News and updates

  • Special Report: A state captured? Prospects for South Africa in 2017
    A year is a long time in politics, and 2016 marked a number of watershed moments in South Africa’s democratic history. Political risk has steadily m...
    25 January 2017
  • AKE Ones to Watch: 27 January 2017
      Americas: Trump to move ahead with renegotiation or withdrawal from NAFTA Sectors: all Key Risks: increased protectionism; economic uncertainty...
    23 January 2017
  • Ones to Watch: 16 January 2016
      Americas: Nicaragua’s President Ortega sworn in for third consecutive term Sectors:  all Key Risks: policy continuity; economic hardship In ...
    16 January 2017
  • Ones to Watch: 9 January 2016
      Americas: further protests against the ‘gasolinazo’ expected across Mexico Sectors: oil and gas; commercial; cargo transport Key Risks: loo...
    09 January 2017
  • Ones to Watch: 19 December 2016
    Americas: protests likely to continue as president delays currency withdrawal Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest Police in Venezuela arrested more t...
    19 December 2016
  • Qualsafe Awards Approved Training Centre & New Courses for 2017
    We are pleased to announce that AKE International has been approved as a Qualsafe Awards training centre to deliver a suite of First Aid and Prehospi...
    15 December 2016
  • Ones to Watch: 12 December 2016
    Ones to Watch: 12 December 2016
    Americas: Temer faces crucial Senate vote amid increased corruption-fallout risk Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; policy uncertainty; vi...
    12 December 2016
  • Ones to Watch: 5 December 2016
    Americas: FARC resume disarmament and demobilisation process Sectors: all Key Risks: insurgency; terrorism; political stability In Colombia, the FARC ...
    05 December 2016
  • Ones to Watch: 28 November 2016
    Americas: Cuba’s revolutionary leader dies Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; travel and road disruption In Cuba, the coming week will...
    28 November 2016
  • Media, Conflict and Democratisation – Cape Town, 12-14 December
    From 12 – 14 December 2016, AKE will be attending and participating in the ‘Media, Conflict and Democratisation’ (Mecodem) conference in Cape To...
    28 November 2016
  • Online Store launch
    We are proud to launch our online shop. Our unique insight into the extreme challenges faced by personnel traveling to and working in challenging...
    25 November 2016
  • Ones to Watch: 21 November 2016
    Americas: Austerity measures to continue to fuel unrest in Brazil Sectors: all Key Risks: violent civil unrest; strikes; political instability In Braz...
    21 November 2016