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Geoff Hill

Geoff Hill

    China dominant in Djibouti port spat
    China dominant in Djibouti port spat
    There are only two sea routes linking Europe with East Africa and much of Asia. Either you sail around the Cape of Good Hope or through the Suez...
    Africa braces for high-stakes Davos meet
    Africa braces for high-stakes Davos meet
    NEWS ANALYSIS 
    Washington seeks out like minds on climate change
    Washington seeks out like minds on climate change
    Washington has spent the week seeking out like minds at a climate-change conference that ended last night in Germany.
    Where to begin: Trump, the Paris Agreement and Africa's poverty
    Where to begin: Trump, the Paris Agreement and Africa's poverty
    Where do you start in understanding both the poverty of Africa, and Donald Trump pulling out of the Paris accord on climate change.
    Wintertime and the livin’ is easy
    Wintertime and the livin’ is easy
    In the coming week, New York is bracing for snow and temperatures of -9°C.
    ​Curbing ‘big men’ may stem exodus
    ​Curbing ‘big men’ may stem exodus
    Walk around the Eiffel Tower and you’re struck by two things: the enormity of a structure three times the height of Victoria Falls, and the...
    ​There's a crisis in our oceans, illegal fishing dwarfs ivory and rhino horn poaching
    ​There's a crisis in our oceans, illegal fishing dwarfs ivory and rhino horn poaching
    It is the greatest war on poaching in East and Southern Africa.
    Buhari under siege on all fronts, only a year into his presidency
    Buhari under siege on all fronts, only a year into his presidency
    NEWS ANALYSISA year into his presidency, Muhammadu Buhari may wonder whether it was worth the fight. The airport in Lagos is named for a...
    After Ebola, US spreads its bets over Africa
    After Ebola, US spreads its bets over Africa
    Washington has 50 diplomatic missions in Africa, more than any other country and one of the few with an ambassador in Lesotho and Swaziland. But...
    The double standards of African diplomacy
    The double standards of African diplomacy
    On voting day, members of the opposition were boiled in oil and fed to crocodiles. The event was streamed live on YouTube and the local newspaper...
    Allies silent on Djibouti human rights abuses
    Allies silent on Djibouti human rights abuses
    NEWS ANALYSIS