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Latest news, political risk analysis and expert insight:

Zimbabwe: Democracy postponed

Date first published: 07/08/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: political stability; policy certainty; political violence When Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in as Zimbabwe’s

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Ones to Watch: 13 August 2018

Americas: UN-backed Commission asks to revoke Guatemala’s President immunity Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; corruption fallout; political instability; armed

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AKE Special Report – Bangladesh August 2018 Protests

Over the last week, Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka was brought to a standstill by major protests. The protests escalated on 4

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India: The state of the telecommunications industry

Date first published: 31/07/2018 Key risks: increased competition; losses; default Key sectors: telecommunication The Indian telecommunication sector has changed dramatically over the last

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Ones to Watch, 6 August 2018

Americas: Centre-right Duque to take office in Colombia; ELN peace talks at risk Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; terrorism;

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Northern Ireland: Fiddles amid flares

Date first published: 24/07/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: civil unrest; political instability On 14 July the West Belfast homes of former

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Ones to Watch, 30 July 2018

Americas: President Vizcarra proposes referendum on reforms to tackle Peruvian corruption Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; corruption fallout; political

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Ones to Watch, 23 July 2018

Americas: Strikes loom in Chile’s copper mines Sectors: mining Key Risks: labour strikes; unrest; business interruption In Chile, a strikes

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East Africa: A looming debt crisis?

Date first published: 19/07/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: debt distress; frustration of process East Africa is projected to be the fastest growing

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AKE Special Report – The Sino-US Trade War

The Sino-US Trade War The trade war between the United States (US) and China has been on the horizon for

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Political Risk Outlook H2 2018 – Ones to Watch

AKE's Political Risk Outlook Special Report contains a selection of five countries from around the world where the political landscape

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Libya: The Chaos Continues

Date first published: 12/07/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: political violence; payment risks; political instability Recent months have seen renewed conflict engulfing central

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