News and updates

  • 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
  • Ones to Watch, 12 April 2021
    Americas: Peru’s highly uncertain presidential election leads to 6 June runoff Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; policy uncertainty; bu...
    12 April 2021
  • Political Risk Outlook Q1 2021 – Ones to Watch
    AKE's Political Risk Outlook Special Report contains a selection of five countries from around the world where the political landscape was fundamental...
    08 April 2021
  • Mozambique: Islamist militants threaten to disrupt LNG operations
    Date first published: 06/04/2021 Key sectors: oil & gas; all Key risks: business disruption; terrorism; political violence   Risk development...
    07 April 2021
  • Ones to Watch, 4 April 2021
    Americas: Ecuador and Peru to hold presidential vote; region tightens COVID-19 restrictions Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; COVID-19 lockdo...
    06 April 2021
  • Brazil: Lula returns
    Date first published: 25/03/2021 Key sectors: all Key risks: policy continuity; political instability   Risk development On 8 March former presid...
    31 March 2021