The African Jotter

Cameroon Busts Regional Kidnapping and Child Trafficking Network

Cameroonian authorities say they have dismantled a network of child traffickers responsible for dozens of abductions…

African Union Peace Keeping Force To Withdraw From Somalia

Contributing states of the African Union Peace mission to Somalia (AMISOM) are concerned about insecurity following…

Turkey’s Erdogan Trip To Africa Targets Economic and Security Co-operation

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is on tour in Africa again. It is no longer about…

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…

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…