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Threats to African Borders

Specialist intelligence firm EXX Africa publishes a new report looking into current threats to Africa’s borders as the world seeks to combat increasingly dangerous perils such as illegal immigration, transnational crime, and terrorism

EXX Africa (www.EXXAfrica.com) published a special report on Threats to African Borders. With 54 countries and a continental coastline of 30,500 km that spans the Mediterranean sea in the north, the Suez Canal and the Red Sea in the northeast, the Indian Ocean in the east, and the Atlantic Ocean…

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Fall-out over Mozambique debt scandal risks spill-over into Angola

While the Mozambique undisclosed loans saga unfolds in domestic and international courts, there are growing indications that the scandal risks spilling over into Angola, where mounting evidence of similar opaque procurement deals threatens to undermine the government’s high-profile anti-corruption drive and nascent economic recovery in 2019

EXX Africa (www.EXXAfrica.com) published a special report on the risk of spill-over of the Mozambique debts scandal into Angola. On 25 January, Mozambique’s Parliament requested that the country’s former finance minister Manuel Chang be held in preventative custody while he awaits extradition to the United States following his recent arrest…

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Political Influence and Patronage in the ‘New Angola’

The new government in Angola has made transparency and economic reform its much vaunted manifesto, which is buying it good will among international investors and is boosting its popularity at home. However, central tenets of control over the country’s political economy remain firmly entrenched with the same elite that has dominated Angola for generations

EXX Africa (https://www.EXXAfrica.com/) published a special report on the political influence and patronage in Angola. To receive the full report, please send an email to: marie@apo-opa.org At the centre of the new political patronage structure stands former vice president Manuel Vicente, who has returned to the heart of political power in…

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The Secret Chinese Arms Trade in the Horn of Africa

China is actively positioning itself as a major supplier of arms to the African continent and is stepping up its shipments of weapons to conflict zones through Djibouti in the Horn of Africa.

EXX Africa (https://www.EXXAfrica.com) published a special report on the secret Chinese arms trade in the Horn of Africa. Download the report: http://bit.ly/2PvgfDy Beyond the commercial objective of increasing sales of Chinese manufactured weapons and military equipment, China also seeks to control a greater share of the weapons trade in Africa…

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The trade of illegal weapons implicates senior government officials in Djibouti – Report

EXX Africa published a special report on the arms trade in the Horn of Africa

EXX Africa (www.EXXAfrica.com) published a special report on the arms trade in the Horn of Africa. Download the report: https://bit.ly/2CcF7hr The trade of illegal weapons implicates senior government officials in Djibouti, which suggests that the Doraleh port terminal, which is now under government control and suffers from porous customs checks, will…

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Angola Investor Risk 12 Page Insight – The End of a Honeymoon

Investors are becoming concerned with entrenched state corruption and the persistently weak state of the economy - Report

EXX Africa (www.EXXAfrica.com) published a special report on the investment risk outlook on Angola. Download the report: https://bit.ly/2Ll0j3X Since gaining power one year ago, Angolan President João Lourenço has enjoyed the benefits of renewed market optimism and fresh investor interest in the important oil-producing African economy. However, there are growing indications…

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The Arms Trade in The Horn of Africa

The reluctance of western and other powers to act against Djibouti’s increasing arms trafficking activities poses an existential threat to the security of the Horn of Africa and imperils ongoing efforts to end long-running conflicts in the region

EXX Africa (www.EXXAfrica.com) published a special report on the arms trade in the Horn of Africa. The trade of illegal weapons in the Horn of Africa remains highly lucrative and is comprehensively entwined with transnational terrorist groups, drug smuggling, and the conflict in nearby Yemen. The focus of the regional arms…

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The mirage of Djibouti's economic success

Despite high growth and basking in a favorable spotlight, nationalist interventions in the economy and weakening political stability indicate that the current mirage of Djibouti’s investment potential is overstated and unsustainable

EXX Africa (www.ExxAfrica.com) published a special report on the country’s investment outlook on 24 May 2018. At first sight, Djibouti seems to be an attractive investment destination in an otherwise troubled Horn of Africa region. The country’s apparent political stability is assured by the presence of multiple foreign military bases and…

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Special Report: The Impact of ‘Brexit’ on Africa

EXX Africa analyses the impact of an eventual ‘Brexit’ on three of the UK’s most important African markets: South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya

Following the UK’s surprise vote to leave the EU, EXX AFRICA (www.ExxAfrica.com) assesses the probable impact such a departure would have on African trade, investment, and security policy. In this free special report, EXX Africa analyses the impact of an eventual ‘Brexit’ on three of the UK’s most important African…