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 | Partisan politics runs riothttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11870/Partisan_politics_runs_riotFri, 6 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTThe President will struggle to gain the upper hand on corruption and security while party rivalries block economic changeNigeria581http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11870/Partisan_politics_runs_riotwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comGhana | New order tackles old debtshttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11871/New_order_tackles_old_debtsFri, 6 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTA month after his election victory, Akufo Addo's new team starts work on a fast-track economic and political reform agendaGhana581http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11871/New_order_tackles_old_debtswww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comSudan | Money and the militaryhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11872/Money_and_the_militaryFri, 6 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTAs its foreign reserves dwindle, the Khartoum regime will face mounting protest on the street and a more determined oppositionSudan581http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11872/Money_and_the_militarywww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comSouth Sudan | A scorched earth peacehttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11873/A_scorched_earth_peaceFri, 6 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTThe President has outmanoeuvred his rival, but the legacy of their bloody conflict is mass malnutrition and warnings of genocideSouth Sudan581http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11873/A_scorched_earth_peacewww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comSouth Africa | Power struggle goes nuclearhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11874/Power_struggle_goes_nuclearFri, 6 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTThe ANC's bitter internal battles threaten to slow government business to a crawl South Africa581http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11874/Power_struggle_goes_nuclearwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comMozambique | Frelimo's quagmirehttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11875/Frelimo%27s_quagmireFri, 6 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTThe people who trapped the country in secret debts are still in charge and likely to remain, but investment is fallingMozambique581http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11875/Frelimo%27s_quagmirewww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comZimbabwe | Mugabe's waiting roomhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11876/Mugabe%27s_waiting_roomFri, 6 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTVice-President Mnangagwa looks increasingly set to take over the reins despite the First Lady's strong oppositionZimbabwe581http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11876/Mugabe%27s_waiting_roomwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comZambia | Lungu for longerhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11877/Lungu_for_longerFri, 6 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTThe president's aim to have a third term will dominate politics much as the anticipated IMF programme will dominate the economyZambia581http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11877/Lungu_for_longerwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comMaghreb | Cold and hot warshttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11878/Cold_and_hot_warsFri, 6 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTAlgeria and Morocco will glare at each other over their border, Libya will remain locked in violence, and Tunisia will lick its woundsMaghreb581http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11878/Cold_and_hot_warswww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comTunisia | A coalition of hopehttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11879/A_coalition_of_hopeFri, 6 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTDonors line up more support to help confront deeply uncertain prospects for security and an economy damaged by terrorismTunisia581http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11879/A_coalition_of_hopewww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comEgypt | Elusive legitimacyhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11880/Elusive_legitimacyFri, 6 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTCurrency devaluation will shape economic prospects this year but the President faces conflicts within and outside his country's borders Egypt581http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11880/Elusive_legitimacywww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comSomalia | Surviving elections and jihadhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11881/Surviving_elections_and_jihadFri, 6 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTCalming the controversies of the electoral process will occupy the government. Security will remain precarious across the countrySomalia581http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11881/Surviving_elections_and_jihadwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comKenya | Pressure-cooker pollshttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11882/Pressure-cooker_pollsFri, 6 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTTensions could boil over when two ethnically based coalitions do battle in elections for the national and county governmentsKenya581http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11882/Pressure-cooker_pollswww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comTanzania | The power and the gloryhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11883/The_power_and_the_gloryFri, 6 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTThe President wants industrialisation and will pull out all the stops to achieve it, even at the expense of his anti-corruption crusadeTanzania581http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11883/The_power_and_the_glorywww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comAngola | The bad loans bite backhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11869/The_bad_loans_bite_backFri, 6 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTWith oil revenue no longer able to conceal the cracks, a reckoning is coming for the banks which lent freely to the elite and now face a mountain of bad debtAngola581http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11869/The_bad_loans_bite_backwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comGambia | Jammeh feels the heathttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11868/Jammeh_feels_the_heatFri, 6 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTAs Yahya Jammeh shows no sign of stepping down regional leaders are determined to see him go. There is talk of military interventionGambia581http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11868/Jammeh_feels_the_heatwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.com