towards the Red Sea is under way, but the landlocked country can only access the ports via Afar territories. The Afars therefore find themselves at the centre of negotiations between Eritrea (with which Addis Ababa has established closer [...]
In the run-up to the next China-Africa summit, which is due to take place in Beijing in September, the French foreign office has been issuing a flurry of briefings on Africa's disaffection with French cooperation initiatives and its growing preference for loans from Beijing. This shift is already well under way in the business sphere and is leaving Paris out in the cold. [...]