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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.

#Terrorism State of Emergency in #Egypt #ISIS claims Palm Sunday bombing of church; killed...

By Hamza Hendawi, (AP) Tanta, Egypt — Suicide bombers struck hours apart at two Coptic churches in northern Egypt, killing 44 people and turning Palm Sunday services into scenes of horror and outrage at the...

USAfrica: President Trump suffers strategic defeat in avoiding healthcare vote. By Chido Nwangwu

U.S President Donald J. Trump suffered a major, strategic defeat with his failure alongside House Speaker Paul Ryan to gather enough votes to support the Republican bill known as the American Health Care Act,...

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 @USAfricaLive @Chido247 Washington DC: The World Bank has announced $57 billion in...

#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 army General, USAfricaonline.com is reporting the pro-Buhari APC political rally scheduled...

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 a flood-wrecked, restless Zimbabwe. The state-owned ZBC broadcaster announced the 93-year-old president's return...

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

Special to USAfrica and USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLIVE   We must quickly draw the line. Between a groundswell of sincere well wishes for a president on medical leave and exporting our penchant for silly opportunistic sycophancy to...

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...

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 years of Obasanjo’s presidency (1999-2007), there was no headline-grabbing demand for Biafra.  Ditto for...

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

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 cadres hated one another. “Some movements break up when there are challenges....

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

By Dr. Arthur Agwuncha Nwankwo Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com   There is this anecdote in Igboland about the grasshopper and the bird called “Okpoko”, a mysterious bird reputed for its queer ways. Okpoko is...

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 he had been seriously wounded. "You have been spreading in the...

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 he had been seriously wounded. "You have been spreading in the...

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 school," her spokesman said on Sunday. The scholarship was introduced this...

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 a failed coup in September 2015 with complicity in the 1987...

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 7.

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 editor of USAfricaonline.com Special to USAfricaonline.com,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247 With the...

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 virus for the second time this year.

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 Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has announced his government's decision to upgrade the Orba clinic to...

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 the country's deputy health minister.

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Soccer: Ghana stuns Nigeria 4-1 to win WAFU cup

Ghana has won the West Africa Football Union Cup of Nations following a resounding defeat of their bitter soccer rivals Nigeria by a 4-1. It...

McCain kills Trump/Republicans’ second effort to repeal ObamaCare

Washington (AFP) - US Senator John McCain on Friday announced his opposition to the latest Republican attempt to replace Barack Obama's signature health care...