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.comGhana | Red is the colourhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5721/Red_is_the_colourFri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTA banner-waving alliance of professionals and trades unionists is highlighting the growing economic hardships and shaking up the political sceneGhana5515http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5721/Red_is_the_colourwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comGhana | Letting a crisis go to wastehttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5720/Letting_a_crisis_go_to_wasteFri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTFar from cruising to an inevitable electoral victory in 2016, the opposition New Patriotic Party has been left looking flat-footed, even as the government's troubles have multiplied. In comparison with the civic groups behind the Red Friday campaign, the ...Ghana5515http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5720/Letting_a_crisis_go_to_wastewww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comZimbabwe | Seized farms haunt ZANU-PFhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5710/Seized_farms_haunt_ZANU-PFFri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTParty leaders worry that in a post-Mugabe world they may lose the land they seized from white farmers and they are secretly buying up title deedsZimbabwe5515http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5710/Seized_farms_haunt_ZANU-PFwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comCôte d'Ivoire | Polls beckon as Hollande flies inhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5708/Polls_beckon_as_Hollande_flies_inFri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTOuattara hopes the French President’s visit will help his coalition prepare for next year's elections. The main opposition is flounderingCôte d'Ivoire5515http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5708/Polls_beckon_as_Hollande_flies_inwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comSouth Africa | Invoking higher powershttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5711/Invoking_higher_powersFri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe case of a prominent broadcasting executive raises questions about the government’s commitment to the constitutionSouth Africa5515http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5711/Invoking_higher_powerswww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comAfrica | France | Writing development into lawhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5712/Writing_development_into_lawFri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe drama of French military operations in Africa eclipses the fact that the continent is the target of almost all its admittedly tiny bilateral aid Africa, France5515http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5712/Writing_development_into_lawwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comKenya | Opposition misses trickshttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5713/Opposition_misses_tricksFri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTDespite a security crisis and economic woes, Raila Odinga is failing to capitalise on the government’s troublesKenya5515http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5713/Opposition_misses_trickswww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comLibya | Islamists strike backhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5709/Islamists_strike_backFri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTUnable to take on General Haftar's forces in Benghazi, jihadist militias strike at his allies in Tripoli Libya5515http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5709/Islamists_strike_backwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comBurundi | Peace at riskhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5706/Peace_at_riskFri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTA climate of rising fear and uncertainty – never far from the surface in Burundi – is causing concern at home and abroadBurundi5515http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5706/Peace_at_riskwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comNigeria | After the amnesty, more amnestyhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5714/After_the_amnesty%2c_more_amnestyFri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTPresident Jonathan struggles to pacify militants and oil companies as violence and theft continue in his Delta homelandNigeria5515http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5714/After_the_amnesty%2c_more_amnestywww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comNigeria | The Jonathan surgehttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5715/The_Jonathan_surgeFri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTDespite a security crisis and a poor public image, President Goodluck Jonathan's People's Democratic Party has engineered a startling political recovery. Much of the turnaround is the responsibility of the new PDP Chairman, Adamu Mu'azu, a presidential co...Nigeria5515http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5715/The_Jonathan_surgewww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comZimbabwe | Put a faction in your tankhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5707/Put_a_faction_in_your_tankFri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe intensifying fight for the ZANU-PF succession is affecting the retail fuel market as both factions promote rival businessesZimbabwe5515http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5707/Put_a_faction_in_your_tankwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comMozambique | Frelimo and Renamo strike peace dealhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5704/Frelimo_and_Renamo_strike_peace_dealFri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTAfter a year of armed skirmishes the old civil war rivals are about to announce an end to hostilities, improving prospects for the October elections Mozambique5515http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5704/Frelimo_and_Renamo_strike_peace_dealwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.com