Madagascar: Rajoelina’s election endorsed after hard-fought run-off between long-standing foes
On 8 January, the High Constitutional Court (HCC) in Madagascar confirmed the victory of former leader Andry Rajoelina in the presidential ...
Gabon: A military coup attempt during Bongo’s absence was foiled
On 7 January, Gabon foiled a military coup attempt. Junior army officers briefly took the radio station announcing 59-year-old President Ali ...
Bangladesh: Stable outlook after ruling party extends its power following contested elections
On 30 December, the Election Commission announced that the ruling Awami League (AL) recorded a landslide victory at the general elections after ...
America First policy may badly affect the automotive sector in Europe and Asia and could reshape the global supply chain
What are the risks facing the global automotive sector in 2019? This question is obviously worrying all players in the sector and indeed beyond, as ...
Turkey: Following the sharp lira depreciation, external rebalancing is under way. Will it last?
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Congo, Dem. Rep.: Elections were postponed for one week while tensions are rising and credibility is questioned
After succeeding his father who was assassinated in 2001, Joseph Kabila’s second and constitutionally last presidential term ended in 2016. ...
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Country Risk Updates, Short-term political risk
In the framework of its regular review of short-term (ST) political risk classifications, Credendo has upgraded seven countries (Barbados, Egypt, ...
Central African Economic and Monetary Community: CEMAC continues to struggle with liquidity pressure
The risk for non-payment is mitigated for members of the CEMAC monetary arrangement.
Sharp fall in oil prices (2014-2016) and ...
Central African Republic