Brian Gicheru Kinyua

gicherubrian52@gmail.com

Brian Gicheru Kinyua is a freelance writer based in Mombasa City, Kenya where he researches and writes on logistics and the African Blue Economy. His primary focus is on shipping and ports development in Sub-Saharan Africa and how it fits into the global maritime order. He also provides consulting services in communications and public relations. For feedback, he may be reached at gicherubrian52@gmail.com.

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The Raging Hub War at West African Ports

There is an investment overdrive in Africa’s maritime sector as governments pursue ambitious port expansion projects. Curren...

The Meteoric Rise of Morocco's Tangier Med Port

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Port of Durban Takes Measures to Reduce Congestion

One of the greatest challenges facing Africa’s seaport cities is port-induced traffic congestion. This has been an especiall...

Human Rights on Europe's Maritime Borders

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Cyber Risk Forces Africa’s Maritime Security Concerns to Evolve

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How Djibouti is Maximizing its Strategic Position in Maritime Trade

One of the stark distinctions between Djibouti and other African nations is its characteristic barrenness. Its natural resources a...

Kenya Leading IMO Talks on Clamping Down on Wildlife Trafficking

Kenya is leading high-level international engagements with the international community in a bid to introduce guidelines to suppres...

Is China Using Africa to Shape a New Global Maritime Order?

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The Growing Competition Between Africa's Seaports

Virtually every port in Sub-Saharan Africa has embarked on elaborate initiatives to boost relatively low capacity, as demand for c...

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