News and updates

  • 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...
    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 ...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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;...
    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...
    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...
    23 April 2019
  • Libya: The final piece of Haftar’s puzzle
    Date first published: 16/4/2019 Key sectors: oil & gas; all Key risks: political stability; security; confiscation and expropriation; war on land...
    17 April 2019
  • AKE Special Report – Nigeria After the Elections
    AKE’s Special Report discusses the state of Nigeria’s economy, assesses the prospects and potential impact of oil-sector reform and identifies the...
    16 April 2019
  • Ones to Watch, 15 April 2019
    Americas: Brazil’s Petrobras cancels diesel price hike amid ongoing divestment efforts Sectors: gas and oil Key Risks: political interference; busin...
    15 April 2019