Verisk Maplecroft in the Media
03 February 2016 Cameroon Sees Surge in Bombings as Nigeria Chases Boko Haram
Increased military pressure in Nigeria has forced Boko Haram across the border into Cameroon, states Verisk Maplecroft’s Malte Liewerscheidt
03 February 2016 Blow to Ukraine's reform hopes as economy minister quits
The prospects for reform in Ukraine remain bleak, said Verisk Maplecroft’s Daragh McDowell following the exit of economy minister Aivaras Abromavicius
03 February 2016 Does Nigeria Have What It Takes to Defeat Boko Haram?
Distrust of the Nigerian army plays a significant role in Boko Haram’s deep rooted grip in the North East region, says Verisk Maplecroft’s Liewerscheidt
02 February 2016 Burundi: What next now that the AU has dropped its peacekeeping plans?
Chris McKeon, Africa analyst at Verisk Maplecroft, believes it is difficult to see a peaceful resolution to the conflict in Burundi at the moment
01 February 2016 African Union: Conflicts plaguing the continent high on the agenda
Verisk Maplecroft’s Chris McKeon describes the African Union's decision to back down from intervening in Burundi’s escalating violence as “unsurprising"
Recent television appearances
11 January 2016Bloomberg TV
Is Saudi Arabia Deliberately Provoking Iran?
INTERVIEW: Torbjorn Soltvedt, head of MENA at Verisk Maplecroft, discusses tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran, and its impact on oil
08 January 2016CNBC TV
Volatility in 2016 will be as bad as 2015: Verisk Maplecroft Director
INTERVIEW: Verisk Maplecroft’s Anthony Skinner discusses how commodity prices will drive political risk in in Africa, Latin Am and beyond
03 December 2015CNBC TV
West still lacks feasible coalition against Islamic State
Interview: Torbjorn Soltvedt, head of MENA at Verisk Maplecroft, outlines the missing components of a feasible coalition against Islamic State