The African Jotter

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…

Zimbabwe: UK Extends $100m to Zim As Ties Improve

The United Kingdom and the Standard Chartered Bank have partnered to lend Zimbabwean companies in 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…

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…

Commonwealth Games 2018: South Africa grabs Africa’s first gold medal

South Africa on Thursday became the first African country to win a gold medal in the…

Tanzania opposition leaders granted bail

Seven opposition leaders in Tanzania were freed on bail on Thursday following their arrest last week.…

Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa travels to China for state visit

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa is embarking on a state visit to China at the invitation of…

New Botswana president seeks to wean country off dependence on diamonds

Botswana’s new president, sworn in on Sunday as the country’s leader, said he would give priority…

Accusations against China-Africa cooperation doomed to fail: Namibia President

Elevated ties between China and Namibia prove that China-Africa cooperation is win-win and comments smearing bilateral…

Zambia asks Cuba to recall ambassador for backing new opposition party

Zambia has asked Cuba to recall its ambassador for openly supporting the newly launched opposition Socialist…

Botswana swears in its 5th leader, President Mokgweetsi Masisi

The Southern African nation of Botswana has sworn-in its new president in the person of Mokgweetsi…

South Africa to speed up visa processes to boost foreign arrivals

South Africa will speed up visa processes and lure major conferences in an effort to boost…

Ramaphosa vows crackdown on stealing, corruption within the ANC

President Cyril Ramaphosa called for unity within the African National Congress during a Good Friday sermon…

Kenyan president scraps visa requirement for Mozambique

Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta has told Mozambicans that they will no longer require a visa to…

South Africans criticise Malema’s party for opposing political party funding bill

South Africans are using social media to question the decision by the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters…