The death of Nelson Mandela has ushered in a period of mourning and reflection in South Africa. In this podcast Simiso Velempini assesses what will be the implications of his death and takes stock of the business environment in South Africa ahead of next year’s elections.
Gavin Strong, Control Risks’ analyst for Mexico and Central America, discuss the constitutional reform package recently presented by President Daniel Ortega and the ruling Sandinista party in Nicaragua.
Gavin Strong and Dwight Dyer, Control Risks’ political and security risk analysts for Mexico provide a brief overview of our latest edition of the Mexico Briefing. In this edition they discuss the on-going police reform programme and analyse the corruption that affects public-sector contracting practices, in light of the recent effects across Mexico following hurricane Manuel and tropical storm Ingrid.
Are drones an effective counter-terrorism tactic or are they more effective as a recruiting tool for terrorist organisations? Jonathan Wood, global issues analyst at Control Risks discusses in this podcast.
In the latest podcast from Control Risks, Paul Gabriel, our analyst for Somalia and Kenya assesses the fallout from the Westgate attack, looking at the threat al-Shabab poses across East Africa.
Dwight Dyer and Gavin Strong, Control Risks’ political and security risk analysts for Mexico provide a brief overview of our latest edition of the Mexico Briefing. This podcast covers the CNTE protests against the education system reforms proposed by President Enrique Peña Nieto, and their wider implications. And analysis of the current security environment in Mexico City and the increasing incidence of organized crime-related violence.
In the final in our series of podcasts summarising the findings from the recent corruption survey conducted for Control Risks by The Economist Intelligence Unit, Maria Knapp, Associate Director in Control Risks’ sub-saharan Africa corporate investigations practice talks about the challenges in managing operational bribes.
In this podcast, Chris Torrens, head of anti-corruption services for Control Risks in Europe and Africa talks through some of the key findings from the recent corruption survey conducted for Control Risks by The Economist Intelligence Unit. He focuses on the issue of adequate procedures.
After three years as President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan is now facing perhaps the biggest challenge to his leadership with a number of prominent politicians earlier this month quitting the PDP to form a new breakaway party. In this podcast, Roddy Barclay and Thomas Hansen, political and security risk analysts for Nigeria discuss the short and medium term implications for stability in Nigeria.
In this podcast, Nick Allan, head of Control Risks business in Europe and Africa highlights what he feels were the stand-out results from the recent corruption survey conducted for Control Risks by the Economist Intelligence Unit.