Latest newsletter from Africa Confidentialen-gbhttps://www.africa-confidential.comAfrica Confidential's latest newsletter from Africa ConfidentialLatest newsletter from Africa Confidentialhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/images/logo_small.gifhttps://www.africa-confidential.comZimbabwe | The crocodile snaps backhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12165/The_crocodile_snaps_backFri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMTAlong with the early morning mist, a mood of quiet elation enveloped Harare as news spread that President Mugabe was under house arrest Zimbabwe5823https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12165/The_crocodile_snaps_backhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comKenya | Unpacking Raila's resistancehttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12166/Unpacking_Raila%27s_resistanceFri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMTAs the country simmers after its election re-run, churchmen take to diplomacy – and politicians to the street and social mediaKenya5823https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12166/Unpacking_Raila%27s_resistancehttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comKenya | Counting on the countieshttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12167/Counting_on_the_countiesFri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMTHopes are high that however dangerous national politics may be, regional government will reduce ethnic and economic tensionKenya5823https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12167/Counting_on_the_countieshttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comSouth Africa | The race gets uglierhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12168/The_race_gets_uglierFri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMTThe African National Congress is at risk of breaking apart under the strain of factional fightingSouth Africa5823https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12168/The_race_gets_uglierhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comNigeria | Buhari opens the war chesthttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12169/Buhari_opens_the_war_chestFri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMTAnnouncing the country's biggest-ever budget last week, the President looks ready for a re-election campaignNigeria5823https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12169/Buhari_opens_the_war_chesthttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comNigeria | Militants turn the screwhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12170/Militants_turn_the_screwFri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMTSecessionists and Delta rebels are gaining support as Abuja and the oil giants fail to answer for lingering effects of the oil curseNigeria5823https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12170/Militants_turn_the_screwhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comFrance | Africa | Macron ponders Africa playhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12171/Macron_ponders_Africa_playFri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMTPresident Macron is set to expound a vision for France's ties with Africa ahead of the Europe-Africa summit in AbidjanFranceAfrica5823https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12171/Macron_ponders_Africa_playhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comSomalia | Buried in the wreckagehttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12172/Buried_in_the_wreckageFri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMTThe 14 October bomb is still causing aftershocks, exposing fault lines in the government's approach and a lack of political purpose  Somalia5823https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12172/Buried_in_the_wreckagehttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comZimbabwe | Mugabe drops the crocodilehttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12164/Mugabe_drops_the_crocodileFri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMTThe sacking of the regime's veteran enforcer Emmerson Mnangagwa from the vice presidency has started the endgameZimbabwe5823https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12164/Mugabe_drops_the_crocodilehttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comDevelopment | Aid | Whose aid is it anyway?https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12163/Whose_aid_is_it_anywayFri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMTBritain is leading the charge to redefine aid to include spending on the military and migration controls as well as subsidies to businessDevelopment, Aid5823https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12163/Whose_aid_is_it_anywayhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.com