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/content/images/logo_small.gifhttps://www.africa-confidential.comAfrican Union | Regional fights hold back the union projecthttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14856/Regional_fights_hold_back_the_union_projectThu, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 GMTRamping up its international role, the African Union is still struggling to respond to the continent's conflictsAfrican Union655https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14856/Regional_fights_hold_back_the_union_projecthttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comAfrican Union | Veterans seek a last hurrah in Addishttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14857/Veterans_seek_a_last_hurrah_in_AddisThu, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 GMTTanzania's Jakaya Kikwete and Kenya's Raila Odinga have thrown their hats into the ring to chair the AU CommissionAfrican Union655https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14857/Veterans_seek_a_last_hurrah_in_Addishttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comSouth Africa | Enoch pulls a rabbit out of his fedorahttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14858/Enoch_pulls_a_rabbit_out_of_his_fedoraThu, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 GMTThe ANC government is struggling to raise revenue and fund vote-winning social programmes ahead of elections in MaySouth Africa655https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14858/Enoch_pulls_a_rabbit_out_of_his_fedorahttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comNigeria | Spiralling prices imperil Tinubu’s reformshttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14859/Spiralling_prices_imperil_Tinubu%e2%80%99s_reformsThu, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 GMTFacing political pushback and food riots, the government is rethinking its devaluation and subsidy cutsNigeria655https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14859/Spiralling_prices_imperil_Tinubu%e2%80%99s_reformshttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comEgypt | Israeli gas enters Sisi's Gaza calculationshttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14860/Israeli_gas_enters_Sisi%27s_Gaza_calculationsThu, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 GMTEgypt has warned that Israel will face serious consequences if it attacks Rafah, but its options are constrained by economic considerationsEgypt655https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14860/Israeli_gas_enters_Sisi%27s_Gaza_calculationshttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comWest Africa | Ecowas | Ecowas buckles as it goes for regional unityhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14855/Ecowas_buckles_as_it_goes_for_regional_unityThu, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 GMTFacing a break-up, the West African bloc drops the sanctions with which it was pressuring the Sahel putschists to restore civil ruleWest Africa, Ecowas655https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14855/Ecowas_buckles_as_it_goes_for_regional_unityhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comTanzania | Nation mourns the 'nearly man' Lowassahttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14851/Nation_mourns_the_%27nearly_man%27_LowassaThu, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 GMTDespite his burning ambition the late Edward Lowassa was ever the bridesmaid and never the bride, but his career exemplified national politicsTanzania655https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14851/Nation_mourns_the_%27nearly_man%27_Lowassahttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comCôte d'Ivoire | All eyes on 2025 – and the northern borderhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14861/All_eyes_on_2025_%e2%80%93_and_the_northern_borderThu, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 GMTRecent elections have left the ruling RHDP in a comfortable political position but Tidjane Thiam's ascent in the PDCI has raised the stakesCôte d'Ivoire655https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14861/All_eyes_on_2025_%e2%80%93_and_the_northern_borderhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comUganda | Rifts threaten Bobi Wine's partyhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14862/Rifts_threaten_Bobi_Wine%27s_partyThu, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 GMTThe opposition party is under pressure from not only the government but also its own socially conservative supportersUganda655https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14862/Rifts_threaten_Bobi_Wine%27s_partyhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comEthiopia | Taking Amhara to Washingtonhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14850/Taking_Amhara_to_WashingtonThu, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 GMTLoyalists to Abiy Ahmed turned dissidents take their case to the US capital to lobby Congress and the Biden administrationEthiopia655https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14850/Taking_Amhara_to_Washingtonhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comSenegal | After Sall's U-turn, elections likely within two weekshttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14845/After_Sall%27s_U-turn%2c_elections_likely_within_two_weeksThu, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 GMTThe top court's rejection of plans to postpone the vote steers the country back to constitutionalismSenegal655https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14845/After_Sall%27s_U-turn%2c_elections_likely_within_two_weekshttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.com