South African rapper ‘Jub Jub’ and Tshabalala guilty of MURDER

A South African court on Tuesday (October 16, 2012) found rapper Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye guilty of ploughing his car into a group of children while drugged and drunk, killing four and seriously injuring two more.

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 . It’s good to be home. My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by...

AIDS: S. Africa’s prez Zuma vows ‘onslaught’; activists support

"We need to do more, and we need to do better, together. We need to move with urgency and purpose to confront this enormous challenge," he said.

Street kids to stage stars

Africa Umoja is an explosive stage show, featuring the talents of former street children. Its songs and rhythms are a musical history of South Africa.

Radio DJ feeds hungry kids

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SUICIDE: 43-yrs-old UCHE OKAFOR, Nigerian International soccer star, hangs self near Dallas, Texas

Okafor's body was discovered Thursday afternoon by his wife in their house in Little Elm, a town about 30 miles northwest of Dallas, Detective Oscar Hinojosa said. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office said Friday that he hanged himself in an upstairs hallway.

800,000 Nigerian kids displaced by Boko Haram, violence

The abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls a year ago this week captured global attention and inspired the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls, but the horrors for Nigeria's children are widespread.

President Obama makes powerful, personal comments on the race and killing of Trayvon Martin...

President Obama makes powerful, personal comments on the race and killing of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman Special to  USAfricaonline.com and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow Twitter.com/Chido247, Facebook.com/MandelaAchebeChido Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 USAfrica, Friday, July 19, 2013: "The reason I actually wanted to come out today...

USAfrica: As Jessica Tata’s case escalates to MURDER charges, her high-profile lawyer DeGuerin returns...

USAfrica: As Jessica Tata's case escalates to murder charges, her high-profile lawyer DeGuerin returns to familiar but slippery terrain. Special report by CHIDO NWANGWU http://usafricaonline.com/2011/03/31/jessica-tata-case-escalated-to-murder-news-insights-by-chido-nwangwu/ USAfrica, Houston March 31, 2011: There has been an escalation of the...

Following May 30 successes, will Biafra agitators compel restructuring Nigeria? By Olu Ojewale

By Olu Ojewale Special to USAfricaonline.com  • @USAfricaLIVE IT was a day that would be remembered for a long time to come. On Tuesday, May 30, the Ndigbo from different walks of life chose to commemorate...

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.

GUN BATTLE: Obama proposes ban on assault weapons; increase background checks

The United States has more firearms than other nation in the world -- 270 million, according to the international Small Arms Survey, an independent research project at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. Background checks to purchase firearms soared in the days after the Newtown shooting after potential buyers became worried about new restrictions.

Nigerian-American Jessica Tata sentenced to 80 years for death of 1 of 4 kids...

Houston area jurors have sentenced Jessica Tata to 80 years in prison for the death of one of the four children under her daycare service, 16-month-old Elias Castillo. The 24-year-old Jessica will face more trials and sentencing for the other 3 kids who were burnt (or choked by fumes from the fire) to their premature death during the February 2011 fire at Jessica's daycare where she left the kids all by themselves, unsupervised.

USAfrica: Imo Gov Rochas Okorocha hints at possible 2015 Nigerian Presidential run

The Governor reiterated that he is a member of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and that the 2011 death of the leader of APGA and respected hero Ikemba Ojukwu is not the end of the party. Okorocha added he and Governor Peter Obi are in good terms. He asked where -- within the context of the Nigerian presidential elections -- will the Igbo be in 2015? Gov. Okorocha said that the Igbo need to have a representative at the apex level in 2015. He won the elections of April 2011, beating the poorly performing incumbent governor Ikedi Ohakim (of the PDP).

Dana Air Lagos crash: Anguish as bodies of 29 victims are identified

Dana Air Lagos crash: 29 more names released 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 The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) has released a list of 29 names of identified victims of the Dana airplane which...

8 whiz kids changing medicine

While their peers were playing video games or panicking about the prom, a group of young whiz kids has been prioritizing medical innovation.

As Buhari prepares fight plan, Boko Haram kills 150, including women, children in mosques

As Buhari prepares fight plan, Boko Haram kills 150, including women, children in mosques. Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed nearly 150 people in northeastern Nigerian villages, mowing down men and children while they prayed...

Video of NBCNews Channel 2, Houston, interview wt USAfrica Publisher Chido Nwangwu on the...

  Video of NBCNews Channel 2, KPRC Houston, interview wt USAfrica Publisher Chido Nwangwu on the Jessica Tata daycare fire issues n latest developments. Jessica Tata's family is from Nigeria. Members of the Nigerian community in Houston believe...

U.S Senator Cruz, Nigerians do not like to be stereotyped as scammers…. By Chido...

U.S Senator Cruz, Nigerians do not like to be stereotyped as scammers…. By Chido Nwangwu, Founder & Publisher of USAfrica Exclusive commentary to USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow  Twitter.com/Chido247,  Facebook.com/USAfricaChido USAfrica, Houston: On Monday night, October 21, 2013, the flat-earth ideologue,...

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