The African Jotter

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.…

Is dictatorship always wrong? Doesn’t history have any examples of good dictatorships/dictators?

This question was originally asked on Quora. I define a benevolent dictator as that unelected leader…

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…

What are the biggest challenges that people face in their day to day lives in Nigeria, specifically Lagos?

I have a friend who works at the biggest airport in Nigeria, Murtala Muhammad International Airport,…

Why has there been civil wars in most countries in Africa after independence?

My Answer To This Quora Question Nation-building is an extremely difficult task. There are too many…

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.…