25.11.2020

Moldova’s election result is a blow to Russia’s regional dominance

The victory of the pro-Western politician Maia Sandu shows Putin is losing his grip over Russia’s near abroad.more >
17.11.2020

Corruption fight devolves into a new constitutional crisis in Ukraine

President wants to disband the country’s constitutional court after it reversed key reforms. more >
12.11.2020

US signals support for European infrastructure overhaul

In the dying days of the Trump presidency, the US pledges funds for efforts to close huge development gap between western and eastern European countries. more >
29.10.2020

Threat of sanctions can ensure smooth election in Moldova

Only concerted western pressure can break the current impasse on reform – a stasis that could destabilise the country.more >
16.10.2020

Investors keep faith with Africa’s tech scene amid pandemic

Covid-defying foreign investment in IT reflects huge potential for mobile-driven commerce and development.more >
14.10.2020

New sanctions offensive: OFAC blocks bad actors’ crypto addresses

The battle against financial crime has been strengthened by Washington’s blacklisting of cryptocurrency addresses used to facilitate illicit cyber activity. more >
08.10.2020

China thwarts neighbours’ energy ambitions

“Bullying” in the South China Sea threatens littoral states’ hydrocarbon exploration efforts.more >
24.09.2020

How Alaco made Headlines in Africa

The story behind Alaco’s investigation refuting alleged financial crime in Botswana.more >
16.09.2020

Unintended consequences abound with new US sanctions on Syria

Caesar sanctions aimed at bringing Assad to heel could potentially further immiserate Syrian civilians.more >
08.09.2020

Botswana financial scandal implicating ex-leader exposed as fabrication

British lawyers work with Alaco to reveal a stream of baseless allegations against the former president.more >

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