The African Jotter

How Rwanda is Becoming an African Tech Powerhouse

When most people think about Rwanda, what immediately comes to mind is genocide. Yes, in 1994,…

British Company Copyrights Kenya’s National Anthem

Disturbing details have emerged indicating that the Kenyan National Anthem is copyrighted by a British music production…

My Ministers “Are Selfish and Only Think About Themselves”, Says Uganda President

President Museveni of Uganda yesterday described his ministers as “sleepy and selfish” people who do not…

Kenya Offers to Train Congo’s Civil Servants

enya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta has reiterated his government’s support to president Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic…

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…

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…

Uganda: Country Profile and Facts 2019

Uganda Fact File Independence: 9 October, 1962 GDP: $26.35 billion Population: 39,570,125 people Uganda, officially the Republic of…

How Well Do You Know Djibouti in East Africa?

How Well Do You Know Djibouti in East Africa? Watch this video to learn more about…

Malawi is about to force businesses to accept digital payments

Malawi‘s policy makers, through the Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) and other stakeholders, are working on a law…

Italian clothing giant opens factory in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

An Italian clothing manufacturer has opened its first factory in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray regional state. The…

Uganda opens $112 million bridge, Africa’s 5th largest

Uganda has opened Africa’s fifth-largest bridge in Jinja in the eastern part of the country. The…

Kidnapped Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji found

The 43-year-old Tanzanian dollar billionaire Mohammed Dewji (pictured) who was kidnapped 10 days ago in Dar…

Rwanda replaces Mushikiwabo, announces new defence minister

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame on Thursday appointed a new foreign affairs minister, to replace Louise Mushikiwabo,…

Probe into 1994 Rwanda president killing risks termination-source

A French prosecutor has recommended dropping charges against eight senior Rwandan officials, including the defence minister,…

Ethiopia’s ruling EPRDF re-elects PM Abiy Ahmed as leader

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been retained as chairman of the ruling coalition, the Ethiopian Peoples…

University of Nairobi ranked top in research publications

The University of Nairobi (UoN) has emerged as Kenya’s higher learning institution that has heavily invested…

Burundi sets 2020 target to enforce total ban on plastics

The Burundian government has moved to join fellow East African counterparts on the list of countries…