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Africa Risk-Reward Index 2019
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Africa Risk-Reward        Index 2019: Reforms        and Resistance

With ambitious reform agendas, unfilled demand for goods and services, infrastructure gaps and one of the world’s fastest growing populations, Africa presents an abundance of opportunity and possibility for business. Download the fourth Africa Risk-Reward Index for a comparative snapshot of some of the continent’s largest and emerging markets.

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Real world threats in the digital age

Dispersed threat actors, uncertain intentions, fluid motives and unknown capabilities: threat monitoring in the digital age is a huge challenge for business. Find out how best to approach these threats.

NGO scrutiny
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NGO scrutiny of forced labour in supply chains to increase amid unprecedented legal challenge 

NGO the Uzbek-German Forum for Human Rights (UGF) and human rights lawyers the Global Legal Action Network (GLAN) have launched legal action against the UK government for applying preferential tariffs to imported Uzbekistani cotton.

China prepares retaliatory measures as trade war deepens
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China prepares retaliatory measures as trade war deepens

Despite China’s Ministry of Commerce emphasising China’s willingness to continue negotiations with the US to avoid further escalation of the bilateral trade war, China is still preparing multiple retaliation options.

CORE Incident Report Q3
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CORE political violence and violent organised crime report Q3 2019

The third quarter report on political violence and violent organised crime incidents around the world. Download the Q3 2019 report.



What new leadership means for Islamic State

Islamic State (IS) on 31 October confirmed the death of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and announced his successor. On 27 October US President Donald Trump had announced that Baghdadi had been killed in a US special forces raid outside the village of Barisha (Idlib province, Syria).

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