UCLA hosts its 3rd Annual Africa business Conference in Los Angeles; Ghana’s Adjirackor, USAfrica’s...

UCLA hosts its 3rd Annual Africa business Conference in Los Angeles; Ghana's Adjirackor, USAfrica's Chido Nwangwu, Africa Channel's Smith panelists Follow Twitter.com/Chido247, Facebook.com/USAfricaChido Facebook.com/USAfrica247   USAfricaonline.com: ‪University of California, Los Angeles‬ (UCLA), established since 1919, will host -- through...

USAfrica: 30 cheers to NOLLYWOOD movie maker Tony Abulu

He told USAfricaonline.com and CLASSmagazine that among Nigerian/Nollywood creative folks I am so far the only producer/distributor who has mainstream U.S distribution." For those successes and other emerging roles, I have nominated New York-based Tony Abulu, one of Nollywood's creative leaders, a versatile producer, prolific writer and movie businessman in the diaspora and inside Nigeria, an artiste who has stayed in the "game" for very tasking 30 years, a man with viable skills which he has used to elevate the African and Caribbean cultural expressions here in the U.S., to be honored at the special 20th Anniversary of USAfrica (BEST OF AFRICA Awards) on Saturday May 11, 2013 at the Hilton Towers at Westchase, Houston, Texas.

Why President Jonathan’s retention of Adefuye as Nigeria’s Ambassador to USA exposes poor judgment....

With an almost complete failure to deal with Boko Haram, resurgent threats of militancy in the Niger Delta, broadening and unnerving sagas of monumental corruption over the fuel subsidy regime, and many more unnatural disasters that Nigeria faces today, it is most unfortunate that the President of Nigeria should shy away from leading the nation. President Jonathan seems to believe that he could preserve his administration by doing as little as possible. Leaving Adefuye in office is just a crystal example of the President choosing to do nothing and, by implication, choosing not to lead at a time that leadership is so critically needed.

Jo’burg shakes off crime past

For decades, Johannesburg has suffered from an image problem. But Jo'burg is now getting a breath of fresh air from young entrepreneurs who are bringing new life to the downtown real estate, hospitality and entertainment scenes.

USAfrica: We seek to further define Africa through Dance4Africa, says Afropolitan’s Ukomadu

"We seek to further define Africa through Dance4Africa" -- USAfrica & CLASSmagazine Profile Q&A with GEORGE UKOMADU, CEO of  The Afropolitan Experience. He is leading the group's effort to host a unique and progressive social-cultural event in...

On music, acting and as wife, Christy Essien Igbokwe lived her dreams

On music, acting and as wife, Christy Essien Igbokwe lived her dreams…. By Emma Agu Special to USAfricaonline.com and CLASSmagazine, Houston The multi-talented artiste Christy Essien Igbokwe -- popularly called Nigeria's Lady of Songs -- did not...

After Nigeria’s parliamentary elections and the Jonathan effect, is the country ready for a...

After success of Nigeria's parliamentary elections and the Jonathan effect, is the country ready for a new future? By Nkem Ekeopara, contributing editor and columnist for USAfrica, and first African-owned, U.S-based newspaper published on the internet USAfricaonline.com       USAfrica,...

USAfrica special: NOLLYWOOD and African-theme Movies in the Diaspora. By Chudi Okafor

In this critical global information age, I salute the DishNetwork for adding a medium for balanced information sharing about Nigeria in particular, and Africa in general. This is an opportunity that should not be missed because it would allow Africa tell her own story, against the slanted, stereotyped and often uninformed views on African affairs.

50 years of Nigeria: celebrating our interests with the U.S. By Chudi Okafor

      50 years of Nigeria: celebrating our interests with the U.S. By Hon. CHUDI OKAFOR, the Consul General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, U.S.A. (excerpts from his address at the October 1, 2010 reception...

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 the USAfrica Best of Africa events in Houston notes that "Chido and the team at USAfrica really do a first-class job of promoting with class and deep knowledge, the interests of Africans and Americans. Chido's a great credit to journalism and our communities."

Kwanzaa celebrates African culture, in Michigan….

Kwanzaa celebrates African culture, in Michigan.... Special to USAfricaonline.com A holiday tradition dating back not centuries but decades has begun with the start of the seven days of Kwanzaa. Unlike Christmas and Hanukkah, Kwanzaa isn't a religious holiday. Based...

Tiger Woods’ scandal: What Leaders must do to recover Integrity and Image

As one of the world's most influential athletes, Tiger Woods is a big business that generates more than $100 million a year that gave him a $1 billion net worth. Therefore, he has do something to ensure that this money does not stop rolling in. This very first thing Tiger has to do is to put the rumors of extramarital activity behind him.

Tiger Woods’ drama: Rachel Uchitel denies any relationship with golf star

Rachel Uchitel has told the New York Daily News that she has no relationship with Tiger Woods and that the "girls" quoted in National Enquirer and Star magazine articles are lying. This...

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 with Nigeria’s image. She hardly accepts that there is something wrong with Nigeria. Trivializing her pet project to a matter of perception as she is doing with her usual zeal and outspokenness rather than accepting the obvious is very unhelpful. The poignancy of such artistic endeavors like District 9, which has been described as “a science-fiction morality tale” ought to be seen as an effort not only driven by mercantile interest, but also an effort to employ art to deliver the message to the so-called Nigerian leaders, past and present of the incalculable harm they have done and continue to do their country and its inhabitants. But are they listening? I have doubts.

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 political prism. What is important here is that the contract brings to active life an expansion of light rail in this city. It is worth celebrating given that organized partisan opposition to light rail has been the Achilles heel of mass transit in Houston.

USAfrica’s Founder Chido Nwangwu, Gen. Teidi get honorary Doctorate of Humanities degree

The U.S.-sponsored, leading international christian education college/seminary in Africa and an affiliate of the University of Nigeria (UNN), WATS, during its 20th Anniversary events May 20-23, 2009, in Lagos, awarded two of its first honorary Doctor of Humanities degrees to the Founder of the USAfrica multimedia networks and data mining corporation Chido Nwangwu, and retired Gen. Samuel L. Teidi, member of the Board of Directors of one of Africa's largest corporations, Dangote Flour Mills....

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