News and updates

  • AKE Special Report: Africa’s August Elections
    Date published: 20/07/2017A democratic test for Rwanda, Kenya and AngolaIn August 2017 the citizens of Rwanda, Kenya and Angola head to the polls to v...
    20 July 2017
  • India – China – Bhutan: A Sino-Indian military stand-off
    Date first published: 11/07/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: PV, war Independent India has fought five wars. Four were with Pakistan, and ended in ...
    19 July 2017
  • Ones to Watch: 17 July 2017
    Americas: Opposition to intensify protests ahead of controversial 30 July vote Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; violent clashes; deadly violence;...
    17 July 2017
  • Brazil: Temer’s fight for survival
    Date first published: 04/07/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: political stability; governability; corruption fall-out; strikes and demonstrations On...
    12 July 2017
  • Ones to Watch: 10 July 2017
    Americas: Senate to vote on controversial labour reform; Congress to vote on Temer’s trial Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; civil unre...
    10 July 2017
  • Credit Risk Modelling for Insurers and Investors
    We've launched a Credit Risk Model to help clients assess the effect of political and economic shocks on the risk of corporate defaults and the dollar...
    06 July 2017
  • Saudi Arabia: A king in waiting
    Date first published: 27/06/2017Key sectors: banking; finance; consumer retail; industry; energyKey risks: frustration of process; contract frustratio...
    05 July 2017
  • Ones to Watch: 3 July 2017
    Americas: Potential trial for Venezuela’s dissident Attorney General to continue to fuel unrest Sectors: allKey Risks: civil unrest; violent clashes...
    03 July 2017
  • Sign Up for Freelance Journalist Safety Consultations
    Freelance journalist safety and security consultationsAKE International is delighted to have teamed up with Rory Peck Trust and Frontline Freelance Re...
    29 June 2017
  • Sub-Saharan Africa: #BringBackOurInternet
    Date first published: 20/06/2017 Key sectors: IT; media; online retail Key risks: reputational; democratic backsliding; business interruption; dete...
    28 June 2017
  • Ones to Watch, 26 June 2017
    Americas: Former president Fernandez de Kirchner to run for Senate seat Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; policy continuity In Argentina, f...
    26 June 2017
  • United Kingdom: Attempt to stabilise Westminster destabilises Northern Ireland
    Date first published: 13/06/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: political stability A formal agreement that involves Northern Ireland’s Democratic Un...
    22 June 2017