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 | African spring, economic winterhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12833/African_spring%2c_economic_winterThu, 9 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMTFresh from signal victories in Khartoum and Algiers, youthful mass movements are demanding jobs, opportunities and accountability as financial uncertainty growsAfrica611https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12833/African_spring%2c_economic_winterhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comSouth Africa | Finally, Cyril picks up the pacehttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12834/Finally%2c_Cyril_picks_up_the_paceThu, 9 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMTThe stage is set for the clash between state prosecutors and Ramaphosa’s ANC enemies. The first trials will open soonSouth Africa611https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12834/Finally%2c_Cyril_picks_up_the_pacehttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comKenya | Jockeying for positionhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12835/Jockeying_for_positionThu, 9 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMTElections may be two years away but the race to form new electoral alliances already dominates national politicsKenya611https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12835/Jockeying_for_positionhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comTanzania | Back to the one-party statehttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12836/Back_to_the_one-party_stateThu, 9 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMTCivil and political rights will remain constrained as Magufuli seeks a landslide in the general election to endorse his statist visionTanzania611https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12836/Back_to_the_one-party_statehttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comZambia | Point of no returnhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12841/Point_of_no_returnThu, 9 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMTPublic finances head south while the Patriotic Front clamps down on dissent ahead of next year’s electionZambia611https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12841/Point_of_no_returnhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comCôte d'Ivoire | Portents over the presidencyhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12837/Portents_over_the_presidencyThu, 9 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMTRumours swirl around who the candidates will be and whether any of them can quell simmering public resentmentCôte d'Ivoire611https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12837/Portents_over_the_presidencyhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comGhana | Presidential action replayhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12838/Presidential_action_replayThu, 9 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMTThe odds favour the incumbent in this year’s presidential elections – a return match of 2016 – but by a much-reduced marginGhana611https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12838/Presidential_action_replayhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comMali | Advantage jihadists https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12839/Advantage_jihadists_Thu, 9 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMTDomestic political jockeying and stop-start funding for peacekeeping leave Bamako a sitting target for the Islamist insurgentsMali611https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12839/Advantage_jihadists_https://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comEgypt | Polls, poverty and protesthttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12840/Polls%2c_poverty_and_protestThu, 9 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMTEconomic policy aims to spur growth and investment, while the regime keeps an iron fist in reserve for mass unrestEgypt611https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/12840/Polls%2c_poverty_and_protesthttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.com