From the dismissal of a minister over corruption allegations, to a phone call from the presidency reneging a deal signed at the ministry – investors in West Africa come across a range of stakeholders with varying attitudes towards their investments. To help their ventures succeed, investors must comprehend the identity, interest, influence and attitude of these stakeholders.
West Africa's challenged upturn
Economic momentum meets vulnerable political environment
Long known as a base for diplomats, NGO workers and French families, the Senegalese capital Dakar is now showcasing its hospitality to a new type of guest.
Nigeria’s security dynamics are highly localised. A national security risk management strategy simply will not suffice.
Just months before the polls in February 2019, public perceptions of Buhari’s anti-corruption drive remain poor. Despite a number of high-profile prosecutions in the early days of the his administration, investigations have seldom led to significant convictions.
Has overall responsibility for the West Africa region in Control Risks.
Provides expert analysis on West and Central Africa.
Leads the Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence team in West Africa.
Leads Control Risks’ political risk consultancy engagements across Africa.
Manages Control Risks’ Crisis and Security Consulting department in West Africa.
China is South Africa’s biggest trading partner. But amid enthusiasm for the pro-business stance of recent months, Chinese investors should not forget that the country still has a very challenging operating environment.
The AfCFTA marks a significant step towards continent-wide integration. What lays ahead?
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