The African Jotter

Nigeria’s NNPC In Final Round of Talks To Get Oil Refineries Working Again

For a very long time now, one of the world’s largest oil producers, Nigeria, has been…

Shoprite Heads To Kenya, And Investors Love It!

South Africa based Shoprite Holdings is expanding its presence in East Africa. Africa’s biggest grocer announced…

Rwanda Opens its Skies for Commercial Drones to Come In

In a move that is expected to attract investors in the Unmanned Civil Aircraft System (UAS)…

Burkina Faso Begins Trial of Coup Plotters

The trial has begun for 84 people accused of masterminding a 2015 coup attempt in Burkina…

SA: President Ramaphosa Rejigs Cabinet Ministers, Appoints Zuma’s Ex-Wife

South Africa’s new president Cyril Ramaphosa appointed Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister on Monday. Nene returns…

Cameroon Creates New Military Region, As Nigeria Deports More Separatists

Cameroon has a new military region created to cater for security needs in the west and…

Pope Francis Declares Fasting And Prayers Over DRC and S Sudan Crises

Pope Francis has declared a a day of fasting and prayer for crisis-ridden Democratic Republic of…

Burundi President May Rule Till 2034 If This Referendum Goes His Way

Burundi president, Pierre Nkurunziza, could remain in power till 2034 if the country votes positively to a…

After Several Dribbles, Jacob Zuma Resigns as President of South Africa

“No life should be lost in my name and also the ANC should never be divided in my…

Sad! Zimbabwe Loses Powerful Opposition Leader Morgan Tsvangirai

Zimbabwe’s former Prime Minister and veteran opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, has died at the age of…

Egypt: In-depth Country Profile

With a long history of civilization and development, Egypt is the largest country in North Africa…

Why do African people live in poverty and backwardness?

This question is a very delicate yet popular one. Here’s my answer to it when it…