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.comBurundi | The military moves against Nkurunziza's third term bidhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11090/The_military_moves_against_Nkurunziza%27s_third_term_bidFri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe latest attempt to defy a national constitution has hit the buffers as army officers claim to have thrown the President out of officeBurundi5610http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11090/The_military_moves_against_Nkurunziza%27s_third_term_bidwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comChad | Winning battles, losing warshttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11091/Winning_battles%2c_losing_warsFri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTChad has won friends by taking the war to Boko Haram but seems unable to conquer its domestic demonsChad5610http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11091/Winning_battles%2c_losing_warswww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comChad | Forgiveness, its own rewardhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11092/Forgiveness%2c_its_own_rewardFri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTPresident Idriss Déby Itno may have his own reasons for going to war with the jihadists, but he expected to be rewarded and it came to pass. In March, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius visited Ndjamena to congratulate him on his military campaign aga...Chad5610http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11092/Forgiveness%2c_its_own_rewardwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comMorocco | Outward boundhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11093/Outward_boundFri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTMorocco has been busy buying influence in Washington, extending it in Francophone Africa and tightening its grip on Western SaharaMorocco5610http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11093/Outward_boundwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comMorocco | Sufism’s soft powerhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11094/Sufism%e2%80%99s_soft_powerFri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe monarch uses the country’s long Sufi tradition to help its foreign policy and neutralise its enemiesMorocco5610http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11094/Sufism%e2%80%99s_soft_powerwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comSouth Sudan | Revenge culturehttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11095/Revenge_cultureFri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTThreats of sanctions and prosecution have done nothing to stop the rival combatants from a new round of attacks before the rainy seasonSouth Sudan5610http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11095/Revenge_culturewww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comUganda | The runaway gravy trainhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11096/The_runaway_gravy_trainFri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe history of the Standard Gauge Railway reveals rivalry between Chinese state companies as well as blatant corruption in KampalaUganda5610http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11096/The_runaway_gravy_trainwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comSouth Africa | Maimane wins leadershiphttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11097/Maimane_wins_leadershipFri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe Democratic Alliance has voted in its first black leader and hopes for big gains in the 2016 local electionsSouth Africa5610http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11097/Maimane_wins_leadershipwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comMali | MNLA on the back foothttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11098/MNLA_on_the_back_footFri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe latest battle for territory between pro-government forces and militants threatens Mali’s fragile peace processMali5610http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11098/MNLA_on_the_back_footwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comDjibouti | United States | Grandstanding Guellehhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11089/Grandstanding_GuellehFri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTOn 6 May US Secretary of State John Kerry was the latest in a long line of foreigners worried about the region to drop in on President Omar Guelleh in DjiboutiDjiboutiUnited States5610http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11089/Grandstanding_Guellehwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comSouth Sudan | The other crisishttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11088/The_other_crisisFri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTAs government funds dry up and talks with the World Bank break down, Juba is seeking increasingly risky loansSouth Sudan5610http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11088/The_other_crisiswww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.com