The African Jotter

Ghana: Brief Country Profile and Facts

Ghana, officially the Republic of Ghana, is a country located in Western Africa. It is boarded…

Two US Soldiers In Trouble For Allegedly Trying To Sell Weapons And C4 Explosives To Mexican Cartel

Two U.S. Army explosive ordnance disposal specialists have been indicted over allegations they tried to sell…

Parents Dont Panic, Momo Is Not Trying to Kill Children

On Tuesday afternoon, a Twitter user going by the name of Wanda Maximoff whipped out her…

Trump-Kim summit breaks down after North Korea demands end to sanctions

A summit between Donald Trump and the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ended without agreement after…

Zimbabwe’s Cassava Launches Integrated Smart Digital Learning Platform

Listed technology company Cassava Smartech Zimbabwe today launched Akello Edutech, a digital learning platform which offers…

40,000 Nigerian Refugees in Cameroon Ordered to Return to Northeast Nigeria

Cameroonian and Nigerian authorities have ordered 40,000 refugees in Cameroon to return to northeast Nigeria, aid…

Pakistan says it has shot down two Indian air force jets

Pakistan said it had shot down two Indian air force planes on Wednesday morning, and bombed…

Under-Fire Buhari Confounds Skeptics to Win Nigerian Election

Nigeria’s Muhammadu Buhari won a second term as president of Africa’s biggest oil producer with promises…

Saudi Arabia’s New $100bn Investments in India threaten Nigeria’s Oil Export

Determined to further expand into refining and petrochemicals, Saudi Arabia plans to invest up to $100…

Namibia Finance Ministry Moves to Cut Down on Salaries for Government Workers

THE Ministry of Finance has requested all executive directors to submit salary structures with grades per…

India-Pakistan tensions escalate with airstrikes across Kashmir border

India has carried out aerial bombing over the disputed border in Kashmir for the first time…

Senegal’s Sall Takes Strong Lead in Partial Vote Results

Senegalese President Macky Sall took the lead in Sunday’s presidential vote, according to the preliminary results…

Main Opposition Party in Zimbabwe Makes Demand For Rotating Presidency

ZIMBABWE’S main opposition is demanding that the presidency be shared on a rotational basis among the…

U.S. Airstrike Kills 35 Al-Shabaab Suspects in Somalia

“Precision strikes” killed 35 al-Shabab fighters as the group was attempting to “mass their forces” in…

New Report Shows Botswana Elephant Population is in Huge Decline

The results of the recent and most extensive elephant population survey of Botswana estimates the country’s…

ICJ Weighs Into Chagos Islands Dispute Between Britain and Mauritius

Will Britain eventually give up control of the Chagos Islands to Mauritius? Will the Chagosians one…

South Africa funeral firm to sue pastor for ‘resurrection stunt’

A group of funeral directors in South Africa say they will sue a self-styled prophet who…

Breaking: Algeria’s Bouteflika to submit re-election papers March 3 -campaign manager

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will submit his official application to seek re-election on March 3, his…