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.comSudan | Burhan lets the Islamists back inhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13935/Burhan_lets_the_Islamists_back_inThu, 12 May 2022 00:00:00 GMTShorn of political alternatives and determined to remain in power, the junta is falling back on Islamists of all stripes to shore up the regimeSudan6310https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13935/Burhan_lets_the_Islamists_back_inhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comSudan | Unloved Hemeti under pressurehttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13936/Unloved_Hemeti_under_pressureThu, 12 May 2022 00:00:00 GMTThe junta's second-in-command's parallel armed forces and business interests give him muscle but win him few friendsSudan6310https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13936/Unloved_Hemeti_under_pressurehttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comSomalia | Farmajo faces the ultimate testhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13937/Farmajo_faces_the_ultimate_testThu, 12 May 2022 00:00:00 GMTParliament looks like picking a new president on 15 May because the incumbent has alienated far too many MPsSomalia6310https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13937/Farmajo_faces_the_ultimate_testhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comKenya | Rwanda | Uganda | Congo-Kinshasa | Kenya sponsors risky anti-militia planhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13938/Kenya_sponsors_risky_anti-militia_planThu, 12 May 2022 00:00:00 GMTNairobi has assembled regional states to fight Congolese armed groups, but they include the very countries the groups depend on for aidKenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Congo-Kinshasa6310https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13938/Kenya_sponsors_risky_anti-militia_planhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comSouth Africa | Zondo hands ANC a time-bombhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13939/Zondo_hands_ANC_a_time-bombThu, 12 May 2022 00:00:00 GMTThe final report of the State Capture Commission is set to shake up the ruling party and present Ramaphosa with his toughest choices yetSouth Africa6310https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13939/Zondo_hands_ANC_a_time-bombhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comEconomy | World Bank | International Monetary Fund | Africa | Alarms sound on debt, inflation and foodhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13940/Alarms_sound_on_debt%2c_inflation_and_foodThu, 12 May 2022 00:00:00 GMTInternational financial institutions warn that economic dislocation from Moscow's war on Ukraine could trigger social upheaval on the continentEconomy, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Africa6310https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13940/Alarms_sound_on_debt%2c_inflation_and_foodhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comMali | Bamako's junta forces hard choiceshttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13941/Bamako%27s_junta_forces_hard_choicesThu, 12 May 2022 00:00:00 GMTWith French troops pulling out, and the UN mission at risk, African leaders mull how to fill the security vacuumMali6310https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13941/Bamako%27s_junta_forces_hard_choiceshttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comCôte d'Ivoire | Ouattara keeps options open for his successorhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13931/Ouattara_keeps_options_open_for_his_successorThu, 12 May 2022 00:00:00 GMTThe octogenarian President has lined up a beauty parade of contenders – even as his supporters say he may stand again in 2025Côte d'Ivoire6310https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13931/Ouattara_keeps_options_open_for_his_successorhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comNigeria | Consensus candidate plan upsets the frontrunnershttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13927/Consensus_candidate_plan_upsets_the_frontrunnersThu, 12 May 2022 00:00:00 GMTAtiku Abubakar and Bola Tinubu – political godfathers turned contenders – may lose out in primaries as alliances shiftNigeria6310https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13927/Consensus_candidate_plan_upsets_the_frontrunnershttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comTogo | SPECIAL REPORT: How Vincent Bolloré came to dominate business in Togo – using money, media and merchandisehttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13928/SPECIAL_REPORT_How_Vincent_Bollor%c3%a9_came_to_dominate_business_in_Togo_%e2%80%93_using_money%2c_media_and_merchandiseThu, 12 May 2022 00:00:00 GMTAfrica Confidential presents a Special Report on the Breton tycoon’s growing influence in Africa. Far from quitting the continent, Vincent Bolloré’s business and political interests in Africa are deepening – even as he faces trial in Paris for grand corruption in league with two West African leaders. By Andrew Weir and Nicolas VescovacciTogo6310https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/13928/SPECIAL_REPORT_How_Vincent_Bollor%c3%a9_came_to_dominate_business_in_Togo_%e2%80%93_using_money%2c_media_and_merchandisehttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.com