Ethnic rivalries over pipeline security contract reallocation and the looming expiry of the Niger Delta amnesty are increasing the risk of attacks on large pipelines and other oil and gas export infrastructure assets.
President Zuma’s public announcement not to seek a third term as party president in 2017 has thrown open the race for his succession between two rival camps within the ruling ANC party, triggering at least two years of severe political instability and growing security and contract risks.
Prime Minister Desalegn will initiate wide-ranging corruption probes and reshuffles to consolidate his authority and dilute traditional Tigrayan influence, however policy continuity is assured.
Reports from our sources in Luanda state that the Angolan government is going ahead with a planned USD1.5 billion Eurobond, despite serious concerns over the country’s growing debt-servicing burden and the government’s ability to manage its budget and debt position.
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