Taiye Selasi’s ‘Ghana Must Go’ novel raises vital diaspora life issues. USAfricaBOOKS review by...

Taiye Selasi's GHANA MUST GO novel raises vital diaspora life issues   USAfricaBOOKS review by Nneka Ezenwa Chiazor @Twitter.com/Chido247, Facebook.com/USAfricaChido n Facebook.com/USAfrica247 USAfrica, June 4, 2013: Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi presents a vivid and engaging story of a modern day...

Sex, Soccer and 2014 World Cup.

Sex, Soccer and 2014 World Cup By Chido Nwangwu Exclusive commentary for USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247    USAfrica: As the 2014 World Cup soccer competition enters the decisive knockout phase with 16 national teams, the issue of...

USAfricaBooks Profile: Chike Momah on his novels, tips on longevity, Chinua Achebe

USAfricaBOOKS Profile/Review/Q&A: CHIKE MOMAH, former diplomat and author of 6 novels. Special to USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360, IgboEvents, UNNalumni,  and CLASSmagazine Houston. Follow us at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido and Twitter.com/Chido247  His latest novel is  'The Jericho Wall' (xlibris 2011; released in 2012). He speaks about   his novels,...

Kadhafi’s Libya faces pro-Democracy and rights clashes; Kadhafi’s been in power for 40-plus years

The protest was started by families of prisoners killed in a 1996 shooting in Tripoli's Abu Salim prison demanding the release of their lawyer, Fethi Tarbel, the paper said.

U.S. Congressional Recognition for Chido Nwangwu on USAfrica’s 25 years of “service truly worthy of...

@USAfricaLive  @Chido247 Washington DC: U.S. Congressional Recognition has been issued to the Founder of USAfrica multimedia networks Dr. Chido Nwangwu, in the brief but authoritative assessment of the impact of his works on the business,...

USAfrica Exclusive: Nigerian U.S football superstar Osi Umenyiora engages Miss Universe Angolan Leila Lopes

Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston.                                                            ...

USAfrica: Biafra agitation, history and Nigeria President Buhari’s disdain for the Igbo. By Arthur...

Biafra agitation, history and Nigeria President Buhari's disdain for the Igbo.                                                ...

CLASSmagazine: ANOC-USA seeks to promote Igbo language and civilization, says Chief Jones Okeke

ANOC-USA membership consists of people from (six states) Abia, Anambra, Delta, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States. Our members are titled men from Igbo speaking states of Nigeria. The titles include Nze, Ozo, Chiefs and Ogbuefi.

USAfrica 25th Anniversary & Best of Africa awards on 07-07-17

USAfrica 25th Anniversary & Best of Africa awards on 07-07-17 at Hilton Westchase in Houston. @USAfricaLIVE  @Chido247   USAfrica, the international multimedia company and public policy think-tank, will celebrate its 25 years of professional excellence with its...

USAfrica: World Bank to inject $57billion into Africa Financing package

The World Bank plans to inject $57b into Africa Financing package spread next three years; includes $45b from International Development Association. Special to USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive @Chido247 Washington DC: The World Bank has announced $57 billion in...

Catholic church targeted; 11 killed; 50 injured as suicide bomber strikes in Jos,...

Special to USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360, IgboEvents, UNNalumni,  and CLASSmagazine Houston. Follow us at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido and Twitter.com/Chido247   JOS, Nigeria (AFP) - A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Catholic church in central Nigeria on Sunday, killing seven people and sparking panic in which...

USAfrica: While Nigerians, Africans were binding and casting Lucifer, Dubai went into massive infrastructural...

While Nigerians, Africans were binding and casting Lucifer, Dubai went into massive infrastructural development. By Prof. Abel Idowu Olayinka, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, is an applied geophysicist. After independence, in order to...

Awolowo’s STARVATION Policy against Biafrans and the Igbo requires apology not attacks on Achebe

Some have tried to put the blame on Gowon or the military leaders but Chief Awolowo’s own words are clear: “I decided to stop sending the food there.” It was not a military decision by Adekunle or Murtala. This is a decision made by then Finance minister of the federation, Chief Awolowo. He owned that decision in the interview quoted above. Whenever this issue is raised Awoists and the Awolowo family usually drew umbrage, assailing whoever called Awo out on this issue and generally attacking the character of those who dare to confront Awoists on the frailties of their leaders. It is time for Awoist to realize that Chief Awolowo is not infallible. He made some sound decision in governance as well as other horrendous decisions, one of which is this starvation policy. He might have done it to please the northern oligarchy who had promised to install him as president or he might have had a truly altruistic motive; whatever the case this is a sadistic policy that should never have been put in place by any Nigerian leader. The impact of Chief Awolowo's starvation decision on Biafra’s children still reverberates around the world. It was such that over 40 years later, Steve Jobs referenced it in the interview for his 2011 biography written by Walter Isaacson.

#Ebola fears: Cameroon closes all its land, sea and air borders with Nigeria

#Ebola fears: Cameroon has closed all its land, sea and air borders with Nigeria. Special to USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247 Cameroon also has closed all its land, sea and air borders with its neighbour Nigeria,...

I Give Myself Away. live gospel song by William McDowell

I Give Myself Away. By William McDowell (video below) Special to  USAfricaonline.com and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow Twitter.com/Chido247, Facebook.com/MandelaAchebeChido Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 This outstanding and uplifting performance and live event footage of  the gospel song "I give myself away" by William McDowell is one of...

“Jos is real target of Boko Haram, radical Islamists” says Keziah Suwa at 2012...

"Jos is real target of Boko Haram, radical Islamists" says Keziah Suwa at 2012 USAfrica Prayer Breakfast in Houston. Special to USAfricaonline.com,  and CLASSmagazine Houston. The 2012 special guest speaker at the 13th ANNUAL USAfrica PRAYER BREAKFAST in Houston,...

Why #LeBronJames will be The King of NBA 2014 finals

Why #LeBronJames of Miami Heat will be The King of NBA 2014 finals.                                          ...

SEX TRAFFICKING of Nigerians across west Africa increases, special HRW report

SEX TRAFFICKING of Nigerians across west Africa increases, latest Human Rights Watch report. Special to USAfrica, USAfricaonline.com and CLASSmagazine (Houston) By Chido Nwangwu wt HRW investigations http://usafricaonline.com/2010/08/27/sex-trafficking-westafrica-hrw2010-chido An 18-year-old Nigerian woman said that the woman who trafficked her...

Nigeria’s President Jonathan’s push for tenure elongation awakens ghosts of Obasanjo’s failed 3rd-term push....

While the tenure elongation project is still developing, Jonathan and his handlers have a lot to learn from the recent experience of Obasanjo, the man who picked him to serve as Yar'Adua's vice President. Indeed, the tenure elongation project left an indelible stain, sour note and mark of ill-repute on the presidency and legacy of the hard-charging former President Obasanjo. But Goodluck insists he's well-meaning. His critics argue to the contrary while Nigerians, largely, watch and observe and....

Obama’s appointing Kase Lawal to trade committee continues upward march by oil and gas...

USAfrica has followed the exponential, methodical expansion of the clout and revenue drivers for CAMAC and of Kase, himself. I think that the latest nod from Obama's administration to Lawal is a continuation of that forward march by a hard-working and savvy son Africa in America.

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