The African Jotter

How INEC Risked the Lives of NYSC Corps Members By Postponing the 2019 Elections

The postponement of Nigeria’s elections is a huge blow to the country’s optimism and democracy presently.…

British Company Copyrights Kenya’s National Anthem

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

Bus Strike Threatens to Bring South Africa to Standstill

A nationwide bus strike is set to start on Wednesday, the South African Road Passenger Bargaining…

Kenyan Paypal Users Can Now Move Funds Easily to M-Pesa Accounts

PayPal users can now seamlessly move money to their MPesa accounts following an integration that will…

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.…

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…