Myanmar’s upcoming April by-election will be the first chance for Burmese voters to rate Aung San Suu Kyi’s performance – do not expect smooth sailing.
Botswana’s opposition will run a single candidate in 2019 in order to unseat the long-ruling BDP: the country’s political and economic future are at stake.
Algeria’s ailing Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been a source of concern for years. Who will succeed him and what could be in store for Algeria’s future?
Mounting concerns about Uganda’s mismanagement, and increasing refugee flows from South Sudan, will yield negative media coverage over the next two weeks.
With 2017 fast approaching, Europe and the EU will likely continue to be exposed to a range of security, financial and political risks.
As the media focuses on the many crises in the Middle East, Jordan’s capacity to endure the instability next door is noteworthy. Yet the Hashemite Kingdom faces tough challenges at home and abroad that make its future precarious.
The escalating political situation in Cambodia is not a major risk. Instead, it reflects the hustle and bustle of an emerging Southeast Asian economy on the cusp of social transformation.
While the election of two opposition MPs does not change Belarus’ power balance, it does show signs of a thaw towards the opposition and the EU.