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Why the Republican Party, conservative values are dying

Why the Republican Party, conservative values are dying

After returning from a recent Republican Conference where I was the keynote speaker, I couldn’t help but to notice that the average age of...


Body Bombers…Nigerians in Afghanistan

Body Bombers…Nigerians in Afghanistan

He wanted to know where I came from. When I introduced myself a Nigerian, he got more interested. Lt. Creole believes that if Nigerians...


Those Republicans? Not Guilty! It’s the opportunists….

Those Republicans? Not Guilty! It’s the opportunists….

Over the past 8 years, Republicans presided of a massive increase in the size and scope of the federal government. This led to...


Exxon Mobil making multi-billion dollar offshore oil deal in Ghana

Exxon Mobil making multi-billion dollar offshore oil deal in Ghana

Kosmos has estimated the Jubilee field could potenitally hold recoverable oil and gas reserves between 650 million and 2 billion barrels of oil equivalent. Exxon...


Guinea soldiers raping women go viral via cell phones

Guinea soldiers raping women go viral via cell phones

But what is new is that in Guinea, where cell phones are rapidly outnumbering land line phones, the protesters-turned-victims sent out cell phone photos...


Is District 9 movie a fitting metaphor for the ugliness of Nigeria?

Is District 9 movie a fitting metaphor for the ugliness of Nigeria?

Nigeria is a nation whose ugliness is increasingly troubling! Nigeria’s Information Minister, Professor Dora Akunyili has implicitly accepted that there is something wrong...


Nigerian banks bailout style is too personalized

Nigerian banks bailout style is too personalized

I would hope that the next time Nigeria is to spend N420 billion that proper steps are taken to protect the interest of Nigerians...


African Leaders speak at U.S.-Africa Business Summit

African Leaders speak at U.S.-Africa Business Summit

Rwandan President Paul Kagame — whose government has been voted the top world reformer in the recently published World Bank report Doing Business 2010...


Literature, Culture and Development: The African Experience

Literature, Culture and Development: The African Experience

In all of these essays and more, we can readily discern a tentative, but increasingly confident approach towards a definitive statement concerning what Dr....


USAfricaonline.com goes richly interactive with new look, content….

USAfricaonline.com goes richly interactive with new look, content….

"The importance of this latest interactive re-positioning of USAfricaonline.com is to fully tap into the advantages of the digital world to benefit our community...


Banking on Africa: the examples of Kaberuka and Sinon

Banking on Africa: the examples of Kaberuka and Sinon

The goal of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group is to create sustainable economic development and social progress in its regional member countries (RMCs),...


Femi Kuti brings the roof down at Chicago’s Ravinia music festival

Femi Kuti brings the roof down at Chicago’s Ravinia music festival

Can't Buy Me, a song that addresses the sugar daddy syndrome, was greeted by cheers.... When he sang his anti government song, Se...


Nigeria’s troubled banking system and need for CBN reforms

Nigeria’s troubled banking system and need for CBN reforms

Nigerian banking is being pulled from the crisis and profligacy of the past 5 years inflicted by bank executives and some failings on the...


Africa Action, ECOWAS condemn Guinea’s killing of 160 “peaceful demonstrators”

Africa Action, ECOWAS condemn Guinea’s killing of 160 “peaceful demonstrators”

"They were raping women publicly. Soldiers were shooting everywhere and I saw people fall" Mouctar Diallo, opposition...


Darfur, Sudanese refugees face rape daily in Chad

Darfur, Sudanese refugees face rape daily in Chad

The Amnesty International report says the women and girls are attacked by villagers living nearby, members of the Chadian army and aid workers in...


If it is building bigger churches, no other race surpasses ‘Black/African’ folks in Africa or USA

If it is building bigger churches, no other race surpasses ‘Black/African’ folks in Africa or USA

Despite many years of separation from the continent, the way Blacks and Africans do things are alarmingly similar. They will build a bigger church...


Houston can’t wait for expanded light rail

Houston can’t wait for expanded light rail

Light rail holds too significance to the Bayou City of the 21st century to be considered only so casually, disjointedly and often from partisan...


Nigeria set to be world’s 2nd Largest Supplier of Liquefied Natural Gas

Nigeria set to be world’s 2nd Largest Supplier of Liquefied Natural Gas

Special Adviser to the President on Petroleum Matters, Dr. Emmanuel Egbogah, who made these known said "Nigerian LNG has a total installed capacity of...


USAfrica: Why Nigerian and Africa’s leaders are leading them nowhere. By Prof. Herbert Ekwe-Ekwe

USAfrica: Why Nigerian and Africa’s leaders are leading them nowhere. By Prof. Herbert Ekwe-Ekwe

In an interview with the Financial Times (London), Nigeria's leader retired Gen. Obasanjo could not but admit: "In three years I went round...


My aversion to patronizing ‘Save’ Africa campaigns by Europeans, Americans

My aversion to patronizing ‘Save’ Africa campaigns by Europeans, Americans

My aversion to patronizing 'Save' Africa campaigns by the West. By Uzodinma Iweala. Such campaigns, however well intentioned, promote the stereotype of Africa...