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.comZambia | Motorcade, treason and plothttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11979/Motorcade%2c_treason_and_plotFri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMTPresident Lungu's actions in imprisoning the opposition leader are viewed with growing amazement and alarmZambia589https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11979/Motorcade%2c_treason_and_plothttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comZambia | To sue or to schmoozehttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11980/To_sue_or_to_schmoozeFri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMTMinisters are torn between demanding cash from a mining giant accused of fraud and maintaining a cosy relationshipZambia589https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11980/To_sue_or_to_schmoozehttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comSouth Africa | Mr Gigabyte's baptism of firehttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11981/Mr_Gigabyte%27s_baptism_of_fireFri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMTThe new Finance Minister swings through New York and Washington trying to give an impression of business as usualSouth Africa589https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11981/Mr_Gigabyte%27s_baptism_of_firehttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comMozambique | A meandering audit trailhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11982/A_meandering_audit_trailFri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMTThe much-anticipated report on the secret loans is due out amid doubts about how much it will – or can – reveal Mozambique589https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11982/A_meandering_audit_trailhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comGabon | Bongo's fund embracehttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11983/Bongo%27s_fund_embraceFri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMTOil can no longer cover up the cracks in the economy. The IMF is being urged to demand an end to the elite's profligacyGabon589https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11983/Bongo%27s_fund_embracehttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comUnited States | Africa | Finding Africa on K Streethttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11984/Finding_Africa_on_K_StreetFri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMTAC surveys some of the African governments spending big on political lobbyists to polish their images in Washington DCUnited StatesAfrica589https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11984/Finding_Africa_on_K_Streethttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comCentral African Republic | Concealing disappointmenthttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11985/Concealing_disappointmentFri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMTProgress towards peace has slowed sharply in the past year. Donors are being optimistic in the hope their fears won't be realisedCentral African Republic589https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11985/Concealing_disappointmenthttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comGuinea Bissau | Vaz clings to powerhttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11986/Vaz_clings_to_powerFri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMTThe President is ignoring the constitutional requirement to call elections and Parliament is deadlockedGuinea Bissau589https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11986/Vaz_clings_to_powerhttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.comMadagascar | Corruption climate warminghttps://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11987/Corruption_climate_warmingFri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMTA cabinet reshuffle is intended to restore the government's image but Hery has an uphill task before the coming electionMadagascar589https://www.africa-confidential.com/article/id/11987/Corruption_climate_warminghttps://www.africa-confidential.comhttps://www.africa-confidential.com