The African Jotter

Algeria turns off the internet, blocks Facebook nationwide during student exams

After questions from high school exams were leaked online in 2016, Algeria has taken a hard…

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…

‘Sophia’, the world’s most advanced AI and Robot is coming to Africa

Sophia, the most advanced robot and first artificially intelligent (AI) robot to be granted a citizenship,…

Egypt To Finally Hold Long-Awaited Local Elections

Egypt plans to hold its first local elections in a decade in the first half of…

Libyan court clears Gaddafi son of footballer’s murder

A Libyan appeals court cleared one of the sons of late leader Muammar Gaddafi on Tuesday…

Morocco ranked most attractive investment destination in Africa

Morocco has been named the most attractive investment destination in Africa, followed closely by Egypt and…

Egypt 2018 polls: Moussa concedes defeat, pledges to lead constructive opposition

Egyptians await official results of the presidential election from the National Elections Authority (NEA), the presidential…

Gaddafi’s son, Saif al Islam welcomes Sarkozy arrest, offers evidence

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of fallen Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has welcomed the detention of…

CAF: Hayatou, Amrani trial postponed to April 16

The trial of former CAF president Issa Hayatou and former secretary-general Hicham El Amrani was on Monday postponed…

Egyptian govt to sell stakes in 20 state-owned enterprises

The Egyptian government says will sell state stakes in 20 state-owned companies through Egypt’s stock exchange…

Egypt embassies prepare for presidential poll, diaspora vote due March 16

Egyptians in New Zealand will be the first to cast their vote in the presidential election,…

Defaming Egyptian Security Would Be Deemed “High Treason.” – Sisi

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Thursday warned that any defamation of the country’s security forces…

Total increases stake in Libya-based Waha Oil

French energy company Total said it acquired a 16.33 percent stake in Libya’s Waha concessions from…

12 Dead As Passenger Trains Collide in Egypt

At least twelve people have died and a further 22 are injured after two trains collided…

Revolta Electric Car Charging Stations is Turning Egypt Green

An Egyptian company has introduced 65 electric car-charging stations across the Arab world’s most populous country,…