The African Jotter

Local hunters in Nigeria vow to crush Boko Haram, conduct self fortification rituals

Local hunters in Northeastern Nigeria have asked the government to utilise their knowledge of the terrain…

Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa travels to China for state visit

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa is embarking on a state visit to China at the invitation of…

Israel cancels plan to deport migrants to Africa

Israel has cancelled plans to deport migrants to Africa after striking a deal with the United…

Six African referees to chosen for World Cup duty

World football governing body FIFA has selected six African referees to officiate at the 2018 World…

App that helps women identify and quit abusive relationships to launch in Kenya

A smartphone app to help women identify if they are in an abusive relationship and safely…

U.S. Leader Trump ready to fight Rwanda over second-hand clothing imports

The United States is set to ban duty-free treatment of clothing imports from Rwanda because of…

Over 110 East Africans deported from U.S. arrive in Kenya

More than 100 Kenyans, Somalis and South Sudanese who were deported from the United States arrived…

Uganda’s army to register Reserve Force of crime preventers, following Museveni’s directive

The Ugandan army is to embark on a registration process of all crime preventers in the…

Botswana bill to raise age of sexual consent to 18 to combat defilement

The government of Botswana has initiated moves to raise the age of sexual consent from the…

African govts challenged to catch up with technological advancements

African governments have been challenged to go beyond mere rhetoric and show real commitment towards the…

Only Developed African Countries will gain from AfCFTA Trade Deal

As Africa celebrates the achievement of yet another major milestone with the launch of the African…

AU targets to start implementation of continental free trade area within one year

The African Union (AU) targets to start implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)…

Sierra Leone court places injunction on March 27 presidential runoff

A High Court in Sierra Leone has placed an injunction on coming Tuesday’s presidential runoff. Voters…

African Leaders Sign Continental Free Trade Area Agreement

African countries on Wednesday signed an agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in…

Robots and automation: How Africa is at risk

Within two decades robots will be cheaper to operate in US factories than hire workers in…

Embattled Mauritian President Finally Resigns Lawyer Says

Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, the Indian Ocean island nation’s first female head of state, has finally…

France To Return Over 70,000 Stolen African Artifacts

President Emmanuel Macron of France announced on Monday his appointment of two experts to make plans…

Group Affiliated With Al Qaeda Take Responsibility For Burkina Faso Attack

A militant jihadist group with links to al Qaeda has claimed responsibility for Friday’s deadly attacks…