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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.

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...

… AND THE MUSIC PAUSED… AT 69! LONG LIVE DAN ORJI. By Chido...

By Dr. Chido Nwangwu, Founder of USAfrica and analyst for CNN and SkyNews. Houston, Texas: One of Africa’s prolific music masters, Dan Orji, would have achieved the biblical age of ‘three scores and ten’, that’s 70,...

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...

ISIS, al-Qa’ida, Boko Haram threats cause U.S. to warn its citizens on risks of...

ISIS, al-Qa’ida, Boko Haram threats cause U.S. to warn its citizens on risks of worldwide travels Special to USAfricaonline.com,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247 USAfrica, Houston: The U.S Department of State has issued an international alert...

“It wasn’t just a terrorist attack, it was a massacre….”, 22 yrs old South...

"It wasn't just a terrorist attack, it was a massacre….”, 22 yrs old South African woman’s haunting narrative of Paris ISIS killing of 139 Special to USAfricaonline.com,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247 Isobel Bowdery, a  2014...

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.

What do we know of train attack suspect?

Suspect denies suggestions that he had tried to travel to Syria

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...

USAfrica: A Tribute to Dan Orji of Peacocks. By Mazi E.A.C Orji

A Tribute to Nze Dan Chukwuemeka Orji.                                                      ...

USAfrica: BUHARI affirms WAR IS ON against those who stole Nigeria’s wealth; “will be...

Special to USAfricaonline.com,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247  The resolve of Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, retired army General, that the prosecution of persons who have stolen national resources will begin in a matter of weeks...

Whitney Houston-Bobby Brown’s daughter dies at 22

Whitney Houston-Bobby Brown's daughter dies at 22 Special to USAfricaonline.com,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido and Twitter.com/Chido247 Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of late music superstar Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown, died today July 26, 2015 at the...

As Obama heads to Kenya, he fulfills desire to visit the land of his...

As Obama heads to Kenya, he fulfills desire to visit the land of his father as U.S President By Dr. DUNCAN OMANGA Special to USAfricaonline.com,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247  There is a palpable yet understandable...

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USAfrica: Ojukwu, Ekwueme, Peter Obi, Willie Obiano, Victor Umeh and how PDP rallies for...

Ojukwu, Ekwueme, Peter Obi, Willie Obiano, Victor Umeh and how PDP rallies for APGA. By Chuks Iloegbunam, contributing editor of USAfrica and USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive Without Chief Victor...

Female suicide bombers kill 13 in Nigerian city

Maiduguri - Three female suicide bombers killed 13 people and wounded 16 in the northeastern city of Maiduguri on Sunday, security sources said.The first...

BrkNEWS: Mugabe’s appointment cancelled as WHO goodwill ambassador

Special to USAfrica The World Health Organisation has changed its decision to make Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe its "goodwill ambassador." The appointment was followed by...