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African Elections in 2024: Will democracy prevail?

African Elections in 2024: Will democracy prevail?

The last few years have seen democratic backsliding on the African continent. Elections this y...

Joachim M.

26 Jan 2024

Quick Take: Red Sea crisis fuels Africa’s inflation risk

Quick Take: Red Sea crisis fuels Africa’s inflation risk

The war in the Middle East is disrupting commerce in the Red Sea and will affect African econo...

Joachim M.

17 Jan 2024

Growing conflict in Ghana's north threatens national stability

Growing conflict in Ghana's north threatens national stability

We assess the impact of the increased conflict on Ghana’s risk profile.

Joachim M.

13 Nov 2023

Ghana's protests and political history signal the end for NPP in 2024

Ghana's protests and political history signal the end for NPP in 2024

Ghana’s ruling National Patriotic Party (NPP) confronts discontent, internal strife and histor...

Joachim M.

30 Oct 2023

Ghana’s debt restructuring efforts to improve debt sustainability

Ghana’s debt restructuring efforts to improve debt sustainability

Ghana is restructuring both its external and domestic debts: Will the debt restructuring solve...

Bolatito B.

25 Oct 2023

Nigeria's $11 billion showdown with P&ID: A close call

Nigeria's $11 billion showdown with P&ID: A close call

Nigeria’s $11 billion close call in the P&ID case strongly warns against poor commercial pract...

Joachim M.

24 Oct 2023

Why re-opening the Kenya-Somalia border could increase Kenya’s political risk

Why re-opening the Kenya-Somalia border could increase Kenya’s political risk

Assessing the political considerations for reopening the Kenyan-Somalian border and the impact...

Joachim M.

05 Sep 2023

What Niger’s coup means for ECOWAS

What Niger’s coup means for ECOWAS

Four of the six military regimes in Africa are in West Africa. Why does Niger's recent coup ma...

Joachim M.

22 Aug 2023