News and updates

  • Indonesia: Election results spark violent riots in central Jakarta
    Date first published: 28/5/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: civil unrest; terrorism; political stability On 21 May the General Election Commission (K...
    ake-intel
    30 May 2019
  • Ones to Watch, 28 May 2019
    Americas: Mexico’s government moves on AHMSA, Pemex amid crackdown on corruption Sectors: all Key Risks: economic and business risks; corruption; co...
    ake-intel
    28 May 2019
  • South Africa: Ramaphosa passes crucial test, but many more yet to come
    Date first published: 16/5/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: policy predictability; payment risks; CEND; political stability The centre was weakened, b...
    ake-intel
    22 May 2019
  • Ones to Watch, 20 May 2019
    Americas: Cristina Kirchner shocks Argentina’s electoral landscape with vice-presidential bid Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; electoral u...
    ake-intel
    20 May 2019
  • Burkina Faso: The next Mali?
    Date first published: 14/5/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: terrorism Violence has spiralled out of control in Burkina Faso in recent months. Around ...
    ake-intel
    15 May 2019
  • Ones to Watch, 13 May 2019
    Americas: Pemex to build Mexico’s Dos Bocas refinery, private sector’s role remains uncertain Sectors: oil & gas Key Risks: economic and busin...
    ake-intel
    13 May 2019
  • Venezuela: The Gordian knot
    Date first published: 9/5/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: insurrection; political instability; arbitrary arrests; civil unrest; military intervention...
    ake-intel
    09 May 2019
  • Ones to Watch, 7 May 2019
    Americas: First lawsuits hit Cuba after US Helms Burton Act Title III took effect on 2 May Sectors: all Key Risks: business disruption; lawsuits; conf...
    ake-intel
    07 May 2019
  • Sri Lanka: Sectarian violence, political crisis and terrorism
    Key sectors: all Key risks: terrorism On 21 April a series of six near-simultaneous bomb attacks were carried out in Sri Lanka, killing at least 359 a...
    ake-intel
    01 May 2019
  • Ones to Watch, 29 April 2019
    Americas: Panama’s upcoming general elections unlikely to significantly alter main policies Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; corruption;...
    ake-intel
    29 April 2019
  • Ukraine: Landslide of uncertainty
    Date first published: 23/4/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: civil war; terrorism; project disruption Volodymyr Zelensky’s landslide victory, with 7...
    ake-intel
    25 April 2019
  • Ones to Watch, 23 April 2019
    Americas: Measures to control inflation and reduce budget deficit continue in Argentina Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; economic and busi...
    ake-intel
    23 April 2019