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In-depth analysis of political, economic & security developments across the African continent since 1960
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Africa Confidential 7h
Encouraged by 's powerful lobbying effort, the European Parliament has endorsed the new EU-Morocco Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement in apparent defiance of the European Court of Justice.
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Africa Confidential 9h
Both of 's main parties accuse the other of benefiting from 's postponement. chairman Mahmood Yakubu lacks the public confidence of his predecessor Attahiru Jega.
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Africa Confidential 9h
's government army loyal to President Salva Kiir Mayardiit has made common cause with Riek Machar’s followers in a joint offensive against members of the National Salvation Front, which backs Equatorian strongman Lt Gen Thomas Cirillo Swaka.
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Africa Confidential 12h
's ex-President Armando Guebuza, knew of the impending arrest of his son Ndambi Guebuza and may have struck a deal with government law officers.
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Africa Confidential 13h
As protesters keep up the pressure, diplomats are mulling an immunity from prosecution deal for 's President Omer el Beshir to persuade him to quit
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Africa Confidential 14h
Accusations of malfeasance and conspiracy follow the last-minute postponement of
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Africa Confidential 17h
Even now, there are many election experts, some with the foreign observer missions, who doubt that is prepared for 's new date of 23 February.
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Africa Confidential 19h
A wave of jihadist attacks and retaliatory measures by the army is shaking up 's politics and endangering social stability.
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Africa Confidential 21h
When the world shifts its attention away from ’s headline-making election , the country’s provincial politicians will be shifting into high gear ahead of gubernatorial elections on 9 March.
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Africa Confidential Feb 21
It's unclear why 's electoral commission waited until just six hours before voting was due to start in before it announced a delay. Logistical concerns, bad weather and security threats are possible reasons.
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Africa Confidential Feb 21
As 's states demand more power from the creaking federal system, the governorship races in are getting closer and more important.
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Africa Confidential Feb 21
Since the start of this year, jihadists have killed more and more travellers and security personnel on all ’s borders. Most of the attacks are thought to be the work of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara.
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Africa Confidential Feb 21
FREE READ: Weeks of demonstrations and the prospect of more coming up have exposed rifts in 's government over who is in charge of security and the lack of support for economic reform.
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Africa Confidential Feb 21
FREE READ: As food imports dwindle and oppositionists gear up for a fresh round of protests, 's government has announced a radical shake-up to its currency regime to boost foreign reserves.
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Africa Confidential Feb 21
A wave of jihadist attacks and retaliatory measures by the army is shaking up 's politics and endangering social stability.
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Africa Confidential Feb 21
Encouraged by 's powerful lobbying effort, the European Parliament has endorsed the new EU-Morocco Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement in apparent defiance of the European Court of Justice.
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Africa Confidential Feb 21
The arrest last weekend of Ndambi Guebuza, eldest son of 's ex-President Armando Guebuza, in connection with the $2bn hidden loans scandal has sent shock waves through the ruling party's elite, and the intelligence service.
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Africa Confidential Feb 21
's government army loyal to President Salva Kiir Mayardiit has made common cause with Riek Machar’s followers in a joint offensive against members of the National Salvation Front, which backs Equatorian strongman Lt Gen Thomas Cirillo Swaka.
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Africa Confidential Feb 21
FREE READ: Reserve Bank's devaluation of its bond notes and surrogate currencies lays the ground for a new national currency
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Africa Confidential Feb 21
In all of 's states holding governorship elections, the candidates share a few things in common: all are middle-aged or older men who have spent their whole careers climbing the greasy pole of the country's money politics.
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