Latest newsletter from Africa Confidentialen-gb Confidential's latest newsletter from Africa ConfidentialLatest newsletter from Africa Confidential Union | Regional fights hold back the union project, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 GMTRamping up its international role, the African Union is still struggling to respond to the continent's conflictsAfrican Union655 Union | Veterans seek a last hurrah in Addis, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 GMTTanzania's Jakaya Kikwete and Kenya's Raila Odinga have thrown their hats into the ring to chair the AU CommissionAfrican Union655 Africa | Enoch pulls a rabbit out of his fedora, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 GMTThe ANC government is struggling to raise revenue and fund vote-winning social programmes ahead of elections in MaySouth Africa655 | Spiralling prices imperil Tinubu’s reforms, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 GMTFacing political pushback and food riots, the government is rethinking its devaluation and subsidy cutsNigeria655 | Israeli gas enters Sisi's Gaza calculations, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 GMTEgypt has warned that Israel will face serious consequences if it attacks Rafah, but its options are constrained by economic considerationsEgypt655 Africa | Ecowas | Ecowas buckles as it goes for regional unity, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 GMTFacing a break-up, the West African bloc drops the sanctions with which it was pressuring the Sahel putschists to restore civil ruleWest Africa, Ecowas655 | Nation mourns the 'nearly man' Lowassa, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 GMTDespite his burning ambition the late Edward Lowassa was ever the bridesmaid and never the bride, but his career exemplified national politicsTanzania655ôte d'Ivoire | All eyes on 2025 – and the northern border, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 GMTRecent elections have left the ruling RHDP in a comfortable political position but Tidjane Thiam's ascent in the PDCI has raised the stakesCôte d'Ivoire655 | Rifts threaten Bobi Wine's party, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 GMTThe opposition party is under pressure from not only the government but also its own socially conservative supportersUganda655 | Taking Amhara to Washington, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 GMTLoyalists to Abiy Ahmed turned dissidents take their case to the US capital to lobby Congress and the Biden administrationEthiopia655 | After Sall's U-turn, elections likely within two weeks, 29 Feb 2024 00:00:00 GMTThe top court's rejection of plans to postpone the vote steers the country back to constitutionalismSenegal655