Latest newsletter from Africa Confidentialen-gb Confidential's latest newsletter from Africa ConfidentialLatest newsletter from Africa Confidential Monetary Fund | Africa | Funding boost needed to bridge two-track recovery, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMTMultilaterals change rules to boost loans to Africa, to startclosing a $425 billion finance gapInternational Monetary Fund, Africa6215 | Fighting escalates as federal ties fray, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMTAs Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed calls for a national war, Tigrayan forces mobilise on three frontsEthiopia6215 | No good options on the table, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMTWith a lack of credible mediators and both sides ruling out political negotiations, the likeliest outcome is an intensifying conflictEthiopia6215 Africa | Who runs KwaZulu-Natal?, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMTOur correspondents look at the leading politicians and their parties in the country’s most volatile and second most populous provinceSouth Africa6215 Africa | Anatomy of a failed insurrection, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMTRecovery from the violence, looting and sabotage is likely to be slow amid spiralling joblessness and with the ringleaders apparently still at largeSouth Africa6215 | Between money and the military, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMTAfter negotiating a new round of credits, Khartoum’s respected prime minister warns that the old guard wants to derail the transitionSudan6215 | Khartoum's fractious neighbours, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMTThe conflicts in Chad and Ethiopia are redrawing local and regional politicsSudan6215 | France | Macron's man, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMTAfter a baptism of fire, President Bazoum is positioning himself as France’s main security ally in the SahelNiger, France6215 African Republic | France and Russia tussle in Bangui, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMTPresident Touadéra is keeping Moscow on-side in spite of Paris's unease  Central African Republic6215 | Court documents show Gertler at centre of $360m cash laundry, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMTA Swiss court has evidence of the vast sums international companies were paying to politicians in exchange for mining rightsCongo-Kinshasa6215 Faso | Burkina without Barkhane, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMTThe army needs French support to handle the jihadist challenge but public confidence in their security forces is weakBurkina Faso6215