The African Jotter

Liberia: Missing Billion Report Out February

In his second State of the Nation Address on Monday January 28, 2019, Liberian President George…

France’s Renault Considers Establishing Assembly Plant in Ghana

Renault, the French multinational automobile manufacturer is to establish an assembly plant in Ghana. Renault’s Vice…

Ethiopia Secures the Release of Billionaire Arrested By Saudi Arabia in 2017

Ethiopian state broadcaster and the Office of the Prime Minister on Sunday confirmed the release of…

Germany’s Volkswagen Signs Transformative Partnership Agreement With Ethiopia

Volkswagen brand continues its engagement in emerging countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. In the presence of Frank-Walter…

2019 AFCON Postponed Till Mid-June Due To Ramadan Fasting

The dates for the 2019 African Nations Cup finals (2019 AFCON) in Egypt have been moved…

Cameroon Govt Arrests main Opposition Leader Over ‘Illegal Protests’

Prof. Maurice Kamto, Cameroon’s main opposition leader has reportedly been arrested, his party and rights activist…

Who are the African Millennials?

The word millennial has been tossed around in recent years. But what does it mean exactly? The word…

What is the CFA Franc and Why Do African Countries Still Use It?

The CFA Franc is one of the most hotly debated currency ever used by any group…

Stroke of a Pen Upsets Kenyan Deputy’s Presidential Ambitions

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta gave his security chief responsibility for enacting far-reaching development plans, limiting the…

Nigeria’s CBN Confirms MTN’s $53 Million Payment to Settle Illegal Transfer Dispute

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said that the telecommunications firm, MTN, has paid the…

President vows to probe Zimbabwe forces over crackdown

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed Tuesday to investigate security forces over their brutal crackdown on protesters,…

South Africa Rejects Zimbabwe $1.2bn Loan Request

South Africa turned down a request from its southern African neighbour Zimbabwe for a $1.2 billion…

Death Toll From Zimbabwe Protests Rises to 12, Rights Body Says

The death toll in Zimbabwe from a week of violence that erupted during a nationwide strike over fuel…

Netanyahu Heads to Chad to Renew Diplomatic Ties

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu set off on Sunday for Chad, where he is expected to…

Congo Court Clears Way for Tshisekedi to Be Next President

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s highest court affirmed Felix Tshisekedi as the next president, rejecting a…

How OPEC Is Helping U.S. Oil Reach a Tipping Point

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has published its first detailed monthly oil forecast for 2020 and it…

Saudi Arabia to build refinery, petrochemical plants in South Africa

Saudi Arabia plans to build an oil refinery and a petrochemicals plant in South Africa as…

Africa-led solution in DRC: AU wants CENI to ‘suspend’ final results

The African Union, AU, on Thursday urged authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, to suspend…