Latest newsletter from Africa Confidentialen-gb Confidential's latest newsletter from Africa ConfidentialLatest newsletter from Africa Confidential Africa | The state of Jacob Zuma's presidency, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMTRelentless attacks on the President's character are weakening the economy and undermining his influence on the successionSouth Africa584 | Leader's demise imperils deal, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMTTshisekedi's death has given Kabila new opportunities to stall political agreement while violence worsens in the eastCongo-Kinshasa584 | The untouchable funds, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMTFrauds uncovered in state pension and other public savings schemes are set to escape President Magufuli's anti-corruption blitzTanzania584 | Professional fouls, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMTAli Ben Bongo tried to make a festival of the Cup of Nations. But many were still angry about last August's disputed electionGabon584 | ZANU-PF digs for votes, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMTFuel trader Trafigura is boosting the ruling party by lending at an inordinate rate to a flagship agricultural programmeZimbabwe584 | MPs reject foreigners' choice, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMTAngered by corruption and continuing insecurity, MPs picked the maverick Farmajo. But the regime still depends on outside helpSomalia584 | Taylor tries to sway vote, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMTCandidates rush to fill the vacuum soon to be left by Johnson-Sirleaf. Even Charles Taylor is making his views felt from prisonLiberia584 | United Kingdom | Taylor calls politicians from prison, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMTThe convicted mass murderer is making phone calls to supporters and enemies in Liberia from his maximum security prison in BritainLiberia, United Kingdom584