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Why Getting Back The Port Of Assab Matters To Ethiopia

AFRICANGLOBE - Since most of the country's import-export trade is conducted through sea transport, and because Massawa and Assab are no longer viable options, Ethiopia is forced to rely on the ports of neighboring countries, especially Djibouti, Kenya, Sudan and occasionally, Somalia. However, the costs of transportation to most of the destination ports are very prohibitive in view of the long distances and poor land transport facilities.

The Continuing Trouble With the Democratic Republic of Congo

The situation in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has deteriorated significantly since the end of the transition to peace and...