Nigeria’s Boko Haram leaders placed on U.S TERROR List

The US designation blocks the Boko Haram leaders' "property interests subject to US jurisdiction and prohibits US persons from engaging in transactions with or for the benefit of these individuals," the statement added.

Boko Haram killing of Nigeria’s top Police officer puts pressure on President Jonathan

With Saleh Ningi's brazen killing, attack at the Nigerian Police headquarters in Abuja, the almost weekly bombings/killings at churches, attacks in Maiduguri and other violent acts, USAfrica reports that Boko Haram has increasingly, substantially and negatively, minimized the reputation and capacity of Nigeria's embattled President Jonathan as an effective commander-in-chief. By Chido Nwangwu

Nigeria’s fuel subsidy scandal: Otedola, Lawan, Obasanjo, Jonathan, and the law.

Worse still, how did this whole matter connect former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo?   On what basis did he acquire responsibility to be the one disclosing the existence of the tapes?  All of this takes cognizance of the fact that Otedola is one of a handful of Nigerians that have benefited the most in recent and ongoing Obasanjo-led, PDP-dominated political dispensation.

Darfur, Sudanese refugees face rape daily in Chad

The Amnesty International report says the women and girls are attacked by villagers living nearby, members of the Chadian army and aid workers in the camps. The global human rights body says it is difficult to give the exact number of victims because they rarely report the violence. "Many people know that women who venture outside refugee camps in eastern Chad to collect firewood and water face harassment and rape," said Tawanda

Your healthy Weight and Size tips. By Dr. Oby Okoli

USAfrica HealthWatch - Your healthy Weight and Size tips Special to USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360, IgboEvents, UNNalumni,  and CLASSmagazine Houston. People come in various shapes and sizes. Some people are big and some people are small. Some people easily gain weight while others...

Senegal’s pink ‘Dead Sea’

Senegal's "Pink Lake" is an incredible sight, but it's a tough place to earn a living.

Conflict, Chaos in Burkina Faso as head of the army announces curfew, dissolution of...

Conflict, Chaos in Burkina Faso as head of the army announces curfew, dissolution of the National Assembly Special to USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247 Conflict, Chaos in Burkina Faso as head of the army announces curfew,...

Nigeria on slavery’s list of shame, says report

A new report claiming to be the most comprehensive look at global slavery says 30 million people are living as slaves around the world.

Young refugees exchange letters

Somali children in a Kenyan refugee camp exchange letters of hope with Syrian children living in a refuge in Jordan.

Is Obama’s response to Ebola crises enough and in time?

Is Obama’s response to Ebola crises enough and in time? By LAURAN NEERGAARD and JIM KUHNHENN Special to USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247 WASHINGTON DC (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola...
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