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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

WHO: Ebola cases near 2,000

The deadliest Ebola outbreak in recorded history has now infected nearly 2,000 people, with more than half of those killed by the disease, the World Health Organization says.

WHO confident it can catch up with Ebola

There are 16,911 cases of Ebola worldwide. Despite missing its own target on burials, the World Health Organization is confident it can still catch up with the virus.

Nigeria’s President represented at Nigerian Pharmacists in the Americas (NAPPSA) conference in Pennsylvania

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan represented at Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas (NAPPSA) conference in Pennsylvania. Special to  USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston.  Follow Twitter.com/Chido247, Facebook.com/MandelaAchebeChido,  Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 By Chido Nwangwu USAfricaonline.com : The professionals network known as the...

American families, soldiers anguished by Fort Hood killings by Muslim-American soldier; Obama says no...

Col. Ben Danner said Hasan was shot at least four times and was in critical condition. Hasan, a 39-year-old man from Virginia, was shot multiple times by Sgt. Kimberly Munley, a police officer who was injured in the shooting, Cone said in a Friday morning press conference. Military officials said Munley was in stable condition Friday. Cone said that investigators can't rule out the possibility that terrorism was involved but "the evidence does not suggest that."

TRUMPED: U.S Federal Appeals court rules against Trump’s travel, immigration ban

Special to USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLIVE @Chido247 #TRUMPED: U.S Federal Appeals court rules against President Donald Trump's travel and immigration ban, a few minutes ago, today, February 9, 2017. The court in San Francisco refused to reinstate Trump's ban on...

DRUG Trafficking: US removes Nigeria from major list

Nigeria removed from major drug trafficking list by the U.S. Special to for USAfrica,  USAfricaonline.com and  Nigeria360@yahoogroups.com A major source of embarrassment for millions of Nigerians who travel into the United States of America is the tar...

Obama backs $3 billion private sector pledge to feed Africa’s starving populations, agriculture

Obama backs $3 billion private sector pledge to feed Africa’s starving populations, agriculture Special to USAfricaonline.com and USAfrica, Houston U.S President Barack Obama has announced a $3 billion private sector pledge to boost agriculture and help...

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 the agency handles health emergencies.

Nelson Mandela’s health ‘perilous,’ court documents say

Court papers lodged by members of former South African leader Nelson Mandela's family in a burial dispute reveal that his "health is perilous" and that fears his death is drawing near are justified.

Breaking Somalia’s wall of silence

Inside a brightly painted Mogadishu clinic, Salim (not her real name) sits alongside her seven-year-old son, waiting for a check up. Opposite them, a health professional listens to their nightmarish ordeal.

P-Square deal with Universal Music expands clout

P-Square signs music deal with Universal Music Nigerian Pop duo P Square has signed a major deal with the South African imprint of one of the biggest record labels in the world – Universal Music...

For Ebola caregivers, fear, risk and bravery

They dedicate their lives to saving others, but as Ebola spreads worldwide, health care workers must also focus on saving themselves.

OIL in NIGERIA: Liquid Gold or Petro-Dollars Curse? by Chido Nwangwu, USAfrica

OIL in NIGERIA: Liquid Gold or Petro-Dollars Curse? By Chido Nwangwu, USAfrica Founder & Publisher.  Archiving of this updated essay on another web site is Not authorized; only web links are allowed. Written October 19, 1998 and...

How not to respond to Ebola

U.S. response to Ebola is key for setting global example, writes global health advocate Idris Ayodeji Bello.

Millions of doses of Ebola vaccines planned by 2015

As the world reels from its deadliest Ebola outbreak, health experts are fast-tracking tests for various vaccines, and hope to have millions of experimental doses by next year.

Bringing rock and roll music to Ethiopia

CNN's Errol Barnett meets Addis Gessesse, the manager of Ethiopian band Jano.

USAfrica: Africa, U.S. foreign aid and new Congress. By Raynard Jackson

Africa, U.S. foreign aid and the new legislative order in Congress By Raynard Jackson, Washington DC-based contributing editor and columnist for USAfricaonline.com Special to USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine, The Black Business Journal, USAfrica e-group,  and Nigeria360@yahoogroups e-group   USAfrica, April 21, 2011: Whenever the U.S. government...

USAfrica: Devaluation of Nigeria’s Naira begins, informally; projected $1 to N600

By Ulf Laessing and Chijioke Ohuocha Abuja, Feb 20, 2017; Reuters: Nigeria effectively devalued the naira for private individuals on Monday, paving the way for a possible broader move despite stiff resistance from President Muhammadu...

In tough economy, do what you love, money will follow. By Mona Sarin

In tough economy, do what you love and the money will follow. By Mona Sarin, contributing correspondent and columnist for USAfrica, CLASSmagazine and USAfricaonline.com since 1998 based in Georgia, USA. USAfrica, November 1, 2010: Just a...

Senegal opposition marches against 85-year-old president Wade’s 3rd term bid. 



Senegal opposition marches against 85-year-old president Wade's 3rd term bid. 

 Special to USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360, IgboEvents, UNNalumni,  and CLASSmagazine Houston. Dakar: Thousands of Senegalese opposition supporters on Tuesday marched through central Dakar to ratchet up the pressure for President...

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Sex-ual Harassment and the Weinstein allegations. By Attorney Patrick Chukelu, contributing editor of USAfrica Prof. Anita Hill's salacious testimony against the confirmation of Clarence Thomas to...

USAfrica: Mrs. Obiano  predicts her husband will win reelection in November  

USAfrica: Mrs. Obiano  predicts her husband will win reelection in November   Special to USAfrica and CLASSmagazine http://usafricaonline.com/2017/10/15/usafrica-mrs-obiano-predicts-husband-will-win-reelection-november/ The wife Governor of Anambra State Osodieme Ebelechukwu V....

FLASHPOINT: Most powerful bomb blast ever in Somalia’s capital kills over 300

The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia's capital killed at least 231 people with more than 275 injured, a senator said Sunday,...