Risk Roundup 19 August

Monday, 19 August, 2013

Egypt deaths continue with members of Muslim Brotherhood under arrest dying in transit to custody.  Mubarak could be freed as corruption case thrown out of court

Southern African countries including Malawi call for sanctions to be lifted against Zimbabwe “They have suffered enough”. This comes on the back of a landslide election victory by Zanu PF in recent elections where significant concerns were raised by Western commentators.

Nigeria- new army divisions created to combat Boko Haram in the Northern part of the country

Somalia risk analysis from IRIN:

http://www.irinnews.org/report/98598/analysis-in-kismayo-fragile-peace-or-a-gathering-storm

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