The African Jotter

An 11th-Hour Delay By INEC Throws Nigerian Elections Into Disarray

After millions of Nigerians, including the president and his main opponent, traveled to their home towns…

US Cuts Military Support to Cameroon to Human Rights Abuse

The United States will withhold military assistance to Cameroon over allegations of gross human rights violations…

Liberia: Missing Billion Report Out February

In his second State of the Nation Address on Monday January 28, 2019, Liberian President George…

France’s Renault Considers Establishing Assembly Plant in Ghana

Renault, the French multinational automobile manufacturer is to establish an assembly plant in Ghana. Renault’s Vice…

Cameroon Govt Arrests main Opposition Leader Over ‘Illegal Protests’

Prof. Maurice Kamto, Cameroon’s main opposition leader has reportedly been arrested, his party and rights activist…

Nigeria’s CBN Confirms MTN’s $53 Million Payment to Settle Illegal Transfer Dispute

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said that the telecommunications firm, MTN, has paid the…

Netanyahu Heads to Chad to Renew Diplomatic Ties

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu set off on Sunday for Chad, where he is expected to…

Explosions and Gunfire Heard in Kenyan Capital Nairobi

Two explosions and gunfire were heard at an upscale hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya‘s capital, on Tuesday…

The Seychelles: Country Profile and Facts

The Seychelles Fact File Independence: 29 June 1976 GDP:  $1.564 billion Population: 93,920 people Seychelles, officially the Republic…

Togo: Country Profile and Facts 2019

Togo Fact File Independence: 27 April, 1960 GDP: $4.797 billion (2017) Population: 7.965 million Togo, officially Togolese Republic, is…

FIFA bans Gambia football head for 4 years for corruption

FIFA has banned Seedy Kinteh, former president of the Gambia Football Federation, from all football activities…

Nigeria’s President Buhari Presents Massive $28.80bn Budget for 2019

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari presented a 8.83 trillion naira ($28.80 billion) budget for 2019 to parliament…

Islamic State (ISIS) claims attacks that left over 100 casualties in Nigeria

Islamic State on Thursday posted a video on messaging site Telegram, claiming responsibility for five attacks…

Nigeria Makes Strong Push Extradite former oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke from the UK

The head of Nigeria’s main anti-corruption agency on Monday said he wanted former oil minister Diezani…

Nigeria Has Not Published Unemployment Data Since Last Year Due to Lack of Funds?!

Nigeria hasn’t released official unemployment data for more than a year because of a lack of…

Cameroon presidential results expected on October 22 – Info Minister

Results of Cameroon’s October 7 presidential elections are expected on Monday, according to the Information Minister,…

Wizkid Unveils His New Capsule Fashion Collection in New York

Nigerian Afro beat singer and award winner Wizkid has made another hallmark in his career. He…

INEC Registers 23 New Political Parties, Extends CVR Exercise

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said it had approved the registration of 23…