The African Jotter

Botswana bill to raise age of sexual consent to 18 to combat defilement

The government of Botswana has initiated moves to raise the age of sexual consent from the…

Grace Mugabe Under Fire For Smuggling Zimbabwe Ivories Worth Millions

Zimbabwean police are investigating former ruler Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace, accused of smuggling ivory worth millions…

U.K. okays return of frozen U.S.$500 million to Angola

Millions of dollars frozen in the U.K. will be returned to Angola as part of an…

South Africa prepares for black ownership of mines

South Africa aims to finalise revised plans for black ownership in the mining industry by the…

South Africa president opts for commercial flight on official trip

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa opted to fly on the national carrier instead of the presidential…

Botswana President Accuses Trump of Supporting Elephant Poaching

One of Africa’s most stable democracies has had about enough of elephant killings and wants a…

Namibia records first listeria case after it kills 180 in South Africa

Namibia’s health minister said on Tuesday it had recorded its first case of listeriosis, the biggest…

Nurses in Zimbawe join Doctors’ strike over pay, drug shortages

The Zimbabwe Nurses Association says nurses and support staff have resolved to join the strike by…

Zambians Are Having A Serious ‘Rights vs Morals’ Debate Over Sex Dolls

No one sells them openly, no one admits to owning one, and no one has been…

South Africa to Investigate Water Ministry Amid Severe Drought

South Africa’s parliament will conduct an inquiry into allegations of mismanagement at the water ministry, a…

Chinese Condoms Are Too Small For Zimbabwean Men – Zimbabwe Minister

Health minister David Parirenyatwa has challenged local companies to consider manufacturing condoms, saying imported options aren’t…

Angola To Begin Issuing Visa on Arrival to Citizens from 61 Countries

Angola will be granting citizens from 61 countries travelling to the southern African nation visas on…

Mugabe: My Wife Is Being Harrassed, “We are not safe” in Zimbabwe

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has told the African Union (AU) that his wife, Grace Mugabe,…

Zimbabwe President Outlines His Achievements Since Removing Mugabe

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is just a few days shy of marking his first 100…