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.comGhana | Tax and spend dilemmashttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12322/Tax_and_spend_dilemmasFri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 GMTThe success of government’s education and industry policies depends on widening the tax net and clawing back stolen fundsGhana5910https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12322/Tax_and_spend_dilemmashttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comSouth Sudan | Splits and special pleashttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12323/Splits_and_special_pleasFri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 GMTAn increasingly isolated Salva is under threat and making desperate moves as his former army chief defectsSouth Sudan5910https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12323/Splits_and_special_pleashttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comCongo-Kinshasa | Clashes over 'clean coltan'https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12324/Clashes_over_%27clean_coltan%27Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 GMTConflict minerals are being laundered for export, it is claimed, exacerbating Hutu-Tutsi tension in the unstable east Congo-Kinshasa5910https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12324/Clashes_over_%27clean_coltan%27https://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comEconomy | Africa | Sounding the alarms on debthttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12325/Sounding_the_alarms_on_debtFri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 GMTGovernments see hopeful growth prospects at risk as lenders impose new strictures and borrowing costs riseEconomy, Africa5910https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12325/Sounding_the_alarms_on_debthttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comZambia | A swirling fog of debthttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12326/A_swirling_fog_of_debtFri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 GMTThe government is suspected of dishonestly reporting its debts, as it chases every last ounce of creditZambia5910https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12326/A_swirling_fog_of_debthttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comNigeria | Friends with benefitshttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12327/Friends_with_benefitsFri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 GMTAs the government’s problems mount, plans for a new opposition alliance with several odd bedfellows are taking shapeNigeria5910https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12327/Friends_with_benefitshttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comSomalia | Proxies, powers, and presidentshttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12321/Proxies%2c_powers%2c_and_presidentsFri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 GMTQatar and the UAE, along with a host of bit players, fought their latest battle in Somalia over whose man got to be the new Speaker of ParliamentSomalia5910https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12321/Proxies%2c_powers%2c_and_presidentshttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.com