Latest newsletter from Africa Confidentialen-gb Confidential's latest newsletter from Africa ConfidentialLatest newsletter from Africa Confidential | High stakes in the Sinai fight, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe Islamist revolt in the peninsula grew rapidly after Mubarak’s fall. Now, neither government forces nor their jihadist foes can control the areaEgypt5517 | Sata sacks Kabimba, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTBitter feuding in the Patriotic Front has led to dismissal of the President's preferred successor – from both party and government Zambia5517 | Oil, the political lubricant, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTA spate of oilfield sales ahead of next year’s elections is conveniently timed for some expensive campaigningNigeria5517 | Geingob goes for broke, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe Premier rushes through laws to give SWAPO more seats in Parliament and allow more political appointments Namibia5517 African Republic | Allies lose faith, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTFriends abroad worry increasingly about the probity and effectiveness of the interim government but wonder what to doCentral African Republic5517 Africa | Crunch time for the unions, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe ANC struggles to hold the union federation together as an anti-Zuma faction threatens to form a leftist splinter South Africa5517 Africa | New ANC Youth League is Zuma's own, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe new leadership of the African National Congress Youth League, which is standing for election on 24-26 September in Gauteng, will have the blessing of President Jacob Zuma and won't be challenging the governing party's policies at any time soon, say yo...South Africa5517 | Parliaments at sea, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTEgypt and its new ally the UAE join battle against jihadist fighters while two parliaments compete for power on the groundLibya5517 | Refinery deal struck, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe agreement with the main oil companies gives investors 60% and paves the way for the export of crude oilUganda5517 | Women and children first, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTAs the party admits Grace Mugabe to its pantheon, the ZANU-PF Women’s and Youth Leagues have muddied the succession Zimbabwe5517 | Biya's answer to Boko Haram, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe military's reorganisation to cope with the jihadist threat leaves unanswered the charge that the country is a soft touch for kidnappers Cameroon5517 | Taking a chance on Casamance, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTArmed with a development plan and secretive mediators, the President thinks he can pacify the troubled regionSenegal5517 | Brother with a difference, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTNearly three months into his term of office, the new President promises a radical departure from the practice of his predecessors Malawi5517