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Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

The challenges to reform in post-coup Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe’s grip on Zimbabwe may finally have been released, following the takeover by the military. But the country’s problems are far from over.

The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead: 19 – 25 November

Zimbabwe turmoil. Honduras elections. Nepal elections. UK budget. All in The Week Ahead.

Politics Power Brokers Security

Power Brokers: Saudi Crown Prince clears a path to the throne

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is spearheading an anti-corruption drive in Saudi. Here’s why the long term impact should be positive.

Guest Post Latin America Politics

Guest Post: Is Venezuela experiencing resistance fatigue?

Food and medicine shortages in Venezuela are growing increasingly severe, inflation levels are rising, and many citizens are struggling to meet their basic needs. Despite these circumstances, Venezuelans continue to

Latin America Politics

Guatemala faces political uncertainty amid corruption scandal

Guatemala’s political stability has suffered once again, due to a significant corruption scandal involving President Jimmy Morales, who attempted to expel the chief of a UN-backed anti-corruption panel from the country.

Europe South and Central Asia Special Reports Technology and infrastructure

Special Report: Property rights, corruption and infrastructure in Russia and Kazakhstan

Ownerless assets – roads in particular – are a prism through which development problems in Russia and Kazakhstan, and the attendant risks, become evident.

Europe Politics

Three problems facing Spain’s government today

The medium term outlook in Spain is under pressure from three issues. Its politicians will have to act judiciously to avoid a constitutional crisis.

Asia Pacific Politics

Corruption allegations take center stage in Malaysian general election campaign

The return of Mahathir Mohamad may be a key factor in uniting the opposition and reviving allegations of corruption against current PM Najib Razak.

Europe Politics

Putin’s failure to tackle corruption will be Navalny’s gain

The recent national protests, on June 13th and March 30th, are the harbinger of a very real challenge for the Russian government.

Asia Pacific Economics

Three domestic challenges of China’s One Belt, One Road initiative

China’s One Belt, One Road policy is a major policy plan but the Chinese government must not neglect domestic challenges that could undermine its efforts.