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.comAfrica | Governance | How shadow states threaten democracieshttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13598/How_shadow_states_threaten_democraciesThu, 7 Oct 2021 00:00:00 GMTTwo new reports investigate how political leaders are subverting constitutional rule and handing power to business croniesAfrica, Governance6220https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13598/How_shadow_states_threaten_democracieshttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comZambia | High expectations of HHhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13599/High_expectations_of_HHThu, 7 Oct 2021 00:00:00 GMTThe new president is sending all the right signals but needs to move fast to avoid disappointing voters and investorsZambia6220https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13599/High_expectations_of_HHhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comNigeria | Transfer window still openhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13600/Transfer_window_still_openThu, 7 Oct 2021 00:00:00 GMTRuling party apparatchiks are luring their opponents to defect as parties choose their presidential contendersNigeria6220https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13600/Transfer_window_still_openhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comGhana | Anti-gay bill heads to househttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13601/Anti-gay_bill_heads_to_houseThu, 7 Oct 2021 00:00:00 GMTThe opposition is manipulating religious animosity against homosexuality to steal a march on the governmentGhana6220https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13601/Anti-gay_bill_heads_to_househttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comMali | Toxic relationship in the Sahelhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13602/Toxic_relationship_in_the_SahelThu, 7 Oct 2021 00:00:00 GMTMoscow's military support for Mali's junta is raising tensions with France, and risks opening up old wounds in the northMali6220https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13602/Toxic_relationship_in_the_Sahelhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comSouth Africa | Mining | Mining magnates hail rulinghttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13603/Mining_magnates_hail_rulingThu, 7 Oct 2021 00:00:00 GMTThe High Court curbs ministerial powers to enforce black empowerment targets as companies pledge to boost investmentSouth AfricaMining6220https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13603/Mining_magnates_hail_rulinghttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comKenya | East Africa | Rivalry holds back the regionhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13604/Rivalry_holds_back_the_regionThu, 7 Oct 2021 00:00:00 GMTRegional trade has largely recovered from the pandemic, but is still hampered by political battlesKenyaEast Africa6220https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13604/Rivalry_holds_back_the_regionhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comUganda | Regime blames MPs for killingshttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13605/Regime_blames_MPs_for_killingsThu, 7 Oct 2021 00:00:00 GMTAfter police failed to trace the assassins who killed 26 people in Masaka, the government declares it was two opposition MPsUganda6220https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13605/Regime_blames_MPs_for_killingshttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comTanzania | Placing faith in future coalhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13597/Placing_faith_in_future_coalThu, 7 Oct 2021 00:00:00 GMTAlthough the government has signed up to multiple climate change commitments, coal-mining is set to growTanzania6220https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13597/Placing_faith_in_future_coalhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.com