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 the ever-growing pressures of population growth and climate change. For Ethiopia, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam represents a milestone in its development that could enhance growth and propel a shift to manufacturing. For Egypt, where…

AKE Special Report: Political Risks in Azerbaijan

Follow @akegroup Tweet AKE travelled to Azerbaijan in June 2017 to examine key facets of Azerbaijan’s political risk environment and to meet valuable local sources. The aim of the trip was to develop a holistic picture of the security, business, economic and political environment in Azerbaijan and offer insight into the main political and business…

Ones to Watch: 8 May 2017

Americas: Unrest likely as former president Lula testifies in Petrobras corruption probe Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; political instability; corruption fallout In Brazil, former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is scheduled to be questioned on 10 May in the first of five trials linked to the Petrobras corruption probe which could threaten his 2018 presidential bid.…