The African Jotter

134 Fulani Herdsmen Killed As Mali Suffers Worst Inter-Tribal Conflict

Gunmen killed at least 134 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said,…

Under-Fire Buhari Confounds Skeptics to Win Nigerian Election

Nigeria’s Muhammadu Buhari won a second term as president of Africa’s biggest oil producer with promises…

Saudi Arabia’s New $100bn Investments in India threaten Nigeria’s Oil Export

Determined to further expand into refining and petrochemicals, Saudi Arabia plans to invest up to $100…

Senegal’s Sall Takes Strong Lead in Partial Vote Results

Senegalese President Macky Sall took the lead in Sunday’s presidential vote, according to the preliminary results…

Gabon president makes second return from Rabat medical convalescence

Gabon President Ali Bongo returned to his country late on Sunday for the second time since…

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…