The African Jotter

South Africa Ex-Ambassador Seized Over MTN Iran License Win

South African police arrested a former ambassador to Iran on corruption charges related to the award…

South Africans are the Biggest Online Porn Consumers in the Whole of Africa

South Africans are the biggest consumers of online porn in Africa. According to statistics from PornHub,…

South Africa Appoints New CEO to Lead its Scandal-Wrecked Denel Weapons Manufacturer

South Africa on Thursday appointed a new chief executive officer to state-run arms firm Denel as…

IMF’s Lagarde says South Africa has not requested for financial support

The International Monetary Fund has not received any request from South Africa for a financial aid…

South Africa’s Minister, Malusi Gigaba Resigns After Perjury Allegations and Leaked Sex Tape

Embattled South African minister for Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba has resigned his cabinet position, according to…

South Africa’s army chief says budget cuts hampering peacekeeping missions

The South African army on Tuesday said budget cuts are hampering national defense operations and its…

Train collision in South Africa injures 320 people

About 320 people were injured when a packed train travelling from South Africa’s business hub Johannesburg…

South African women protest against gender based violence

Thousands of women in South Africa took to the streets of Pretoria on Wednesday to protest…

AngloGold Sees Return to Profit as It Exits South Africa Mines

AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. said it returned to profit in the first half after the world’s third-biggest…

South Africa lifts 10-year ban on Kenya’s avocado

South Africa has re-opened its market to Kenya’s avocado exports, ending more than 10 years of…

BRICS summit: more African countries seek partnership

*The alliance of Brazil, Russia, India, China and later South Africa into BRICS was unthinkable over a decade…

MTN Is Said to Mull West African Unit Sale in Markets Cull

MTN Group Ltd.’s sale of its Cyprus unit is just the start of a broader exit…

Restructuring Eskom top of South Africa agenda – Nhlanhla Nene

Restructuring state-run power firm Eskom is “on top of the agenda” for South Africa, the country’s…

South Africa’s current account deficit widens in Q1 as exports slump

South Africa’s current account deficit widened more than expected in the first quarter to register its…

South Africa: Julius Malema under fire for alleged racist comments

done.The South Africa Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) say they are set to investigate leader of the…

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…

South Africa: Zuma arrives in court, case postponed to June

Former South African president Jacob Zuma arrived in a Durban High Court on Friday morning where…

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…