News and updates

  • AKE Special Report: Brinkmanship on the Ukraine-Russia border
    From 30 March to 23 April the armed forces of the Russian Federation extensively deployed 100 miles from the border of Ukraine’s Donbas region, whic...
    14 May 2021
  • Colombia: Spiralling unrest
    Date first published: 11/05/2021 Key sectors: all Key risks: looting; arson attacks; violent clashes; civil unrest; instability   Risk developmen...
    12 May 2021
  • Ones to Watch, 10 May 2021
    Americas: Chile to hold delayed Constituent Assembly and municipal elections on 15-16 May Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; protests; pol...
    10 May 2021
  • Afghanistan: What happens next?
    Date first published: 29/04/2021 Key sectors: all Key risks: civil war; government collapse; regional instability; international terrorism   Ri...
    06 May 2021
  • Ones to Watch, 4 May 2021
    Americas: Violent unrest set to continue in Colombia despite tax reform withdrawal Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; protests; political ...
    04 May 2021
  • Chad: The death of regional strongman Deby – what next?
    Date first published: 27/04/2021 Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; internal conflict; regional security   Risk development On 20...
    28 April 2021
  • Ones to Watch, 26 April 2021
    Americas: Fresh early pension withdrawals over COVID-19 stoke political tensions in Chile Sectors: all Key Risks: economic risks; political instabilit...
    26 April 2021
  • India: The banking sector’s struggles
    Date first published: 20/04/2021 Key sectors: all; banking Key risks: slow growth; non-performing loans   Risk development India’s financial se...
    21 April 2021
  • AKE Special Report: The Ship in the Suez
    On 23 March the 400 m, 200,000 tonne mixed cargo container ship Ever Given became lodged diagonally across Egypt’s Suez Canal. It was finally re-flo...
    19 April 2021
  • Ones to Watch, 19 April 2021
    Americas: Controlled transition expected as Raul Castro resigns from Cuba’s PCC leadership Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; crackdown ...
    19 April 2021
  • Myanmar: Teetering toward civil war
    Date first published: 08/04/2021 Key sectors: various Key risks: political instability; civil unrest; civil war   Risk development On 30 March th...
    14 April 2021
  • Kidnap & Ransom Report: Q1 2021
    AKE’s quarterly Kidnap & Ransom Report highlights and assesses the key risks and incidents around the world....
    13 April 2021