CATEGORY: HEALTH


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

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...


#Biafra IPOB warns APC against pro-Buhari rally in Anambra

#Biafra IPOB warns APC against pro-Buhari rally in Anambra

By Chido Nwangwu @Chido247 Amidst all the speculation by millions of Nigerians regarding the health status of the Nigerian president Muhammad Buhari, a retired...


93-yrs-old President Mugabe returns to flood-wrecked Zimbabwe

93-yrs-old President Mugabe returns to flood-wrecked Zimbabwe

Special to USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive Harare – Heartened no doubt by the enthusiastic welcome he got in Ghana, ageing President Robert Mugabe is finally back home to...


USAfrica: Buhari’s uninspiring administration, long medical leave and politics of 2019. By Chidi Amuta

USAfrica: Buhari’s uninspiring administration, long medical leave and politics of 2019. By Chidi Amuta

Special to USAfrica [Houston] and USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLIVE   We must quickly draw the line. Between a groundswell of sincere well wishes for a president...


USAfrica: President Obama says his 8years made America better, safer

USAfrica: President Obama says his 8years made America better, safer

USAfrica: President Obama says his 8years made America better, stronger and safer. Special to USAfrica multimedia networks (Houston)) and USAfricaonline.com [President Obama’s farewell address...


USAfrica: Buhari’s policies, actions fuel latest agitation for Biafra. By Femi Aribisala

USAfrica: Buhari’s policies, actions fuel latest agitation for Biafra. By Femi Aribisala

Buhari’s policies, actions fuel latest agitation for Biafra. By Femi Aribisala Special to USAfrica multimedia networks (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com  @USAfricaLive   In the eight...


Battling woes, ANC internal crises, South Africa President Zuma says “the enemy is among us”

Battling woes, ANC internal crises, South Africa President Zuma says “the enemy is among us”

Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com South Africa President Jacob Zuma on Friday said he never thought there would come a time when ANC...


USAfrica: Buhari, Nigeria’s Economic Recession and Lessons from the grasshopper.  By Dr. Arthur Nwankwo

USAfrica: Buhari, Nigeria’s Economic Recession and Lessons from the grasshopper. By Dr. Arthur Nwankwo

By Dr. Arthur Agwuncha Nwankwo Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com   There is this anecdote in Igboland about the grasshopper and the bird...


Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, resurfaces in a video

Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, resurfaces in a video

The embattled leader of jihadist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, resurfaced in a video posted online Sunday, rejecting assertions by the Nigerian army that...


Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau resurfaces in a video

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau resurfaces in a video

The embattled leader of jihadist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, resurfaced in a video posted online Sunday, rejecting assertions by the Nigerian army that...


Mayor gives 16 virgin women scholarship for their chastity

Mayor gives 16 virgin women scholarship for their chastity

A South African mayor has awarded college scholarships to 16 young women for remaining virgins to encourage others to be “pure and focus on...


Thomas Sankara’s 1987 killing: Burkina Faso coup leader charged over murder of ex-President

Thomas Sankara’s 1987 killing: Burkina Faso coup leader charged over murder of ex-President

Thomas Sankara’s 1987 killing: Burkina Faso coup leader charged over murder of ex-President Authorities in Burkina Faso have charged an army General who led...


Health panel slams WHO over Ebola response

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How will Sierra Leone bounce back after Ebola?

Sierra Leone has now been free from Ebola for nearly two months, after the World Health Organization declared the outbreak on Saturday November...


USAfrica: Alamieyeseigha’s death reflects ill-equipped shacks designated as hospitals.

USAfrica: Alamieyeseigha’s death reflects ill-equipped shacks designated as hospitals.

Alamieyeseigha’s death reflects ill-equipped shacks designated as hospitals.   By Elsie-Bernadette Onubogu, an International Consultant, former Senior Policy Adviser with the United Nations and contributing...


Liberia once again ‘Ebola-free’

Ebola's recent reappearance in Liberia is over, the World Health Organization said Thursday, prompting the group to declare the country free of the deadly...


USAfrica: Enugu Gov. Ugwuanyi upgrades Orba clinic to general hospital

USAfrica: Enugu Gov. Ugwuanyi upgrades Orba clinic to general hospital

Enugu Gov. Ugwuanyi upgrades Orba clinic to general hospital Special to USAfricaonline.com,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247  EnuguWorld https://www.facebook.com/groups/1485233628382416/ The Governor of Enugu State Chief...


1 dead after Ebola reappears in Liberia

More than seven weeks after Liberia was declared free of Ebola, a young man was found dead of the disease on Sunday, according to...


He’s shaking up health care with mobile tech

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WHO boss responds to Ebola criticism

After blistering criticism over how the World Health Organization handled the Ebola outbreak, its Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan announced changes aimed at the way...