Latest newsletter from Africa Confidentialen-gb Confidential's latest newsletter from Africa ConfidentialLatest newsletter from Africa Confidential | How terror twists the vote, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTAccusations that a former state governor and army chief have been sponsoring the Islamist insurgents have fired up the election campaignNigeria5518 | Bickering over Boko Haram, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe political class falls out over the Islamists while the military claims a 'stinging setback' against themCameroon5518 | Popping the gas balloon, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTOpacity and mismanagement in the oil and gas sector have turned financial problems into a much deeper economic crisisGhana5518 Sudan | A deadline for the deadline, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTRegional officials are finally running out of patience with obfuscation from both warring parties and could impose sanctions next monthSouth Sudan5518 | Trouble in the neighbourhood, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTSouth African forces are back in Maseru after what may have been an attempted coup but have no mandate for military actionLesotho5518 | Electioneering begins, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTTension between the government and opposition is already mounting before the presidential election in 2016Gabon5518 | More calls for Nuba talks, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTAfter pushing back Khartoum’s offensive this year, fighters in the Nuba Mountains are talking about self-determinationSudan5518 | Opposition beams, Khartoum glowers, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe photographs show a beaming Malik Agar Eyre, head of the Sudan Revolutionary Front, and a grim-faced Ghazi Salah el Din el Atabani, veteran Islamist former minister, sitting with their colleagues and, in the middle, South Africa's ubiquitous ex-Preside...Sudan5518 Africa | Dividing the spoils, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe 'Mining Queen' and Julius Malema are using transfer-pricing in the mining industry to force profit-sharing and further BEESouth Africa5518 | Oil blocks and shocks, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTQuestions are arising about irregularities in contracts and the state’s fitness to manage the hydrocarbons sectorLiberia5518 | President versus PM, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTFeverish plotting is already in progress over the 2016 election now that Museveni’s decision to stand is finalUganda5518 Guinea | Disagreements over dialogue, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTPresident Obiang says he wants to open up politics to the opposition but most parties are setting conditions for taking partEquatorial Guinea5518 | Rescue for bigwig debts, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe central bank has set up a company to buy up bad loans. Many of the worst of them were to to ZANU-PF officials and friendsZimbabwe5518 | Mice at play, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTZANU-PF factions bickered when Mugabe was away in China and suffered the full force of his frustration when he returned empty-handedZimbabwe5518 | Reports of his death… the UPDATE, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTGodane has fallen to a US air strike, contrary to our earlier information. Choosing a new chief may be problematic but no strategic change is likelySomalia5518 | ‘Cashgate’ crisis continues, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTSteps are being taken to protect the ‘big fish’. But donors know who they are and may not restore budget support unless the law is appliedMalawi5518 | Ransom claims dog Biya, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTMore reports say Yaoundé is negotiating with Boko Haram, as a prominent MP reports on the condition of the hostagesCameroon5518