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 | Democracy delayedhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/6004/Democracy_delayedFri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTEven a six-week postponement of the elections looks unlikely to slow the momentum of opposition presidential candidate Muhammadu BuhariNigeria564http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/6004/Democracy_delayedwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comNigeria | Policing the votehttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/6005/Policing_the_voteFri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTThere is another way to influence election results, without tampering with the actual vote: to encourage or discourage turnout by using the security organisations. Opposition parties claim that the governing People's Democratic Party (PDP) has exploited i...Nigeria564http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/6005/Policing_the_votewww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comBurundi | Massacres in the misthttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/6006/Massacres_in_the_mistFri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTAs June's presidential election approaches, the political atmosphere is deteriorating and political violence is on the increaseBurundi564http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/6006/Massacres_in_the_mistwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comSomalia | Old faces, old problemshttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/6007/Old_faces%2c_old_problemsFri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe horse-trading which led to a new government leaves many hostages to fortune. We detail the bargaining that led to the latest cabinetSomalia564http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/6007/Old_faces%2c_old_problemswww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comCentral African Republic | Congo-Brazzaville | The friendless mediatorhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/6008/The_friendless_mediatorFri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTAn angry UN has asked Sassou to end the peace talks in Nairobi but has few better ideas about achieving reconciliation Central African Republic, Congo-Brazzaville564http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/6008/The_friendless_mediatorwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comSouth Africa | A rowdy state of the nationhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/6003/A_rowdy_state_of_the_nationFri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTPresident Zuma's vision of the road ahead failed to ignite passion. Only the chaos that descended on Parliament stood outSouth Africa564http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/6003/A_rowdy_state_of_the_nationwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comBurkina Faso | Between street and barrackshttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/6009/Between_street_and_barracksFri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe country prepares for a democratic dawn at the October elections but stubborn soldiers want their privileges guaranteed Burkina Faso564http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/6009/Between_street_and_barrackswww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comEquatorial Guinea | Obiang’s own goal festhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/6010/Obiang%e2%80%99s_own_goal_festFri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTHosting the Africa Cup of Nations won some prestige for the regime but could not paper over the cracksEquatorial Guinea564http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/6010/Obiang%e2%80%99s_own_goal_festwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comCapital flight | Out of Africa, taxeshttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/6002/Out_of_Africa%2c_taxesFri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTA leak of secret documents from Luxembourg reveals corporations avoiding paying tax, which can also mean less revenue for African treasuriesCapital flight564http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/6002/Out_of_Africa%2c_taxeswww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.com