ARCHIVES FOR: JULY 2010

South Africa removes recognition of 6 kings; dismisses them as apartheid creations

South Africa removes recognition of six traditional kings. By Jean-Jacques Cornish (AFP) PRETORIA — President Jacob Zuma announced Thursday...


Obama holds forum with African youth August 3-5 in Washington DC

  Obama to hold forum with African youth from August 3–5, 2010 in Washington DC Special to USAfrica, and...


CNN International profiles work of USAfrica’s Chido Nwangwu

Influential U.S Congressman Hon. Al Green of the Homeland Security and Financial Services committee who has attended some of...


African Union peacekeepers killed by Somali insurgents

African Union peacekeepers killed by Somali insurgents. Somali insurgents killed two African Union peacekeepers from Uganda in fierce battles...


Memories of Genocide and Rwandan government’s abuse of authority. By Prof. Chi Mgbako

The Rwandan government uses charges of "genocidal ideology" and "ethnic divisionism" to attack independent critics and often seems more...


CIRCUMCISION: African men line up in battle against HIV infections

"With global resources spread thin, we must focus on expanding proven and cost-effective methods like male circumcision to prevent...


U.S. Policy toward Sudan not “meaningful”, says John Prendergast of Enough Project

U.S. Policy toward Sudan not “meaningful”, says John Prendergast of Enough Project. Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, and CLASSmagazine,...


Muslim attack on Christian village in Jos, Nigeria kills 8, about 45 injured

Muslim attack on Christian village in Jos, Nigeria kills 8, about 45 injured AFP: Jos, Nigeria — Muslims attacked...


Nigerian kidnappers free journalists held for a week

Nigerian kidnappers free journalists held for a week. By Joel Olatunde Agoi (AFP) – Nigerian gunmen who kidnapped four journalists...


KIDNAPPED: African journalists call for release of Nigerian journalists

The Founder & Publisher of Houston-based USAfrica multimedia networks and USAfricaonline.com, Dr. Chido Nwangwu, has "called on Nigeria's President...


Why I celebrate Mandela’s life, struggles and works. By Chido Nwangwu.

I'll forever remember having walked inside and peeped through that historic Mandela jail cell at the dreaded Robben Island...


Lessons of 2010 World Cup as Africa shines with South Africa’s outstanding hosting of championship

Whatever is said, by organising this tournament successfully, South Africa has done Africa proud on the first time of...


Islamist al-Shaabab militia claim responsibility for attacks, killings in Uganda; threatens U.S., U.N

Islamist al-Shaabab militia claim responsibility for attacks, killings of 74 persons in Uganda; threatens U.S., U.N Special to USAfrica,...


74 dead in Uganda bomb blasts; 1 American, many injured

74 dead in Uganda bomb blasts Bomb explosions that tore through two bars in the Ugandan capital at the...


Guinea presidential run-off election postponed….

Guinea presidential run-off election postponed The second round of Guinea’s presidential election, scheduled for July 18, has been postponed...


Shell gets N15b oil pollution ruling against its Nigeria operations.

Shell gets N15b oil pollution ruling against its Nigeria operations. Special to USAfricaonline.com and CLASSmagazine, Houston. By Chido Nwangwu...


POLLUTION, OIL and NIGERIA: Liquid Gold or Petro-Dollars Curse?

POLLUTION, OIL and NIGERIA: LIQUID GOLD OR PETRO-GAS CURSE? By Chido Nwangwu, Publisher of USAfrica. Special to USAfrica The...


Jonathan makes u-turn on his Nigeria-FIFA international soccer ban

Jonathan reverses himself on Nigeria international soccer ban Special to USAfricaonline.com Nigeria’s government on Monday July  5, 2010 lifted...


BrkNEWS… Congo fuel truck fire kills 230, many children

Congo fuel truck fire kills 230, many children Sange, DR Congo (AFP) – A fuel truck exploded and set...


President Jonathan, shut them down

President Jonathan, shut them down…. By CHIDO NWANGWU, Publisher of USAfrica, USAfricaonline.com and CLASSmagazine, Houston. On Wednesday July 7,...