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 | Elections face new riskshttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5961/Elections_face_new_risksFri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTWith three weeks to go until voting day, almost half the electorate still lack voters’ cards and could be disenfranchised Nigeria562http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5961/Elections_face_new_riskswww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comCôte d'Ivoire | Ouattara looks at second termhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5949/Ouattara_looks_at_second_termFri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe President faces greater danger from his allies than from a demoralised opposition that is stubbornly loyal to his predecessorCôte d'Ivoire562http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5949/Ouattara_looks_at_second_termwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comSomalia | The federation tangohttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5950/The_federation_tangoFri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe President’s new cabinet will face the same intractable issues as the last. Lack of international patience is another problemSomalia562http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5950/The_federation_tangowww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comSudan | More presidential powershttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5958/More_presidential_powersFri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTAs the regime clamps down further, a united opposition looks to the futureSudan562http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5958/More_presidential_powerswww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comAfrica | Energy | Planning puts power firsthttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5951/Planning_puts_power_firstFri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTBy 2040, nearly one billion people in Sub-Saharan Africa could have access to electricity, compared to 290 million today, a report saysAfrica, Energy562http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5951/Planning_puts_power_firstwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comMadagascar | Hery hangs onhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5952/Hery_hangs_onFri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe new President is a prisoner of the past. His predecessors are still immensely influential and want to shape the presentMadagascar562http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5952/Hery_hangs_onwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comUganda | Sejusa’s mystery returnhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5953/Sejusa%e2%80%99s_mystery_returnFri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe former security boss made a deal to come home but things haven’t gone smoothlyUganda562http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5953/Sejusa%e2%80%99s_mystery_returnwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comSierra Leone | The politics of Ebolahttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5959/The_politics_of_EbolaFri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe government’s handling of the epidemic is increasingly compared unfavourably with Guinea and LiberiaSierra Leone562http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5959/The_politics_of_Ebolawww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comSouth Sudan | Long tunnel, glimmer of lighthttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5960/Long_tunnel%2c_glimmer_of_lightFri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTA step has been taken to end the fighting and towards a lasting political agreement. Weak oil prices put more pressure on the government South Sudan562http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5960/Long_tunnel%2c_glimmer_of_lightwww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.comZambia | PF set for victoryhttp://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5948/PF_set_for_victoryFri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTEdgar Lungu's surprise alliance with ex-President Banda – which may involve major policy compromises – should carry the day at the polls Zambia562http://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/5948/PF_set_for_victorywww.africa-confidential.comwww.africa-confidential.com