Latest newsletter from Africa Confidentialen-gbhttp://www.africa-confidential.comAfrica Confidential's latest newsletter from Africa ConfidentialLatest newsletter from Africa Confidentialhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/images/logo_small.gifhttp://www.africa-confidential.comNigeria | Anniversary ambushedhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11669/Anniversary_ambushedFri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 GMTVictories against Boko Haram and crooked politicians are overshadowed by a faltering economy and new militants in the DeltaNigeria5711http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11669/Anniversary_ambushedwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comAfrica | Xenophobia on the risehttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11670/Xenophobia_on_the_riseFri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 GMTHuman rights activists are seeing violence against foreigners turning up in unexpected places Africa5711http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11670/Xenophobia_on_the_risewww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comNigeria | Economic sands start to shifthttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11671/Economic_sands_start_to_shiftFri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 GMTThe government wants to fire up growth with an expansionary budget but has made U-turns on the currency and fuel pricesNigeria5711http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11671/Economic_sands_start_to_shiftwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comKenya | ICC down but not outhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11672/ICC_down_but_not_outFri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 GMTMany thought the saga was over when the cases against William Ruto and Joshua arap Sang were dropped. Not soKenya5711http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11672/ICC_down_but_not_outwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comLiberia | Sable bribery repercussionshttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11673/Sable_bribery_repercussionsFri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 GMTThe President has launched a task force to investigate claims of bribery of public officials as a top lawyer is arrested Liberia5711http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11673/Sable_bribery_repercussionswww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comCongo-Kinshasa | Mine sale prompts tax grabhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11674/Mine_sale_prompts_tax_grabFri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 GMTThe government wants a piece of a giant mine sale no matter what the legal positionCongo-Kinshasa5711http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11674/Mine_sale_prompts_tax_grabwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comEquatorial Guinea | Filling Obiang's bootshttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11675/Filling_Obiang%27s_bootsFri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 GMTThis month's poll, though no surprise, was meant to concentrate minds on who would follow in the strongman's footstepsEquatorial Guinea5711http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11675/Filling_Obiang%27s_bootswww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comMozambique | Sovereign default loomshttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11668/Sovereign_default_loomsFri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 GMTThe debt time-bomb has all but exploded. A desperate government flails around looking for repayment solutions while public finances flounderMozambique5711http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11668/Sovereign_default_loomswww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comCongo-Kinshasa | Katumbi enlists US against Kabilahttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11667/Katumbi_enlists_US_against_KabilaFri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 GMTWhile oppositionists urged Washington to take a stronger stand against Kabila, Katumbi found himself under increasing threat and flew to South AfricaCongo-Kinshasa5711http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11667/Katumbi_enlists_US_against_Kabilawww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.com