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.comMali | A peace deal, against all oddshttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11134/A_peace_deal%2c_against_all_oddsFri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe much delayed signing of a new accord between north and south offers a chance to defeat the jihadists and sideline the secessionistsMali5613http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11134/A_peace_deal%2c_against_all_oddswww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comCentral African Republic | Risks of a hasty exithttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11135/Risks_of_a_hasty_exitFri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTFrance wants to leave as quickly as possible and is risking long-term instability to make sure its short-term goals are metCentral African Republic5613http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11135/Risks_of_a_hasty_exitwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comEritrea | Let my people stayhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11136/Let_my_people_stayFri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTEritrean refugees are at the heart of Europe’s migration crisis but a divided European Union is at odds about how to deal with themEritrea5613http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11136/Let_my_people_staywww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comEritrea | The men Issayas depends onhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11137/The_men_Issayas_depends_onFri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTAfter a failed coup in January 2013, President Issayas Aferworki moved to secure his regime by cracking down on dissent and radically restructuring the military. He deployed trusted officers to key positions in government.Eritrea5613http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11137/The_men_Issayas_depends_onwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comSierra Leone | The discord lingers onhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11138/The_discord_lingers_onFri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe constitutional crisis over the vice-presidency drags on while an unwelcome spotlight falls on the President’s affairsSierra Leone5613http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11138/The_discord_lingers_onwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comSierra Leone | 'Lack of focus' on Ebolahttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11139/%27Lack_of_focus%27_on_EbolaFri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTNew cases of Ebola are still turning up in Port Loko and Kambia districts, over a month after the World Health Organisation declared neighbouring Liberia Ebola-free. A lack of government focus is to blame, Freetown political sources say. President Ernest ...Sierra Leone5613http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11139/%27Lack_of_focus%27_on_Ebolawww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comBurundi | Nkurunziza ploughs onhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11140/Nkurunziza_ploughs_onFri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe President's insistence on persisting with the elections annoys the AU. The EU is considering sanctionsBurundi5613http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11140/Nkurunziza_ploughs_onwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comBurundi | Do as I say, not as I dohttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11141/Do_as_I_say%2c_not_as_I_doFri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTPerhaps the most dangerous aspect of the Burundian crisis as viewed from the Rwandan capital, Kigali, is the unwelcome spotlight on third – and unconstitutional – terms of office. Rwandan President Paul Kagame has started to lay the groundwork for constit...Burundi5613http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11141/Do_as_I_say%2c_not_as_I_dowww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comSouth Africa | Petrol projects troublehttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11142/Petrol_projects_troubleFri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTPetroSA is the latest state-owned giant to suffer labour and financial problems, with managers first in the firing lineSouth Africa5613http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11142/Petrol_projects_troublewww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comSouth Africa | Sudan | Fugitive flees as courts sidelinedhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11132/Fugitive_flees_as_courts_sidelinedFri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe main casualty of the Sudanese President's trip to the African Union summit was the rule of lawSouth Africa, Sudan5613http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11132/Fugitive_flees_as_courts_sidelinedwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comUganda | Drawing the battle lineshttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11130/Drawing_the_battle_linesFri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTMuseveni is making sure of electoral victory in 2016, but more and more rivals and defectors are chipping away at his supportUganda5613http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11130/Drawing_the_battle_lineswww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.com