The African Jotter

Despite of AfCFTA, SADC Bloc Concludes Economic Partnership Agreement With EU

It took 10 years of negotiations between the six members of SADC and the EU to…

Namibia Finance Ministry Moves to Cut Down on Salaries for Government Workers

THE Ministry of Finance has requested all executive directors to submit salary structures with grades per…

Main Opposition Party in Zimbabwe Makes Demand For Rotating Presidency

ZIMBABWE’S main opposition is demanding that the presidency be shared on a rotational basis among the…

U.S. Airstrike Kills 35 Al-Shabaab Suspects in Somalia

“Precision strikes” killed 35 al-Shabab fighters as the group was attempting to “mass their forces” in…

New Report Shows Botswana Elephant Population is in Huge Decline

The results of the recent and most extensive elephant population survey of Botswana estimates the country’s…

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…

President vows to probe Zimbabwe forces over crackdown

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed Tuesday to investigate security forces over their brutal crackdown on protesters,…

South Africa Rejects Zimbabwe $1.2bn Loan Request

South Africa turned down a request from its southern African neighbour Zimbabwe for a $1.2 billion…

Death Toll From Zimbabwe Protests Rises to 12, Rights Body Says

The death toll in Zimbabwe from a week of violence that erupted during a nationwide strike over fuel…

Zambia: Country Profile and Facts 2019

Zambia Fact File Independence: 24 October 1964 GDP: $25.5 billion (2017) Population: 15,972,001 Zambia, officially known as the Republic…

Zimbabwe: Country Profile and Facts 2019

Zimbabwe Fact File: Independence: 18 April, 1980 GDP: $17.85 billion Population: 16.53 million Zimbabwe is a…

BP green-lights Africa’s deepest offshore LNG project

BP and its partners have given the green light for the development of a large gas…

Zambia pricing itself out of global mining with tax hikes -industry body

Zambia is pricing itself out of the global mining market with proposed tax increases, the head…

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 issues arrest warrant for Zimbabwe’s Grace Mugabe – police

South Africa has issued an arrest warrant for Zimbabwe’s former first lady Grace Mugabe over an…

Zambia Hit by $2 Million Cryptocurrency Scam

Three directors from the Zambian firm Heritage Coin Resources Limited have been arrested by the country’s…

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…