Latest newsletter from Africa Confidentialen-gb Confidential's latest newsletter from Africa ConfidentialLatest newsletter from Africa Confidential | The ruling party could benefit from its IMF U-turn, 25 May 2023 00:00:00 GMTAfter losing a by-election, the opposition NDC is crafting its campaign on government failure ahead of next year's electionsGhana6411 | The IMF offers some breathing space, 25 May 2023 00:00:00 GMTAccra has secured concessions from the multilateral banks as well as China in exchange for promises on debtGhana6411 | Deeper reforms needed after the bailout, 25 May 2023 00:00:00 GMTSlowing inflation and a strengthening cedi after the IMF credit will help the ruling party’s election campaignGhana6411 | A ceasefire with monitors this time, 25 May 2023 00:00:00 GMTWith back-up, the latest truce could open the door for a general return to Khartoum and the restart of civilian negotiations on the transitionSudan6411 | Tinubu struggles to control the Assembly, 25 May 2023 00:00:00 GMTThe incoming President's feted dealmaking skills will be tested in the courts and in the legislatureNigeria6411 | Sonko's trial is Sall's challenge, 25 May 2023 00:00:00 GMTThe outcome of the firebrand oppositionist's trial could transform the face of politics, and may open the way to other contendersSenegal6411 | Mnangagwa's corruption double talk, 25 May 2023 00:00:00 GMTOpaque and unbudgeted state spending is rising as officials get closer to Belarus and RussiaZimbabwe6411 | Cairo's gas export boom hits obstacles, 25 May 2023 00:00:00 GMTWith Europe's sanctions on Russian gas, Cairo has been boosting LNG exports to fill the gap but questions are mounting about sustainabilityEgypt6411 | Team Abiy inches forward in Oromo talks, 25 May 2023 00:00:00 GMTThe government must balance negotiations with the Oromo rebels with its strategy in the Tigray and Amhara regionsEthiopia6411 | Oil boom poses governance risks, 25 May 2023 00:00:00 GMTPolitically-connected middlemen taking key roles in oil licencing raise concerns over corruption in the coming hydrocarbons bonanzaNamibia6411