Latest newsletter from Africa Confidentialen-gb Confidential's latest newsletter from Africa ConfidentialLatest newsletter from Africa Confidential | Addis and Tigray return to the battlefields, 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 fightingEthiopia6319 | Ethiopia | Advancing towards stalemate, 22 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMTFederal government forces are yet to make a military breakthrough despite sustained attacks on Tigray on multiple frontsEritrea, Ethiopia6319 | Junta's double-talk on transition, 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 baseSudan6319 | Ruto plays the economy blame-game, 22 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMTAs he chooses his ministers, the new president has been making sweeping economic changes and blaming his predecessorKenya6319 | Weakened president in troubled waters, 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 bidSenegal6319 Africa | Why Dlamini-Zuma is running again, 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 Africa6319 | Dismay as court strikes down reform laws, 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 instabilityLesotho6319 | Switzerland | Steinmetz plays his get out of jail card, 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, Switzerland6319 | Morocco | Western Sahara | Ruto starts political fights as he shifts subsidies, 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 Sahara6319 | UNITA plans protests but drops boycott, 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 repressionAngola6319 African Republic | The Kremlin's grip tightens, 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 Republic6319 | Britain | Calls for a reset get louder with the death of the Queen, 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, Britain6319