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.comEthiopia | Addis and Tigray return to the battlefieldshttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14113/Addis_and_Tigray_return_to_the_battlefieldsThu, 22 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMTTigrayan and federal forces are blaming each other for scuppering the truce and they are right – both sides were planning for more fightingEthiopia6319https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14113/Addis_and_Tigray_return_to_the_battlefieldshttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comEritrea | Ethiopia | Advancing towards stalematehttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14114/Advancing_towards_stalemateThu, 22 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMTFederal government forces are yet to make a military breakthrough despite sustained attacks on Tigray on multiple frontsEritrea, Ethiopia6319https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14114/Advancing_towards_stalematehttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comSudan | Junta's double-talk on transitionhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14115/Junta%27s_double-talk_on_transitionThu, 22 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMTFew believed Burhan's promise to hand over to civilians ahead of elections. And many fear that his deputy Hemeti is building a formidable power baseSudan6319https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14115/Junta%27s_double-talk_on_transitionhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comKenya | Ruto plays the economy blame-gamehttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14116/Ruto_plays_the_economy_blame-gameThu, 22 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMTAs he chooses his ministers, the new president has been making sweeping economic changes and blaming his predecessorKenya6319https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14116/Ruto_plays_the_economy_blame-gamehttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comSenegal | Weakened president in troubled watershttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14117/Weakened_president_in_troubled_watersThu, 22 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMTElectoral setbacks have left Macky Sall with a razor-thin majority, while he faces outcry over a suspected third-term bidSenegal6319https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14117/Weakened_president_in_troubled_watershttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comSouth Africa | Why Dlamini-Zuma is running againhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14118/Why_Dlamini-Zuma_is_running_againThu, 22 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMTOusted President Zuma and his allies want his ex-wife to win back control of the ANC in party elections in DecemberSouth Africa6319https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14118/Why_Dlamini-Zuma_is_running_againhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comLesotho | Dismay as court strikes down reform lawshttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14119/Dismay_as_court_strikes_down_reform_lawsThu, 22 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMTCrucial political reforms have just failed, meaning the 7 October election goes ahead under the system that produced so much instabilityLesotho6319https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14119/Dismay_as_court_strikes_down_reform_lawshttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comGuinea | Switzerland | Steinmetz plays his get out of jail cardhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14120/Steinmetz_plays_his_get_out_of_jail_cardThu, 22 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMTDropping earlier arguments that the evidence of corruption was fake, the mining magnate is appealing against his conviction by redefining briberyGuinea, Switzerland6319https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14120/Steinmetz_plays_his_get_out_of_jail_cardhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comKenya | Morocco | Western Sahara | Ruto starts political fights as he shifts subsidieshttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14109/Ruto_starts_political_fights_as_he_shifts_subsidiesThu, 22 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMTAfter ending fuel and maize subsidies, the new President got in a diplomatic tangle while cutting a deal with Rabat on cheaper fertiliserKenya, MoroccoWestern Sahara6319https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14109/Ruto_starts_political_fights_as_he_shifts_subsidieshttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comAngola | UNITA plans protests but drops boycotthttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14108/UNITA_plans_protests_but_drops_boycottThu, 22 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMTThe opposition has reconciled itself to a stolen election, but the ruling party is nervous and may fall back on violent repressionAngola6319https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14108/UNITA_plans_protests_but_drops_boycotthttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comCentral African Republic | The Kremlin's grip tightenshttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14107/The_Kremlin%27s_grip_tightensThu, 22 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMTWagner Group mercenaries are expanding operations but security is deteriorating as President Touadéra bids to change the constitutionCentral African Republic6319https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14107/The_Kremlin%27s_grip_tightenshttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comAfrica | Britain | Calls for a reset get louder with the death of the Queenhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14103/Calls_for_a_reset_get_louder_with_the_death_of_the_QueenThu, 22 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMTNearly simultaneous change at both Buckingham Palace and Downing Street offers a chance for a policy rethink on AfricaAfrica, Britain6319https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/14103/Calls_for_a_reset_get_louder_with_the_death_of_the_Queenhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.com