The African Jotter

Zimbabwe to Start Issuing Visa on Arrival

The government of Zimbabwe has announced a revised visa regime which will see citizens from 28…

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…

Zimbabwe Will Hold First Post-Mugabe Elections In July

Zimbabwe has never held an election without Mugabe in over 30 years. Zimbabwe president Emmerson Mnangagwa…

Egypt: In-depth Country Profile

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

Sudan: Country Profile

Sudan, also known as North Sudan, or officially as the Republic of The Sudan, is a…

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Wins the 5th Mo Ibrahim Prize for Leadership

Former Liberian president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has been awarded the 2017 Mo Ibrahim prize for Achievement…

SA: Jacob Zuma May Be Asked to Resign By His Party Leaders

South Africa is at a crossroads concerning President Jacob Zuma and the future of the ANC.…

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…

Britain to add Nigeria’s naira to list of accepted trade currencies

The naira will become one of three West African currencies that UK Export Finance has pre-approved…

South Sudan is Pissed at the AU Over News of Sanctions

South Sudan is venting its anger over the African Union's decision to hammer the country with…

Undiplomatic! China Accused of Spying and Stealing African Union Data

China and the AU have dismissed a report by French newspaper Le Monde that China bugged…

AU Honours President Buhari as Anti Corruption Hero

Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari has been honoured by the African Union with the award for anti-corruption.…