The African Jotter

“I Didn’t Think Kenya Would Be More Corrupt Than Nigeria” – Dangote

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote has faulted Kenya’s leadership for their greed and persistent failure to…

Italian investigators search offices of oil giant Eni in Congo Republic corruption probe

Offices of Italian oil major Eni (ENI.MI) were searched and documents seized in an investigation by…

Ethiopians worried about internet censorship

Ethiopian officials have restricted internet access in major cities across the country. Millions of Ethiopians living…

Ghana president blasts critics of U.S military deal, insists its good for regional peace

Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo defended his government’s approval of expanded military cooperation with the United States…

Nigeria’s Goodluck Jonathan unaware of any Cambridge Analytica involvement in election: spokesman

Nigeria’s former president Goodluck Jonathan was “not aware” of any attempts by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica…

Rwanda’s President Kagame appoints new finance minister, reshuffles cabinet

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame appointed Uzziel Ndagijimana as finance minister in a cabinet reshuffle, his office…

Cameroon Security Arrest Rwanda’s Most Wanted Criminal

Prosecution has said that a Genocide fugitive who was on Thursday arrested in Yaoundé, Cameroon was…

Nigeria: Govt to Give Temporary Protection for 20,485 Cameroonian Refugees

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) country…

Cameroon bans the sale of arms and ammunition in six regions

Cameroon has banned the sale of arms and ammunition in six regions of the country, including…

Outrage in Kenya as police officer caught on video brutalizing civilian

Police in Kenya are investigating an incident of a man in police uniform who was caught…

Zuma addresses his supporters after court date

Former South African president Jacob Zuma told thousands of supporters outside court in Durban on Friday that his opponents were telling lies and he would be proven innocent in a corruption case against him. Speaking in Zulu in his home province, Zuma said that the judiciary and politicians believed thAt he did not have rights. “The truth will come out. What have I done?“ Zuma told the cheering crowd. “I am innocent until proven guilty.” The truth will come out. What have I done?” Zuma told…

30 year old minister Botswana becomes internet sensation across Africa

Newly appointed 30 year old Botswana minister Bogolo Joy Kenewendo is being celebrated on social media…

Is Libya ready to host international football matches again?

A Fifa delegation led by Veron Mosengo-Omba, the director of African and Caribbean Member Associations, is…

Sudan repatriates seven female ‘ISIS members’ from Libya

Sudanese security agents on Wednesday brought home from Libya seven Sudanese women who they said were…

Liberia President on Four-Day Visit to Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana

Liberia President George Weah is on a four-day State visit to Cote d’Ivorie and Ghana. During…

UN coordinator condemns resurfacing albino killings in Malawi

The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Malawi has strongly condemned the resurfacing killings of people with…

Kenyan policeman jailed 15 years for killing suspected phone thief

A Kenyan court sentenced a policeman to 15 years in prison on Thursday, after he was…

Cameroon ruling party wins 90% of elective senate seats

Cameroon People’s Democratic Movement (CPDM), the country’s ruling party has swept an overwhelming majority of seats…