Latest newsletter from Africa Confidentialen-gb Confidential's latest newsletter from Africa ConfidentialLatest newsletter from Africa Confidential | Red is the colour, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTA banner-waving alliance of professionals and trades unionists is highlighting the growing economic hardships and shaking up the political sceneGhana5515 | Letting a crisis go to waste, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTFar from cruising to an inevitable electoral victory in 2016, the opposition New Patriotic Party has been left looking flat-footed, even as the government's troubles have multiplied. In comparison with the civic groups behind the Red Friday campaign, the ...Ghana5515 | Seized farms haunt ZANU-PF, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTParty leaders worry that in a post-Mugabe world they may lose the land they seized from white farmers and they are secretly buying up title deedsZimbabwe5515ôte d'Ivoire | Polls beckon as Hollande flies in, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTOuattara hopes the French President’s visit will help his coalition prepare for next year's elections. The main opposition is flounderingCôte d'Ivoire5515 Africa | Invoking higher powers, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe case of a prominent broadcasting executive raises questions about the government’s commitment to the constitutionSouth Africa5515 | France | Writing development into law, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe drama of French military operations in Africa eclipses the fact that the continent is the target of almost all its admittedly tiny bilateral aid Africa, France5515 | Opposition misses tricks, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTDespite a security crisis and economic woes, Raila Odinga is failing to capitalise on the government’s troublesKenya5515 | Islamists strike back, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTUnable to take on General Haftar's forces in Benghazi, jihadist militias strike at his allies in Tripoli Libya5515 | Peace at risk, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTA climate of rising fear and uncertainty – never far from the surface in Burundi – is causing concern at home and abroadBurundi5515 | After the amnesty, more amnesty, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTPresident Jonathan struggles to pacify militants and oil companies as violence and theft continue in his Delta homelandNigeria5515 | The Jonathan surge, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTDespite a security crisis and a poor public image, President Goodluck Jonathan's People's Democratic Party has engineered a startling political recovery. Much of the turnaround is the responsibility of the new PDP Chairman, Adamu Mu'azu, a presidential co...Nigeria5515 | Put a faction in your tank, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe intensifying fight for the ZANU-PF succession is affecting the retail fuel market as both factions promote rival businessesZimbabwe5515 | Frelimo and Renamo strike peace deal, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTAfter a year of armed skirmishes the old civil war rivals are about to announce an end to hostilities, improving prospects for the October elections Mozambique5515