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By Debt and finance are the big stories this week in Southern Africa this week as shown by the growing international interest in our reporting on the economic crisis in .
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Africa Confidential Sep 13
's Graft Domestic Product In time for the start of the election campaign season, of has produced a compelling analysis of the 'Taxonomy for Corruption in Nigeria' for the Carnegie Foundation
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Africa Confidential Sep 10
By Patrick Smith wins battle of suitors with 2nd pledge of US$60 bn funding; the contest for 's presidency; opposition to is growing; and land reform demands will test
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Africa Confidential Aug 14
: chooses new chief public prosecutor after court sacks Zuma's ally; : ZANU-PF to respond as opposition petitions court claiming electoral fraud and constitutional breaches
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Africa Confidential Aug 9
is sending out invitations to his inauguration on 12 August. That shows how confident he is that the judges of the Constitutional Court will throw out a challenge to the results which gave him 50.8% of votes
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Africa Confidential Aug 7
In Abuja, the ruling party is splitting at the seams; in Harare its counterpart celebrates an election victory no one else believes in; in Accra Akufo-Addo sacks his energy minister; in Kinshasa, Kabila summons journalists
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Africa Confidential Jul 30
• The Africa Confidential Blog : Both sides claim victory in elections after attacks and endorses oppositionist
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Africa Confidential Jul 3
: Security and corruption top agenda of sparsely-attended summit in Nouakchott; in Beijing, Ministry of Defence hosts African military chiefs; in Nairobi, recent political dramas take a new twist
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Africa Confidential Jun 26
Heads up on another Africa Confidential exclusive – : Incoming government uncovers massive fraud under 's rule. Plus look out for upcoming coverage of two assassination attempts – in &
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Patrick Smith Jun 19
Blog We start in where President Ramaphosa's motives in reforming the security sector are being questioned; -Kinshasa
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Africa Confidential Jun 14
How seriously to take the 12 June statement by Bruno , 's Prime Minister, that President will not seek a third term in elections due in December?
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Africa Confidential May 17
| Retired Ambassador Tibor P. Nagy has finally emerged as the choice for Assistant Secretary of African Affairs 475 days after Donald Trump was inaugurated as United States President.
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Africa Confidential May 3
'S TROUBLES AND FRANCAFRIQUE As Macron was enjoying Trump’s hospitality in Washington, investigators in Paris were preparing to charge business titan Vincent Bolloré with corruption over contracts in Conakry & Lomé.
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Africa Confidential Apr 19
• Blog • – Local media figures are pressuring Attorney General Beatriz Buchili to act over the recent escalation of politically motivated attacks and assassinations
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Africa Confidential Apr 10
| The Africa Confidential Blog : After a mini-national tour and exhortations from his loyalists, seeks second term
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Africa Confidential Apr 5
| Furore over 's US military deal A defence agreement between the New Patriotic Party government and the United States has outraged some nationalists and boosted the opposition National Democratic Congress.
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Africa Confidential Apr 3
• Blog | SOUTH AFRICA: National mourning for galvanises radicals as government tries balancing act
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Africa Confidential Mar 22
Africa's common market The build-up was as impressive as the goal is ambitious. After three years of talks, Africa is to form a Free Trade area for 54 countries and over 1.2 billion people.
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Patrick Smith Feb 26
Post | : calls new kidnapping of girl students in State a 'national disaster'
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Africa Confidential Feb 19
President mulls new cabinet & new budget ; mourns ; 's surprise resignation plus new ; farming boom but recovery fragile
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