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Latest news, political risk analysis and expert insight:

AKE Special Report: Damming the Nile

Date published: 20/10/2017 Analysis of the potential impacts of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project The River Nile is under

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Kenya: The show must go on

Date first published: 12/10/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: civil unrest; democratic backsliding; weakened economic growth Kenya’s electoral and political crisis shows no

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Ones to Watch, 16 October 2017

Americas: Macri’s government poised to pass its first electoral test Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; policy continuity In Argentina,

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Worldwide: The Liquefied Natural Gas revolution

Date first published: 05/10/2017 Key sectors: natural gas; oil; renewables Key risks: n/a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) may be transforming international

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Ones to Watch, 9 October 2018

Americas: Corruption fallout in Brazil far from over Sectors: construction; oil and gas Key Risks: non-payment; reputational risks In Brazil,

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Iraq: Kurdistan votes; what now?

Date first published: 28/09/2017 Key sectors: military and defence; humanitarian aid; internal security Key risks: civil unrest; terrorism; foreign military confrontation Of the

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Ones to Watch, 2 October 2017

Americas: Government and ELN begin temporary bilateral ceasefire Sectors: all Key Risks: terrorism; insurgency In Colombia, the government and the

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North Korea: Kim’s a rocket man, but his circuits aren’t fried

Date first published: 21/09/2017 Key sectors:all Key risks:external conflict ‘If forced to defend ourselves and our allies, we will have no

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AKE Ones to Watch, 25 September 2017

Americas: International pressure on Venezuela continues to mount Sectors: all Key Risks: non-payment; FX shortage; political instability In Venezuela, the

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AKE Special Report: Public – Private Partnerships in Latin America

Date published: 20/09/2017 Analysis of the environment for PPP projects in Chile, Colombia, Brazil and Argentina Public – Private Partnerships (PPPs)

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Uganda – Tanzania: Political violence risks to oil infrastructure

Date first published: 14/09/2017 Key sectors: infrastructure; extractives industries Key risks: land disputes; civil unrest; terrorism On 4 August Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni

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Ones to Watch, 18 September 2017

Americas: President Temer faces new criminal charges – and is likely to survive them Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability;

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